Schedule for Wednesday, July 9, 2014The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees.
At 12:00 noon, the Senate will turn to Executive Session and proceed to a series of votes on confirmation of the following nominations:
Executive Calendar #906, Julian, Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (roll call vote);
Executive Calendar #797, Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador (voice vote); and
Executive Calendar ##904 William D. Adams, of Maine to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years (voice vote).
Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act, and proceed to an immediate vote on the motion to proceed.
At 12:00 noon, we expect a roll call vote on confirmation of the Castro nomination and voice votes on confirmation of the Vetter and Adams nominations and on the motion to proceed to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act.