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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, July 18, 2013

  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Thursday, July 18, 2013.  Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.
  • Following the remarks of the two Leaders, there will be a period of morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Session to consider PN205, the nomination of Thomas Edward Perez, of MD, to be Secretary of Labor, post-cloture.
  • All time during adjournment, morning business, legislative session and recess will count post-cloture on the Perez nomination.
  • Upon disposition of the Perez nomination, there will be a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #98, the nomination of Regina McCarthy, of MA, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. If cloture is invoked on the McCarthy nomination, there will be up to 8 hours of debate on the nomination. We hope to confirm both the Perez and McCarthy nominations during Thursday's session of the Senate.