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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 26, 2011

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:15pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations en bloc:
    • Calendar #83  Paul A. Engelmayer, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York and
    • Calendar #84 Ramona Villagomez Manglona, of the Northern Mariana Islands, to be District Judge for the Northern Mariana Islands for a term of ten years.
  • With 2 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled in the usual form.
  • Therefore at approximately 12:17pm on Tuesday, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #83.  Calendar #84 is expected to be confirmed by voice vote.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 2:15pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1323, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase.