July 26, 2012 06:52 PM
Agreement to consider Galante nomination at a time to be determined, 60 vote threshold
The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #518
, the nomination of Carol J. Galante, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination. There will be 60 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form. Upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate will proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on the nomination. Confirmation of the nomination is subject to a 60 vote threshold.