September 7, 2011 03:53 PM

now considering H.R.1249; debate only until 5pm

By unanimous consent, all remaining post-cloture time on the motion to proceed to H.R.1249, the America Invents Act was yielded back and the motion to proceed to the bill was agreed to.

The Senate is now considering H.R.1249 with the time until 5:00pm for debate only.