Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1249, the America Invents Act.
At approximately 4:00pm, there will be up to 4 roll call votes in relation to the following:
Sessions #600(strike Section 37 regarding patent term extensions);
Cantwell #595 (transitional program for covered business method patents)
Coburn #599 (PTO public enterprise fund); and
Passage of H.R.1249, as amended, if amended.Senators will gather at 6:30pm in the Senate Chamber to proceed as body to the House of Representatives for the Joint Session at 7:00pm.
Following the Joint Session, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #153, S.J.Res.25, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit (McConnell and others).