October 17, 2011 09:00 AM

Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, October 17, 2011

  • Convenes: 2:00pm
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.2112, the vehicle for the Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, and Science; and Transportation/HUD Appropriations bills.
  • At 5:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #271, Cathy Bissoon, of PA, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania with 15 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of the Bissoon nomination.