Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2011The Senate will not be in session on Friday, December 2, 2011.
Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2011
On Monday, December 5, the Senate will convene at 2:00pm.
Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nominations listed below. There will be up to 1 hour for debate on the nominations.
#363 Edgardo Ramos - to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
#364 Andrew L. Carter, Jr. - to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
#365 James Rodney Gilstrap - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas
#406 Dana L. Christensen - to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana
At 5:30pm there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of one of the judicial nominations. We expect the remaining three judges to be confirmed by consent. As a reminder, cloture was filed on the nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. That cloture vote will occur at noon on Tuesday.