December 6, 2011 09:00 AM

Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, December 6, 2011

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Caitlyn Joan Halligan, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit with one hour of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
  • At approximately 12:00pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Halligan nomination.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.