Agreement to consider Dowdell and Bernal nominationsThe Senate has reached an agreement to consider the nominations of John Dowdell and Jesus Bernal at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader. When the Senate considered the nominations, there will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form. Following the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed.
- Executive Calendar #762 John E. Dowdell, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma; and
- Executive Calendar #829 Jesus G. Bernal, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California.