December 12, 2012 09:00 AM

Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

  • Convenes: 9:30am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 2:00pm.  The first hour will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half.
  • The time from 11:30am until 2:00pm will be designated for speeches by and regarding retiring Senators.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.3627, the transaction account guarantee (TAG) extension legislation.
  • For the information of all Senators, during Tuesday's session, cloture was filed on S.3637.  As a result, the filing deadline for all first degree amendments to the bill is 1:00pm Wednesday.  Under the rule, the cloture vote will occur on Thursday morning.