December 13, 2014 11:40 PM

Vote schedule for Monday and Tuesday--addiitonal votes Wednesday and Thursday

The vote schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday:

Monday, December 15:

5:30pm:

  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #681, Vivek Murthy, to be Surgeon General
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #681, Vivek Murthy, to be Surgeon General
  3. Cloture on Executive Calendar # 979, Daniel Santos, Member, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety;
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #635, Frank Rose, Asst Sec State - Verification;

Tuesday, December 16:

10:00am:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar # 979, Daniel Santos, Member, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety;
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #635, Frank Rose, Asst Sec State - Verification;

2:30pm:

  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah Saldana, Asst Sec Homeland Security (ICE);
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah Saldana, Asst Sec Homeland Security (ICE);

6:00pm:

  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1150, Antony Blinken, Dep Sec State
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1150, Antony Blinken, Dep Sec State

The cloture motion on the nomination of Executive Calendar #1058, Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner, Social Security, was withdrawn.

On Wednesday and Thursday we will continue to work our way through the remaining cloture and confirmation votes on nominations and we hope to reach agreements to consider Tax Extenders and TRIA.

Unanimous Consent Request

I ask unanimous consent that notwithstanding Rule 22, on Monday, December 15, 2014, following Leader remarks, the Senate proceed to Executive Session for consideration of Executive Calendar #'s 681 (Murthy), 979 (Santos), 635 (Rose), 1084 (Saldana), 1150 (Blinken), that at 4:30 pm, there be one hour equally divided in the usual form on the Murthy nomination and at 5:30 pm the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Cal. #681 (Murthy), that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time be expired, and the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination; following disposition of the nomination, the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Cal. #'s 979(Santos), and 635 (Rose), and that if cloture is invoked,  on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, following Leader remarks, the Senate proceed to Executive Session and all post-cloture time be expired and the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed.

Further, at 2:30 pm, the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Calendar #1084(Saldana); that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time on the nomination be expired and the Senate proceed to vote on the nomination.

Further, that at 5:00 pm, the time until 6:00 pm, be equally divided in the usual form and at 6:00 p.m. the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Cal. #1150 (Blinken); that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time be expired and the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Further, that if any nomination is confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order to the nomination; that any statements related to the nomination be printed in the Record; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action.