December 16, 2011 09:00 AM

Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, December 16, 2011

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 12:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the first hour equally divided and controlled between the Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the next 30 minutes.
  • We continue to work on an agreement to consider the omnibus spending bill and a payroll tax compromise.  As a reminder to all Senators, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.3630, the House Republican Payroll Tax bill.  Unless an agreement is reached, that vote will occur Saturday morning.