December 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Schedule for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume executive session and vote on confirmation of the Santos and Rose nominations (expected voice votes).

Following disposition of the nominations, there will be up to 3 hours for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees in relation to the Saldana nomination. It is anticipated that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

The time from 2:15 - 2:30pm will be equally divided and controlled in the usual form, followed by 2 roll call votes on cloture and confirmation of the Saldana nomination.

At 6:00pm, there will be up to 2 roll call votes on cloture and confirmation of the Blinken nomination. Additional roll call votes are expected.

Tuesday, 10:00am-2 votes (voice votes expected)

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #979, Daniel J. Santos, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2017; and
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #635, Frank A. Rose, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Verification and Compliance).
Tuesday, 2:30pm-Up to 2 roll call votes
  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah R. Saldana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security; and if cloture is invoked
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah R. Saldana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security.
Tuesday, 6:00pm
  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1150, Antony Blinken, to be Deputy Secretary of State; and if cloture is invoked
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1150, Antony Blinken, to be Deputy Secretary of State.
Additional roll call votes are expected