December 21, 2017 10:15 PM

Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

Saturday, December 23rd at 11:00am;

Wednesday, December 27th at 10:00am;

Friday, December 29th at 11:30am; and

Tuesday, January 2nd at 4:00pm.

When the Senate adjourns on Tuesday, January 2nd, it will next convene at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, pursuant to the Constitution. At that time the Second Session of the 115th Congress will convene and the new senators will be sworn in. 

On Wednesday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Executive Calendar #508, John C. Rood, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. There will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided followed by a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #508, John C. Rood, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy