March 8, 2018 02:17 PM

Cloture filed on banking subst, bill, and McAleenan nomination--no more votes today

Senator McConnell modified the pending substitute with the text of amendment #2183.
He then filed cloture on the substitute, as modified, and on the underlying bill, S.2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
Then he filed cloture on Executive Calendar #598, the nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan, Of Hawaii, to be Commissioner of U.S. Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
The cloture vote on the substitute is expected to occur at 5:30pm on Monday, March 12. There are filing deadlines associated with cloture being filed. Another message will be sent when the times are set. Amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture.
The McAleenan nomination is the pending business. However, negotiations on a path forward on amendments continue. There will be no further roll call votes today.