April 10, 2018 06:27 PM

Schedule for Wednesday April 11, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 under the provisions of S.Res. 455 and S.Res.454, as a further mark of respect to the late Senators Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Zell Miller of Georgia.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. Post-cloture.
 
At 12:20pm, there will be 2 roll call votes. Those votes will be on confirmation of the ring nomination and cloture on the Pizzella nomination. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation.
 
12:20pm--2 roll call votes:
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board
2.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella ,of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor
 
On March 23, cloture was filed on the following nominations:
 
1.      Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky (confirmed)
2.      Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board (cloture invoked, confirmation vote at 12:20pm Wednesday)
3.      Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella ,of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor (cloture vote after Ring vote on Wednesday)
4.      Executive Calendar #666, Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the EPA
5.      Executive Calendar #540, John W. Broomes, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas
6.      Executive Calendar #541, Rebecca Grady Jennings, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Western District
 
If cloture is invoked on a nomination, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Then on to cloture on the next nomination with the same process.