April 16, 2018 07:20 PM

Schedule for Tuesday April 17, 2018

Cloture was not invoked on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act by a vote of 55-41. The pending amendments and motions were tabled by voice votes and Senator McConnell made new motion to concur with an amendment, which is Coast Guard Authorization, and filled the amendment tree. He also filed cloture on Executive Calendar #609, James Bridenstine, of Oklahoma, to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
 
Schedule for Tuesday April 17, 2018
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #376, Carlos Muniz, of Florida, to be General Counsel, Department of Education. There will be up to 10 hours for debate equally divided. Another message will be sent when the vote is scheduled.
 
Cloture was filed on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.140, with a further amendment (Coast Guard Authorization). As a result, the filing deadline for second degree amendments relative to S.140 is one hour prior to the cloture vote. If cloture is invoke, amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture.
 
Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, April 18.
 
The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
 
On Tuesday, the Senate may begin consideration of S.J.Res.57, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act". If the motion to proceed is agreed to, there would be up to 10 hours of debate prior to a vote on passage of the joint resolution.