May 23, 2018 06:21 PM

Agreement of Marcus nomination (Dept. of Education--civil rights)

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the Marcus nomination (Dept. of Ed). Under the agreement, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive session for the consideration of the following nomination: Executive Calendar #603, Exec. Cal. #603 - Kenneth L. Marcus, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education.
There will be 10 hours of debate equally divided in the usual form and that following the use or yielding back of time the Senate vote on the nomination with no intervening action or debate; that if confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table; the President be immediately notified of the Senate’s action, that no further motions be in order, and that any statements relating to the nomination be printed in the Record.