August 1, 2018 08:17 PM

Schedule for pro forma sessions and Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Friday, August 3, 2018. There will be pro forma sessions, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times:
 
Friday, August 3, at 10:30am
Tuesday, August 7th at 10:00am
Friday, August 10th at 10:30am
Tuesday, August 14th at 1:00pm
 
On Wednesday, August 15th, the Senate will convene at 12:00 noon. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the Quattlebaum nomination.
 
Following the resumption of the Quattlebaum nomination, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm for the Republican caucus meeting.
 
At 5:30pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Quattlebaum nomination. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the nomination, there would be a cloture vote on the Richardson nomination.
 
We expect Senator McConnell to turn to the consideration of H.R. 6157, Defense-Labor-HHS-Education appropriations, following disposition of those nominations.
 
Wednesday, August 15 at 5:30pm
1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1008, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
 
Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
 
1.      Executive Calendar #1008, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
2.      Executive Calendar #1009, Julius Ness Richardson, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit