December 17, 2019 06:07 PM

Schedule for Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

 

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #382, Matthew Walden McFarland, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.

 

At 10:30am, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the McFarland nomination. If cloture is invoked, there will be up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate time followed by a vote on confirmation, at which time the cloture petition on the next district judge will ripen and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the next nomination in the order listed below.

 

Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following nominations:

 

1.       Executive Calendar #382, Matthew Walden McFarland, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio

2.       Executive Calendar #465, Anuraag Singhal, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

3.       Executive Calendar #466, Karen Spencer Marston, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

4.       Executive Calendar #480, Daniel Mack Traynor, of North Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota

5.       Executive Calendar #481, Jodi W. Dishman, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma

6.       Executive Calendar #490, John M. Gallagher, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

7.       Executive Calendar #536, Bernard Maurice Jones II, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma

8.       Executive Calendar #354, Mary Kay Vyskocil, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York

9.       Executive Calendar #383, Kea Whetzal Riggs, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico

10.   Executive Calendar #234, Robert J. Colville, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania

11.   Executive Calendar #349,  Lewis J. Liman, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York

12.   Executive Calendar #356, Gary Richard Brown, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York

13.   Executive Calendar #357, Stephanie Dawkins Davis, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan

 

Cloture has also been filed on:

 

·       the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.1865: LaborH, Ag, Energy and Water, Interior, Leg Branch, MilconVA, ForeignOps, THUD Appropriations and the extra items.

·       the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.1158: Defense, CJS, FSGG, DHS Appropriations.

 

Absent an agreement, the cloture petitions on the appropriations bills will ripen upon disposition of the judicial nominations listed above or one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, whichever is later.

 

Wednesday, December 18th at 10:30am – 1 roll call vote:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #382, Matthew Walden McFarland, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio

 

Senators should expect additional roll call votes throughout Wednesday’s session.