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Cloakroom Wrap Up Memo -- Cloakroom Wrap Up 10-28-13

6:53 PM || October 28, 2013

Cloakroom Wrap Up

Roll Call Votes:

There were no roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

Wrap Up:

Cal. #165, S.893 – Veterans’ COLA

S.Res.275 – National Technological Innovation Day

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013:

The Senate will convene at 10:00 am. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will consider the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.26, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President’s exercise of authority to increase the debt limit. The Senate will recess from 12:30 pm until 2:15 pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. At 2:15 pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.26. Following the disposition of S.J.Res.26, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #344, the nomination of Richard Griffin to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board with up to 2 minutes equally divided prior to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Griffin nomination.

Sen. Reid filed cloture on the following nominations:

1)      Cal. # 53, Alan Estevez, of the District of Columbia, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense

2)      Cal. #307, Katherine Archuleta, of Colorado, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management

3)      Cal. #242, Thomas Edgar Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission

4)      Cal. #63, Jack Lew, of New York, to be United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund; U.S. Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; U.S. Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank; U.S. Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

5)      Cal. #209, Mel Watt, of North Carolina, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

6)      Cal. #327, Patricia Ann Millett, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit

Please note: all above listed nominations, with the exception of the Millett nomination, will require up to 8 hours of post-cloture debate time. The Millett nomination will require up to 30 hours post-cloture debate.