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Cloakroom Wrap Up Memo -- Cloakroom Wrap Up - 11-21-13

6:45 PM || November 21, 2013

Cloakroom Wrap Up  

Roll Call Votes:

Reid motion to proceed to the failed cloture vote on Cal. #327, the Millett nomination. (57 – 40 – 3). Agreed to.

McConnell motion to adjourn. (46 – 54). Not agreed to.

Reid motion to reconsider the motion to invoke cloture on Cal. #327, the Millett nomination. (57 – 43). Agreed to.

Shall the decision of the chair stand the judgement of the Senate. (48 – 52). Not Sustained.

McConnell appeal ruling of the Chair. (55 – 43 – 2). Ruling of the chair upheld.

Motion to invoke cloture on S. 1197, the Defense Authorization bill. (51 – 44). Not agreed to.

Adoption of S. Con. Res. 28, the Adjournment Resolution. (51 – 42). Agreed to.

Wrap up:

There were no wrap up items in today’s session of the Senate.

Monday, December 9, 2013:

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:00pm, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 1197, the National Defense Authorization Act to allow the Chairman and Ranking Member to provide a status update on the bill. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to executive session to resume consideration of Cal. #327, Patricia Millett, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the DC Circuit, post cloture. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the Millett nomination.

Please note, if the Senate does NOT receive a message from the House that it has adopted S. Con. Res. 28, the adjournment resolution, the Senate will convene for pro forma sessions only with no business to be conducted on the following dates and times:

Friday, November 22nd at 11:15am

Tuesday, November 26th, at 11:00am

Friday, November 29th, at 1:00pm

Tuesday, December 3rd, at 11:00am

Friday, December 6, at 10:30am