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Senate Floor Log

Senate Floor Log

The Floor Log is for reference purposes only. For official information, please visit https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, September 27, 2021. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 5305 (A bill making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for providing emergency assistance, and for other purposes).

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 5305 (Continuing Resolution).

By unanimous consent, at a time and in an order to be determined next week, the Senate will proceed to roll call votes on confirmation of the following nominations with 1 hour of debate prior to each vote:

  1. Karen Erika Donfried to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).
  2. Monica P. Medina to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
  3. Mary Catherine Phee to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).
  4. Todd D. Robinson to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).
  5. Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

The Senate will convene at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

At 10:00 AM, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following nominations:

  1. Confirmation of Florence Y. Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.

 

Following the cloture vote on the Bianchi nomination, the Senate is expected to have two roll call votes every two hours in order to confirm the following nominations during today’s session:

  1. Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.
  2. Executive Calendar #241 Daniel J. Kritenbrink, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).
  3. Executive Calendar #333 Karen Erika Donfried to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).
  4. Executive Calendar #324 Monica P. Medina to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
  5. Executive Calendar #331 Mary Catherine Phee, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).
  6. Executive Calendar #240 Todd D. Robinson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).
  7. Executive Calendar #334 Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

 

By a vote of 68-30, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Florence Y. Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia.

By a vote of 85-13, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.

By a vote of 85-11, the nomination is confirmed on Executive Calendar #244, Sarah Bianchi, of Virginia, to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.

By a vote of 77-18, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #241, Daniel J. Kritenbrink, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).

By a vote of 72-14, the nomination is confirmed: Executive Calendar #241, Daniel J. Kritenbrink, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).

By a vote of 65-21, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #333, Karen Erika Donfried, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).

By a vote of 57-26, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #324, Monica P. Medina, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.

By a vote of 59-25, the Senate invoked cloture on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #331 Mary Catherine Phee, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).

By a vote of 54-29, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #240 Todd D. Robinson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).

By a vote of 62-21, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #334 Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

Leader Schumer has filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #137, H.R.5305, Continuing Resolution.

Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #248 Jane Toshiko Nishida to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The following items were adopted en bloc by unanimous conesent:

  • A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 20 through September 26, 2021, as “Rail Safety Week” in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities, and injuries. (S. Res. 382)
  • A resolution designating the week beginning September 12, 2021 as ‘‘National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week”. (S. Res. 383)
  • A resolution designating the week of September 20 through September 24, 2021, as ‘‘Community School Coordinators Appreciation Week’’ (S. Res. 384)
  • A resolution supporting the designation of the week of September 19 through September 25, 2021, as “Telehealth Awareness Week”. (S. Res. 385)

 

The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, September 27, 2021. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 5305 (A bill making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for providing emergency assistance, and for other purposes).

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 5305 (Continuing Resolution).

The Senate adjourned at 9:47 PM.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

The Senate stands in recess until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 11:00am on Wednesday, September 22nd, the Senate will proceed to 2 votes on the following:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #169 Lily Lawrence Batchelder to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #245 Jayme Ray White to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Western Hemisphere, Europe, the Middle East, Labor, and Environment).

Further, at 2:45pm, the Senate will proceed to 3 votes:

  1. (If cloture is invoked) Confirmation of the Batchelder nomination.
  2. (If cloture is invoked) Confirmation of the White nomination.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia

 

9/21/21 Schumer filed cloture on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.
  2. Executive Calendar #241 Daniel J. Kritenbrink, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).
  3. Executive Calendar #333 Karen Erika Donfried to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).
  4. Executive Calendar #324 Monica P. Medina to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
  5. Executive Calendar #331 Mary Catherine Phee, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).
  6. Executive Calendar #240 Todd D. Robinson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).
  7. Executive Calendar #334 Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

 

Invoked, 63-35: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #169 Lily Lawrence Batchelder to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

By a vote of 78-20, the Senate invoked cloture on Executive Calendar #245, Jayme Ray White to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Western Hemisphere, Europe, the Middle East, Labor, and Environment).

Vote Update:

2:45 PM:

  1. Confirmation of the Batchelder nomination.

Confirmed, 64-34: Executive Calendar #169 Lily Lawrence Batchelder to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

 

2 votes at 6:30 PM:

  1. Confirmation of the White nomination
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Florence Y. Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia

Confirmed, 80-18: Executive Calendar #245 Jayme Ray White to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Western Hemisphere, Europe, the Middle East, Labor, and Environment).

Cloture Invoked,  66-27: Florence Y. Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia.

The Senate will convene at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

At 10:00 AM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Florence Y. Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia

Additional roll call votes are expected during Thursday’s session.

On Tuesday, September 21, Leader Schumer filed cloture on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.
  2. Executive Calendar #241 Daniel J. Kritenbrink, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).
  3. Executive Calendar #333 Karen Erika Donfried to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).
  4. Executive Calendar #324 Monica P. Medina to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
  5. Executive Calendar #331 Mary Catherine Phee, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).
  6. Executive Calendar #240 Todd D. Robinson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).
  7. Executive Calendar #334 Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

The Senate adjourned at 8:28 PM.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Strickland nomination.

Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

If cloture is invoked, at 2:30pm, all post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Strickland nomination.

 

9/20/21 Schumer filed cloture on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #169, Lily Lawrence Batchelder, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.
  2. Executive Calendar #245, Jayme Ray White, of Washington, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative.
  3. Executive Calendar #341, Florence Y. Pan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

 

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. The Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination was agreed to by a vote of 52-46.

The Senate recessed at 12:36 PM until 2:15 PM for the weekly party caucus lunches.

Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 52-45.

Agreed to, 49-48: Motion to discharge from the Banking Committee PN116 Rohit Chopra to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection for a term of five years.

The Senate stands in recess until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 11:00am on Wednesday, September 22nd, the Senate will proceed to 2 votes on the following:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #169 Lily Lawrence Batchelder to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #245 Jayme Ray White to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Western Hemisphere, Europe, the Middle East, Labor, and Environment).

 

Further, at 2:45pm, the Senate will proceed to 3 votes:

  1. (If cloture is invoked) Confirmation of the Batchelder nomination.
  2. (If cloture is invoked) Confirmation of the White nomination.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Pan to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia

 

9/21/21 Schumer filed cloture on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #244 Sarah Bianchi to be Deputy United States Trade Representative (Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness), with the rank of Ambassador.
  2. Executive Calendar #241 Daniel J. Kritenbrink, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).
  3. Executive Calendar #333 Karen Erika Donfried to be an Assistant Secretary of State (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs).
  4. Executive Calendar #324 Monica P. Medina to be Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.
  5. Executive Calendar #331 Mary Catherine Phee, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs).
  6. Executive Calendar #240 Todd D. Robinson, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs).
  7. Executive Calendar #334 Jessica Lewis to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs).

 

The Senate adjourned at 7:17 pm.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

The Senate next convenes 3:00pm, Monday, September 20, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico.

At 5:30pm the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit and immediately vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Cloture was filed on Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. That cloture vote will be at 11:30am Tuesday, September 21st.

During Wednesday’s (9/15/21) session of the Senate, the cloture motion in relation to the motion to proceed to S.2093, For the People Act of 2021, was withdrawn.

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 50-42.

The Senate will convene on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 10:30 AM.

At 11:30 AM, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico.

The Senate will recess from 12:30 PM until 2:15 PM for the weekly party caucus lunches.

At 2:30 PM, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico (if cloture is invoked).

During today’s session of the Senate, Leader Schumer filed cloture on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #169, Lily Lawrence Batchelder to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.
  2. Executive Calendar #245, Jayme Ray White to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Western Hemisphere, Europe, the Middle East, Labor, and Environment), with the rank of Ambassador.
  3. Executive Calendar #341, Florence Y. Pan to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.

 

The Senate adjourned at 6:48 PM.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the Strickland nomination will ripen at 11:30am on Tuesday, September 21st.

The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, September 20th, on confirmation of Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

Cloture filed on the following:

  1. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, 2093, For the People Act of 2021.
  2. Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico

 

The cloture motion with respect to the motion to proceed to S. 2093 (For the People Act) has been withdrawn.

S. 2747 (Freedom to Vote Act). The bill was read for the second time. Further consideration was objected to and the bill was placed on the Calendar.

The Senate will convene at 10:15 AM on Thursday, September 16, 2021 for a pro forma session with no business conducted.

The Senate will next convene on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the Strickland nomination will ripen at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

At 5:30 PM on Monday, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

The Senate adjourned at 1:53 PM.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.  Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education, post cloture.

At 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Kvaal nomination followed by a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington. Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:20pm, all post-cloture time on the Estudillo nomination will expire and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination followed by a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

At 5:30pm, all post-cloture time on the Kelley nomination will expire and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination followed by a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

Cloture was filed on the following:

  1. Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  2. Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  3. Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
  4. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, 2093, For the People Act of 2021.

 

The Senate convened and proceeded to Executive Session.

Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 58-37.

Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington. The Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination was agreed to by a vote of 52-42.

At 1:09 PM, the Senate stands in recess until 2:15 PM.

Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 54-41.

Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts. The Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination was agreed to by a vote of 52-43.

Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.  By a vote of 52-44, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #260 Angel Kelley to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

Executive Calendar #251 Veronica S. Rossman to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.  The Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination was agreed to by a vote of 51-44.

 

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.  Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the Strickland nomination will ripen at 11:30am on Tuesday, September 21st.

The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, September 20th, on confirmation of Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

Cloture was filed on the following:

  1. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, 2093, For the People Act of 2021.
  2. Executive Calendar #231, Margaret Irene Strickland, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

The Senate convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Kvaal nomination.

Majority Leader Schumer has filed cloture on:

  1. Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education.
  2. Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  3. Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  4. Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
  5. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, S. 2093, For the People Act of 2021.

 

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Executive Calendar #335, Donald Lu, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister Counselor, to be Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs. The nomination was confirmed by voice vote.

Executive Calendar #150, Brett M. Holmgren to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Intelligence and Research). The nomination was confirmed by voice vote.

Executive Calendar #322, Brian A. Nichols, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Western Hemisphere Affairs). The nomination was confirmed by voice vote.

Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education. The Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination was agreed to by a vote of 55-37.

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education, post-cloture.

At 11:30 AM, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education.
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.

 

Following the cloture vote on the Estudillo nomination, the Senate will recess until 2:15 PM for the weekly party caucus lunches.

 

At 2:20 PM, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington (if cloture is invoked).
  2. Motion to Invoke Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

 

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to two roll votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts (if cloture is invoked).
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

 

Majority Leader Schumer has filed cloture on:

Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, S. 2093, For the People Act of 2021.

The Senate adjourned at 6:31 PM.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

The Senate will convene for a pro forma session on Thursday, September 9 at 12:00 Noon.

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021.

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Kvaal nomination.

Majority Leader Schumer has filed cloture on:

  1. Executive Calendar #64, James Richard Kvaal, of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary of Education.
  2. Executive Calendar #252, David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington
  3. Executive Calendar #260, Angel Kelley, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  4. Executive Calendar #251, Veronica S. Rossman, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
  5. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, S. 2093, For the People Act of 2021.