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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

SENATE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

Senate is expected to move to proceed to Calendar #10, H.R.1319, American Rescue Plan Act during today’s session. Senators will be notified when the roll call vote on that motion to proceed is expected.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

Motion to Proceed to S. 11 (A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointments of persons as secretary of defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the armed forces).

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021

The Senate will convene at 10:30 AM.

Senator Cruz will be recognized at 12:15 PM for thirty minutes. The Senate will recess from 12:45 PM until 2:15 PM for the weekly party caucus lunches.

At 2:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following:
1. Confirmation of Cal. #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce
2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. #13, Cecilia Elena Rouse to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

If cloture is invoked on the Rouse nomination, the Senate is expected to vote on confirmation of the nomination during today’s session.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal. #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce.

At 12:35 PM, the Senate stands in recess until 2:15 PM.

Cal. #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 84-15.

Cal. #13, Cecilia Elena Rouse to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Motion to invoke cloture. Yeas and Nays ordered. The motion was agreed to by a vote of 94-5.

Cal. #13, Cecilia Elena Rouse to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, post-cloture. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 95-4.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

The following bills were read for the first time, en bloc:
H.R. 5 (An Act to Prohibit Discrimination on the basis of Sex, Gender Identity and for other purposes)
H.R. 1319 (An act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to Title 2 of S. Con. Res. 5)
Further readings were objected to.

Motion to adjourn until 7:09 PM. Agreed to.

The Senate adjourned from 7:08 PM to 7:09 PM.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

The following bills were read for the second time, en bloc:
H.R. 5 (An Act to Prohibit Discrimination on the basis of Sex, Gender Identity and for other purposes)
H.R. 1319 (An act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to Title 2 of S. Con. Res. 5)
Further proceedings were objected to.

The Senate will convene at Noon on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a Period of Morning Business.

The Senate is expected to move to proceed to H.R. 1319 (American Rescue Plan Act) during Wednesday’s session. A vote on the motion to proceed is expected.

The Senate adjourned at 7:11 PM.

MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021

The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 1, 2021.

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

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona to be Secretary of Education.
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce.

 

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

S. Res. 78 (Notifying the President of the United States of the election of the Secretary of the Senate). Agreed to by unanimous consent.

S. Res. 79 (Notifying the House of Representatives of the election of the Secretary of the Senate). Agreed to by unanimous consent.

The following measures received their second readings and were placed on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
S. 461 (Creating a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States).
S.J. Res. 9 (Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices).

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona to be Secretary of Education. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 64-33.

Executive Calendar #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce. Motion to Invoke Cloture. The Motion to Invoke Cloture was agreed to by a vote of 84-15.

S. Res. 83 (Expressing support for the designation of February 20 through February 27, 2021, as National F.S.A. Week). Agreed to by unanimous consent.

The Senate stands in recess until 10:30 AM on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021. Sen. Cruz will be recognized at 12:15 PM for thirty minutes. The Senate will recess from 12:45 PM until 2:15 PM for the weekly party caucus lunches. At 2:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following:

  1. Confirmation of Cal. #8, Gina Marie Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce.
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. #13, Cecilia Elena Rouse to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

 

At 6:51 PM, the Senate stands in recess.