The Senate convened at 10:00am.
By a vote of, 60-37: the nomination of PN61 Joseph Lee Falk to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years is confirmed.
Agreed to H.Con.Res.11, State of the Union
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.27, Blue Star Mother’s Day
S.Res.28, Space Shuttle Columbia
S.Res.29, National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week
S.Res.30, Majority Party Committee Membership
S.Res.31, Minority Party Committee Membership
Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
1. S.214, Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (Cornyn)
2. S.219, No Budget, No Pay Act (Braun)
Began the Rule 14 process to place the following on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
1. S.259, Transportation Fuel Market Transparency Act (Cantwell)
The Senate will convene on Friday, February 3rd at 11:00am for a pro forma session with no business conducted.
The Senate will convene at 3:00pm on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination of DeAndrea Gist Benjamin to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
At 9:00pm, President Joe Biden will deliver the State of the Union address from the Hall of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol. The Senate will begin gathering in the Senate Chamber at 8:20pm and depart from the Senate Chamber at 8:25pm to proceed as a body to the Hall of the House.
The Senate adjourned at 4:02pm.