The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3076, a bill to provide stability to and enhance the services of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes. Leader Schumer filed cloture on H.R. 3076 on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022. Peters amendment #4955 (To modify the deadline for the initial report on the operations and financial condition of the United States Postal Service) is pending.
At approximately 2:00 PM today, the Senate is expected to proceed to a roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res.38 (joint resolution that terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020).
The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.
Passed 48-47: S.J.Res.38, a joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
Cloture was filed on the following nominations:
- Executive Calendar #547, Maria L. Pagan to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office), with the rank of Ambassador.
- Executive Calendar #719, Ed Gonzalez to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security.
The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place the following bill directly on the Calendar:
S. 3757, a bill to prohibit the importation of crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas and coal from the Russian Federation.
Passed by unanimous consent:
H.R. 3665, an act to designate the VA Medical Center in San Diego, CA as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
S. 2771, a bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic in San Angelo, Texas, as the JoAnne Powell Veterans Clinic.
S. Res. 534, Condemning threats of violence against Historically Black Colleges and Universities and reaffirming support for the students of HBCUs.
S. Res. 535, Commemorating the 105th anniversary of the granting of United States citizenship to the people of Puerto Rico.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 7, 2022.
At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R. 3076, a bill to provide stability to and enhance the services of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.
The Senate adjourned at 3:42 PM.