The Senate convened at 10:00am.
The Senate confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #993 Rheanne Wirkkala to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
By unanimous consent, the Senate passed S.1725, a bill to grant a Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated, and S.7, a technical correction to the Violence Against Women Act.
The Senate will convene for pro forma sessions on the following dates at times:
Tuesday, November 22 at 5:30pm.
Friday, November 25 at 8:00am.
The Senate will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, November 28. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Baldwin amendment #6487 (substitute) to the underlying bill, HR 8404, Respect for Marriage Act.
Today in the Senate:
By a vote of 53-23, the Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Cal. #449, H.R.8404, Respect for Marriage Act.
Leader Schumer filed cloture on both the Baldwin amendment #6487 (substitute) and the underlying bill, HR 8404, Respect for Marriage Act, and filled the amendment tree. The vote on cloture on the Baldwin substitute amendment will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, November 28.
Leader Schumer filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1133 Camille L. Velez-Rive to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
Leader Schumer filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1147 Anne M. Nardacci to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York.