The Senate will convene at 10:30am on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Following Leader remarks the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #273, H.R. 3076, Postal Service Reform Act, post-cloture.
The Senate will recess from 12:30pm to 2:15pm for their weekly caucus lunches.
Votes are anticipated during today’s session of the Senate but have not been scheduled.
The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.
At 12:19pm, the Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm for the weekly party caucus lunches.
At 4:50pm today, the Senate will proceed to up to four roll call votes:
- Motion to Waive a Budget Point of Order with respect to HR 3076 (If raised).
- Passage of H.R. 3076, Postal Service Reform Act.
- Cloture on Executive Calendar #547 Maria L. Pagan, of Puerto Rico, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office), with the rank of Ambassador.
- Executive Calendar #719 Ed Gonzalez, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security.
Peters amendment #4955 (to modify the deadline for the initial report on the operations and financial condition of the United States Postal Service) to the Postal Service Reform Act was withdrawn.
Scott (R-FL) raised a Budget Point of Order with respect to HR 3076, Postal Service Reform Act. By a vote of 68-30, the Senate agreed to the Motion to Waive the Budget Point of Order with respect to HR 3076, Postal Service Reform Act.
By a vote of 79-19, the Senate PASSED H.R. 3076, the Postal Service Reform Act.
The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.
By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the nomination of Ed Gonzalez to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security was withdrawn.
Agreed to, 78-19: Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Maria L. Pagan to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office), with the rank of Ambassador.
The Senate will not be in session on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.
The Senate will next convene at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 10, 2022.
The Senate adjourned at 7:12 PM.