Today’s Daily Update

Senate tees up nominations; Both chambers in recess until Monday 28th

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is in recess until Monday, April 28, 2014.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that all post-cloture time be considered expired and that at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, April 28, 2014, Senate vote, without intervening action or debate, on confirmation of the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; provided further, that following disposition of the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Senate vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, and that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time be yielded back, and Senate vote on confirmation of the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; that no further motions be in order to the nominations.
  • A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that on Monday, April 28, 2014, following disposition of the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; that there be two minutes for debate, equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees, prior to each vote; that upon the use or yielding back of time, Senate vote, without intervening action or debate, of confirmation of the nominations; that no further motions be in order to the nomination.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Sheryl H. Lipman, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Stanley Allen Bastian, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Sheryl H. Lipman, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Manish S. Shah, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Stanley Allen Bastian, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Daniel D. Crabtree, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Manish S. Shah, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Cynthia Ann Bashant, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Daniel D. Crabtree, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas.
  • Senate began consideration of the nomination of Jon David Levy, of Maine, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maine.
    • A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Cynthia Ann Bashant, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California.

Today:

  • The Senate is in recess until Monday April 28, 2014.

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