Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will hold a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Robert McKinnon Califf, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human. Following the Califf nomination the Senate is expected this week to resume consideration of the Energy bill and begin consideration of the Judiciary Committee’s legislation dealing with opioids.

House

 

Friday:

  • The House was not in session.

Today:

  • The House is not in session.

 

Senate

 

Friday:

  • The Senate was not in session.

Today:

  • On Monday, February 22, following the prayer and pledge, Senator Coons will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address.

    Following the reading of Washington’s Farewell Address, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

    At 5:30pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #443, Robert McKinnon Califf, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human. If cloture is invoke (majority vote) there would be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

    During the week of February 22, in addition to consideration of the Califf nomination, we could resume consideration of the Energy bill and begin consideration of the Judiciary Committee’s legislation dealing with opioids.

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

No notable legislation introduced.

 

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