Senate Floor Activity
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 PM on Monday, March 7, 2022.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #273, H.R.3076, Postal Service Reform Act.
Cloture was filed on H.R.3076 during Wednesday’s session. As a result, the filing deadline for second-degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture vote, if cloture is invoked.
At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on cloture on Calendar #273, H.R.3076, Postal Service Reform Act.
During Thursday’s session, cloture was filed on the following nominations:
- 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.
Monday, March 7 at 5:30 PM – roll call vote:
- Motion to invoke cloture on Calendar #273, H.R.3076, Postal Service Reform Act.
Senate Committee Activity
Monday, March 7
Foreign Relations, To receive a closed briefing on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 6:00 PM, SVC-217
Tuesday, March 8
Armed Services, Hearings to examine United States Strategic Command and United States Space Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2023 and the Future Years Defense Program; to be immediately followed by a closed session in SVC-217, 9:30 AM, SD-106
Armed Services, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity To receive a closed briefing on Department of Defense cyber operations, 2:30 PM, SVC-217
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine mandatory arbitration in financial service products, 10:00 AM, SD-538
Energy and Natural Resources, Business meeting to consider the nominations of Shalanda H. Baker, of Texas, to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, of California, to be Director of the Office of Science, Joseph F. DeCarolis, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration, and Maria Duaime Robinson, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary (Office of Electricity), all of the Department of Energy, and Sara C. Bronin, of Connecticut, to be Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 10:00 AM, SD-366
Foreign Relations, Business meeting to consider the nominations of C.S. Eliot Kang, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary (International Security and Non-Proliferation), Sarah H. Cleveland, of New York, to be Legal Adviser, George J. Tsunis, of New York, to be Ambassador to Greece, James C. O’Brien, of Nebraska, to be Head of the Office of Sanctions Coordination, with the rank of Ambassador, Beth Van Schaack, of California, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice, Randi Charno Levine, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic, Laura Farnsworth Dogu, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Honduras, N. Nickolas Perry, of New York, to be Ambassador to Jamaica, Deborah E. Lipstadt, of Georgia, to be Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, with the rank of Ambassador, and Barbara A. Leaf, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary (Near Eastern Affairs), all of the Department of State, Adriana Debora Kugler, of Maryland, to be United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, routine lists in the Foreign Service, and other pending calendar business; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, focusing on assessing the U.S. and international response, 2:30 PM, SD-G50
Judiciary, Hearings to examine combating the rise in hate crimes, 10:00 AM, SD-226
Veterans’ Affairs, A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of multiple veterans service organizations, 10:00 AM, HVC-210/VTC
Thursday, March 10
Armed Services, Closed hearings to examine the posture of United States Indo-Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea; to be followed by an open session at 9:30 AM in SD-G50, 8:00 AM, SVC-217
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Hearings to examine the nominations of Krista Anne Boyd, of Florida, to be Inspector General, Office of Personnel Management, and Dana Katherine Bilyeu, of Nevada, Leona M. Bridges, of California, Michael F. Gerber, of Pennsylvania, Stacie Olivares, of California, and Javier E. Saade, of the District of Columbia, each to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, 10:15 AM, SD-342/VTC
Intelligence, Closed hearings to examine worldwide threats, 12:00 PM, SH-219
Intelligence, Hearings to examine worldwide threats, 10:00 AM, SH-216
Judiciary, Business meeting to consider the nominations of Kenly Kiya Kato, Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, and Sherilyn Peace Garnett, each to be a United States District Judge for the Central District of California, Jennifer Louise Rochon, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Nina Morrison, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, Trina L. Thompson, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, and Paul Monteiro, of Maryland, to be Director, Community Relations Service, Trina A. Higgins, to be United States Attorney for the District of Utah, and Jane E. Young, to be United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire, all of the Department of Justice, 9:00 AM, SR-325