Orders for Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Through Monday, January 6, 2014by Senator Richard J. Durbin
Posted on 2013-12-20
DURBIN. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that when the
Senate completes its business today, it adjourn and convene for pro
forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates
and times and that following each pro forma session, the Senate adjourn
until the next pro forma session, unless the Senate receives a message
from the House that it has adopted S. Con. Res. 30, the adjournment
resolution: Tuesday, December 24, at 12 noon; Friday, December 27, at
12 noon; Tuesday, December 31, at 12 noon; and Friday, January 3, at
11:45 a.m.; and that when the Senate adjourns on Friday, January 3,
2014, it stand adjourned until 2 p.m., on Monday, January 6, 2014;
further, that if the Senate receives a message that the House has
adopted S. Con. Res. 30, the Senate adjourn until Friday, January 3, at
11:45 a.m. for a pro forma session only with no business conducted, and
that following the pro forma session, the Senate adjourn until 2 p.m.,
on Monday, January 6, 2014; that on Monday, January 6, 2014, following
the prayer and pledge, the morning hour be deemed expired, the Journal
of proceedings be approved to date, and the time for the two leaders be
reserved for their use later in the day; and that following any leader
remarks, the Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.
1845, the unemployment insurance extension, with Senators permitted to
speak for up to 10 minutes each; further, that at 3 p.m., the Senate
proceed to executive session to resume consideration of Executive
Calendar No. 452, the nomination of Janet Yellen to be Chairman of the
Federal Reserve System, with the time until 5:30 p.m. equally divided
and controlled in the usual form prior to a vote on confirmation of the
Yellen nomination; and, finally, that following the vote on
confirmation of the Yellen nomination, the Senate resume legislative
session and proceed to vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S.
1845, the unemployment insurance extension bill.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.