- Following any Leader remarks, Senator Shaheen will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address. Upon conclusion of the reading, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
- Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #409, the nomination of Margo Kitsy Brodie, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York with up to one hour of debate equally divided and controlled between the Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
- Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 5:30pm), the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of the Brodie nomination.
At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #409, Margo Kitsy Brodie, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Margo Brodie, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York;Confirmed: 86-2
WRAP UP FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
ROLL CALL VOTES
Confirmation of Calendar #409,the nomination of Margo Kitsy Brodie, of New York,to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York;Confirmed: 86-2
No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS
Began the Rule 14 process of HR 1173, CLASS Act, to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar of Business.
CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS
LEGISLATIVE DAY OF FEBRUARY 27, 2012
112TH CONGRESS – SECOND SESSION
-SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.7:01:38 P.M. -ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.6:55:46 P.M. -MOMENT OF SILENCE – The House observed a moment of silence in recognition of the Honorable Katie Hall, a former Congresswoman from Indiana.6:53:09 P.M. -H.R. 347Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.6:53:08 P.M. -H.R. 347On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 – 3 (Roll no. 73).6:31:29 P.M. -UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.6:31:12 P.M. -Ms. Foxx filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 563.6:30:52 P.M. -The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 27.4:14:50 P.M. -The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.4:14:29 P.M. -H.R. 347At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.4:06:10 P.M. -H.R. 347The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 347.4:05:50 P.M. -H.R. 347Mr. Smith (TX) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.4:01:20 P.M. -The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. today.4:00:07 P.M. -The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 27.2:14:57 P.M. -The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 P.M. today.2:02:19 P.M. -ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.2:01:56 P.M. -PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.2:01:52 P.M. -The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.2:00:40 P.M. -Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.2:00:33 P.M. -The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.2:00:07 P.M. -The House convened, starting a new legislative day.