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Senate Proceeding on Feb 17th, 2011 :: 11:41:30 to 11:49:25
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John Rockefeller

11:41:30 to 11:49:25( Edit History Discussion )
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John Rockefeller

11:41:32 to 11:41:52( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: floor. mr. rockefeller: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from west virginia. mr. rockefeller: i ask unanimous -- i believe there's no order of the quorum call in effect. the presiding officer: that's correct. mr. rockefeller: i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of calendar number 12, s. 365. the presiding officer: the clerk

John Rockefeller

11:41:53 to 11:42:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the clerk: calendar number 12, s. 365, a bill to make a technical amendment to the education sciences reform act of 2002. the presiding officer: is there objection to proceeding to the measure? if not, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i further ask that the bill be read three times and passed, the motion to reconsider be laid

John Rockefeller

11:42:14 to 11:42:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: upon the table with no intervening action or debate, and that any statements relating to the measure be printed at the appropriate place in the record. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the e.p.w. committee be discharged from further consideration of s.

John Rockefeller

11:42:35 to 11:42:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: 307 and the senate proceed to its immediate the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. 307, a bill to designate the federal building and united states courthouse located at 217 west king street,

John Rockefeller

11:42:56 to 11:43:16( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: martinsbur king federal courthouse. the presiding officer: is there objection to proceeding? without objection, the senate -- without objection, the committee is discharged and the senate will proceed. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the bill be read three times and passed, the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate, and that any statement relating to the measure be printed in the

John Rockefeller

11:43:17 to 11:43:37( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: record at the appropriate place. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the committee on environment and public works be discharged from furthered consideration of s. 266 and the senate proceed to its immediate c the pr will report.

John Rockefeller

11:43:38 to 11:43:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the clerk: s. 266, a bill to redesignate the inocuby national wildlife refuge as the sam d. wilson national wildlife refuge. the presiding officer: is there objection to proceeding to the measure? if not, the committee is discharged and the senate will proceed. mr. rockefeller: i ask unanimous consent that the bill be read a third time and passed, the

John Rockefeller

11:43:59 to 11:44:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: motion to reconsider be laid upon the table and in i statements relating to the measure appear at the appropriate place in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to the immediate consideration en bloc of the following resolutions which were submitted earlier today: s. res.

John Rockefeller

11:44:22 to 11:44:42( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: 72, s. res. 73, s. res. 74, s. res. 75, and s. res. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: i ask unanimous consent that the resolutions be agreed to, the preambles be agreed to, the motions to reconsider be laid upon the

John Rockefeller

11:44:43 to 11:45:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: table en bloc with no intervening action or debate and any statements relating to the resolutions be printed in the record at the appropriate place as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, that the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of s. con. res. 17, the adjournment resolution, which was received

John Rockefeller

11:45:04 to 11:45:27( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: from the house and is at the desk. that the concurrent resolution be agreed to, and the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. for the record, the house

John Rockefeller

11:45:28 to 11:45:48( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: concurrent resolution 17. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to -- to executive session to consider calendar number 12, that the nomination be confirmed, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate, that any statements related to the

John Rockefeller

11:45:49 to 11:46:09( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: nomination be printed in the record. that the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and that the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that on monday, february 28, at a time to be determined by the majority leader, after consultation with the republican leader, the senate proceed to the

John Rockefeller

11:46:10 to 11:46:30( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: consideration of calendar number 6, s. 23, the patent reform act. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that on monday, february 28, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. the senate proceed to executive session to consider the following nomination, calendar number 2 and calendar number 9.

John Rockefeller

11:46:31 to 11:46:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: that there be one hour for debate equally divided in the usual form. that upon the use or yielding back of time calendar number 2 be confirmed and the senate proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on calendar number 9, the motions to be reconsidered be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or

John Rockefeller

11:46:52 to 11:47:12( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: debate, that no further motions be in order to any of the nominations, that any statements related to the nominations be printed in the record, that the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and senate would then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, that notwithstanding the upcoming recess or adjournment

John Rockefeller

11:47:13 to 11:47:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: of the senate, the president of the senate, the president pro tempore and the majority leader and minority leader be authorized to make appointments to commission, committees, boards, conferences or parliamentary conferences by concurrent action of the two houses or by order of the senate. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that

John Rockefeller

11:47:35 to 11:47:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: during the adjournment of the senate, the majority leader, senator rockefeller and senator webb, be authorized to sign duly enrolled bills or joint resolutions. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate completes its business today, it adjourn under the provisions of h. con. res.

John Rockefeller

11:47:59 to 11:48:20( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: 17 until 2:00 p.m. on monday, february 28th. that following the prayer and the pledge, the journal of proceedings be approved to date, the morning hour be deemed expired, the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day, and senator isakson then deliver washington's farewell address to the senate. that following the address,

John Rockefeller

11:48:21 to 11:48:41( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: there be a period of morning business until 3:00 p.m. with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. further at 3:30 the senate proceed to the consideration of calendar number 6, s. 23, the patent reform act of 2011, and finally i ask at 40:00 the

John Rockefeller

11:48:42 to 11:49:02( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: senate proceed -- 4:30 the senate proceed to the executive session to debate the nominations of amy totteberg and steve jones as provided for under the previous order. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. rockefeller: mr. president, senators should expect roll call votes at approximately 5:30 on monday, february 28th on confirmation to executive calendar number 9, the

John Rockefeller

11:49:03 to 11:49:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: nomination of steve jones of georgia to be u.s. district judge of the northern district of georgia, the nomination of amy tottenberg to be the judge of the northern district of georgia will be confirmed by a voice vote. if there is no further business to come before the senate, i ask that it adjourn under the previous order.

John Rockefeller

11:49:24 to 11:49:26( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the presiding officer: under the

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