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A resolution improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.

This resolution limits Senate post-cloture consideration to two hours for certain nominations. This limitation applies to a nomination to U.S. district courts, to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, or to an executive branch position that is not
  • at level I of the Executive Schedule; or
  • as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Election Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the Surface Transportation Board, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Senate post-cloture consideration of all nominations shall be equally divided between the majority and the minority leaders.
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Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. Res. 50 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 57) entered in Senate.

Date: April 2, 2019

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 48. Record Vote Number: 57.

Date: April 2, 2019

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Date: February 6, 2019

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116.SRES.50
Subject:
Congress
Improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.
Date: February 6, 2019 Official Title: Improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.
  • (1) In general If cloture is invoked on a nomination described in paragraph (2), there shall be no more than 2 hours of post-cloture consideration equally divided between the majority leader and the minority leader, or their designees.
  • (2) Nominations covered A nomination described in this paragraph is a nomination of an individual to a position
    • (A) as a judge of a district court of the United States or of the United States Court of Federal Claims; or
    • (B) in the executive branch that is not
      • (i) a position at level I of the Executive Schedule under section 5312 of title 5, United States Code; or
      • (ii) a position as a member of
        • (I) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission;
        • (II) the Securities and Exchange Commission;
        • (III) the Federal Election Commission;
        • (IV) the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;
        • (V) the Federal Trade Commission;
        • (VI) the National Labor Relations Board;
        • (VII) the Commodity Futures Trading Commission;
        • (VIII) the Consumer Product Safety Commission;
        • (IX) the Federal Communications Commission;
        • (X) the Surface Transportation Board;
        • (XI) the Nuclear Regulatory Commission;