Senate Calendar

Today --

  • The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM and resume consideration of S. 47, the Violence Against Women Act, with the time until 11:30 AM equally divided.

  • At 11:30 AM, the Senate will conduct 4 ROLL CALL VOTES on:
    1. Leahy amendment #21, as modified (Trafficking Victims Protection Act);
    2. Portman amendment #10 (assistance to victims of sex trafficking);
    3. Murkowski amendment #11 (tribal protection orders); and
    4. Coburn amendment #15 (consolidate duplicative DOJ programs).

  • Following disposition of Coburn amendment #15, the Senate will recess until 2:15 PM for the weekly caucus lunches.

  • At 2:15 PM, the Senate will conduct 2 ROLL CALL VOTES on: 
    1. Coburn amendment #16 (speedy notice to victims); and
    2. Passage of S. 47, the Violence Against Women Act, as amended, if amended.

  • At 8:20 PM, senators should gather in the Senate Chamber in order to proceed as a body to the House of Representatives.

  • At 9:00 PM, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address.