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Calendar No. 400

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. RES. 355


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 7, 2017

Mr. Lankford (for himself, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Hatch, and Mr. Perdue) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration

May 8, 2018

Reported by Mr. Blunt, with amendments

[Omit the part struck through]


RESOLUTION

Improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.

Resolved,

SECTION 1. Consideration of nominations.

(a) In general.—

(1) POST-CLOTURE CONSIDERATION.—If cloture is invoked in accordance with rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate on a nomination described in paragraph (2), there shall be no more than 8 hours of post-cloture consideration equally divided in the usual form.

(2) NOMINATIONS COVERED.—A nomination described in this paragraph is any nomination except for the nomination of an individual—

(A) to a position at level I of the Executive Schedule under section 5312 of title 5, United States Code; or

(B) to serve as a judge or justice appointed to hold office during good behavior.

(b) Special rule for district court nominees.—If cloture is invoked in accordance with rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate on a nomination of an individual to serve as a judge of a district court of the United States, there shall be no more than 2 hours of post-cloture consideration equally divided in the usual form.


Calendar No. 400

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. RES. 355

RESOLUTION
Improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.

May 8, 2018
Reported with amendments