S.Res.50 - A resolution improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK] (Introduced 02/06/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/02/2019 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. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: S.Res.50 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate (02/13/2019)
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.