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EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Senate - July 16, 2004)

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                           EXECUTIVE SESSION

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NOMINATION OF WILLIAM GERRY MYERS III TO BE UNITED STATES CIRCUIT JUDGE 
                         FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT

  Mr. FRIST. Mr. President, at this juncture, I now move to proceed to 
executive session for the consideration of Calendar No. 603.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The 
question is on agreeing to the motion.
  The motion was agreed to.
  The Senate will now go into executive session and proceed to the 
nomination of William Gerry Myers III, of Idaho, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, which the clerk will report.
  The legislative clerk read the nomination of William Gerry Myers III, 
of Idaho, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. FRIST. I send a cloture motion to the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The legislative clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     do hereby move to bring to a close debate on Executive 
     Calendar No. 603, William Gerry Myers III of Idaho, to be 
     United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Vice 
     Thomas G. Nelson, retiring.
         Bill Frist, Orrin Hatch, Christopher Bond, Chuck Hagel, 
           Ted Stevens, John Cornyn, Wayne Allard, Lindsey Graham, 
           Sam Brownback, Gordon Smith, Lisa Murkowski, Lamar 
           Alexander, Robert Bennett, Elizabeth

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           Dole, Don Nickles, James Inhofe, and Conrad Burns.

  Mr. FRIST. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the mandatory 
quorum under rule XXII be waived, that the vote on cloture occur at 
2:15 on Tuesday, July 20, and further that the Senate now resume 
legislative session.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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