(Senate - May 24, 2012)

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                         APPOINTMENT AUTHORITY

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that notwithstanding 
the upcoming recess or adjournment of the Senate, the President of the 
Senate, the President pro tempore, and the majority leader and minority 
leader be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, 
boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by 
law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.