Wednesday, August 01, 2007

The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m. and will be in a period of morning business for up to 30 minutes, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time under the control of the Republican Leader or his designee.

Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 476, Children's Health Insurance Program legislation. There will then be 30 minutes for debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Ensign and Baucus on the Ensign amendment No. 2538 (Research Trust Funds) prior to a vote in relation to the amendment.

At 12:00 noon, Senator Byrd will be recognized to speak as if in morning business for up to 30 minutes.