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Orders For Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Sen. Harry Reid

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Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that when the Senate completes its business today, it adjourn until 10 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, March 1; that following the prayer and the pledge, the Journal of proceedings be approved to date, the morning hour be deemed expired, the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day; that following any leader remarks there be a period of morning business for 1 hour, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees, with the majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the second half; further that the Senate recess from 12:30 to 2:15 to allow for the weekly party caucus lunches; finally, following morning business, the Senate resume consideration of the Patent Reform Act of 2011.

Without objection, it is so ordered.