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Orders For Thursday, February 16, 2012

Sen. Jeff Merkley

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Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate adjourn until 10 a.m., on Thursday, February 16, 2012; that following the prayer and pledge, the Journal of proceedings be approved to date, the morning hour be deemed expired, and the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day; that following any leader remarks, the Senate be in 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 final half; that following morning business, the Senate resume consideration of S. 1813, the surface transportation bill.

Without objection, it is so ordered.