The Senate convened at 9:01 a.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
The Journal of Wednesday, April 11, 2018, was approved.
9:05AMThe Senate recessed at 9:04 a.m. for a Rules meeting.
9:11AMThe Senate reconvened at 9:11 a.m.
Celebrating the many accomplishments of Dr. Peggy Whitson
Senator Costello welcomed to the chamber astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson
Deferring action on certain governor appointments
9:48AMThe Senate stood at ease at 9:48 a.m. for caucuses.
The Senate resumed session at 11:25 a.m.
Senators excused: Bertrand, Bisignano, and Zumbach, until they arrive.
En Bloc Confirmation (Eligible, plus Suresh Basnet):
11:25AMEn Bloc - Confirmed, 45-1
H Amdt to S Amdt:
11:32AMSchool Policy Brain Injury
11:33AMS-5235 by House - Concurred, v/v 11:34AMHF 2442 (as amended) - Passed, 46-0
Ways & Means Calendar:
Lake Manawa User Fee
ABATE Toy Sale Authorization
Individual Confirmation Calendar (Eligible):
David Langkamp - Board of Mortuary Science
11:45AMLangkamp - Confirmed, 46-1
Mike Cormack - member of the Public Employment Relations Board
Cormack - Failed to be confirmed, 27-20
Pennie Gonseth Cheers - State Racing and Gaming Commission
Gonseth Cheers - Confirmed, 46-1
Thomas Carnahan - Commission on the Status of Women
11:46AMCarnahan - Confirmed, 46-1
Career and Tech Ed Programs
S-5241 by Chelgren - withdrawn
1:07PMThe Senate adjourned at 1:07 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018.