Executive Business Meeting
Business Meeting

Full Committee
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM

There was no video broadcast for this event.


An Executive Business Meeting has been scheduled by the Committee on the Judiciary, for Thursday, November 15, 2007, at 10:00 a.m., in the Senate Dirksen Building, Room 226.

By order of the Chairman

Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Dirksen Office Building Room 226
November 15, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.

I. Bills

S.2248, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2007

S.352, Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2007
(Grassley, Schumer, Leahy, Specter, Graham, Feingold, Cornyn, Durbin)

S.344, A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings
(Specter, Grassley, Durbin, Schumer, Feingold, Cornyn)

S.1638, Federal Judicial Salary Restoration Act of 2007
(Leahy, Hatch, Feinstein, Graham, Kennedy)

II. Resolutions

S. Res. 366, designating November 2007 as "National Methamphetamine Awareness Month," to increase awareness of methamphetamine abuse
(Baucus, Grassley, Biden, Graham, Schumer)

S. Res. 367, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the mass movement for Soviet Jewish freedom and the 20th anniversary of the Freedom Sunday rally for Soviet Jewry on the National Mall
(Lieberman, Specter, Biden, Brownback, Cardin, Feinstein)

III. Nominations

Joseph N. Laplante to be United States District Judge for the District of New Hampshire

Reed Charles O'Connor to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

Thomas D. Schroeder to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina

Amul R. Thapar to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)