Monday: Nominations, CFTC reauthorization

The Senate will consider four district court judge nominations, while the House will take up a CFTC reauthorization bill.

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After convening at 2 p.m., the Senate will vote at 5:30 on the following nominations:

- Paul G. Byron to be a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida

- Carlos Eduardo Mendoza to be a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida

- Beth Bloom to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

- Geoffrey W. Crawford to be a United States District Judge for the District of Vermont

The House will vote at 6:30 p.m. on seven bills under suspension of the rules, including a measure to direct the Energy Department to review data on existing federal programs for developing energy efficiency in schools.

After votes, the House will debate legislation to reauthorize the CFTC through 2018. Votes on the bill and amendments will be rolled to Tuesday afternoon.