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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 15, 2012


1)      Confirmation of the nomination of Adalberto Jose Jordan, of Florida, to be US Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit; Confirmed: 94-5


Adopted S.Res.377, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the historic achievement of John Herschel Glenn, Jr., in becoming the first United States astronaut to orbit the Earth.

Adopted S.Res.378, expressing the sense of the Senate that children should have a safe, loving, nurturing, and permanent family and that it is the policy of the United States that family reunification, kinship care, or domestic and inter-country adoption promotes permanency and stability to a greater degree than long-term institutionalization and long-term, continually disrupted foster care.

Adopted H.Con.Res.99, authorizing the use of the Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to unveil the marker which acknowledges the role that slave labor played in the construction of the United States Capitol.

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2105, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (Lieberman).

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2111, the Cyber Crime Protection Security Act (Leahy).