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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 17, 2011

  • Confirmed Executive calendar #48, Michael Vickers, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence.
  • Adopted S.Res.51, a resolution recognizing the 190th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating Greek and American democracy.
  • Adopted S.Res.105, a resolution to condemn the December 19, 2010 elections in Belarus, and to call for the immediate release of all political prisoners and for new elections that meet international standards.
  • Adopted S.Res.106, a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 and designating the week of March 21, 2011 through March 25, 2011 as the "100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Remembrance Week."
  • Adopted S.Res.107, a resolution designating April 4, 2011 as National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Day.
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.30, Adjournment Resolution.