Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, October 4, 2011LEGISLATIVE ITEMS
Discharged the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee and Passed H.R.771, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1081 Elbel Road in Schertz, Texas, as the "Schertz Veterans Post Office."
Discharged the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee and Passed H.R.1632, a bill to designate the facility if the United States Postal Service located at 5014 Gary Avenue in Lubbock, Texas, as the "Sergeant Chris Davis Post Office."
Discharged the Finance Committee and Adopted S.Res.266, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "National Save for Retirement Week," including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.
Confirmed Calendar #361, Francis Joseph Ricciardone, Jr. to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Turkey. (voice vote)