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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 6, 2012


1)      Passage of H.R.6156, the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012; 92-4

2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #761, the nomination of Mark E. Walker, of FL, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida; Confirmed: 94-0


Passed H.R.6634, a bill to change the effective date for the Internet publication of certain financial disclosure forms. (Extends from December 8, 2012 to April 15, 2013.)

Passed H.R.6582, the American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act.

Passed S.3666, to amend the Animal Welfare Act to modify the definition of "exhibitor".

Adopted S.Res.611, Designating December 15, 2012, as "Wreaths Across America Day".

Began the Rule 14 process of S.3664, a bill to provide for the debt limit extensions (Reid).


Confirmed Executive Calendar #828 Terrence Berg, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan by voice vote.