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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 11, 2012


1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3637, the transaction account guarantee (TAG) extension legislation; Invoked: 76-20

2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #762 John E. Dowdell, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma; Confirmed: 95-0


Passed H.R.4014, to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to information provided to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Passed H.R.4367, to amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to limit the fee disclosure requirement for an automatic teller machine to the screen of that machine.

Passed H.R.2467, a bill to take certain Federal lands in Mono County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Bridgeport Indian Colony.

Discharged the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee and passed S.3564, a bill to extend the Public Interest Declassification Act of 2000 until 2014 and for other purposes with a Lieberman substitute amendment and a Lieberman title amendment.

Discharged the Indian Affairs committee and passed H.R.3319, a bill to allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine the requirements for membership in that tribe.

Passed H.R.6328, the Clothe a Homeless Hero Act with a Gillibrand amendment.

Star printed the report to accompany S.76, the Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act.


Confirmed Executive Calendar #829, Jesus G. Bernal, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California by voice vote.