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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 13, 2012


1)      Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to S.3637, the transaction account guarantee (TAG) extension legislation; Not Waived: 50-42

2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #830, Lorna G. Schofield, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 91-0


Passed S.3313, the Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012 with a committee-reported amendment, a Murray amendment and a committee-reported title amendment by voice vote.

Discharged the Judiciary Committee and passed H.R.6116, a bill to provide for direct review of decisions of the Virgin Island Supreme Court by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Discharged the Veterans' Affairs committee and passed S.2045, to amend title 38, United States Code, to require judges of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to reside within fifty miles of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Adopted S.Res.616, a resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.


Confirmed Executive Calendar #832, Frank Paul Geraci, Jr., of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of New York by voice vote.