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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 15, 2011


1)      Adoption of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.1540, the Department of Defense Authorization Act; Adopted: 86-13

2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #337, the nomination of Morgan Christen, of Alaska, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 95-3


Adopted H.Con.Res.92, a concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R.1540, the DoD Authorization Act.

Passed H.R.3421, the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act.

Adopted H.Con.Res.93, a concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R.2845, the "Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011".

Discharged the Judiciary Committee and Passed S.1612 is the Targeting Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2011 with a Feinstein substitute amendment.

Discharged the HELP Committee and adopted S.Res.347, A resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971 and the more than 12,000,000 survivors of cancer alive today because of the commitment of the United States to cancer research and advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.3094, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act.