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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 20, 2012



Adopted H.J.Res.122, a joint resolution establishing the date for the counting of the electoral votes for President and Vice President cast by the electors in December 2012 (moves the date for counting from Sunday, January 6th to Friday, January 4th).

Passed H.R.443, to provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association in Kotzebue, Alaska with a Murkowski substitute amendment.

Passed H.R.4053, the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2012.

Passed S.2388, a bill to reauthorize and amend the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Act of 2002, and for other purposes with a committee-reported substitute amendment and a Begich amendment.

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.439, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC should eliminate the "adult entertainment" section of the classified advertising website

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.617, congratulating the recipient of the 2012 Heisman Memorial Trophy.

Adopted S.Res.627, a resolution designating the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

Passed H.R.6671, a bill to amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer's informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet.