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  • Confirmed Exec Calendar items: #459, Jenny Durkan, of WA, to be US Attorney for the Western District of Washington for the term of 4 years #460, Florence Nakakuni, of HI, to be US Attorney for the District of HI for the term of 4 years #461, Deborah Gilg, of NE, to be US Attorney for the District of...
  • Adopted S.Res.288, National Mesothelioma Awareness Day Passed S.1717, VA facility leases Passed H.R.3614, SBA programs extension Confirmed Cal #435-457, military promotions, including Cal . #449, Admiral Michael Mullen
  • Passed S.1707, Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 Passed H.R.3607, 3-month extension of FAA authority Passed S.1599, Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009 Passed S.832, Federal charter to the Military Officers association of America Passed H.R.2913, H.R.1687, H.R.2053,...
  • Adopted S. Res.253, is a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of Libya should apologize for the welcome home ceremony held to celebrate the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi Passed H.R.1035, Morris K. Udall Schollarship and Excellence in...
  • S. Res.279, Minority party appointments Executive Calendar items: #304, Carmen Nazario, Asst Secretary Family Support, HHS #428, David Jacobson, Ambassador to Canada #430, Lee Feinstein, Ambassador to Poland #431, Barry White, Ambassador to Norway #432, Michael Posner, Asst Sec of State for...
  • Adopted S.Res.276, National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Adopted S.res. 277, Naitonal Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Confirmed J. Michael Gilmore to be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Department of Defense
  • Adopted S.Res.273, commemorating Dr. Norman Borlaug, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Congressional Gold Medal,Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Founder of the World Food Prize Adopted S.Res.274, supporting the goals and ideals of Peace Day Began the Rule 14 process with respect to S.1687, ACORN
  • Passed S.1494, Intelligence Authorization for FY 2010 (with Feinstein-Bond amendment) Passed S.1677, defense Production Act Reauthorization Adopted S.Res.242, National Aerospace Day Adopted S.Res.269, National Hispanic Serving Institutions week Adopted S.Res.270, High Point Furniture Market on its...
  • Adopted S.Res.267, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Adopted S.Res.268, Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Adopted S.Res.264, a resolution designating the Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building as the "Kennedy Caucus Room" Adopted S.Res.258, a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Adopted S.Res.265, a resolution honoring the firefighters who...
  • S. Res.262, a resolution designating the month of September 2009 as "National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month"
  • Adopted S.Res.245, National Day of Service and Remembrance, with an amendment to the resoltuion and an amendment to the title. Adopted S.Res.247, National Estuaries Day Adopted S.Res.259, National Celiac Disease Awareness Day Adopted S.Res.260, The American Legion Day Adopted S.Res.261, National Day...
  • Passed H.R.1243, Arnold Palmer Adopted S.Res.257, Majority party committee assignments
  • H.Con.Res.179, concurrent resolution providing for a joint session of Congress, on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 to receive a message from the President of the United States. S. Res.255, a resolution relative to the death of Edward Moore Kennedy, a Senator from the Commonwealth of...
  • S.Res.241, National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Week S.Res.251,expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the international community, should fulfill its obligations to ensure that women fully participate as candidates and voters in the August...
  • Passed H.R.1016, as amended by S.423, Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009 (w/subsitute amendment which is the text of S.423) Passed H.R.3325, work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program and the Protection and Advocacy of Beneficiaries of Social...
  • Passed S.713, FEMA Accountability Act of 2009 Passed HR1275, Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 Passed HR2938, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project Adopted H.Con.Res.171, use of Capitol grounds Adopted S.Res.226, Gospel Music Heritage...
  • Passed the following Post Office Naming Bills, en bloc: S.748 S.1211 S.1314 H.R.774 H.R.987 H.R.1271 H.R.1397 H.R.2090 H.R.2162 H.R.2325 H.R.2422 H.R.2470 The Senate confirmed the following nominations: Patricia Butenis-Amb. Sri Lanka Charles Ray-Amb. Zimbabwe Gayleatha Brown-Amb. Burkina...
  • Adopted S.Res.200, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Week Adopted S.Res.234, National Airborne Day Adopted S.Res.236, commemorating the 175th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire on August 1, 1834
  • H.Con.Res.172, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following executive calendar items: #265, Capricia Marshall - Chief of Protocol, Department of State #267, Nancy Powell - Director General of Foreign Service, Department of State #319, Earl Irving - Ambassador Swaziland #329, Donald Gips -...