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  • Confirmed Executive Calendar #197, Stephen Owens to be Assistant Adminstrator for Toxic Substances of the EPA Confirmed Executive Calendar #258, Daniel Ginsberg to be Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
  • Passed S1358, Patent and Trademark S.Res.190, National Men's Health Week S.Res.199, recognizing the contributions of the recreational boating community and the boating industry to the continuing prosperity of the United States. S.Con.Res.31, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following...
  • Passed S.962, Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 Adopted S.Res.29, a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon. Adopted S.Res.205, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of African American Bone Marrow...
  • Discharge HELP and passed H.R.1777, with substitute amendment Adopted S. Con. Res.30, commending the Bureau of Labor statistics on the occasion of its 125th anniversary Adopted S.Res.201, recognizing and honoring the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Olmstead v. L.C.
  • Passed S.814, Prisons Adopted S.Res.182, Albania Adopted S.Res.193, Iran Adopted S.Res.196, Freedom of the Pres, Iran Adopted S.Res.197, Archives S.Res.198, Juneteenth Confirmed the following Executive nominations: Rand Beers Catherine Zoi William Brinkman Anne Castle Howard Koh Laurie Mikva Martha...
  • Passed S.Con.Res.26, a concurrent resolution relating to slavery, by voice vote. Adopted S.Res.153, Restitution or compensation for property seized during the Nazi and Communist eras Adopted S.Res.23, Prague conference on Holocaust Era assets Adopted S.Res.192, Mongolia
  • HR2344, the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009 HR2675, Antitrust Criminal penalty Enhancement Reform Act of 2004 Extension Act HR813, J. Herbert W. Small federal building and U.S. courthouse in Elizabeth City, NC HR837, Ronald H. Brown federal building in New York S.Res.66, Year of the...
  • S.Res.186, condemning the murder of Army Private William Andrew "Andy" Long and the wounding of Army Private Quinton Ezeagwula, who were shot outside the Army-Navy Career Center in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 1, 2009.
  • Adopted S.Res.181, National Pipeline Safety Day Passed S.407, Veterans' Compensation Cost of Living Adjustment act of 2009 Confirmed the following nominations: Cal. #192, Lt. General Douglas M. Fraser-promotion Cal. #193, Lt. General Stanley McChrystal-promotion Cal. #194, Admiral James...
  • H.J.Res. 40, a joint resolution to honor the achievement and contributions of Native Americans to the United States; S.Res.176, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on United States policy during the political transition in Zimbabwe; S.res. 177, a resolution recognizing the 10th...
  • Passed Cal.# 38, S.256, a bill to enhance the ability to combat methamphetamine; Adopted H.Con.Res.109, a concurrent resolution honoring the 20th anniversary of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure; Adopted S.Res.142, a resolution designating July 25th, 2009 as "National Day of the American...
  • Adopted S.Res.168, a resolution commending the University of Washington women's softball team for winning the 2009 NCAA Women's College World Series. Confirmed David Heyman, Assistant Secretary Homeland Security
  • By unanimous consent, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Regine McCarthy to be an Assistant Administrator of the FDA. S. RES.137, a resolution recognizing and commending the people of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of the park. S. Res.139, a...
  • Confirmed by unanimous consent Executive Calendar #139, Susan Burk, to be a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service
  • the following amendments were agreed to by unanimous consent: Leahy #1191 Brown #1161, as modified Corker #1173, as modified Kaufman #1179, as modified McCain #1188, as modified Lieberman-Graham #1157, as modified Lincoln #1181 Hutchison #1176, as modified Adopted S.Con.Res.19, Shi'ite Personal...
  • Adopted S.Res.151, Nuclear Weapons Program Workers Passed S.614, Congressional Gold Medal Award for Women Air Force Service Pilots By unanimous consent, the Senate confirmed the following nominations: David Hayes to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Ines Triay to be Assistant Secretary Department...
  • By unanimous consent, the Managers' amendment to HR627 was agreed to. Adopted S.Res.152, (Rules/Judiciary funding) The Senate agreed to the following amendments to HR2346 by unanimous consent: Inouye amendment #1137 (technical-Air Force) Passed Cal #49, HR131, Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission...
  • Confirmed the following Executive nominations: Neal Wolin-Dep Sec Treasury John Sepulveda-Asst Sec of Vets Affairs (Human Resources) Jose Riojas-Asst Sec of Vets Affairs (Operations Security) William Gunn-General Counsel Vets Affairs Roger W. Baker-Asst Sec Vets Affairs (Info Technology) Rhea...
  • S.Res.146, commending South Charleston, WV for celebrating its 50th annual armed Forces Day S.Res.149, Cuba, World Press Day S.Res.150, commemorating and celebrating the lives of those who gave their lives in the service of the people of Washington State in 2008 By unanimous consent, the Senate...
  • the following amendments were agreed to by unanimous consent: Gillibrand amendment #1084 (Credit Reports), as amended Isakson amendment #1104 (GAO English language study) H.Con. Res.80, Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall S.Res.148, Cerebral Cavernous Malformations