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  • Passed HR3714, Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act. Adopted H.Con.Res.264, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the Capitol grounds for the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service (the event will be held on May 15, 2010). Adopted S.Con.Res.61, a concurrent resolution expressing the...
  • Passed HR5246, an Act to prohibit a cost of living adjustment for Members of Congress in Fiscal Year 2011. Passed HR5147, Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2010 (extends all FAA programs to July 3, 2010). Adopted S.Res.504, a resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate to those affected by...
  • Adopted S.Res.498, a resolution designating April 2010 as "National Child Abuse Prevention Month". Adopted S.Res.501, a resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "Sexual Assault Awareness Month".
  • Adopted S.Res.500, a resolution expressing the sincere condolences of the Senate to the family, loved ones, United Steelworkers, fellow workers, and the Anacortes community on the tragedy at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington.
  • Passed S.3244, a bill to prohibit a cost of living adjustment for members of Congress in 2011. The Senate confirmed the following nominations: Cal. #780 - William Nettles - U.S. Atty - South Carolina; Cal. #781 - Wildredo Ferrer - U.S. Atty - Southern District Florida; Cal. #795 - David Capp - U. S....
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.222, a concurrent resolution recognizing the leadership and historical contributions of Dr. Hector Garcia to the Hispanic community and his remarkable efforts to combat racial and ethnic discrimination in the United States. Adopted S.Res.483, a resolution congratulating the...
  • Confirmed Executive Calendar #333, Stuart Gordon Nash, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Adopted S.Res.492, a resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Dorothy I. Height. Adopted S.Res.493, a resolution designating...
  • Adopted S.Res.489, a resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks. Adopted H.Con.Res.243, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a June 6, 2010 event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha. Passed HR4360, a...
  • Adopted S.Res.484, a resolution designating the week of May 16 through May 22, 2010, as "National Public Works Week" Adopted S.Res.485, a resolution designating April 2010, as "Financial Literacy Month" Adopted S.Res.486, a resolution supporting the mission and goals of the 2010 National Crime...
  • Adopted S.Res.479, a resolution expressing sympathy for the people of Poland in the aftermath of the devastating plane crash that killed the country's President, First Lady, and 94 other high-ranking government, military, and civic leaders on April 10, 2010. Adopted S.Res.204, a resolution...
  • Passed S.1749, Cell Phone Contraband Act (with a Feinstein amendment) Adopted S.Res.409, a resolution calling on members of the Parliament in Uganda to reject the proposed "Anti-Homosexuality Bill", and for other purposes.
  • Passed HR4887, TRICARE Affirmation ACt
  • Passed HR4957, FAA Extension Act (extends to April 30, 2010; current extension expires March 31, 2010). Passed S.3162, a bill to clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage. Passed HR4621, the Prevent deceptive Census Look Alike...
  • Passed S.3186, to reauthorize the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 through April 30, 2010. Passed S.3187, Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010 (30-day extension) Passed HR4938, a bill to permit the use of previously appropriated funds to extend the...
  • Adopted S.Res.467, a resolution authorizing Legal Counsel representation in Albert J. Sollars v. Senator Harry Reid, et al.
  • Adopted S. Res.463,a resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Norwruz, expressing appreciation to Iranian-Americans for their contributions to society. Adopted S.Res.464, a resolution recognizing the 189th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating Greek and...
  • Adopted S. REs. 41, a resolution expressing support for designation of a "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent: Cal. #497 - Robert Grey - Member Board of Directors LSC Cal. #498 - John Levi - Member Board of Directors LSC Cal. #499 -...
  • Adopted S. Con.Res.54, (with Nelson (FL) amendment) a resolution recognizing the life of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died on February 23, 2010, in the custody of the Government of Cuba, and calling for a continued focus on the promotion of internationally recognized human rights, listed in the...
  • S.Res.459, commending KICY Radio for 50 years of service to western Alaska and the Russian Far East. S.Res.460, a resolution recognizing the importance of the Long Trail and the Green Mountain Club on the 100th anniversary of the Long Trail. S.2865 is a bill to reauthorize the Congressional Award...
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.249, a concurrent resolution commemorating the 45th anniversary of Blody Sunday and the role that it played in ensuring the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Adopted S.Res.456, a resolution congraulation gRadford University on teh 100th anniversary of the university Passed...