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  • 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...
  • S.Res.455, a resolution honoring the life, heroism and service of Harriet Tubman. S.Con.Res.53, recognizing & congratulating the city of Colorado Springs, CO, as the new official site of the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service and the National Emergency Medical Services...
  • The Senate passed H.R.2194, as amended (Iran Sanctions). The substitute amendment is the language of S.2799 as passed by the Senate on January 29, 2010. The Chair appointed the following conferees: Dodd Kerry Lieberman Menendez Shelby Bennett (UT) Lugar Passed S.1147, PACT Act
  • S. Res.158, commending the American Sail Training Association with amendments to the resolution and preamble S.1067, Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament & Northern Uganda Recovery Act w/ a Feingold amendment Confirmed the following Executive Calendar items: #706, Genevieve May, US Marshal,...
  • The following amendments were agreed to: Lincoln amendment #3401, modified (agriculture disaster); Reid amendment #3417 (geothermal); Isakson-Cardin amendment #3430, as further modified (pensions); Merkley amendment # 3372, modified (timber); Warner amendment #3442, as modified (reporting...
  • Passed S.2961, Haiti Recovery Act Adopted H.Con.Res.236, authorizing use of the Rotunda on April 15, 2010 Adopted H.Con. Res.239, authorizing use of Emancipation Hall March 10, 2010
  • Adopted S.Res.404, Sudan Adopted S.Res.414, Haiti Adopted S.Res.422, Ukraine Adopted S.Res.426, School Social Work Week Adopted S.Res.434, Children's Dental Health Month Adopted S.Res.435, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week Adopted S.Res.436, Madeira Island Adopted S.Res.437, Iraqi parliamentary...
  • Confirmed the following Executive Items: #603, Laura Kennedy, Ambassador, Conference on Disarmament #604, Eileen Donahoe, Ambassador, UN Human Rights #610, Paul Verkuil, Chairman, Administrative Conference of US #625, Elizabeth Harman, Assistant Administrator, FEMA #629, Julia Brill, FTC...
  • Adopted S.Res.429, making Minority party appointments for certain committees for the 111th Congress.
  • H.R.3961, with an amendment (1 year extension of the Patriot Act) S. Res.421, supporting the goals & ideals of "National Guard Youth Challenge Day"
  • Passed s. 30, Truth in Caller ID Act with a Rockefeller amendment. Adopted H.Con.Res.158, a concurrent resolution expressing support for the disignation of an Early Detection Month for breast cancer and all forms of cancer. Adopted S.Res.393, a resolution recognizing teh contributions of the...
  • H.R.4532, Social Security Disability Applicants Access to Professional Representation Act Cal. #213, S. Res.345, deploring the rape and assault of women in Guinea and the killing of political protesters (with Boxer amendments to the resolution, preamble and title)
  • Adopted S.Res.415, a resolution calling for a renewed focus on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran's violations of internationally-recognized human rights as found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted H.Con.Res.235, Adjournment Resolution. The Senate confirmed the...
  • Passed S.2917, Small Business Penalty Fairness Act of 2009. Adopted S.Res.413, a resolution relating to the death of Representative John P. Murtha. The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:
  • Adopted S.Res.405 a resolution reaffirming the centrality of freedom of expression and press freedom as cornerstones of U.S. foreign policy and U.S. efforts to promote individual rights. Adopted S.Res.406, a resolution recognizing the goals of Catholic Schools Week. Confirmed the following...
  • Adopted S.Res.394, a resolution congratulating the Northwestern University School of Madison for its 150 years of commitment to advancing science and improving health.
  • Adopted S.Res.402, a resolution expressing support for the designation of January 28, 2010 as National Data Privacy Day.