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  • Passed H.R.4462, an Act to accelerate the income tax benefit for charitable cash contributions for the relief of victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Passed S.J.Res. 25, a joint resolution granting consent and approval of Congress to amendments to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Compact...
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.228, providing for a joint session of Congress, on Wednesday, Jauary 27, 2010, to receive a message from the President of the United States.
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.223, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following Exec Cal items: #264, #280, #303, #315, #429, #478, #489, #490, #582, #583, #584, #585, #586-587, #593, #594, #595, #596, #597, #598, #599, #600, #601, #611, #612, #613, #621, #624, #626, #632, #633, #634, #635, #636, #637, #638,...
  • Passed H.R.730, Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act. Passed H.R.3819, an act to extend the commercial space transportation liability regime. Discharged EPW from further consideration of Timothy McGee to be an Assistance Secretary of Commerce, and referred to Commerce Committee.
  • Passed HR4284, Andean Trade Adopted H.Con.Res.206, Fort Gordon Adopted S.Res.386, condemning the Government of Iran for restricting and suppressing freedom of teh press, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and freedom of assembly, and for its human rights abuses, and for other purposes
  • The Senate passed the following bills: CAL. # 235, H.R.2877: "1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office" Chester, New York CAL. # 236, H.R.3072: "Coach Jodie Baliey Post Office Building" in St. Louis, Missouri CAL. # 237, H.R.3319: "Army Specialist Jeremiah Paul McCleery Post Office" Portola, CA CAL. #...
  • H.J.Res. 64, Continueing Resolution
  • Passed H.R.1377, to expand veteran eligibility for reimbursement by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for emergency treatment furnished in a non-Department facility. Adopted S.Res.374, a resolution regarding programs that provide game meat to feed the hungry. Adopted H.Con.Res.218, a concurrent...
  • Adopted S. Res.376, a resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the 10th anniversary of the accession to the throne of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, and for other purposes.
  • Passed S.1755, the Amateur Radio Emergency Communication Enhancement Act Passed H.J.Res. 62, a joint resolution establishing the convening date of the 2nd Session of the 111th Congress Adopted S.Res.375, a resolution honoring the life and service of breast cancer advocate Stefanie Spielman
  • Passed H.R.4165, a bill to extend through December 31, 2010, the authority of the Secretary of the Army to accept and expend funds contributed by non-Federal public entities to expedite the processing of permits. Passed H.R.4217, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the...
  • Confirmed the following to be U.S. Representatives to the 64th General Assembly of the United Nations: Congressman Bill Delahunt Elaine Schuster Congressman Christopher Smith Wellington Webb Laura Ross
  • Adopted S. Res.341, a resolution supporting peace, security, and innocent civilians affected by conflict in Yemen. Adopted S.Res.370, a resolution regarding the death of former Senator Paula Hawkins.
  • Ratified Treaty document #111-4, Protocol amending Tax Convention with France. Adopted S.Res.337, a resolution designating December 6, 2009 as "National Miners Day". S.Res.369, to permit the collection of clothing, toys, food and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate...
  • Adopted S.Res.366, a resolution extending condolnces to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards.
  • S. Res.71, condemning the Government of Iran with a Wyden amendment to the resolution and a Wyden amendment to the preamble S. Res.358, designating December 12, 2009 as "Wreaths Across America Day" S. Res.365, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty
  • Adopted S. Res.364, a resolution supporting the observance of National Diabetes Month
  • S.1472, the Human Rights Enforcement Act S.Res.359, Majority Party committee appointment S.Res.360, honoring the Prime Minister of India Confirmed the following Executive Calendar Items: #532, Kenyen Brown, US Atty, Southern District of AL #533, Stephanie Rose, US Atty, Northern District of IA #534,...
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.214, Adjournment resolution The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: Paul K. Martin to be Inspector General, National Aeronautics and Space Administration James LaGarde Hudson to be United States Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jose...
  • Adopted S.Res.355, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has systematically violated its obligations to uphold human rights provided for under its constitution and international law.