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  • 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 -...
  • Adopted S.Res.195, 120th anniversary of the Bishop Museum, the Nation's premier showcase for Hawaiian culture and history Star print S.Res.222, a resolution recognizing Space Shuttle mission specialist Commander Chris Cassidy
  • Adopted S.Res.228, National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week Adopted S.Res.229, Nationally Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Adopted S.Res.230, designating Richard A. Baker as Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate Star print S.370
  • Adopt S. Res.225, recognizing and celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hawaii entering the U.S. as the 50th state. Discharged Judiciary/Passed H.R.838, Miami Dade College Land Conveyance Act Passed S.J.Res. 19, Washington Metro Transit Regulation Compact
  • S.Con.Res.35, printing of pocket Constitution S.Res.223 National Childhood Awareness Month S.Res.215, National Marina Day S.151, Indian Arts & Crafts Amendments Act of 2009 H.R.2632, Korean War Veterans Recognition Act S.1513, SBA temporary extension Confirmed the following Executive calendar...
  • Passed H.J.Res. 56, Burma Sanctions The Kyl amendment #1760 (bilateral arms control), as amended by Kyl amendment #1807, was agreed to by unanimous consent. The following amendments agreed to in the Managers' package: Reid (Air America) #1481 Shaheen (Suicide) #1621, as modified Feingold-Murkowski...
  • The following amendments were agreed to en bloc: Pryor #1472 -nanotechnology reports Burr #1518 - barracks initiative Burris #1569--vegetative encroachment Gregg #1553-Pease AFB Pryor #1471 North Little Rock Dorgan #1512- database Bingaman #1473 energy pensions disclosure Bingaman ##1561 EOICPA Burr...
  • Passed HR2245: New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal Act Adopted H.Con.Res.164, 40th anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Service at the Department of Agriculture Adopted S.Res.218, making Minority party appointments for the 111th Congress
  • Kennedy #1614, as modified Sessions #1615, as modified Sessions #1617, as modified Adopted S.Con.Res.11, a concurrent resolution condemning all forms of antisemitism and reaffirming the support of Congress for the mandate of the Special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism Passed S.951, the New...
  • H.R.3114, a bill to authorize the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to use funds made available under the Trademark Act of 1946 for patent operations in order to avoid furloughs and reductions-in-force, and for other purposes.
  • Passed S.509, to authorize a major medical facility project at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Walla, Walla, Washington. Introduced/adopted S. Res.211, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Life Insurance Awareness Month. Confirmed Charles F. Bolden, NASA...
  • Passed H.R.2965, SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act as reported by committee with Coburn-Feingold Amendment
  • H.Con.Res.131, Providing for the engraving of the pledge of allegiance to the flag and national motto in the CVC H.Con.Res.135, providing for the placement of a marker in the CVC which acknowledges the role enslaved African Americans made in providing essential labor for the construction of the US...
  • The following amendments were agreed to by unanimous consent: HATCH #1428, as amended, (widows and orphans) ROCKEFELLER #1401--SSI CORNYN-PRYOR #1447--SWITCHBLADES BENNET (CO)-1457--CFO LINCOLN #1463, AS MODIFIED--TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS LIEBERMAN-GRAHAM #1456-DETAINEE PHOTOS SANDERS #1454, AS...
  • S. Res.208, Majority committee appoinment S. Res.209, resolution expressing support for designation of the year 2011 through 2020 as the "Decade of Vision."
  • 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