THE NIGHTLY LEADER: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010

For Immediate Release:

December 17, 2010

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

 Considered and Passed:

 Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4853 – Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010 (Rep. Levin – Ways and Means) (277-148)
 
              -    Amendment – Failed (1):
                          ·    Levin/Pomeroy Amendment
 
Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):
  1. S. 841 - Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (Sen. Kerry - Energy and Commerce)
  2. S. 3860 - A bill to require reports on the management of Arlington National Cemetery (Sen. McCaskill - Veterans' Affairs)
  3. S. 3447 - Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 (Sen. Akaka - Veterans' Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 20 - Calling on the State Department to list the Socialist Republic of Vietnam as a "Country of Particular Concern" with respect to religious freedom. (Rep. Royce - Foreign Affairs)
  5. Senate Amendment to H.R. 6198 - Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act of 2010 (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)
  6. S. 4005 - Preserving Foreign Criminal Assets for Forfeiture Act of 2010 (Sen. Whitehouse - Judiciary)
  7. Senate Amendment to H.R. 2941 - To reauthorize and enhance Johanna's Law to increase public awareness and knowledge with respect to gynecologic cancers (Rep. DeLauro - Energy and Commerce)
Bill Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (1):
  1. S. 987 - International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010 (Sen. Durbin - Foreign Affairs)
Postponed Suspension Votes (3):
  1. H.Res. 1377 - Honoring the accomplishments of Norman Yoshio Mineta (Rep. Honda - House Administration)
  2. Senate Amendment to H.R. 1107 - To enact certain laws relating to public contracts as title 41, United States Code, "Public Contracts" (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)
  3. Senate Amendment to H.R. 628 - To establish a pilot program in certain United States district courts to encourage enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges (Rep. Issa - Judiciary)