THE NIGHTLY LEADER: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010

For Immediate Release:

December 7, 2010

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (8):

  1. H.Res. 1687 - Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Runaway Prevention Month (Rep. Biggert - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 6400 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 North 6th Street in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "Earl Wilson, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Clay - Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.Res. 1642 - Recognizing the centennial of the City of Lilburn, Georgia and supporting the goals and ideals of a City of Lilburn Day (Rep. Johnson (GA) - Oversight and Government Reform)
  4. H.Res. 1264 - Expressing support for the designation of March as National Essential Tremor Awareness Month (Rep. Moore (KS) - Oversight and Government Reform)
  5. H.Res. 1727 - Recognizing Rotary International for 105 years of service to the world and commending members on their dedication to the mission and principles of their organization (Rep. Smith (TX) - Oversight and Government Reform)
  6. H.Res. 1751 - Mourning the loss of life and extending condolences to the families affected by the fire in northern Israel that began on December 2, 2010 (Rep. Klein - Foreign Affairs)
  7. H.Con.Res. 267 - Congratulating the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 20th anniversary of the reestablishment of their full independence (Rep. Shimkus - Foreign Affairs)
  8. S. 3987 - Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010 (Sen. Thune - Financial Services)
Postponed Suspension Votes (8):
  1. H.Res. 1531 - Expressing support for designation of 2011 as "World Veterinary Year" to bring attention to and show appreciation for the veterinary profession on its 250th anniversary (Rep. Schrader - Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.Res. 1704 - Honoring the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon (Rep. McGovern - Foreign Affairs)
  3. H.Res. 1402 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the National Council for International Visitors, and expressing support for designation of February 16, 2011, as "Citizen Diplomacy Day" (Rep. Moran (VA) - Foreign Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 1717 - Congratulating imprisoned Chinese democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo on the award of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize (Rep. Smith (NJ) - Foreign Affairs)
  5. H.Res. 1540 - Supporting the goal of eradicating illicit marijuana cultivation on Federal lands and calling on the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to develop a coordinated strategy to permanently dismantle Mexican drug trafficking organizations operating on Federal lands (Rep. Herger - Judiciary)
  6. S. 3998 - Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2010 (Sen. Schumer - Judiciary)
  7. H.R. 3353 - To provide for American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas to be treated as States for certain criminal justice programs (Rep. Sablan - Judiciary)
  8. H.R. 6412 - Access to Criminal History Records for State Sentencing Commissions Act of 2010 (Rep. Scott (VA) - Judiciary)