THE NIGHTLY LEADER: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010

For Immediate Release:

December 8, 2010

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Considered and Passed:

Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3082 - Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011 and the Food Safety Enhancement Act (Rep. Obey – Appropriations) (212 - 206)
 
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5281Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act of 2010 (Rep. Berman – Judiciary) (216 - 198)
 
Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (13):
  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. S. 3789 - Social Security Number Protection Act of 2010 (Sen. Feinstein - Ways and Means)
  9. H.Res. 1746 - Recognizing and supporting the efforts of Welcome Back Veterans to augment the services provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans' Affairs in providing timely and world-class care for veterans and members of the Armed Forces suffering from PTSD and related psychiatric disorders (Rep. Israel - Veterans' Affairs)
  10. H.R. 5470 - To exclude an external power supply for certain security or life safety alarms and surveillance system components from the application of certain energy efficiency standards under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (Rep. Pallone - Energy and Commerce)
  11. H.R. 4501 - Guarantee of a Legitimate Deal Act (Rep. Weiner - Energy and Commerce)
  12. H.R. 5012 - Weekends Without Hunger Act (Rep. Titus - Education and Labor)
  13. S. 3817 - CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Sen. Dodd - Education and Labor)
Bills Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (2):
  1. H.R. 5987 - Seniors Protection Act of 2010 (Rep. Pomeroy - Ways and Means)
  2. H.R. 6495 - Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010 (Rep. George Miller - Education and Labor)
Postponed Suspension Vote (1 Bill):
  1. H.R. 6412 - Access to Criminal History Records for State Sentencing Commissions Act of 2010 (Rep. Scott (VA) - Judiciary)