Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 29, 2010

  • Passed H.R.3714, Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act.
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.264, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the Capitol grounds for the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service (the event will be held on May 15, 2010).
  • Adopted S.Con.Res.61, a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that general aviation pilots and industry should be recognized for the contributions made in response to Haiti earth quake relief efforts.
  • Adopted S.Con.Res.62, a concurrent resolution congratulating the outstanding professional public servants, both past and present, of the Natural Resources Conservation Service on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
  • Adopted S.Res.481, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the Nation during Public Service Recognition Week, May 3 through 9, 2010.
  • Adopted S.Res.507, a resolution designating April 30, 2010, as “Dia de los Ninos: Celebrating Young Americans.”
  • Confirmed the following nominations:
  • David Hale to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky;
  • Kerry Harvery to be United States Attorney for th eEaster District of Kentucky;
  • Alicia Anne Garrido Limtiaco to be United States Attorney for the district of Guam and concurerntly United States Attorney for the District of the Northern Mariana Islands;
  • Kenneth Gonzales to be United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico
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