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Day December 18, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00278

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate S.Amdt.3 to H.R.5281; A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify and improve certain provisions relating to the removal of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to Federal courts, and for other…


The America’s Great Outdoors Act of 2010

Summary The federal government shares responsibility with state, local, and private organizations to help protect our nation’s natural resources for current and future generations. In order to help fulfill that responsibility, the 110th Congress passed and President Bush signed into law the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008.  Furthermore, at the beginning of 111th Congress,…


The Environmental Provisions Included in the America’s Great Outdoors Act

In the coming days, the Senate may consider the America’s Great Outdoors Act of 2010. This legislation is the product of the bipartisan work of four Senate committees (Commerce, Environment and Public Works, Indian Affairs, and Energy and Natural Resources) that have favorably reported a variety of bipartisan ocean, wildlife, tribal, and natural resource bills…


Senate Floor Schedule For Saturday, December 18, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume executive session to resume consideration of the New START Treaty. Following any Leader remarks in Executive session, the Senate will turn to Legislative session and be in a period of morning business until 10:30am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with…