Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, February 17, 2011

  • Adopted S.Res.60, a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the date of enactment of the law that created real estate investment trusts (REITS).
  • Passed S.365, a bill to make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002.
  • Passed S.307, a bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 217 West King Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia, as the “W. Craig Broadwater Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.
  • Passed S.266, a bill to redesignate the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge as the “Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge”.
  • Adopted S.Res.72, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater;
  • Adopted S.Res.73, Democracy in Iran;
  • Adopted S.Res.74, designating February 28, 2011 as “Rare Disease Day;
  • Adopted S.Res.75, National March 25, 2011 as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day”; and
  • Adopted S.Res.76, 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the U.S. Army Reserve.
  • Passed H.Con.Res.17, adjournment resolution.
  • Confirmed Stephanie O’Sullivan, of Virginia, to be Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence.
  • Amendments to S.223 agreed to:
  • Coburn amendment #64 (Rescind unused earmarks);
  • Brown-Portman second degree amendment #105 (unmanned aerial systems) to
  • Ensign amendment #32;
  • Ensign amendment #32, as amended, (remotely piloted aerial systems);
  • Reid amendment #54, as modified (noise buffering);
  • Udall (NM) amendment #49, as modified (Dona Ana County airport);
  • Udall (NM) amendment #51, as modified (advanced imaging technology);
  • Lautenberg #10, as modified (change date for noise level)
  • Pryor #22 (cap local cost share)
  • Klobuchar #37, as modified (public use airport projects)
  • Cantwell #46, as modified (airline carrier bankruptcy)
  • Murkowski #53 (emergency locator transmitter)
  • Hutchison #57 (airport maintenance)
  • Cochran #59 (explosive pest control devices)
  • Cantwell #65 (navigation performance procedures)
  • Inhofe #86 (model aircraft)
  • Boxer #94 (child safety seats)
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