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Sept. 29, 2016
Bill Status

S.2683

Federal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016

Presented to President.

S.1878

Advancing Hope Act of 2016

Presented to President.

S.1698

Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

Presented to President.

S.1004

Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act

Presented to President.

Sept. 28, 2016
Bill Status

S.RES.589

A resolution honoring the 50th anniversary of Reformed Theological Seminary.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6242-6243)

S.RES.588

A resolution recognizing the month of October 2016 as "National Principals Month".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197; text as passed Senate: CR S6242)

S.RES.587

A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197; text as passed Senate: CR S6242)

S.RES.586

A resolution honoring the life of Jacob Wetterling and recognizing the efforts of Jacob Wetterling's family to find abducted children and support the families of those children.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197; text as passed Senate: CR S6242)

S.RES.585

A resolution designating October 26, 2016, as "Day of the Deployed".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197; text as passed Senate: CR S6241-6242)

S.RES.584

A resolution acknowledging the peaceful hunger strike of Guillermo "El Coco" Farinas, a political dissident in Cuba, applauding his bravery and commitment to human rights, and expressing solidarity with him and his cause.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6244)

S.RES.583

A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to ensure that the Senate votes on whether to confirm judicial nominees.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6241)

S.RES.562

A resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.CON.RES.54

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress and reaffirming longstanding United States policy in support of a direct bilaterally negotiated settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposition to United Nations Security Council resolutions imposing a solution to the conflict.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6244)

S.CON.RES.53

A concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 5325.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

S.CON.RES.52

A concurrent resolution honoring Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully, the United States baseball broadcaster who has magnificently served as the play-by-play announcer for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers for 67 Major League Baseball seasons since 1950.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6243-6244; text of measure as introduced: CR S6243-6244)

S.3459

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the requirements for secure geological storage of carbon dioxide for purposes of the carbon dioxide sequestration credit.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.