December 7, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

16 Suspensions

Congratulating imprisoned Chinese democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo on the award of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

Sponsor: Rep. Chris Smith  (Foreign Affairs)
December 7, 2010

Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the National Council for International Visitors, and expressing support for designation of February 16, 2011, as "Citizen Diplomacy Day"

Sponsor: Rep. James P. Moran
December 7, 2010

Honoring the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon

Sponsor: Rep. James P. McGovern
December 7, 2010

Recognizing Rotary International for 105 years of service to the world and commending members on their dedication to the mission and principles of their organization.

Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith  (Oversight and Reform)
December 7, 2010

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.

Sponsor: Rep. Kurt Schrader
December 7, 2010

Expressing support for the designation of March as National Essential Tremor Awareness Month


December 7, 2010

Recognizing the centennial of the City of Lilburn, Georgia and supporting the goals and ideals of a City of Lilburn Day

Sponsor: Rep. Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.
December 7, 2010

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 North 6th Street in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "Earl Wilson, Jr. Post Office"

Sponsor: Rep. William Lacy Clay
December 7, 2010

Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Runaway Prevention Month

Sponsor: Rep. Judy Biggert  (Oversight and Reform)
December 7, 2010

Access to Criminal History Records for State Sentencing Commissions Act

Sponsor: Rep. Bobby Scott
December 7, 2010

Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010

Sponsor: Sen. John Thune  (Joint Committee on the Library)
December 7, 2010

To provide for American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas to be treated as States for certain criminal justice programs

Sponsor: Rep. Gregorio Sablan
December 7, 2010

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 o

Sponsor: Rep. Wally Herger  (Judiciary)
December 7, 2010

Congratulating the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 20th anniversary of the reestablishment of their full independence.

Sponsor: Rep. John Shimkus  (Foreign Affairs)
December 7, 2010

Mourning the loss of life and extending condolences to the families affected by the fire in northern Israel that began on December 2, 2010


December 7, 2010

Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2010

Sponsor: Sen. Charles E. Schumer  (Judiciary)
December 7, 2010