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HB6533PassLocal Community Radio Act of 2010 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modify the rules authorizing t...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-371.
SB3903PassPermits land held in trust for the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo (New Mexico) to be leased for a term of up to 99 years.
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-381.
SB3874PassReduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to exempt from prohibitions on the use or sale of lead pipes, solder, and flux: (1) pipes or pipe or plumbing fittings or fixtures, including backflow preventers, that are u...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-380.
HB5809PassDiesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2010 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize and extend funding for a grant program for reducing diesel emissions. Authorizes the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) provi...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-364.
SB118PassSection 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2010 - Title I: New Construction Reforms - (Sec. 101) Amends the Housing Act of 1959 regarding capital advances and contracts for project rental assistance for supportive housing for the elderly. ...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-372.
SB3243PassAnti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that: (1) by not later than two years after enactment of this Act, all applicants for law enforcement positions with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-376.
SB3036PassNational Alzheimer's Project Act - (Sec. 2) Establishes in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Alzheimer's Project. Requires the Secretary to: (1) be responsible for the creation and maintenance of an integrate...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-375.
SB1481PassFrank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act to revise requirements for supportive housing for persons with disabilities. Authorizes appropriations for tenant-based r...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-374.
SB841PassPedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to initiate a rulemaking to promulgate a phased-in motor vehicle safety standard: (1) establishing performance requirements for an alert sound that allows blind and o...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-373.
HB5133PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 331 1st Street in Carlstadt, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Frank T. Carvill and Lance Corporal Michael A. Schwarz Post Office Building."
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-359.
HB5116PassAmerica COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 or America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Reauthorization Act of 2010 - Title I: Office of Science and Technology Policy - (Sec. 101) Requir...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-358.
HB4973PassNational Wildlife Refuge Volunteer Improvement Act of 2010 - Amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (the Act) to authorize appropriations for FY2011-FY2014 to the Secretary of the Interior to carry out certain activities and services related to fis...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-357.
HB4748PassNorthern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010 - Amends the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 to require the Director of National Drug Control Policy, not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act and...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-356.
HB4602PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1332 Sharon Copley Road in Sharon Center, Ohio, as the "Emil Bolas Post Office."
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-355.
HB4445PassIndian Pueblo Cultural Center Clarification Act - Repeals a restriction on treating as Indian country certain lands held in trust for Indian pueblos within Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Prohibits gaming on such land.
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-354.
HB2751PassFDA Food Safety Modernization Act - Title I: Improving Capacity to Prevent Food Safety Problems - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to expand the food safety activities of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), includ...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-353.
HB2142PassGPRA Modernization Act of 2010 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 to require each executive agency to make its strategic plan available on its public website and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the fi...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-352.
HB1746PassPredisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to: (1) increase the amount guaranteed to each state under the predisaster hazard mitigation program to $575,000; (2) require the P...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-351.
HB1107PassEnacts title 41 of the United States Code into positive law to be entitled "Public Contracts." Makes technical and conforming amendments. Increases the micro-purchase threshold for executive agency procurement purposes to $3,000 (currently...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-350.
HB628PassEstablishes a pilot program in certain U.S. district courts under which: (1) those district judges who request to hear cases involving patent or plant variety protection issues are designated by the chief judge to hear them; (2) such cases are random...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-349.
HB81PassTitle I: Shark Conservation Act of 2010 - Shark Conservation Act of 2010 - (Sec. 102) Amends the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to urge international fishery management organizations to which ...
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2011-01-04
Became Public Law No: 111-348.
HB847PassJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 - Title I: World Trade Center Health Program - (Sec. 101) Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the World Trade Center Health Program (WTC Program) within the Department of Health and...
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2011-01-02
Became Public Law No: 111-347.
SB4058PassHelping Heroes Keep Their Homes Act of 2010 - Amends the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 to extend through December 31, 2012, a specified protection for servicemembers against mortgage foreclosure, maintaining through such date the stay of ...
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2010-12-29
Became Public Law No: 111-346.
SB3386PassRestore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act - Defines "post-transaction third party seller" as a person that: (1) sells, or offers for sale, any good or service on the Internet; (2) solicits purchases on the Internet through an initial merchant...
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2010-12-29
Became Public Law No: 111-345.
HB6520IntroDon't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 - Provides for repeal of the current Department of Defense (DOD) policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, to be effective 60 days after the Secretary of Defense has received DOD's comprehensive rev...
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2010-12-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
HCR275EngrossSupports the designation of the week beginning on the second Sunday of September as Arts in Education Week.
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2010-12-23
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
HR1461IntroExpresses support for: (1) Olympic Day and the goals that Olympic Day pursues; and (2) the goals of World Fit.Congratulates: (1) Team USA on their Vancouver 2010 accomplishments; and (2) World Fit's participants on the 2010 results.
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2010-12-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB6473PassAirport and Airway Extension Act of 2010, Part IV - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through March 31, 2011: (1) increased excise taxes on aviation fuels and the excise tax on air transportation of persons and property; and (2) the expendit...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-329.
HB6278PassKingman and Heritage Islands Act of 2010 - Amends the National Children's Island Act of 1995 to allow the District of Columbia to use the lands conveyed (Kingman and Heritage Islands) and the related easements granted under such Act for recreational,...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-328.
HB6116IntroFair Elections Now Act - Title I: Fair Elections Financing of House Election Campaigns - (Sec. 101) Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to provide certified participating House of Representatives candidates with payments, to be us...
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2010-12-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
HB5367EngrossD.C. Courts and Public Defender Service Act of 2010 - Amends the District of Columbia Official Code to require the chief judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals to: (1) call biennial or, as under current law, annual judicial conferences; a...
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2010-12-22
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
HB5498IntroWMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010 - Title I: Intelligence Matters - (Sec. 101) Requires the Director of National Intelligence to develop, implement, and report to Congress regarding: (1) a National Intelligence Strategy for Countering the T...
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2010-12-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 411.
HB3082PassContinuing Appropriations and Surface Transportation Extensions Act, 2011 - Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011 - Title I: Continuing Appropriations Amendments - (Sec. 1) Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (P.L. 111-242) to extend ...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-322.
SR432IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of the Year of the Lung (an initiative to raise awareness about lung health, initiate action worldwide, and advocate for resources to combat lung disease).
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2010-12-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S11057-11058)
SB3304PassTwenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 - Title I: Communications Access - (Sec. 102) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 (the Act) to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to require that customer prem...
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2010-12-22
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-386.
SB3199PassEarly Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2010 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to expand the newborns and infants hearing loss program to include diagnostic services among the services provided. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-337.
SB2906PassPermits land held in trust for the Kalispel Tribe of Indians and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians to be leased for a term of greater than 25 years. Includes the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, or the Kalispel Tribe of I...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-336.
SB2870IntroInternational Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act - Title I: Administration and Enforcement of Certain Fishery and Related Statutes - (Sec. 101) Directs the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the Secretary of the department in which the ...
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2010-12-22
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-388.
SB2764IntroSatellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2009 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend until December 31, 2014 (under current law, until December 31, 2009), the authorization for a multichannel video programming distributo...
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2010-12-22
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-385.
SB1774EnrollProvides for the relief of Hotaru Nakama Ferschke.
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2010-12-22
Became Private Law No: 111-2.
SB1609PassLongline Catcher Processor Subsector Single Fishery Cooperative Act - (Sec. 2) Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce, upon the request of eligible members of the longline catcher processor subsector holding at least 80% of the licenses issued for that...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-335.
SB1448PassPermits lease authority for a period of up to 99 years for the Coquille Indian Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, the Klamath Tribes, and the Burns Paiute Tribe tr...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-334.
SB1405PassLongfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Designation Act - Designates the Longfellow National Historic Site in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-333.
SB1275PassNational Foundation on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Establishment Act - Establishes the National Foundation on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition as a charitable, nonprofit corporation: (1) to develop, in conjunction with the Office of the President's ...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-332.
SB1274IntroAmerican Communities' Right to Public Information Act - Amends the SAFE Port Act with respect to existing prohibitions against the disclosure of information contained in maritime transportation security plans (including facility security plans, vesse...
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2010-12-22
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-387.
SB773IntroCybersecurity Act of 2010 - (Sec. 3) Defines "cybersecurity" as "information security" which is defined (in federal code provisions related to the coordination of federal information policy) as protecting information and informati...
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2010-12-22
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 111-384.
SB583IntroBuilding a Stronger America Act - Amends the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to direct the Secretary of Commerce to award grants for the development of feasibility studies and plans for the construction of new or expansion (includi...
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2010-12-22
Star Print ordered on the reported bill.
SB372EngrossWhistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2010 - Title I: Protection of Certain Disclosures of Information by Federal Employees - (Sec. 101) Amends federal personnel law relating to whistleblower protections to provide that such protections shall a...
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2010-12-22
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
SB30PassTruth in Caller ID Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to make it unlawful for any person in the United States, in connection with any telecommunications service or Internet protocol (IP)-enabled voice service, to cause any caller ide...
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2010-12-22
Became Public Law No: 111-331.
HB5105IntroAmends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Chief Veterinary Officer, who shall: (1) head the division of DHS with primary responsibility for veterinary issues, food defense, and agriculture se...
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2010-12-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 412.
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