Introduced by Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrOvernight Finance: Senate rejects Trump immigration plan | U.S. Bancorp to pay 0M in fines for lacking money laundering protections | Cryptocurrency market overcharges users | Prudential fights to loosen oversight Senators introduce bill to help businesses with trade complaints Our intelligence chiefs just want to tell the truth about national security MORE (R-N.C.), S. 1959 made a point not to further harm relations with Pakistan, stating that “nothing in this Act may be construed to infringe upon the sovereignty of Pakistan to combat militant or terrorist groups operating inside its boundaries.”

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U.S.-Pakistani relations have been sensitive since U.S. Special Forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan without that country's aid.

Another measure agreed to Thursday evening was H.Con.Res. 134, which condemned the movie theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., last Friday. The House passed the resolution earlier Thursday. It was introduced by the entire Colorado delegation. Twelve people were killed last Friday, and 58 more were wounded, when a gunman targeted a movie theater premiering the latest Batman installment.

The Senate adopted resolution 532, which expresses the Senate’s support for the International AIDS Conference. Introduced by Sen. Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonGingrich says arming teachers only long-term solution to school shootings Florida students turn to activism in wake of shooting CNN invites Trump to town hall with parents, students of Florida high school MORE (D-Fla.), the resolution said the Senate is committed to HIV/AIDS research, prevention and treatment programs.

On a lighter note, S. Res. 531 commemorated the success of past U.S. Olympic Teams and wished Team USA good luck in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The opening ceremony is Friday.

Several Air Force, Army and Navy nominations were also passed.