Senate passes slew of bills, resolutions before adjourning

S.1956, to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the Europeans Union’s emissions trading scheme, as amended.

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H.R.4850, the Enabling Energy Saving Innovations Act, as amended.

H.R.915, the Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act, as amended.

H.R.6215, Trademark Dilution correction bill.

H.R.2706, to prohibit the sale of Billfish.

S.Res. 466, a resolution calling for the release from prison of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko, as amended.

S.Con.Res.50, a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived.

S.3486, Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act, as amended.

S.3193, Barona Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Clarification Act of 2012, as amended.

H.R.6431, to provide flexibility with respect to United States support for assistance provided by international financial institutions for Burma, and for other purposes.

H.R.2453, the Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act, as amended.

H.R.6433, to make corrections with respect to Food and Drug Administration user fees.

H.R.4158, to confirm full ownership rights for certain United States astronauts to artifacts from the astronauts’ space missions.

H.R.4223, SAFE Doses Act.

H.R.6375, VA Major Construction Authorization and Expiring Authorities Extension Act of 2012.

S.3315, the GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012, as amended.

Concurred in the House message to S.300, the Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2012.

Concurred in the House message to S.710, the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act.

H.R.2838, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011, as amended.

S.3341, Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review Act of 2012.

H.R.5512, the Divisional Realignment Act.

H.R.6189, Reporting Efficiency Improvement Act.

H.R.1272, to provide for the use and distribution of the funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, et al, by the United States Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188, and for other purposes.

H.R.2240, Lowell National Historical Park Land Exchange Act of 2012.

H.R.2606, New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act, as amended.

H.R.2139, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the establishment of Lion Clubs International.

S.3624, The Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012.

S.3625, a bill to change the effective date for the Internet publication of certain information to prevent harm to the national security or endangering the military officers and civilian employees to whom the publication requirement applies, and for other purposes.

S.Res.448: recognizing the 100th anniversary of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.

S.Res.472, designating October 7, 2012, as “Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans Day,” as amended.

S.Res.558, a resolution congratulating the athletes from Nevada and throughout the United States who participated in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as members of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Teams. 

S.Res.555, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Retirement Week”, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.

S.Res.561, a resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

S.Res.576, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Act.

S.Res.577, honoring the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.

S.Res.578, supporting the goals and ideals of Red Ribbon Week, 2012.

S.Res.579, designating the week of Sept. 24 through Sept. 28, 2012, as “National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.”

S.Res.580, designating Oct. 14, 2012, as “National Wildlife Refuge Week.”

S.Res.581, designating Oct. 26, 2012, as “Day of the Deployed.”

S.Res.582, recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.

S.Res.583, designating September 2012, as “National Preparedness Month.”

S.Res.584, designating Oct. 4, 2012, as “Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Day.”

S.Res.585, recognizing the extraordinary history and heritage of the State of New Mexico, and honoring and commending the State of New Mexico and its people on its centennial anniversary.

S.Res.586, expressing support for the goals and ideals of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month of 2012.

S.Res.587, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “Lights On Afterschool,” a national celebration of afterschool programs held on Oct. 18, 2012.

S.Res.588, Commending the four American public servants who died in Benghazi, Libya, United States Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty, for their tireless efforts on behalf of the American people, and condemning the violent attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi.

S.Res.589, designating Nov. 24, 2012, as “Small Business Saturday” and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

The Senate also designated the names of several courthouses and confirmed military and agency nominations.