Roll Call Votes in the U.S. Senate for 2001

(Key votes are in bold)

(Party Line Votes are colored 60%=Gray 70%=Yellow 80%=Blue 90%=Red)

Vote NumberDateBill NumberQuestionVote ResultVote Description
3802001-12-20H R 3338On the Conference ReportAgreed toConference Report to Accompany H.R. 3338; Department of Defense and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States Act, 2002
3792001-12-20H CON RES 295On the ResolutionAgreed toH. Con. Res. 295; A concurrent resolution providing for the sine die adjournment of the first session of the One Hundred Seventh Congress.
3782001-12-20H R 3061On the Conference ReportAgreed toConference Report to Accompany H.R. 3061; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3772001-12-19S 1731On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2471RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 2471; To provide a complete substitute.
3762001-12-19S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2678Agreed toMotion to Table Hutchinson Amdt. No. 2678; To provide a complete substitute.
3752001-12-18S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2596Agreed toMotion to Table Smith(NH) Amdt. No. 2596; To provide for Presidential certification that the government of Cuba is not involved in the support for acts of international terrorism as a condition precedent to agricultural trade with Cuba.
3742001-12-18S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2671Agreed toMotion to Table Cochran Amendment No. 2671; To provide a complete substitute.
3732001-12-18S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2603Agreed toMotion to table McCain Amdt. No. 2603; To provide for the market name for catfish.
3722001-12-18S 1731On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2471RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin Amdt. No. 2471 to S. 1731, Upon Reconsideration; To provide a complete substitute.
3712001-12-18H R 1On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 1 Conference Report; No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
3702001-12-13PN1003On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation Frederick J. Martone, of Arizona, to be U.S. District Judge
3692001-12-13S 1438On the Conference ReportAgreed toConference Report to Accompany S. 1438; National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002
3682001-12-13S 1731On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2471RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on Harkin Amdt. No. 2471; To provide a complete substitute.
3672001-12-13S 1731On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2534Agreed toJohnson Amdt. No. 2534; To make it unlawful for a packer to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter.
3662001-12-13S 1731On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2522Agreed toFeingold Amdt. No. 2522; To reform certain mandatory arbitration clauses.
3652001-12-13S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2513Agreed toMotion to Table Bond Amdt. No. 2513; To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to review Federal agency actions affecting agricultural producers.
3642001-12-12S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2466Agreed toMotion to Table Gregg Amdt. No. 2466; To phase out the sugar program and use any resulting savings to improve nutrition assistance.
3632001-12-12S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2473Agreed toMotion to Table Lugar Amdt. No. 2473; To provide a complete substitute for the commodity and nutrition titles.
3622001-12-11S 1731On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2472Agreed toMotion to Table Crapo Amdt. No. 2472; To replace the provision relating to the national dairy program with the provision from the bill passed by the House of Representatives.
3612001-12-11PN906On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation John D. Bates, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia
3602001-12-07H R 3338Whether the Amendment is Germane S.Amdt. 2349Held NongermaneIs the Feingold Amendment No. 2349 Germane to H.R. 3338?; To provide that Members of Congress shall not receive a cost of living adjustment in pay during fiscal year 2002.
3592001-12-07H R 3338On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2336Agreed toHelms Amdt. No. 2336; To protect United States military personnel and other elected appointed officials of the United States Government against criminal prosecution by an international criminal court to which the United States is not a party.
3582001-12-07H R 3338On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2337RejectedDodd Amdt. No. 2337; With respect to the protection of United States interests and the interest of American citizens and service members as it relates to the establishment of an International Criminal Court.
3572001-12-07H R 3338On the Point of OrderSustainedMotion to Waive the CBA re: the Committee Substitute to H.R. 3338; Department of Defense and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States Act, 2002
3562001-12-07H R 2944On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2944 Conference Report; District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002
3552001-12-06H R 3338On the MotionRejectedDivision II of the Motion to Waive CBA Re: The Emergency Designation on Page 398 of the Committee Substitute to HR 3338; Department of Defense and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States Act, 2002
3542001-12-06H R 3338On the MotionRejectedDivision I of the Motion to Waive CBA Re: The Emergency Designation on Page 397 of the Committee Substitute to H.R. 3338; Department of Defense and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States Act, 2002
3532001-12-06PN897On the NominationConfirmedHarris L. Hartz, of New Mexico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
3522001-12-05S 1731On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consideration of S. 1731; Agriculture, Conservation, and Rural Enhancement Act of 2001
3512001-12-05H R 10On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 10, as amended; Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001
3502001-12-05H R 10On the Motion S.Amdt. 2170Agreed toMotion to Waive CBA re: Daschle Amendment No. 2170; To modernize the financing of the railroad retirement system and to provide enhanced benefits to employees and beneficiaries.
3492001-12-04H R 10On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2196RejectedGramm Amendment No. 2196; To ensure that returns on investment are earned prior to any reduction in taxes or increase in benefits.
3482001-12-04H R 10On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2175RejectedNickles Amendment No. 2175; To use a 5-year average rather than a 10-year average in computing the average account benefits ratio.
3472001-12-04H R 10On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2202RejectedDomenici Amendment No. 2202; To strike the provision related to directed scorekeeping.
3462001-12-04H R 2299On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2299 Conference Report; Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3452001-12-03H R 10On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2170Agreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on Amendment No. 2170; To modernize the financing of the railroad retirement system and to provide enhanced benefits to employees and beneficiaries.
3442001-12-03H R 10On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2171RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Lott Amendment No. 2171; To enhance energy conservation, research and development, and to provide for security and diversity in the energy supply for the American people, and for other purposes.
3432001-11-29H R 10On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 10; Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001
3422001-11-27PN1047On the NominationConfirmedMotion to Proceed to Executive Session
3412001-11-15H R 1552On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2155Agreed toMotion to Table Enzi Amdt. No. 2155; To foster innovation and technological advancement in the development of the Internet and electronic commerce, and to assist the States in simplifying their sales and use taxes.
3402001-11-15H R 2500On the Conference ReportAgreed toConference Report to Accompany H.R. 2500; Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3392001-11-15H R 2330On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2330 Conference Report; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3382001-11-14H R 3090On the Motion S.Amdt. 2125RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Baucus Amdt. No. 2125; To provide a substitute amendment.
3372001-11-14H R 3090On the Motion S.Amdt. 2125RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Sec. 909 of the Baucus Amdt. No. 2125; To provide a substitute amendment.
3362001-11-13S J RES 28On Passage of the BillRejectedS.J. Res. 28; A joint resolution suspending certain provisions of law pursuant to section 258(a)(2) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
3352001-11-13PN893On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Edith Brown Clement, of Louisiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge
3342001-11-08H R 2620On the Conference ReportAgreed toConference Report to Accompany H.R. 2620; Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3332001-11-08PN904On the NominationConfirmedTerry L. Wooten, of South Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge
3322001-11-08H R 2883On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2883, as amended; Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002
3312001-11-07H R 2944On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2944, as amended; District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002
3302001-11-07H R 2944On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2111Agreed toDurbin Amendment No. 2111; To provide for certain exceptions to the limitations on fees an attorney may charge when challenging special education placement in the District of Columbia.
3292001-11-07H R 2944On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2110Agreed toHutchison Amendment No. 2110; To cap the allowable fees an attorney may charge when challenging special education placement in the District of Columbia.
3282001-11-07H R 2944On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2107Agreed toMotion to Table Allen Amendment No. 2107; To prohibit the use of local funds to carry out needle exchange programs in the District of Columbia.
3272001-11-06PN915On the NominationConfirmedStephen P. Friot, of Oklahoma, to be U.S. District Judge
3262001-11-06PN907On the NominationConfirmedKaron O. Bowdre, of Alabama, to be U.S. District Judge
3252001-11-06PN905On the NominationConfirmedNomination: M. Christina Armijo, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge
3242001-11-06H R 3061On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 3061, as amended; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3232001-11-06H R 3061On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2044RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Daschle Amendment No. 2044; To provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions.
3222001-11-05PN919On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Larry R. Hicks, of Nevada, to be U.S. District Judge
3212001-11-01H R 2590On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2590 Conference Report; Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 2002
3202001-11-01H R 2311On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2311 Conference Report; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2002
3192001-11-01H R 3061On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2075Agreed toMotion to Table Kyl Amdt. No. 2075; To provide that the Federal government give priority to Indian, Military and Impact Aid schools when it allocates funds for school renovation and repair.
3182001-11-01H R 3061On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2074RejectedHutchinson Amdt. No. 2074; To prohibit the use of funds under the National Labor Relations Act for the funding of unfair labor practices relating to certain no-solicitation or no-access rules.
3172001-11-01H R 3061On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2058Agreed toLandrieu Amdt. No. 2058; To redistribute certain funds under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
3162001-11-01H R 3061On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2056RejectedGregg Amdt. No. 2056; To provide funding for targeted grants under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
3152001-10-25H R 2330On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2330, As Passed; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3142001-10-25H R 2330On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1987RejectedMotion to Table Nelson(NE) Amdt. No. 1987; Of a perfecting nature.
3132001-10-25H R 3162On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 3162; Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001
3122001-10-24H R 2506On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2506, as amended; Kenneth M. Ludden Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002
3112001-10-24H R 2506On the Motion S.Amdt. 1950RejectedMotion to Waive C.B.A. re: Graham Amdt. No. 1950; Of a technical nature.
3102001-10-23PN913On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Claire V. Eagan, of Oklahoma to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District
3092001-10-23PN911On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Laurie Smith Camp, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge
3082001-10-23PN910On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Karen Caldwell , of Kentucky, to be U.S. District Judge
3072001-10-23PN901On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: James H. Payne, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma
3062001-10-23H R 2506On Cloture on the Motion to ProceedRejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2506; Kenneth M. Ludden Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002
3052001-10-18H R 2904On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2904 Conference Report; Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2002
3042001-10-17H R 2217On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R. 2217 Conference Report; Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
3032001-10-15H R 2506On Cloture on the Motion to ProceedRejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2506; Kenneth M. Ludden Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002
3022001-10-11S 1510On Passage of the BillPassedS.1510; USA Act of 2001
3012001-10-11S 1510On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1901Agreed toMotion to Table Feingold Amdt. No. 1901; To modify the provisions relating to access to business records under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
3002001-10-11S 1510On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1900Agreed toMotion to Table Feingold Amdt. No. 1900; To limit the roving wiretap authority under FISA.
2992001-10-11S 1510On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1899Agreed toMotion to Table Feingold Amdt. No. 1899; To make amendments to the provision relating to interception of computer trespasser communications.
2982001-10-11PN900On the NominationConfirmedMichael P. Mills, of Mississippi, to be U.S. District Judge
2972001-10-11PN884On the NominationConfirmedBarrington D. Parker, of Connecticut, to be U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit
2962001-10-11S J RES 25On Passage of the BillPassedS.J.Res. 25; National Day of Remembrance Act of 2001
2952001-10-11S 1447On Passage of the BillPassedS.1447, as amended; Aviation and Transportation Security Act
2942001-10-11S 1447On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1863Agreed toMotion to Table Murkowski Amdt. No. 1863; To establish age limitations for airmen.
2932001-10-11S 1447On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1855RejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1855 to S.1447; To provide assistance for employees who are separated from employment as a result of reductions in service by air carriers, and closures of airports, caused by terrorist actions or security measures.
2922001-10-09S 1447On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 1447 ; Aviation and Transportation Security Act
2912001-10-03H J RES 51On Passage of the BillPassedH.J. Res. 51; A joint resolution approving the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment with respect to the products of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
2902001-10-02S 1438On Passage of the BillPassedS. 1438, as amended; National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002
2892001-10-02S 1438On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on S. 1438; National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002
2882001-09-26H R 2904On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2904, as amended; Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2002
2872001-09-25S 1438On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1674Agreed toMotion to Table Warner Amdt. No. 1674; To strike section 821 of the bill, which would revise requirements relating to the purchase of Federal Prison Industries products by the Department of Defense.
2862001-09-25S 1438On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1622Agreed toMotion to Table Bunning Amendment No. 1622; To strike title XXIX, relating to defense base closure and realignment.
2852001-09-24PN830On the NominationConfirmedKirk Van Tine, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation
2842001-09-21S 1450On Passage of the BillPassedS.1450; Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act
2832001-09-21PN903On the NominationConfirmedReggie B. Walton, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia
2822001-09-21PN886On the NominationConfirmedSharon Prost, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit
2812001-09-14S J RES 23On the Joint ResolutionAgreed toS.J. Res. 23; Authorization for Use of Military Force
2802001-09-14S 1426On Passage of the BillPassedS. 1426; 2001 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States
2792001-09-13H R 2500On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2500, as amended; Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
2782001-09-13H R 2500On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1560Agreed toHarkin Amdt. No. 1560; To express the sense of the Senate regarding discrimination against Arab Americans.
2772001-09-12S J RES 22On the Joint ResolutionAgreed toS.J.Res. 22; A joint resolution expressing the sense of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding the terrorist attacks launched against the Unites States on September 11, 2001.
2762001-09-10H R 2500On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1538RejectedMotion to Table Smith (NH) Amendment No. 1538; To provide protection to American Servicemen who were used in World War II as slave labor.
2752001-09-06S 149On Passage of the BillPassedS.149, as amended; Export Administration Act of 2001
2742001-09-04S 149On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1481Agreed toMotion to Table Thompson Amdt. No. 1481; To modify the exceptions from required time periods.
2732001-08-03S 1246On the Cloture MotionRejectedMotoin to Invoke Cloture on S. 1246; Emergency Agricultural Assistance Act of 2001.
2722001-08-02PN668On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Robert S. Mueller, III, of California, to be Director of the F.B.I.
2712001-08-02PN462On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Sarah V. Hart, of Pennsylvania, to be Director of the National Institute of Justice
2702001-08-02PN458On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: William J. Riley, of Nebraska, to be U.S. District Judge
2692001-08-02H R 2620On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2620; Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
2682001-08-02H R 2620On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1226Agreed toMotion to Table McCain Amdt. No. 1226, as modified; To reduce by 5,000,000 amounts available for certain projects funded by the Community Development Fund of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and make the amount available for veterans claims adjudication.
2672001-08-02H R 2620On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1231Agreed toMotion to Table Schumer Amdt. No. 1231; To make drug elimination grants for low-income housing available for the BuyBack America program.
2662001-08-02H R 2620On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1229Agreed toMotion to Table Kyl Amdt. No. 1229, as modified; To specify the manner of allocation of funds made available for grants for the construction of wastewater and water treatment facilities and groundwater protection infrastructure.
2652001-08-01H R 2620On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1219Agreed toBoxer Amdt. No. 1219; To provide for a new national primary drinking water regulation for arsenic.
2642001-08-01PN513On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Asa Hutchinson, of Arkansas, to be Administrator of Drug Enforcement
2632001-08-01H R 2620On the Motion S.Amdt. 1218RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Wellstone Amdt. No. 1218; To increase the amount available for medical care for veterans by $650,000,000.
2622001-08-01H R 2299On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on H.R. 2299, Upon Reconsideration; Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
2612001-07-31S 1246On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1190Agreed toMotion to Table Lugar Amendment No. 1190; In the nature of a substitute.
2602001-07-30S 1246On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1246; Emergency Agricultural Assistance Act of 2001.
2592001-07-27H R 2299On the Cloture MotionRejectedMotion to Invoke Cloture on H.R. 2299; Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
2582001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1163Agreed toMotion to Table Daschle Amdt. No. 1163; To provide for an effective date.
2572001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1164Agreed toMotion to Table Daschle Amdt. No. 1164; To provide for an effective date.
2562001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1165Agreed toMotion to Table Murray Amdt. No. 1165; To provide for an effective date.
2552001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion for AttendanceAgreed toMotion to Instruct Sgt. at Arms; Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002
2542001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1180Agreed toMotion to Table McCain Amdt. No. 1180; To require that Mexican nationals be treated the same as Canadian nationals under provisions of the Act.
2532001-07-27H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1168Agreed toMotion to Table Gramm Amdt. No. 1168; To prevent violations of the United States commitments under NAFTA.
2522001-07-26H R 2299On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1025Agreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on Murray Amdt. No. 1025 to H.R. 2299; To provide a complete substitute.
2512001-07-25S 1218On Passage of the BillPassedS. 1218; ILSA Extension Act of 2001
2502001-07-25H R 2299On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1065Agreed toMotion to Table Gramm Amdt. No. 1065; To prevent discrimination, in the application of truck safety standards, against Mexico by imposing any requirements on a Mexican motor carrier that seeks to operate in the United States that do not exist with regard to United States and Canadian motor carriers.
2492001-07-25H R 2299On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1033Agreed toCleland Amdt. No. 1033; To direct the State of Georgia, in expending certain funds, to give priority consideration to certain projects.
2482001-07-24H R 2299On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1058Agreed toFitzgerald Amdt. No. 1058; Relating to commercial air service at the Gary-Chicago Airport.
2472001-07-23H R 2299On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1037Agreed toReid Amdt. No. 1037; To require a study of the hazards and risks to public health and safety, the environment, and the economy of the transportation of hazardous chemicals and radioactive material, the improvements to transportation infrastructure necessary to prevent accidents in the transportation of such chemicals and material, and the preparedness of Federal, State, and local emergency response and medical personnel to response to and mitigate accidents in the transportation of such chemicals and material.
2462001-07-20PN429On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Richard F. Cebull, of Montana, to be U.S. District Judge
2452001-07-20PN428On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Sam E. Haddon, of Montana, to be U.S. District Judge
2442001-07-20PN402On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Roger L. Gregory, of Virginia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
2432001-07-19PN265On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Roger W. Ferguson, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
2422001-07-19PN213On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: John D. Graham, of Massachusetts, to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
2412001-07-19S 1172On Passage of the BillPassedS. 1172, as amended; Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2002
2402001-07-19H R 2311On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2311, as amended; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2002
2392001-07-19H R 2311On the Motion for AttendanceAgreed toMotion to Instruct Sgt. At Arms; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2002
2382001-07-18H R 2311On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1018Agreed toMotion to Table Murkowski Amdt. No. 1018; To provide grants and fellowships for energy industry workforce training and to monitor energy industry workforce trends.
2372001-07-18H R 2311On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1013Agreed toBond Amdt. No. 1013; To impose additional conditions on the consideration of revisions to the Missouri River Master Water Control Manual.
2362001-07-17H R 333On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 333, as amended; Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001
2352001-07-17H R 333On the Amendment S.Amdt. 977Agreed toWellstone Amendment No. 977; To require the General Accounting Office to conduct a study of the effects of the Act on bankruptcy filings, and for other purposes.
2342001-07-17H R 333On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 974Agreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on Leahy Amdt. No. 974 to S.420; In the nature of a substitute.
2332001-07-12H R 2217On the Amendment S.Amdt. 904RejectedMcCain Amendment No. 904; To prohibit the use of funds for any purpose relating to Vulcan Monument, Alabama.
2322001-07-12H R 2217On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 899Agreed toMotion to Table Smith (OR) Amendment No. 899; To direct the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take certain actions for the recovery of the lost river sucker and the shortnose sucker, and to clarify the operations of the Klamath Project in Oregon and California, and for other purposes.
2312001-07-12H R 2217On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 893Agreed toMotion to Table Nelson (FL) Amendment No. 893; To prohibit the use of funds to execute a final lease agreement for oil and gas development in the area of the Gulf of Mexico known as "Lease Sale 181".
2302001-07-12H R 333On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 333; Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001
2292001-07-11H CON RES 83On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 229RejectedMotion to Table Durbin Amdt. No. 879; No Statement of Purpose on File.
2282001-07-10H R 2216On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 2216, as amended; Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2001
2272001-07-10S 1077On the Amendment S.Amdt. 862RejectedSchumer Amdt. No. 862; To rescind $33,900,000 for the printing and postage costs of the notices to be sent by the Internal Revenue Service before and after the tax rebate, such amount to remain available for debt reduction.
2262001-07-10S 1077On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 869Agreed toMotion to Table McCain Amdt. 869; To provide additional funds for military personnel, working-capital funds, mission-critical maintenance, force protection, and other purposes by increasing amounts appropriated to the Department of Defense, and to offset the increases by reducing and rescinding certain appropriations.
2252001-07-10S 1077On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 863Agreed toMotion to Table Feingold Amdt. No. 863 ; To increase the amount provided to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, and to offset that increase by rescinding amounts appropriated to the Navy for the V-22 Osprey aircraft program.
2242001-07-10S 1077On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 874Agreed toMotion to Table Wellstone Amdt. No. 874; To increase funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, with an offset.
2232001-07-10S 1077On the Amendment S.Amdt. 873RejectedHollings Amdt. No. 873; Ensuring funding for defense and education and the supplemental appropriation by repealing tax cuts for 2001.
2222001-07-10S 1077On the Motion S.Amdt. 865RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Voinovich Amdt. No. 865; To protect the social security surpluses by preventing on-budget deficits.
2212001-07-10S 1077On the Motion S.Amdt. 866RejectedMotion to Waive CBA Conrad Amdt. No. 866; To establish an off-budget lockbox to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.
2202001-06-29S 1052On Passage of the BillPassedS.1052, as amended; Bipartisan Patient Protection Act
2192001-06-29S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 856RejectedFrist Amdt. No. 856; To provide for a complete substitute.
2182001-06-29S 1052On the Motion S.Amdt. 854RejectedKyl Amdt. No. 854; To permit choices in costs and damages.
2172001-06-29S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 841Agreed toMotion to Table Santorum Amdt. No. 841, as modified; To dedicate 75 percent of any awards of civil monetary penalties allowed under this Act to a Federal trust fund to finance refundable tax credits for uninsured individuals and families.
2162001-06-29S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 851Agreed toMotion to Table Craig Amdt. No. 851; To express the sense of the Senate regarding making medical savings accounts available to all Americans.
2152001-06-29S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 821Agreed toMotion to Table Allard Amdt. No. 821; To exempt small employers from causes of action under the Act.
2142001-06-29S 1052On the Point of OrderSustainedIs the Point of Order Well Taken? re: Smith (OR) Motion to Commit S.1052; Bipartisan Patient Protection Act
2132001-06-29S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 819Agreed toThompson Amdt. No. 819, as modified; To require exhaustion of remedies.
2122001-06-29S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 848Agreed toMotion to Table Ensign Amdt. No. 848; To provide that health care professionals who provide pro bono medical services to medically underserved or indigent individuals are immune from liability.
2112001-06-29S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 846Agreed toMotion to Table Nickles Amdt. No. 846; To apply the bill to plans maintained pursuant to collective bargaining agreements beginning on the general effective date.
2102001-06-29S 1052On the Motion S.Amdt. 845RejectedMotion to Waive CBA Grassley Amdt. No. 845; To strike provisions relating to customs user fees, and medicare payment delay.
2092001-06-29S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 842Agreed toDeWine Amdt. No. 842, as modified; To limit class actions to a single plan.
2082001-06-29S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 814Agreed toSantorum Amdt. No. 814; To protect infants who are born alive.
2072001-06-28S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 844RejectedSpecter Amdt. No. 844; To require that causes of action under this Act be maintained in Federal Court.
2062001-06-28S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 840Agreed toMotion to Table Enzi Amdt. No. 840 Division I; To provide immunity to certain self-insured group health plans that provide health insurance options.
2052001-06-28S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 834Agreed toSnowe Amdt. No. 834, as modified; To modify provisions relating to causes of action against employers.
2042001-06-28S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 831Agreed toMotion to Table Bond Amdt. No. 831; To ensure that patients receive a minimum share of any settlement or award in a cause of action under this Act.
2032001-06-28S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 830Agreed toBreaux Amdt No. 830; To modify provisions relating to the standard with respect to the continued applicability of State law.
2022001-06-28S 1052On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 826Agreed toMotion to Table Collins Amdt. No. 826; To modify provisions relating to preemption and State flexibility.
2012001-06-27S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 820Agreed toMcCain Amdt. No. 820; To clarify that nothing in the bill permits independent medical reviewers to require that plans or issuers cover specifically excluded items or services.
2002001-06-27S 1052On the Motion S.Amdt. 818Agreed toMotion to Table Kyl Amdt. No. 818; To clarify that independent medical reviewers may not require coverage for excluded benefits and to clarify provisions relating to the independent determinations of the reviewer.
1992001-06-27S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 817RejectedAllard Amdt. No. 817; To exempt small employers from causes of action under the Act.
1982001-06-26S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 816Agreed toBond Amdt. No. 816; To limit the application of the liability provisions of the Act if the General Accounting Office finds that the application of such provisions has increased the number of uninsured individuals.
1972001-06-26S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 810RejectedGramm Amdt. No. 810; To exempt employers from causes of action under the Act.
1962001-06-26S 1052On the MotionRejectedGrassley Motion to Commit S.1052; Bipartisan Patient Protection Act
1952001-06-22S 1052On the Amendment S.Amdt. 809Agreed toMcCain Amendment No. 809, as modified; To express the sense of the Senate with respect to the opportunity to participate in approved clinical trials and access to specialty care.
1942001-06-21S 1052On the Point of Order S.Amdt. 807SustainedIs the Point of Order Well Taken? re: Hutchinson Amendment No. 807; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for 100 percent of health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.
1932001-06-21S 1052On the Motion to ProceedAgreed toMotion to Proceed to Consider S.1052; Bipartisan Patient Protection Act
1922001-06-14H R 1On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 1, as amended; No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
1912001-06-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 803Agreed toBoxer Amdt. No. 803, as modified; To provide that no public elementary school, public secondary school, local educational agency, or State educational agency, may deny equal access or a fair opportunity to meet after school in a designated open forum to any youth group listed in title 36 of the U.S. Code as a patriotic society, including the Boy Scouts of America, based on that group's favorable or unfavorable position concerning sexual orientation.
1902001-06-14S 1On the Motion to Reconsider S.Amdt. 604Agreed toMotion to Reconsider Roll Call Vote No. 188; To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act regarding discipline.
1892001-06-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 648Agreed toHelms Amdt. No. 648; To prohibit the use of Federal funds by any State or local educational agency or school that discriminates against the Boy Scouts of America in providing equal access to school premises or facilities.
1882001-06-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 604RejectedSessions Amdt. No. 604, as modified; To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act regarding discipline.
1872001-06-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 802RejectedKennedy Amdt. No. 802; To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act regarding discipline.
1862001-06-13S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 800RejectedSchumer Amdt. No. 800; To express the sense of the Senate that Congress should appropriate all funds authorized for elementary and secondary education in fiscal year 2002.
1852001-06-13S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 801RejectedDomenici Amdt. No. 801, as modified; To express the Sense of the Senate that the Appropriations Committee shall fund the authorizations in this bill to the maximum extent possible.
1842001-06-13S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 382RejectedDodd Amdt. No. 382; To remove the 21st century community learning center program from the list of programs covered by performance agreements.
1832001-06-13S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 798RejectedHollings Amdt. No. 798; To permit States to waive certain testing requirements.
1822001-06-13S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 799Agreed toSantorum Amdt. No. 799; To express the sense of the Senate regarding science education.
1812001-06-12S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 370Agreed toFeinstein Amdt. No. 370; To provide for school construction.
1802001-06-12S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 459RejectedDodd Amdt. No. 459, as further modified; To provide for the comparability of educational services available to elementary and secondary students within States.
1792001-06-12S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 536RejectedGregg Amdt. No. 536, as modified; To provide a low-income school choice demonstration program.
1782001-06-11S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 475Agreed toLandrieu Amdt. No. 475; To ensure adequate funding for targeted grants to local educational agencies under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
1772001-06-11S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 476Agreed toBond Amdt. No. 476, as modified; To strengthen parental involvement.
1762001-06-07S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 466RejectedWellstone Amdt. No. 466; To limit the conduct of certain assessments based on the provision of sufficient funding to carry out part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
1752001-06-07S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 487Agreed toSmith (NH) Amdt. No. 487; Expressing the sense of the Senate to urge that no less than 95 percent of Federal education dollars be spent in the classroom.
1742001-06-07S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 385RejectedCarnahan Amdt. No. 385; To limit the application of assessment requirements based on the costs to the State in administering such assessments.
1732001-06-06S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 389RejectedVoinovich Amdt. No. 389, as modified; To modify provisions relating to State applications and plans and school improvement to provide for the input of the Governor of the State involved.
1722001-06-06S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 791Agreed toBingaman Amdt. No. 791, as modified; To ensure that State applications and plans are developed and submitted in consultation with the Governor of the State involved.
1712001-06-06S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 465Agreed toWellstone Amdt. No. 465, as modified; To improve the provisions relating to assessment completion bonuses.
1702001-05-26H R 1836On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.R.1836, Conference Report; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1692001-05-24PN326On the NominationConfirmedMichael Chertoff, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Attorney General
1682001-05-24PN275On the NominationConfirmedViet D. Dinh, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General
1672001-05-24PN190On the NominationConfirmedTheodore Bevry Olson, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General
1662001-05-23PN427On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Howard H. Baker, Jr., of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan
1652001-05-23H R 1836On Passage of the BillPassedH.R. 1836, as amended; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1642001-05-23H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 675Agreed toCollins Amdt. No. 675, as modified; To provide an above-the-line deduction for qualified professional development expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers and to allow a credit against income tax to elementary and secondary school teachers who provide classroom materials.
1632001-05-23H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 777RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Schumer Amdt. No.777; To provide alternative minimum tax relief for individuals extend certain expiring tax provisions, and to provide an offset for revenue loss.
1622001-05-23H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Graham Amdt. No. 763; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1612001-05-23H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Grassley Amdt. No. 786; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1602001-05-23H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Stabenow Motion to Commit H.R. 1836 to the Committee on Finance; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1592001-05-23H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 741Agreed toSnowe Amdt. No. 741; To express the sense of the Senate that the modifications to the child tax credit contained in section 201 should be part of the final tax package.
1582001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 781RejectedConrad Amdt. No. 781; To reduce debt by eliminating the repeal of the estate tax.
1572001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 730RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Harkin Amendment No. 730; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to adjust the income tax rates and to provide a credit to teachers and nurses for higher education loans.
1562001-05-22H R 1836On the MotionRejectedWellstone Motion to Commit to the Committee on Finance; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1552001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 698RejectedKennedy Amendment No. 698; To allow the Hope Scholarship Credit for all costs of attendance and to decrease the reduction in the 39.6 rate.
1542001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 700RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Kennedy Amendment No. 700; To condition the reductions in the 39.6 percent rate in 2005 and 2007 on the Federal Government sufficiently funding Head Start to enable every eligible child access to such program.
1532001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 699RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Kennedy Amendment No. 699; To condition the reductions in the 39.6 percent rate in 2002, 2005, and 2007 on the Federal Government funding certain increases in the maximum Federal Pell Grant amounts.
1522001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 771RejectedLevin Amendment No. 771; To make the maximum amount of the deduction for higher education expenses fully effective immediately, to repeal the termination of such deduction, and to provide an offset for revenue loss.
1512001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 770RejectedLevin Amendment No. 770; To accelerate the increase in exemption amount for estates and reduce the reduction in the 39.6 percent marginal tax rate.
1502001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 748RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Nelson (FL) Amendment No. 748; To provide a proportionate reduction in the credit for State death taxes before repeal, thereby allowing for responsible full estate tax repeal.
1492001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 768RejectedDaschle Amendment No. 768; To limit the reduction in the 39.6 rate bracket to 1 percentage point and to increase the maximum taxable income subject to the 15 percent rate.
1482001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 767RejectedMotion to waive CBA re: Boxer Amdt. No. 767; To aid public health and improve water safety by providing tax-exempt bond authority to water systems to comply with the 10 parts per billion arsenic standard recommended by the National Academy of Sciences and adopted by the World Health Organization and European Union.
1472001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 756RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Levin Amendment No. 756; To require the Secretary of the Treasury to adjust the reduction in the highest marginal income rate if the discretionary spending level is exceeded in fiscal year 2002.
1462001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 765RejectedMotion To Waive CBA Re: Reid Amendment No. 765; To amend title II of the Social Security Act to allow workers who attain age 65 after 1981 and before 1992 to choose either lump sum payments over four years totaling $5,000 or an improved benefit computation formula under a new 10-year rule governing the transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977.
1452001-05-22H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Conrad Motion to Commit H.R. 1836 to the Committee on Finance; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1442001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 722RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Daschle Amdt. No. 722; In the nature of a substitute.
1432001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 747RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Carper Amdt. No. 747; To provide responsible tax relief for all income taxpayers, by way of a $1,200,000,000,000 tax cut, and to make available an additional $150,000,000,000 for critical investments in education, particularly for meeting the Federal Government's commitments under IDEA, Head Start, and the bipartisan education reform and ESEA reauthorization bill.
1422001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 744RejectedConrad Amdt. No. 744; To increase the standard deduction and to reduce the final reduction in the 39.6 percent rate bracket to 1 percentage point.
1412001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 743RejectedConrad Amdt. No. 743; To increase the standard deduction and to strike the final two reductions in the 36 and 39.6 rate brackets.
1402001-05-22H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Corzine Motion to Commit H.R. 1836 to the Committee on Finance, with Instructions; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1392001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 693RejectedLieberman Amdt. No. 693; To provide immediate tax refund checks to help boost the economy and help families pay for higher gas prices and energy bills and to modify the reduction in the maximum marginal rate of tax.
1382001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 721RejectedKerry Amdt. No. 721; To exempt individual taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes below $100,000 from the alternative minimum tax and modify the reduction in the top marginal rate.
1372001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 727RejectedMotion to Waive the CBA re: Harkin Amendment No. 727; To delay the effective date of the reductions in the tax rate relating to the highest rate bracket until the enactment of legislation that ensures the long-term solvency of the social security and medicare trust funds.
1362001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 711RejectedLincoln Amendment No. 711; To eliminate expenditures for tuition, fees, and room and board as qualified elementary and secondary education expenses for distributions made from education individual retirement accounts.
1352001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 726RejectedFeingold Amdt. No. 726; To preserve the estate tax for estates of more than $100 million in size and increase the income limits applicable to the 10 percent rate bracket for individual income taxes.
1342001-05-22H R 1836On the MotionRejectedFeingold Motion to Commit H.R. 1836 to the Committee on Finance; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1332001-05-22H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 725RejectedFeingold Amendment No. 725; To increase the income limits applicable to the 10 percent rate bracket for individual income taxes.
1322001-05-22H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 724RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Feingold Amendment No. 724; To eliminate the Medicaid death tax.
1312001-05-21H R 1836On the Decision of the ChairSustainedShall the Decision Stand as Judgement of the Senate?; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1302001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 684RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Kennedy Amdt. No. 684; To provide that reductions of the top marginal income tax rate will not take effect unless funding is provided at the levels authorized in amendments to S. 1, Better Education for Students and Teachers Act, that have been adopted by the Senate with respect to the Individuals With Disabilities Education act, title I (State Grants for Disadvantaged Students) and part A of title II (Teacher Quality) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (as amended by S. 1), and provisions of such Act concerning the education of students with limited English proficiency, and after school care in 21st Century Learning Centers.
1292001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 680Agreed toSmith Amendment No. 680; To remove the limitation that certain survivor benefits can only be excluded with respect to individuals dying after December 31, 1996.
1282001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 723RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Smith (NH) Amdt. No. 723 ; To make permanent the moratorium on the imposition of taxes on the Internet.
1272001-05-21H R 1836On the MotionRejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Motion to Commit to the Committee on Finance; Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
1262001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 660RejectedMcCain Amendment No. 660; To limit the reduction in the 39.6 rate bracket to 1 percentage point and to increase the maximum taxable income subject to the 15 percent rate.
1252001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 717RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Bingaman Amdt. No. 717; To provide energy conservation and production tax incentives.
1242001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 713RejectedDorgan Amendment No. 713; Replacing the estate tax repeal with a phased-in increase in the exemption amount to $4,000,000, an unlimited qualified family-owned business exclusion beginning in 2003, and a reduction in the top rate to 45 percent.
1232001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 695RejectedDodd Amdt. No. 695; To limit the reduction in the 39.6% rate to 38% and to replace the estate tax repeal with increases in the unified credit and the family-owned business exclusion so that the savings may be used for Federal debt reduction and improvements to the Nation's nontransportation infrastructure.
1222001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 703RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Byrd Amdt. No. 703; To strike all marginal rate tax cuts except for the establishment of the 10 percent rate and strike all estate and gift tax provisions taking effect after 2006 in order to provide funds to strengthen social security, extend the solvency of the Social Security Trust Funds, maintain progressivity in the social security benefit system, continue to lift more seniors out of poverty, extend the solvency of the Medicare Trust Funds, and provide prescription drug benefits.
1212001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 692RejectedMotion to Waive Wellstone Motion to Commit to the Committee on Finance; To establish a reserve account to provide funds for Federal education programs.
1202001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 688RejectedGraham Amdt. No. 688; To provide a reduction in State estate tax revenues in proportion to the reduction in Federal estate tax revenues.
1192001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 687RejectedGraham Amdt. No. 687; To provide for a substitute amendment which amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a 10-percent income tax bracket.
1182001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 685RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Bayh Amdt. No. 685, as modified; To preserve and protect the surpluses by providing a trigger to delay tax reductions and mandatory spending increases and limit discretionary spending if certain deficit targets are not met over the next 10 years.
1172001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 679RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Rockefeller Amendment No. 679; To delay the reduction of the top income tax rate for individuals until a real Medicare prescription drug benefit is enacted.
1162001-05-21H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 674RejectedCarnahan Amendment No. 674; To provide a marginal tax rate reduction for all taxpayers.
1152001-05-21H R 1836On the Motion S.Amdt. 656RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Gregg Amdt. No.656; To provide a temporary reduction in the maximum capital gains rate from 20 percent to 15 percent.
1142001-05-17H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 669RejectedSchumer Amdt. No. 669; To increase the deduction for higher education expenses for certain taxpayers and to increase the tax credit for student loan interest.
1132001-05-17H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 659RejectedHutchison Amdt. No. 659; To begin the phase-in of the elimination of the marriage penalty in the standard deduction in 2002 and to offset the revenue loss.
1122001-05-17H R 1836On the Amendment S.Amdt. 654RejectedConrad Amdt. No. 654; To accelerate the elimination of the marriage penalty in the standard deduction and 15-percent bracket and to modify the reduction in the marginal rate of tax.
1112001-05-17S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 443Agreed toVoinovich Amendment No. 443; To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend loan forgiveness for certain loans to Head Start teachers.
1102001-05-17S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 622RejectedDayton Amdt. No. 622, as modified; To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to fully fund 40 percent of the average per pupil expenditure for programs under part B of such Act.
1092001-05-16S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 550Agreed toHutchinson Amdt. No. 550; To liberalize the tax-exempt financing rules for public school construction.
1082001-05-16S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 525RejectedHarkin Amendment No. 525; To provide grants for the renovation of schools.
1072001-05-16S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 649RejectedEnzi Amdt. No. 649; To modify provisions relating to school construction.
1062001-05-16S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 425Agreed toReed Amdt. No. 425, as modified; To make amendments regarding the Reading First Program.
1052001-05-16S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 563Agreed toBoxer Amdt. No. 563; To express the sense of the Senate regarding, and authorize appropriations for, part F of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
1042001-05-15S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 477Agreed toMcCain Amdt. No.477; To express the sense of the Senate that S.27, the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001, as passed by the Senate on April 2d should be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.
1032001-05-15S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 378RejectedMurray Amendment No. 378; To provide for class reduction programs.
1022001-05-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 376Agreed toCleland Amdt. No. 376, as modified; To provide for school safety.
1012001-05-14S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 460Agreed toReid Amdt. No. 460; To provide assistance to entities that emphasize language and life skills programs for limited English proficient students.
992001-05-10S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 403Agreed toWellstone Amdt. No. 403, as modified; To modify provisions relating to State assessments.
982001-05-10H CON RES 83On the Conference ReportAgreed toH.Con.Res. 83. Conference Report; A concurrent resolution establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011.
1002001-05-10S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 451Agreed toLincoln Amdt. No. 451; To express the sense of the Senate regarding, and authorize appropriations for, part A and part D of title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
972001-05-09S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 384Agreed toMcConnell Amendment No. 384, as modified; To provide for teacher liability protection.
962001-05-09S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 379Agreed toMikulski Amendment No. 379; To provide for the establishment of community technology centers.
952001-05-08S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 383Agreed toWarner Amdt. No. 383, as modified; To provide a sense of the Senate regarding tax relief for elementary and secondary level educators.
942001-05-08S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 375Agreed toKennedy Amendment No. 375, as modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding, and to authorize appropriations for, title II, part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, with respect to the development of high-qualified teachers.
932001-05-08S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 372RejectedCraig Amendment No. 372; To tie funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improved student performance.
922001-05-08PN185On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: John Robert Bolton, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control / International Security
912001-05-03S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 365Agreed toDodd Amendment No. 365; To increase the authorization of appropriations for local educational agency grants.
902001-05-03S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 361Agreed toJeffords Amendment No. 361; To improve the provisions relating to certain assessments.
892001-05-03S 1On the Amendment S.Amdt. 359Agreed toCollins Amdt. No. 359; To improve the Read First Program.
882001-05-01S 1On Cloture on the Motion to ProceedAgreed toCloture Motion on the Motion to Proceed to S.1; Better Education for Students and Teachers Act
872001-04-25S 350On Passage of the BillPassedS. 350, as amended; Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act of 2001
862001-04-06H CON RES 83On the Concurrent ResolutionAgreed toH. Con. Res. 83, as amended; A concurrent resolution establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011.
852001-04-06H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 351Agreed toBond Amdt. No. 351; Increase Veterans discretionary spending for FY02.
842001-04-06H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 269Agreed toWellstone Amendment No. 269; To increase discretionary funding for veterans medical care by $1.718 billion in 2002 and each year thereafter to ensure that veterans have access to quality medical care.
832001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 349RejectedCollins Amdt. No. 349; To provide tax credits for small business to purchase health insurance for their employees and to provide for the deductibility of health insurance for the self-employed and those who don't receive health insurance from their employers and for long-term care.
822001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 348Agreed toBreaux Amdt. No. 348; To increase funding for IDEA.
812001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Motion S.Amdt. 201RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Allen Amdt. No. 225; To provide for a tax cut accelerator.
802001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 225Agreed toHollings Amdt. No. 225; To provide for a $85 billion tax rebate, and for other purposes.
792001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 347Agreed toHutchison Amdt. No. 347; To eliminate the marriage penalty tax.
782001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Motion S.Amdt. 288RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Voinovich Amdt. No. 288; To improve the fiscal discipline of the budget process by creating a point of order against emergency spending that does not meet the definition of an emergency requirement.
772001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 257RejectedCorzine Amdt. No. 257; To increase natural resources, environment, energy and other spending to ensure full funding of the Land Conservation, Preservation, and Infrastructure Improvement Program; to help preserve the core operating budgets of the major environmental agencies to provide appropriate funding for activities related to enforcement of environmental statutes and setting of standards that protect natural resources and the public's health; to address contaminated brownfield sites and urban sprawl and promote smart growth; to save wildlife habitat and endangered species; and to address water quality and infrastructure, global climate change, and energy security, resources and efficiency.
762001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 202RejectedDurbin Amdt. No. 202; To call for immediate action by the United States Senate on passage of an Economic Stimulus Package in FY01 and to provide for further tax cuts in Fiscal Years 2002-11 as part of a fiscally responsible budget that ensures maximum feasible debt reduction.
752001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 345Agreed toDomenici Amdt. No. 345; To provide for tax relief.
742001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 190Agreed toCollins Amdt. No. 190; To establish a reserve fund to eliminate further cuts in medicare payments to home health agencies.
732001-04-05H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 191RejectedStabenow Amdt. No. 191; To eliminate further cuts in Medicare payments to home health agencies.
722001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 189Agreed toWarner Amdt. No. 189; To increase the levels of new budget authority and budget outlays provided for the National Defense (050) major functional category for fiscal year 2002, and to make corresponding adjustments necessitated by those increases.
712001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 188RejectedLandrieu Amdt. No. 188; To amend the congressional budget to allow for the continued transformation of the military, to fulfill congressional commitments to provide quality health care for active and retired military families, and to continue improvements in compensation, housing, and other quality of life issues.
702001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 186Agreed toSpecter Amdt. No. 186; Increase descretionary health funding by $700,000,000.
692001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 185Agreed toHarkin Amdt. No. 185; To make certain that no child is left behind and to maintain fiscal discipline by making a major investment in education and a commensurate reduction in the share of tax relief given to the wealthiest one percent of Americans.
682001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 176RejectedJohnson Amdt. No. 176; To provide emergency assistance to producers of agricultural commodities in fiscal year 2001, and additional funds for farm and conservation programs during fiscal years 2002 through 2001.
672001-04-04H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 174Agreed toGrassley Amdt. No. 174; To provide for additional agriculture assistance.
662001-04-03H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 172RejectedBaucus Amdt. No. 172; To establish a prescription drug benefit under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, without using funds generated from either the Medicare or Social Security surpluses, that is voluntary; accessible to all beneficiaries; designed to assist beneficiaries with the high cost of prescription drugs, protect them from excessive out of pocket costs, and give them bargaining power in the marketplace; affordable to all beneficiaries and the program; administered using private sector entities and competitive purchasing techniques; and consistent with broader Medicare reform.
652001-04-03H CON RES 83On the Amendment S.Amdt. 173Agreed toGrassley Amdt. No. 173; To revise certain provisions providing for a reserve fund for prescription drugs and medicare reform in the Senate.
642001-04-02S 27On Passage of the BillPassedS. 27, as amended; Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001
632001-03-30S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 165Agreed toMcCain Amendment No. 165; Relating to coordination expenditure or other disbursement, a means of payment made in concert or cooperation with the candidate's authorized political committee, or their agents, or a political party committee or its agents.
622001-03-30S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 164RejectedReed Amendment No. 164, as modified; To make amendments regarding the enforcement authority and procedures of the Federal Election Commission.
612001-03-29S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 61Agreed toSpecter Amdt. No. 140, as further modified; No Statement of Purpose on File.
602001-03-29S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 158Agreed toMotion to Table Bingaman Amdt. No. 158; To provide candidates for election to Federal office with the opportunity to respond to negative political advertisements sponsored by noncandidates.
592001-03-29S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 156Agreed toMotion to Table Frist Amdt. No. 156, as modified; To make certain provisions nonseverable, and to provide for expedited judicial review of any provision of, or amendment made by, this Act.
582001-03-29S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 155RejectedHarkin Amendment No. 155; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for a voluntary system of spending limits with respect to Senate election campaigns.
572001-03-29S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 152RejectedDeWine Amdt. No. 152; To strike title II, including section 204 of such title, as added by the amendment proposed by Mr. Wellstone (Amendment No. 145).
562001-03-28S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 153Agreed toSchumer Amendment No. 153; To condition the availability of television media rates for national committees of political parties on the adherence of those committees to existing coordinated spending limits.
552001-03-28S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 149Agreed toThompson Amdt. No. 149, as modified; To modify and index contribution limits.
542001-03-28S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 151RejectedMotion to Table Feinstein Amendment No. 151; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify individual contribution limits.
532001-03-28S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 149RejectedMotion to Table Thompson Amendment No. 149; To modify and index contribution limits.
522001-03-27S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 148RejectedKerry Amendment No. 148; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide partial public financing for Senate candidates who abide by voluntary spending limits.
512001-03-27S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 146Agreed toMotion to Table Hagel Amdt. No. 146, Division III; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide meaningful campaign finance reform through requiring better reporting, decreasing the role of soft money, and increasing individual contribution limits, and for other purposes.
502001-03-27S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 146RejectedMotion to Table Hagel Amdt. No. 146, Division II; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide meaningful campaign finance reform through requiring better reporting, decreasing the role of soft money, and increasing individual contribution limits, and for other purposes.
492001-03-27S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 146Agreed toMotion to Table Hagel Amendment No. 146, Division I; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide meaningful campaign finance reform through requiring better reporting, decreasing the role of soft money, and increasing individual contribution limits, and for other purposes.
482001-03-26S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 145Agreed toWellstone Amendment No. 145; To apply the prohibition on electioneering communications to targeted communications of certain tax-exempt organizations.
472001-03-26S J RES 4On the Joint ResolutionRejectedS.J.Res. 4; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
462001-03-23S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 141Agreed toMotion to Table Helms Amdt. No. 141, as modified; To require labor organizations to provide notice to members concerning their rights with respect to the expenditure of funds for activities unrelated to collective bargaining.
452001-03-22S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 139Agreed toNickles Amdt. No. 139; To strike section 304.
442001-03-22S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 136Agreed toMotion to Table Hatch Amdt. No. 136; To add a provision to require disclosure to shareholders and members regarding use of funds for political activities.
432001-03-21S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 134Agreed toMotion to Table Hatch Amdt. No. 134; To strike section 304 and add a provision to require disclosure to and consent by shareholders and members regarding use of funds for political activities.
422001-03-21S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 123RejectedWellstone Amdt. No. 123; To allow a State to enact voluntary public financing legislation regarding the election of Federal candidates in such State.
412001-03-21S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 122Agreed toTorricelli Amendment No. 122; To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require television broadcast stations, and providers of cable or satellite television service, to provide lowest unit rate to committees of political parties purchasing time on behalf of candidates.
402001-03-20S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 118Agreed toMotion to Table Smith (OR) Amdt. No. 118; To prohibit candidates and Members of Congress from accepting certain contributions while Congress is in session.
392001-03-20S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 117RejectedBennett Amdt. No. 117; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit separate segregated funds and nonconnected political committees from using soft money to subsidize hard dollar fundraising.
382001-03-20S 27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 115Agreed toDomenici Amendment No. 115; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to modify contribution limits in response to expenditures of a candidate from personal funds.
372001-03-19S 27On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 112Agreed toMotion To Table Domenici Amendment No. 112; To increase contribution limits in response to candidate's use of personal wealth and limit time to use contributions to repay personal loans to campaigns.
362001-03-15S 420On Passage of the BillPassedS.420, As Amended; Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001
352001-03-15S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 51Agreed toFeingold Amendment No. 51, As Modified; To strike section 1310, relating to barring certain foreign judgments.
342001-03-15S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 71RejectedWellstone Amdt. No. 71; To address the acceptable period of time between the filing of petitions for relief under chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code.
332001-03-15S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 70RejectedWellstone Amendment No. 70; To change the relevant time period in determining current monthly income.
322001-03-15S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 19Agreed toLeahy Amendment No. 19; To correct the treatment of certain spousal income for purposes of means testing.
312001-03-15S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 41Agreed toLeahy Amendment No. 14, As Modified; To protect the identities of minor children in bankruptcy proceedings.
302001-03-15S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 68RejectedMotion to Table Kohl Amdt. No. 68; To limit the value of certain real and personal property that a debtor may elect to exempt under State or local law, and for other purposes.
292001-03-14S 420On the Cloture MotionAgreed toMotion to Invoke Cloture on S.420; Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001
282001-03-14S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 36Agreed toMotion to Table Wellstone Amdt. No. 36, as modified; To disallow certain claims and prohibit coercive debt collection practices.
272001-03-14S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 93Agreed toMotion to Table Durbin Amendment No. 93; To provide a complete substitute.
262001-03-14S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 78Agreed toMotion to Table Wyden Amendment No. 78; To provide for the nondischargeability of debts arising from the exchange of electric energy.
252001-03-13S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 75Agreed toMotion to Table Dodd Amdt. No. 75; To amend the Truth in Lending Act with respect to extensions of credit to consumers under the age of 21.
242001-03-13S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 25RejectedMotion to Table Schumer Amendment No. 25, as modified; To make an amendment with respect to the preservation of claims and defenses upon the sale or transfer of a predatory loan.
232001-03-13S 420On the Motion S.Amdt. 32RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Sessions Amendment No. 32; To establish a procedure to safeguard the surpluses of the Social Security and Medicare hospital insurance trust funds.
222001-03-13S 420On the Motion S.Amdt. 29RejectedMotion to Waive CBA re: Conrad Amendment No. 29; To establish an off-budget lockbox to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.
212001-03-13S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 39Agreed toMotion to Table Kennedy Amdt. No. 39; To remove the dollar limitation on retirement savings protected in bankruptcy.
202001-03-13S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 27Agreed toMotion to Table Feinstein Amendment No. 27, as modified; To make an amendment with respect to extensions of credit to underage consumers.
192001-03-08S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 26Agreed toMotion to Table Kerry Amdt. No. 26; To strike certain provisions relating to small businesses, and for other purposes,
182001-03-08S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 17Agreed toMotion to Table Durbin Amdt. No. 17, as modified; To make an amendment with respect to predatory lending practices, and for other purposes.
172001-03-07S 420On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 13Agreed toMotion to Table Leahy Amendment No. 13; To provide small business creditors priority over larger businesses relating to distribution of the bankruptcy estate.
162001-03-07S 420On the Amendment S.Amdt. 14RejectedWellstone Amdt. No. 14; To create an exemption for certain debtors that can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the court that the reason for the filing was a result of debts incurred through medical expenses.
152001-03-06S J RES 6On the Joint ResolutionAgreed toS.J.Res. 6; A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, relating to ergonomics.
142001-02-28PN168On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: John M. Duncan to be Deputy Undersecretary of the Treasury
132001-02-15PN111On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Joe M. Allbaugh, of Texas, to be Director of FEMA
122001-02-14S 320On Passage of the BillPassedS. 320; Intellectual Property and High Technology Technical Amendments Act of 2001
112001-02-08S 235On Passage of the BillPassedS.235; Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2001
102001-02-07S 248On Passage of the BillPassedS.248; A bill to amend the Admiral James W. Nance and Meg Donovan Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001, to adjust a condition on the payment of arrearages to the United Nations that sets the maximum share of any United Nations peacekeeping operation's budget that may be assessed of any country.
92001-02-06PN105On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Robert B. Zoellick, to be U.S. Trade Representative
82001-02-01PN107On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: John Ashcroft, of Missouri, to be Attorney General
72001-01-30PN97On the NominationConfirmedNomination: Christine Todd Whitman, to be Administrator, E.P.A.
62001-01-30PN96On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Gale Ann Norton to be Secretary of the Interior
52001-01-24PN104On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Norman Y. Mineta to be Secretary of Transportation
42001-01-24PN98On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Tommy G. Thompson to be Secretary of Health And Human Services
32001-01-23PN93On the NominationConfirmedNomination: Melquiades Rafael Martinez, to be Secretary of H.U.D.
22001-01-23PN102On the NominationConfirmedNomination: Anthony Joseph Principi to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
12001-01-23PN101On the NominationConfirmedConfirmation: Mitchell E. Daniels, to be Director of the O.M.B.