[Congressional Record Index (2010)]
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NELSON, BILL (a Senator from Florida)

  Amendments
      Appropriations: making emergency supplemental for disaster 
        relief, summer youth jobs programs, and SBA loans program, and 
        rescind amounts from certain accounts (H.R. 4899), S4416, 
        S4443, S4448, S4449, S4451, S4465 [26MY], S4557 [27MY]
      Budget: increase statutory limit on the public debt (H.J. Res. 
        45), S155 [22JA]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution relative to 
        health care reform, student loan reform, school construction 
        and renovation, and other education initiatives (H.R. 4872), 
        S2116 [25MR]
      Cuba: recognize life of political prisoner Orlando Zapata 
        Tamayo, who died in custody, and call for continued focus on 
        promotion of human rights in Cuba (S. Con. Res. 54), S1755 
        [18MR]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3454), S7179 [16SE]
      Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making 
        appropriations (H.R. 3081), S7756 [29SE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: create the Small Business Lending Fund 
        Program to make capital investments in eligible institutions 
        to increase availability of credit for small businesses (H.R. 
        5297), S5621 [29JN], S5708, S5713 [30JN], S5749 [12JY], S6203 
        [22JY], S6448, S6451 [28JY], S6521 [29JY], S6961, S6972 [5AU], 
        S7046 [13SE], S7055 [14SE]
      FAA: extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 4853), 
        S8886 [13DE], S9023 [14DE]
      Financial institutions: improve accountability and transparency 
        in the financial system, end ``too big to fail'', end 
        bailouts, and protect consumers from abusive financial 
        services practices (S. 3217), S2974, S2980 [29AP], S3109 
        [4MY], S3166, S3269 [5MY], S3482 [10MY], S3539 [11MY], S3645, 
        S3652 [12MY], S3931, S3932 [18MY], S4084 [20MY]
      Taxation: extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal 
        Revenue Code (H.R. 4213), S1095, S1097, S1098, S1107, S1111 
        [3MR], S1170 [4MR], S4859, S4860, S4863 [10JN], S4888 [14JN], 
        S4947 [15JN], S5448 [24JN]
      ------extend funding and expenditure authority of the Airport 
        and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 4853), S8886 [13DE], S9023 [14DE]
      ------impose a higher rate of tax on bonuses paid by businesses 
        receiving Troubled Asset Relief Program funds (H.R. 1586), 
        S1472 [11MR], S1806, S1809 [22MR]
  Bills and resolutions cosponsored
      Armed Forces: enhance readiness by replacing current ``Don't 
        Ask, Don't Tell'' policy concerning homosexuality with a 
        policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation 
        (see S. 4023), S10410 [16DE]
      ------establish a temporary prohibition on termination of 
        TRICARE coverage to certain dependents under the age of 26 
        (see S. 3846), S7901 [15NO]
      BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Inquiry Commission: establish (see 
        S. 3344), S3644 [12MY]
      Byrd, Robert C.: tribute (see S. Res. 572), S5489 [28JN]
      Consumers: protect from certain aggressive sales tactics on the 
        Internet (see S. 3386), S3983 [19MY]
      CPSC: prohibit manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of 
        children's jewelry containing cadmium, barium, or antimony 
        (see S. 2975), S439 [2FE]
      Dept. of Commerce: expand Hollings Manufacturing Extension 
        Partnership Program and Technology Innovation Program to 
        include projects with potential for commercial exploitation in 
        foreign markets (see S. 3084), S4990 [16JN]
      Dept. of Energy: establish a research, development, and 
        technology demonstration program to improve the efficiency of 
        gas turbines used in combined cycle power generation systems 
        (see S. 2900), S537 [9FE]
      Dept. of HHS: extend expenditure deadline for Social Services 
        Block Grant Program funds provided for recovery from Hurricane 
        Ike (see S. 3774), S7269 [21SE]
      Dept. of the Interior: improve administration of the Minerals 
        Management Service (see S. 3431), S4442 [26MY]
      ------prohibit royalty incentives for deepwater drilling (see S. 
        3541), S5539 [29JN]
      Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify level of health care that 
        constitutes minimum essential coverage (see S. 3162), S2019 
        [24MR]
      Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial: designate (see S. 
        3284), S7090 [14SE]
      Ecology and environment: establish an integrated Federal program 
        to protect, restore, and conserve natural resources in 
        response to the threats of climate change and ocean 
        acidification (see S. 1933), S2209 [12AP]
      Economy: invest in innovation through research and development 
        and improve competitiveness of the U.S. (see S. 3605), S7901 
        [15NO]
      EPA: investigate and address cancer and disease clusters, 
        including in infants and children (see S. 3861), S7618 [28SE]
      FCC: provide public safety providers additional spectrum to 
        support national, interoperable wireless broadband network and 
        authorize incentive auctions to fund such a network (see S. 
        3756), S7901 [15NO]
      Federal Water Pollution Control Act: ensure safe and proper use 
        of dispersants in the event of an oil spill or release of 
        hazardous substances (see S. 3661), S6585 [2AU]
      ------expand and strengthen cooperative efforts to monitor, 
        restore, and protect the resource productivity, water quality, 
        and marine ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico (see S. 1311), 
        S5993 [19JY]
      FEMA: extend the National Flood Insurance Program (see S. 3814), 
        S7267 [21SE]
      Greece: independence anniversary (see S. Res. 464), S1813 [22MR]
      Gulf of Mexico: honor workers who died on the Deepwater Horizon 
        oil platform and extend condolences to the families and loved 
        ones of the deceased crew members (see S. Res. 523), S3643 
        [12MY]
      ------recognize economic and environmental impacts of BP P.L.C., 
        oil spill and urge BP to give all due consideration to offers 
        of assistance, products, or services from States directly 
        impacted (see S. Res. 582), S5850 [14JY] (see S. Res. 588), 
        S6025 [20JY]
      Haiti: express condolences and support to citizens in aftermath 
        of earthquake and support relief efforts (see S. Res. 392), 
        S122 [21JA]
      ------extend certain trade preferences and encourage foreign 
        investment (see S. 2978), S440 [2FE]
      ------provide customs support services (see S. 3275), S2804 
        [29AP]
      ------recognize importance of recovery, rehabilitation, and 
        rebuilding following humanitarian crisis due to earthquake 
        (see S. Res. 414), S570 [11FE]
      ------tribute to general aviation pilots and industry for 
        contributions made in response to earthquake relief efforts 
        (see S. Con. Res. 61), S2759 [28AP]
      Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see S. Res. 629), S7175 
        [16SE]
      Horne, Lena Calhoun: tribute (see S. Res. 529), S3782 [14MY]
      Japan: support increased market access for exports of U.S. beef 
        and beef products (see S. Res. 452), S1458 [11MR]
      Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: reauthorize and 
        improve (see S. 678), S2208 [12AP]
      Korea, Democratic People's Republic of: condemn unprovoked 
        military attack against South Korea and reaffirm alliance with 
        South Korea (see S. Res. 693), S8397 [2DE]
      LSC: meet special needs of eligible clients, provide for 
        technology grants, and improve corporate practices (see S. 
        718), S1311 [9MR]
      Mathias, Charles McC., Jr.: tribute (see S. Res. 397), S251 
        [26JA]
      Medicare/Medicaid: clarify application of electronic health 
        record payment incentives in cases of multi-campus hospitals 
        (see S. 3708), S7901 [15NO]
      Murtha, John P.: tribute (see S. Res. 413), S536 [9FE]
      National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and 
        Offshore Drilling: authorize subpoena power (see S. 3462), 
        S4745 [9JN]
      National Endowment for the Oceans: establish (see S. 3641), 
        S10410 [16DE]
      National Estuaries Day: designate (see S. Res. 596), S6397 
        [28JY]
      National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: 
        designate (see S. Res. 595), S6302 [27JY]
      National MPS Awareness Day: designate (see S. Res. 528), S3782 
        [14MY]
      Oceans: improve ability to sustain healthy ocean and coastal 
        ecosystems by maintaining capabilities relating to oil spill 
        preparedness, prevention, response, restoration, and research 
        (see S. 3597), S6202 [22JY]
      Oil Pollution Act: require polluters to pay the full cost of oil 
        spills (see S. 3305), S3091 [4MY] (see S. 3472), S4745 [9JN]
      Peace Corps: improve and expand (see S. 1382), S2424 [19AP]
      Poland: express sympathy to citizens and surviving families of 
        victims of airplane crash in Russia, solidarity with people 
        and Polish-American communities, and support for restoration 
        of leadership (see S. Res. 479), S2295 [14AP]
      Political campaigns: prohibit foreign influence, prevent Federal 
        contractors from making expenditures, and establish additional 
        spending disclosure requirements relative to Federal elections 
        (see S. 3295), S3006 [30AP]
      Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act: clarify authority of 
        States to adopt renewable energy incentives (see S. 3923), 
        S7970 [17NO]
      Securities: prohibit proprietary trading and certain 
        relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds and 
        address conflicts of interest with respect to certain 
        securitizations (see S. 3098), S2424 [19AP]
      Ships and vessels: extend period during which the EPA and States 
        are prohibited from requiring Federal Water Pollution Control 
        Act permits for certain discharges incidental to normal 
        operation (see S. 3372), S3716 [13MY]
      Social Security: increase payments for temporary assistance to 
        U.S. citizens returned from foreign countries and provide 
        funding to avoid shortfalls in Medicare cost-sharing program 
        (see S. 2949), S197 [25JA]
      Steinbrenner, George M.: tribute (see S. Res. 580), S5786 [13JY]
      Stevens, Ted: tribute (see S. Res. 617), S7000 [12AU]
      Taxation: accelerate income tax benefits for charitable cash 
        contributions for relief of victims of the earthquake in Haiti 
        (see S. 2936), S51 [20JA]
      ------allow deduction equal to fair market value for charitable 
        contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly 
        compositions created by the donor (see S. 405), S3473 [10MY]
      ------eliminate oil and gas company preferences (see S. 3405), 
        S4143 [24MY]
      ------ensure health coverage provided by the Dept. of Defense is 
        treated as minimum essential coverage (see S. 3148), S2020 
        [24MR]
      ------exempt certain farmland from the estate tax (see S. 3664), 
        S7421 [23SE]
      ------make permanent the 7-year depreciation recovery period for 
        motorsport entertainment complexes (see S. 1400), S154 [22JA]
      ------permanently extend the 15-year recovery period for 
        qualified leasehold improvement property, restaurant property, 
        and retail improvement property (see S. 3510), S5112 [17JN]
      ------provide a special rule for allocating the cover over of 
        distilled spirits taxes between Puerto Rico and the Virgin 
        Islands (see S. 3208), S2377 [15AP]
      ------provide a standard deduction for business use of a home 
        (see S. 1349), S7206 [20SE]
      ------provide a standard deduction for business use of a home, 
        cosponsorship withdrawn (see S. 1349), S7421 [23SE]
      ------provide a temporary suspension of limitation on charitable 
        contributions and extend the enhanced deduction for charitable 
        contributions of food inventory (see S. 2937), S51 [20JA]
      ------provide tax relief for persons with investment losses due 
        to fraud or embezzlement (see S. 3166), S2115 [25MR]
      ------reform rules relative to fractional charitable donations 
        of tangible personal property (see S. 1605), S3717 [13MY]
      ------require polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills (see 
        S. 3306), S3091 [4MY]
      Terrorism: strike medals in commemoration of anniversary of 
        terrorist attacks and establishment of the National September 
        11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (see S. 3034), 
        S6201 [22JY]
      U.S. Marshals Service: mint coins in commemoration of 
        anniversary (see S. 3572), S6885 [5AU]
      Uganda: express that the ``Anti-Homosexuality Bill'' under 
        consideration, imposing long term imprisonment and the death 
        penalty for certain acts, threatens the protection of 
        fundamental human rights (see S. Res. 409), S622 [22FE]
      West Virginia: honor coal miners who perished in the Upper Big 
        Branch Mine-South, extend condolences to their families, and 
        recognize efforts of emergency response workers at the mine 
        disaster (see S. Res. 487), S2377 [15AP]
  Bills and resolutions introduced
      Bowden, Bobby: tribute (see S. Res. 401), S340 [28JA]
      Charities: provide an exception from payout requirements for 
        certain supporting organizations under the Pension Protection 
        Act (see S. 3453), S4572 [28MY]
      Cuba: recognize life of political prisoner Orlando Zapata 
        Tamayo, who died in custody, and call for continued focus on 
        promotion of human rights in Cuba (see S. Con. Res. 54), S1359 
        [10MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: convey to Miami-Dade County certain 
        federally owned land in Florida (see S. 3050), S857 [1MR]
      ------establish the Citrus Disease Research and Development 
        Trust Fund (see S. 3568), S5744 [12JY]
      Dept. of Commerce: study the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery 
        and limit authority to promulgate any interim rules for the 
        fishery (see S. 3045, 3046), S796 [25FE]
      Fish and fishing: mitigate the economic impact of transition to 
        sustainable fisheries on fishing communities (see S. 3594), 
        S5963 [15JY]
      Florida: release Federal reversionary interests retained on 
        certain lands, authorize interchange of National Forest System 
        land and State land, and authorize a certain additional 
        conveyance (see S. 3070), S1018 [3MR]
      Miami Dade College: anniversary (see S. Res. 626), S7175 [16SE]
      NOAA: improve ability to respond to releases of subsea oil and 
        gas (see S. 3569), S5744 [12JY]
      Outer Continental Shelf: suspend certain activities until the 
        investigation into the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf 
        of Mexico has been completed (see S. 3308), S3164 [5MY]
      Petroleum: prohibit price gouging relating to gasoline and 
        diesel fuels in areas affected by major disasters (see S. 
        3547), S5538 [29JN]
      Power resources: provide royalty relief (see S. 3687), S6584 
        [2AU]
      Taxation: accelerate income tax benefits for charitable cash 
        contributions for relief of victims of the earthquake in Haiti 
        (see S. 2931), S51 [20JA]
      ------encourage investment in commercial spaceflight facilities 
        and equipment, research, and job training (see S. 3785), S7134 
        [15SE]
      ------extend financing of the Superfund program by reinstating 
        certain excise taxes (see S. 3125), S1619 [16MR]
      ------limit certain executive compensation paid by systemically 
        significant financial institutions (see S. 3149), S1812 [22MR]
      ------provide an investment tax credit for advanced biofuel 
        production (see S. 3338), S3535 [11MY]
  Bills and resolutions relative to
      Senate Legal Counsel: authorize representation in Sollars v. 
        Reid, et al. (see S. Res. 467), S1874 [23MR]
  Cloture motions
      Becker, Craig: nomination to the NLRB, S527 [9FE]
      Courts: clarify and improve certain provisions relative to 
        removal of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to 
        Federal courts (H.R. 5281), House amendment, S10386 [16DE], 
        S10665 [18DE]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3454), motion to proceed, S7159 [16SE], S7246 
        [21SE], S8683 [9DE]
      Dept. of the Treasury: create the Small Business Lending Fund 
        Program to make capital investments in eligible institutions 
        to increase availability of credit for small businesses (H.R. 
        5297), S6073 [21JY], S6473 [29JY], S6973 [5AU], S7062 [14SE]
      Economy: making appropriations for jobs creation and retention 
        (H.R. 2847), S559 [11FE]
      ------making appropriations for jobs creation and retention 
        (H.R. 2847), House amendment, S610 [22FE]
      FAA: extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 4853), 
        House amendment, S8702 [9DE], S8846 [13DE]
      FDA: improve capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to food 
        safety problems and the safety of imported food (S. 510), 
        motion to proceed, S7730 [29SE], S7929 [17NO]
      Financial institutions: improve accountability and transparency 
        in the financial system, end ``too big to fail'', end 
        bailouts, and protect consumers from abusive financial 
        services practices (S. 3217), motion to proceed, S2553 [22AP], 
        S2622 [26AP]
      Johnson, Martha N.: nomination to be GSA Administrator, S349 
        [28JA], S466 [4FE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), S559 [11FE]
      ------making appropriations (H.R. 2847), House amendment, S610 
        [22FE]
      Smith, M. Patricia: nomination to be Dept. of Labor Solicitor, 
        S349 [28JA], S386 [1FE]
      Taxation: extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal 
        Revenue Code (H.R. 4213), S1225 [5MR], S1292 [9MR], S1339 
        [10MR]
      ------extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code (H.R. 4213), House amendment, S4878 [14JN]
      ------extend funding and expenditure authority of the Airport 
        and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 4853), House amendment, S8702 
        [9DE], S8846 [13DE]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): renewal, 
        S10771 [19DE], S10888 [21DE]
  Remarks
      Appropriations: making emergency supplemental for disaster 
        relief, summer youth jobs programs, and SBA loans program, and 
        rescind amounts from certain accounts (H.R. 4899), S4571 
        [28MY]
      Armed Forces: tribute, S11026 [22DE]
      Bipartisan Task Force for Responsible Fiscal Action: establish, 
        S169 [25JA]
      Budget: eliminate wasteful spending and provide for 
        comprehensive budget reform, S8998 [14DE]
      ------increase statutory limit on the public debt (H.J. Res. 
        45), S169 [25JA]
      ------reconciliation of the concurrent resolution relative to 
        health care reform, student loan reform, school construction 
        and renovation, and other education initiatives (H.R. 4872), 
        S1962, S1988, S1989 [24MR]
      Business and industry: effect of health care legislation on 
        professional employer organizations, S1989 [24MR]
      CFTC: set hard caps on speculative position limits for futures 
        on energy commodities, S2410 [19AP]
      Cuba: independence anniversary, S4078 [20MY]
      ------recognize life of political prisoner Orlando Zapata 
        Tamayo, who died in custody, and call for continued focus on 
        promotion of human rights in Cuba (S. Con. Res. 54), S1368 
        [10MR]
      Dept. of Agriculture: establish the Citrus Disease Research and 
        Development Trust Fund (S. 3568), S5746 [12JY]
      Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military 
        activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military 
        construction (S. 3454), motion to proceed, S7231 [21SE]
      Dept. of Justice: call for investigation into BP P.L.C., 
        contradictory statements relative to ability to respond to oil 
        spills, S4041 [20MY]
      Dept. of the Interior: improve administration of the Minerals 
        Management Service (S. 3431), S4400 [26MY], S5299 [23JN]
      Dept. of the Treasury: create the Small Business Lending Fund 
        Program to make capital investments in eligible institutions 
        to increase availability of credit for small businesses (H.R. 
        5297), S6181 [22JY], S6475, S6508 [29JY], S6568 [2AU], S7055 
        [14SE]
      ------prohibit unreasonable and excessive compensation and 
        compensation not based on performance standards for Troubled 
        Asset Relief Program assistance recipients, S1213 [5MR]
      Disasters: oil spill cleanup and relief funding, S4571 [28MY]
      Domestic policy: temporarily extend certain programs (H.R. 
        4851), motion to proceed, S2189 [12AP]
      Economy: importance of job creation, S137 [22JA]
      ------making appropriations for jobs creation and retention 
        (H.R. 2847), House amendment, S1501 [15MR]
      ------reform the financial regulatory system of the U.S., S2189 
        [12AP]
      Education: student loans and financial aid programs funding, 
        S1988 [24MR]
      Europe: commend countries that passed laws for the restitution 
        of, or compensation for, property illegally confiscated by 
        Nazi or Communist regimes, and encourage other countries to 
        pass such laws (S. Res. 153), S2370 [15AP]
      FAA: extend Airport Improvement Program authority (H.R. 4853), 
        House amendment, S8998 [14DE], S10237 [15DE]
      Financial institutions: eliminate special treatment of 
        derivatives in bankruptcy and liquidation process, S2410 
        [19AP]
      ------improve accountability and transparency in the financial 
        system, end ``too big to fail'', end bailouts, and protect 
        consumers from abusive financial services practices (S. 3217), 
        S2409 [19AP]
      ------improve accountability and transparency in the financial 
        system, end ``too big to fail'', end bailouts, and protect 
        consumers from abusive financial services practices (S. 3217), 
        motion to proceed, S2741 [28AP]
      Fish and fishing: mitigate the economic impact of transition to 
        sustainable fisheries on fishing communities (S. 3594), S5967 
        [15JY]
      Florida: impact of Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of 
        Mexico on travel and tourism, S4602 [7JN]
      Foreign countries: report on congressional delegation trip to 
        Colombia, S7232 [21SE]
      Gulf of Mexico: clean up oil spill from accidental explosion of 
        oil rig, S4601 [7JN], S5299 [23JN], S5421 [24JN], S5505 [29JN]
      ------Federal response to oil leak caused by oil rig explosion, 
        S5505 [29JN]
      ------impact of response to oil leak caused by oil rig explosion 
        on the environment and future offshore drilling policies, 
        S4899 [15JN]
      ------require BP P.L.C., to establish a gulf coast recovery fund 
        to cover cleanup efforts and damage claims associated with 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident, S4899 [15JN]
      Haiti: establish refugee status for injured orphaned Haitian 
        children to be airlifted for surgeries in the U.S., S137 
        [22JA]
      Health: national policy to provide health care and reform 
        insurance procedures (H.R. 3590), S529 [9FE]
      Holocaust Remembrance Day: observance, S2370 [15AP]
      International law: hold surviving Nazi war criminals accountable 
        for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity 
        committed during World War II by encouraging foreign 
        prosecution and extradition (S. 1704), S2370 [15AP]
      NASA: authorizing appropriations (S. 3729), S7698-S7700 [29SE], 
        S8369 [2DE]
      ------funding, S529 [9FE], S1254-S1256 [8MR], S5732 [12JY], 
        S6017 [20JY]
      ------manned space flight funding, S529 [9FE], S1254-S1256 [8MR]
      NOAA: baseline environmental monitoring and assessments of 
        fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico funding, S4571 [28MY]
      ------improve ability to respond to releases of subsea oil and 
        gas (S. 3569), S5747 [12JY]
      Oil Pollution Act: require polluters to pay the full cost of oil 
        spills (S. 3305), S3134 [5MY], S3685 [13MY], S3851, S3852 
        [18MY], S4178 [25MY], S4602 [7JN]
      ------require polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills (S. 
        3472), S5053 [17JN]
      Outer Continental Shelf: suspend certain activities until the 
        investigation into the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf 
        of Mexico has been completed (S. 3308), S3134 [5MY]
      Porteous, G. Thomas, Jr.: impeachment, S10287 [15DE]
      Religion: importance of prayer, S7368 [23SE]
      SBA: reauthorize and improve the Small Business Innovation 
        Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology 
        Transfer (STTR) Program (S. 4053), S11000 [22DE]
      Science, Depts. of Justice and Commerce, and related agencies: 
        making appropriations (H.R. 2847), House amendment, S1501 
        [15MR]
      Small business: establish exemptions to information reporting 
        requirements for certain payments to corporations, S7055 
        [14SE]
      ------repeal expansion of information reporting requirements for 
        certain payments to corporations, S7055 [14SE]
      Taxation: allow Gulf Coast States' businesses affected by oil 
        spill to carry back losses for 5 years, S6568 [2AU]
      ------expand and extend the first-time homebuyer credit, S8269 
        [30NO]
      ------extend certain expiring provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code (H.R. 4213), S1213 [5MR]
      ------extend financing of the Superfund program by reinstating 
        certain excise taxes, S1499 [15MR]
      ------extend funding and expenditure authority of the Airport 
        and Airway Trust Fund (H.R. 4853), House amendment, S8998 
        [14DE], S10237 [15DE]
      ------limit certain executive compensation paid by systemically 
        significant financial institutions, S2189 [12AP], S2409 [19AP]
      ------make certain middle class tax relief permanent, increase 
        limits on small business expensing of certain depreciable 
        assets, and extend alternative minimum tax relief, S8998 
        [14DE], S10237 [15DE]
      ------retention of newly hired employee payroll tax exemption by 
        companies working with professional employer organizations, 
        S1501 [15MR]
      U.S.-Russian Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START): renewal, 
        S10437 [17DE], S10949 [22DE]
      ------require concurrent implementation of nuclear weapon 
        modernization plan, S10949 [22DE]
      Unemployment: provide additional emergency unemployment 
        compensation, S2189 [12AP]
      ------rates, S137 [22JA]
      WikiLeaks (Internet site): release of classified documents to 
        the news media, S8270 [30NO]
      ------release of Dept. of Defense classified documents to the 
        news media related to Pakistan and Afghanistan, S6567 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate relative to
      Senate Legal Counsel: authorize representation in Sollars v. 
        Reid, et al. (S. Res. 467), S1921 [23MR]
  Texts of
      S. 3569, Subsea Hydrocarbon Imagery and Planning Act, S5748 
        [12JY]
      S. 3594, Fishery Conservation Transition Act, S5967 [15JY]
      S. Res. 467, Senate Legal Counsel representation in Sollars v. 
        Reid, et al., S1878, S1921 [23MR]
  Tributes
      Byrd, Robert C., S5530 [29JN]
      Hamilton, Samuel D., S856 [1MR]
      Hunter, Joel, S7368 [23SE]
      Mixon, Kelly J., S11026 [22DE]