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August 1, 2010
Bills Passed in Congress, July 2010
By James Wilson

BILLS PASSED IN CONGRESS

 The following are the bills the House and Senate passed last month. The bills were passed by voice vote except where indicated. Roll call votes for the House are found here, and for the Senate here. The descriptions of bills are essentially taken verbatim from the Congressional Record Daily Digest.

Page numbers of bills are based on the pdf display of the latest version from the Government Printing Office.

SENATE 22 bills, 1908 pages

National Historical Publications and Records Commission: Senate passed S. 2872, to authorize appropriations for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through fiscal year 2014, after agreeing to the committee amendments. 6 pages

Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act:  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 5502, to amend the effective date of the gift card provisions of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 4 pages

Steve Goodman Post Office Building:  Senate passed H.R. 4861, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1343 West Irving Park Road in Chicago, Illinois, as the ``Steve Goodman Post Office Building'', clearing the measure for the President. 4 pages

Zachary Smith Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5051, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23 Genesee Street in Hornell, New York, as the ``Zachary Smith Post Office Building'', clearing the measure for the President. 4 pages

Michael C. Rothberg Post Office: Senate passed H.R. 5099, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 South Main Street in Sharon, Massachusetts, as the ``Michael C. Rothberg Post Office'', clearing the measure for the President. 4 pages

Emergency Management Assistance Compact Grant Reauthorization Act: Senate passed S. 1288, to authorize appropriations for grants to the States participating in the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 4 pages

Discharge Permits: Senate passed S. 3372, to modify the date on which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and applicable States may require permits for discharges from certain vessels. 4 pages

Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: By 60 yeas to 39 nays (Vote No. 208), Senate agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 4173, to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end ``too big to fail'', to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, clearing the measure for the President. 1616 pages

Foreign Defamation Judgments: Senate passed H.R. 2765, to amend title 28, United States Code, to prohibit recognition and enforcement of foreign defamation judgments and certain foreign judgments against the providers of interactive computer services, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 12 pages

Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act: Senate passed S. 3250, to provide for the training of Federal building personnel. 6 pages

International Adoption Simplification Act: Senate passed S. 1376, to restore immunization and sibling age exemptions for children adopted by United States citizens under the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption to allow their admission to the United States, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, 8 pages

National September 11 Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act: Senate passed H.R. 4684, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to strike medals in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and the establishment of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center, clearing the measure for the President. 3 pages

Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act:  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 5610, to provide a technical adjustment with respect to funding for independent living centers under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in order to ensure stability for such centers, and the bill was then passed, 2 pages

United States Manufacturing Enhancement Act:  Senate passed H.R. 4380, to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty. 144 pages

Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act: Senate passed H.R. 5849, to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958. 2 pages

Saving Kids From Dangerous Drugs Act: Senate passed S. 258, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide enhanced penalties for marketing controlled substances to minors, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 8 pages

Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act: Senate passed H.R. 1454, to provide for the issuance of a Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 6 pages

United States Patent and Trademark Office Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010: Senate passed H.R. 5874, making supplemental appropriations for the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010. 4 pages

Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act: Senate passed H.R. 5900, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend airport improvement program project grant authority and to improve airline safety. 56 pages

Navy Corpsman Jeffrey L. Wiener Post Office Building: Senate passed S. 3567, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Broadway in Lynbrook, New York, as the ``Navy Corpsman Jeffrey L. Wiener Post Office Building''. 4 pages

President Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5278, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 405 West Second Street in Dixon, Illinois, as the ``President Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building''. 4 pages

Paula Hawkins Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5395, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 151 North Maitland Avenue in Maitland, Florida, as the ``Paula Hawkins Post Office Building''. 4 pages


HOUSE 83 bills, 1649 pages

 H.R. 2340, to resolve the claims of the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska to land adjacent to Salmon Lake in the State of Alaska and to provide for the conveyance to the Bering Straits Native Corporation of certain other public land in partial satisfaction of the land entitlement of the Corporation under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 410 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 416; 6 pages

Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010:  The House passed H.R. 5618, to continue Federal unemployment programs, by a recorded vote of 270 ayes to 153 noes, Roll No. 423. 10 pages

Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act:  H.R. 5503, amended, to revise laws regarding liability in certain civil actions arising from maritime incidents, 8 pages

Amending the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit any registered lobbyist whose clients include foreign governments which are found to be sponsors of international terrorism or include other foreign nationals from making contributions and other campaign-related disbursements in elections for public office: H.R. 5609, amended, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit any registered lobbyist whose clients include foreign governments which are found to be sponsors of international terrorism or include other foreign nationals from making contributions and other campaign-related disbursements in elections for public office, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 408 yeas to 4 nays, Roll No. 425. 4 pages

Sugar Loaf Fire Protection District Land Exchange Act: H.R. 3923, amended, to provide for the exchange of certain land located in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests in the State of Colorado; 8 pages


Amending the National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act of 2004: H.R. 3967, to amend the National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act of 2004 to authorize appropriations through fiscal year 2015; 4 pages

Colonel Charles Young Home Study Act: H.R. 4514, amended, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the Colonel Charles Young Home in Xenia, Ohio as a unit of the National Park System, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 350 yeas to 26 nays, Roll No. 434; 6 pages

Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act: H.R. 4686, amended, to authorize the Secretary of Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as a unit of the National Park System; 6 pages

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2010: H.R. 4438, amended, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement to lease space from a nonprofit group or other government entity for a park headquarters at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, to expand the boundary of the Park, and to conduct a study of potential land acquisitions, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 264 yeas to 114 nays, Roll No. 435; 6 pages

Heart Mountain Relocation Center Study Act: H.R. 3989, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of adding the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, in the State of Wyoming, as a unit of the National Park System; 4 pages

Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act: H.R. 4773, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within Fort Pulaski National Monument, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 379 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 436; 4 pages

Shasta-Trinity National Forest Administrative Jurisdiction Transfer Act: Concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 689, to interchange the administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands between the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management; 6 pages

National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer Improvement Act of 2010: H.R. 4973, amended, to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize volunteer programs and community partnerships for national wildlife refuges. 8 pages

Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010:  S. 1508, to amend the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (31 U.S.C. 3321 D787note) in order to prevent the loss of billions in taxpayer dollars, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 414 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 442; 32 pages

David John Donafee Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 5390, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13301 Smith Road in Cleveland, Ohio, as the ``David John Donafee Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Clarence D. Lumpkin Post Office Designation Act: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 4840, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1981 Cleveland Avenue in Columbus, Ohio, as the ``Clarence D. Lumpkin Post Office''; 4 pages

Tom Bradley Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 5450, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3894 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the ``Tom Bradley Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Veterans', Seniors', and Children's Health Technical Corrections Act of 2010: H.R. 5712, to provide for certain clarifications and extensions under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program; 10 pages

Amending the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998:  H.R. 2864, amended, to amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 to authorize funds to acquire hydrographic data and provide hydrographic services specific to the Arctic for safe navigation, delineating the United States extended continental shelf, and the monitoring and description of coastal changes, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 439. 4 pages

Telework Improvements Act of 2010: The House passed H.R. 1722, to improve teleworking in executive agencies by developing a telework program that allows employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every 2 administrative workweeks, by a yea-and-nay vote of 290 yeas to 131 nays, Roll No. 441. 26 pages

Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010: The House passed H.R. 5114, to extend the authorization for the national flood insurance program and to identify priorities essential to reform and ongoing stable functioning of the program, by a recorded vote of 329 ayes to 90 noes, Roll No. 447. 72 pages

Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act: H.R. 1855, amended, to promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement. 30 pages

National Commission on Children and Disasters Reauthorization Act of 2010:  H.R. 5266, to extend the final report deadline and otherwise reauthorize the National Commission on Children and Disasters; 4 pages

Deauthorizing a portion of the project for navigation, Potomac River, Washington Channel, District of Columbia: H.R. 5545, to deauthorize a portion of the project for navigation, Potomac River, Washington Channel, District of Columbia, under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers; 4 pages

Extending the period during which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and States are prohibited from requiring a permit under section 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for certain discharges that are incidental to normal operation of vessels: H.R. 5301, amended, to extend the period during which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and States are prohibited from requiring a permit under section 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for certain discharges that are incidental to normal operation of vessels; 20 pages

Surface Transportation Savings Act of 2010: H.R. 5604, to rescind amounts authorized for certain surface transportation programs, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 452; 4 pages

Homeland Security Science and Technology Authorization Act of 2010: H.R. 4842, amended, to authorize appropriations for the Directorate of Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal years 2011 and 2012; 98 pages

National September 11 Memorial & Museum Commemorative Medal Act:  H.R. 4684, amended, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to strike medals in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and the establishment of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center; 8 pages

International Adoption Harmonization Act of 2010: H.R. 5532, amended, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to adopted alien children; 4 pages

Help HAITI Act of 2010: H.R. 5283, amended, to provide for adjustment of status for certain Haitian orphans paroled into the United States after the earthquake of January 12, 2010; 6 pages

Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010:  S. 1749, amended, to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession or use of cell phones and similar wireless devices by Federal prisoners. 6 pages
 
U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010: H.R. 4380, amended, to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 378 yeas to 43 nays, Roll No. 456; 144 pages

Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2010: Concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 725, to protect Indian arts and crafts through the improvement of applicable criminal proceedings, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 326 yeas to 92 nays, Roll No. 455; 12 pages

Amending the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date: S. 1053, to amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date; 2 pages

Federal Oil Spill Research Program Act: H.R. 2693, amended, to amend title VII of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990; 28 pages

Safer Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Technology Research and Development Act: H.R. 5716, amended, to provide for enhancement of existing efforts in support of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application activities to advance technologies for the safe and environmentally responsible exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas resources; 20 pages

Prevention of Interstate Commerce in Animal Crush Videos Act of 2010: H.R. 5566, amended, to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit interstate commerce in animal crush videos, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 416 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 459; 6 pages

Child Protection Improvements Act:  H.R. 1469, amended, to amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a permanent background check system, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 413 yeas to 4 nays, Roll No. 462 42 pages

Joyce Rogers Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 5341, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Orndorf Drive in Brighton, Michigan, as the ``Joyce Rogers Post Office Building'', by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 411 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 464. 4 pages

American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010: The House concurred in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4213, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, by a yea-and-nay vote of 272 yeas to 152 nays, Roll No. 463. 112 pages

Twenty-first Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act: H.R. 3101, amended, to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to emerging Internet Protocol-based communication and video programming technologies in the 21st Century, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 348 yeas to 23 nays, Roll No. 469; 72 pages

Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments: H.R. 1320, amended, to amend the Federal Advisory Committee Act to increase the transparency and accountability of Federal advisory committees, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 250 yeas to 124 nays, Roll No. 467. 16 pages

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010: Agreed to recede from the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4899, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and concur in the Senate amendment, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 308 yeas to 114 nays, Roll No. 474; 8 pages

Surface Transportation Earmark Rescission, Savings, and Accountability Act: H.R. 5730, to rescind earmarks for certain surface transportation projects, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 394 yeas to 23 nays, Roll No. 471; 6 pages

Multi-State Disaster Relief Act: H.R. 5825, to review, update, and revise the factors to measure the severity, magnitude, and impact of a disaster and to evaluate the need for assistance to individuals and households; 4 pages

International Megan's Law of 2010: H.R. 5138, amended, to protect children from sexual exploitation by mandating reporting requirements for convicted sex traffickers and other registered sex offenders against minors intending to engage in international travel, providing advance notice of intended travel by high interest registered sex offenders outside the United States to the government of the country of destination, and requesting foreign governments to notify the United States when a known child sex offender is seeking to enter the United States; 64 pages

Providing for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958: H.R. 5849, to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958; 4 pages

Improving certain administrative operations of the Library of Congress: H.R. 5681, amended, to improve certain administrative operations of the Library of Congress; 6 pages

Improving the operation of certain facilities and programs of the House of Representatives: H.R. 5682, amended, to improve the operation of certain facilities and programs of the House of Representatives; 6 pages

Fallen Heroes Flag Act: H.R. 415, to provide Capitol-flown flags to the immediate family of fire fighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians, and other rescue workers who are killed in the line of duty; 6 pages

Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2010: H.R. 5810, amended, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes; 6 pages

Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010: H.R. 4748, amended, to amend the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 to require a northern border counternarcotics strategy, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 413 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 475; 6 pages

Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act: Concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2765, to amend title 28, United States Code, to prohibit recognition and enforcement of foreign defamation judgments and certain foreign judgments against the providers of interactive computer services; 6 pages

National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2010: H.R. 5143, amended, to establish the National Criminal Justice Commission; 20 pages

Removal Clarification Act of 2010: H.R. 5281, amended, to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify and improve certain provisions relating to the removal of litigation against Federal officers or agencies to Federal courts; 6 pages

Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act: H.R. 2780, amended, to correct and simplify the drafting of section 1752 (relating to restricted buildings or grounds) of title 18, United States Code; 6 pages

Simplifying the Ambiguous Law, Keeping Everyone Reliably Safe Act of 2010: H.R. 5662, amended, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the offense of stalking. 6 pages

National Manufacturing Strategy Act of 2010: H.R. 4692, amended, to require the President to prepare a quadrennial National Manufacturing Strategy, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 379 yeas to 38 nays, Roll No. 477; 18 pages

Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2010: H.R. 5156, amended, to provide for the establishment of a Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Fund to assist United States businesses with exporting clean energy technology products and services; 8 pages

End the Trade Deficit Act: H.R. 1875, amended, to establish an Emergency Commission to End the Trade Deficit; 16 pages

Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act:  H.R. 1796, amended, to amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet the applicable ANSI/UL standard by treating that standard as a consumer product safety rule and to encourage States to require the installation of such detectors in homes; 10 pages

Truth in Fur Labeling Act: H.R. 2480, amended, to improve the accuracy of fur product labeling; 4 pages

Fair Sentencing Act of 2010: S. 1789, to restore fairness to Federal cocaine sentencing; 12 pages

Fee on Lobbyists Act: H.R. 5751, amended, to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require registrants to pay an annual fee of $50, to impose a penalty of $500 for failure to file timely reports required by that Act, and to provide for the use of the funds from such fees and penalties for reviewing and auditing filings by registrants; 4 pages

General and Special Risk Insurance Funds Availability Act of 2010:  H.R. 5872, amended, to provide adequate commitment authority for fiscal year 2010 for guaranteed loans that are obligations of the General and Special Risk Insurance Funds of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; 4 pages

United States Patent and Trademark Office Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010: H.R. 5874, making supplemental appropriations for the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010; 2 pages

Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010: H.R. 5875, making emergency supplemental appropriations for border security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010; 8 pages

Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act: Concurred in the Senate amendment to H.R. 5610, to provide a technical adjustment with respect to funding for independent living centers under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in order to ensure stability for such centers; 8 pages

Benton MacKaye Cherokee National Forest Land Consolidation Act: H.R. 4658, amended, to authorize the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in the Cherokee National Forest and to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to use the proceeds from that conveyance to acquire a parcel of land for inclusion in that national forest; 6 pages

Directing the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain Federally owned land located in Story County, Iowa: H.R. 5669, amended, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain Federally owned land located in Story County, Iowa. 8 pages

Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2010:  H.R. 5827, amended, to amend title 11 of the United States Code to include firearms in the types of property allowable under the alternative provision for exempting property from the estate, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 307 yeas to 113 nays, Roll No. 479. 4 pages

Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011: The House passed H.R. 5822, making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, by a yea-and-nay vote of 411 yeas to 6 nays, Roll No. 482. 66 pages

Senior Financial Empowerment Act:  H.R. 3040, amended, to prevent mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting seniors in the United States, to promote efforts to increase public awareness of the enormous impact that mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud have on seniors, and to educate the public, seniors, their families, and their caregivers about how to identify and combat fraudulent activity, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 335 yeas to 81 nays, Roll No. 487; 12 pages

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011:  The House passed H.R. 5850, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, by a yea-and-nay vote of 251 yeas to 167 nays, Roll No. 499. 172 pages

Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010:  H.R. 5900, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund and to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend airport improvement program project grant authority and to improve airline safety; 56 pages

Modifying the date on which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and applicable States may require permits for discharges from certain vessels: S. 3372, to modify the date on which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and applicable States may require permits for discharges from certain vessels; 4 pages

Assistance, Quality, and Affordability Act of 2010: H.R. 5320, amended, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to increase assistance for States, water systems, and disadvantaged communities; to encourage good financial and environmental management of water systems; to strengthen the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to enforce the requirements of the Act; to reduce lead in drinking water; and to strengthen the endocrine disruptor screening program; 50 pages

Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act: H.R. 2476, amended, to amend the National Forest Ski Area Permit Act of 1986 to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture regarding additional recreational uses of National Forest System lands that are subject to ski area permits; 8 pages

Increasing the flexibility of the Secretary of HUD with respect to the amount of premiums charged for FHA single family housing mortgage insurance: H.R. 5981, to increase the flexibility of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with respect to the amount of premiums charged for FHA single family housing mortgage insurance. 4 pages

Real Estate Jobs and Investment Act of 2010:  H.R. 5901, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain stock of real estate investment trusts from the tax on foreign investment in United States real property interests, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas to 11 nays, Roll No. 502; 8 pages

Providing for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina:  H.R. 5414, amended, to provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 408 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 504. 6 pages

Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2010: The House passed H.R. 5851, to provide whistleblower protections to certain workers in the offshore oil and gas industry, by a yea-and-nay vote of 315 yeas to 93 nays, Roll No. 506. 16 pages

Consolidated Land, Energy, and Aquatic Resources Act:  The House passed H.R. 3534, to provide greater efficiencies, transparency, returns, and accountability in the administration of Federal mineral and energy resources by consolidating administration of various Federal energy minerals management and leasing programs into one entity to be known as the Office of Federal Energy and Minerals Leasing of the Department of the Interior, by a yea-and-nay vote of 209 yeas to 193 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 513. 95 pages

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