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December 10, 2007

House Voice Votes

The following bills passed the House by voice vote:

Senate Bills (Passed Both Chambers):
  • S.J.Res. 8: A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Patricia Q. Stonesifer as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
  • S. 888: Genocide Accountability Act of 2007
  • S. 2371: A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make technical corrections.
House Bills:
  • H.R. 1662: A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to seek limited reimbursement for site security activities, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 2246: A bill to provide for the release of any reversionary interest of the United States in and to certain lands in Reno, Nevada
  • H.R. 4118: To exclude from gross income payments from the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund to the victims of the tragic event at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.
    House Seeks to Shield Virginia Tech Victims from Tax Liability
    The House Tuesday passed a measure intended to ensure victims of the April 16 Virginia Tech massacre and their family members do not have to pay income taxes on payments they received from a university memorial fund.
  • H.Con.Res. 251: Commending the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for its work of promoting energy efficiency for 30 years
  • H.R. 1759: Managing Arson Through Criminal History (MATCH) Act of 2007
  • H.R. 2930: Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2007
  • H.R. 3526: To include all banking agencies within the existing regulatory authority under the Federal Trade Commission Act with respect to depository institutions, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 3690: U.S. Capitol Police and Library of Congress Police Merger Implementation Act of 2007
  • H.R. 4043: Preserving and Expanding Minority Depository Institutions Act
  • H.R. 4252: To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 through May 23, 2008, and for other purposes.
  • H.Res. 826: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the hanging of nooses is a horrible act when used for the purpose of intimidation and which under certain circumstances can be a criminal act that should be thoroughly investigated by Federal law enforcement authorities and that any criminal violations should be vigorously prosecuted.
  • H.Res. 836: Granting the authority provided under clause 4(c)(3) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the Committee on Education and Labor for purposes of its investigation into the deaths of 9 individuals that occurred at the Crandall Canyon Mine near Huntington, Utah.

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