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Sponsored — Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act
Sponsored — Utility Employee Background Check Act of 2012
Cosponsored — A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Daniel Ken Inouye, Senator from the State of Hawaii.
Cosponsored — A resolution condemning the horrific attacks in Newtown, Connecticut, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy.
Cosponsored — A resolution urging the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hizballah as a terrorist organization and impose sanctions, and urging the President to provide information about Hizballah to the European allies of the United States and to support to the Government of Bulgaria in investigating the July 18, 2012, terrorist attack in Burgas.
Cosponsored — A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Arlen Specter, distinguished former Senator for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Cosponsored — A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable George McGovern, former United States Senator and Congressman from the State of South Dakota.
Cosponsored — A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Warren B. Rudman, former United States Senator for the State of New Hampshire.
Sponsored — A resolution commending the people of Albania on the 100th anniversary of the declaration of their independence from the Turkish Ottoman Empire on November 28, 1912, and commending Albanians in Albania and Kosovo for protecting and saving the lives of all Jews who either lived in Albania or sought asylum there during the Holocaust.
Cosponsored — Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2012
Cosponsored — A resolution expressing vigorous support and unwavering commitment to the welfare, security, and survival of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders, and recognizing and strongly supporting its right to act in self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism.
Cosponsored — A bill to extend by 3 years the authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program.
Cosponsored — A resolution commending the 4 American public servants who died in Benghazi, Libya, United States Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty, for their tireless efforts on behalf of the American people, and condemning the violent attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi.
Cosponsored — A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the nuclear program of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Cosponsored — National Heritage Area Authorizations Extension Act of 2012
Cosponsored — A resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
Sponsored — Protecting Patients and Hospitals From Price Gouging Act
Cosponsored — Great Lakes Ecosystem Protection Act of 2012