Cosponsored — Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012
Cosponsored — Team USA Made in America Act of 2012
Cosponsored — Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act
Cosponsored — Military Service Integrity Act of 2012
Cosponsored — A resolution recognizing the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, which was fought between the United States of American and Great Britain beginning on June 18, 1812, in response to British violations of neutral rights of the United States, seizure of ships of the United States, restriction of trade between the United States and other countries, and the impressment of sailors of the United States into the Royal Navy.
Cosponsored — Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act
Cosponsored — A resolution expressing support for the International Olympic Committee to recognize with a minute of silence at the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony the athletes and others killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Cosponsored — Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
Sponsored — A concurrent resolution to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Frederick Douglass from the District of Columbia and display the statue in a suitable location in the Capitol.
Cosponsored — Russian World Trade Organization Commitments Verification Act of 2012
Cosponsored — A resolution celebrating the accomplishments of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, also known as the Patsy Takemoto Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, and recognizing the need to continue pursuing the goal of equal educational opportunities for all women and girls.
Cosponsored — A resolution celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the First Morrill Act.
Cosponsored — A resolution observing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution amending title 36, United States Code, to designate June 19 as “Juneteenth Independence Day”.
Sponsored — American Opportunity Tax Credit Permanence and Consolidation Act of 2012
Cosponsored — Safe Skies Act of 2012
Cosponsored — Paycheck Fairness Act
Sponsored — A resolution commemorating the 200th anniversary of the chartering of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.
Cosponsored — A resolution relating to the death of the Honorable E. James Abdnor, former United States Senator and Congressman from the State of South Dakota.