ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS; Congressional Record Vol. 154, No. 147
(Senate - September 16, 2008)

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                         ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS


                                 S. 211

  At the request of Mrs. Clinton, the name of the Senator from New York 
(Mr. Schumer) was added as a cosponsor of S. 211, a bill to facilitate 
nationwide availability of 2-1-1 telephone service for information and 
referral on human services. volunteer services, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 625

  At the request of Mr. Reid, the name of the Senator from Missouri 
(Mrs. McCaskill) was added as a cosponsor of S. 625, a bill to protect 
the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with 
certain authority to regulate tobacco products.


                                 S. 826

  At the request of Mr. Menendez, the names of the Senator from Wyoming 
(Mr. Enzi) and the Senator from Washington (Ms. Cantwell) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 826, a bill to posthumously award a Congressional gold 
medal to Alice Paul, in recognition of her role in the women's suffrage 
movement and in advancing equal rights for women.


                                S. 1232

  At the request of Mr. Dodd, the name of the Senator from Oregon (Mr. 
Wyden) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1232, a bill to direct the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the 
Secretary of Education, to develop a voluntary policy for managing the 
risk of food allergy and anaphylaxis in schools, to establish school-
based food allergy management grants, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1243

  At the request of Mr. Kerry, the name of the Senator from Iowa (Mr. 
Harkin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1243, a bill to amend title 10, 
United States Code, to reduce the age for receipt of military retired 
pay for nonregular service from 60 years of age to 55 years of age.


                                S. 1328

  At the request of Mr. Leahy, the name of the Senator from Washington 
(Ms. Cantwell) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1328, a bill to amend the 
Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate discrimination in the 
immigration laws by permitting permanent partners of United States 
citizens and lawful permanent residents to obtain lawful permanent 
resident status in the same manner as spouses of citizens and lawful 
permanent residents and to penalize immigration fraud in connection 
with permanent partnerships.


                                S. 1376

  At the request of Mr. Bingaman, the name of the Senator from New York 
(Mr. Schumer) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1376, a bill to amend the 
Public Health Service Act to revise and expand the drug discount 
program under section 340B of such Act to improve the provision of 
discounts on drug purchases for certain safety net provides.


                                S. 1514

  At the request of Mr. Dodd, the name of the Senator from North Dakota 
(Mr. Dorgan) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1514, a bill to revise and 
extend provisions under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act.


                                S. 1556

  At the request of Mr. Smith, the name of the Senator from California 
(Mrs. Feinstein) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1556, a bill to amend 
the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion from gross 
income for employer-provided health coverage to designated plan 
beneficiaries of employees, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1627

  At the request of Mrs. Lincoln, the name of the Senator from 
Connecticut (Mr. Lieberman) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1627, a bill 
to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand the 
benefits for businesses operating in empowerment zones, enterprise 
communities, or renewal communities, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1738

  At the request of Mr. Biden, the names of the Senator from Michigan 
(Ms. Stabenow), the Senator from Wisconsin (Mr. Kohl), the Senator from 
Delaware (Mr. Carper), the Senator from Nebraska (Mr. Hagel) and the 
Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. Reed) were added as cosponsors of S. 
1738, a bill to establish a Special Counsel for Child Exploitation 
Prevention and Interdiction within the Office of the Deputy Attorney 
General, to improve the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, to 
increase resources for regional computer forensic labs, and to make 
other improvements to increase the ability of law enforcement agencies 
to investigate and prosecute predators.


                                S. 2579

  At the request of Mr. Inouye, the names of the Senator from Rhode 
Island (Mr. Whitehouse), the Senator from West Virginia (Mr. 
Rockefeller) and the Senator from Maryland (Ms. Mikulski) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 2579, a bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the establishment of 
the United States Army in 1775, to honor the American soldier of both 
today and yesterday, in wartime and in peace, and to commemorate the 
traditions, history, and heritage of the United States Army and its 
role in American society, from the colonial period to today.


                                S. 2639

  At the request of Mr. Johnson, the name of the Senator from New 
Jersey (Mr. Menendez) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2639, a bill to 
amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an assured adequate 
level of funding for veterans health care.


                                S. 2668

  At the request of Mr. Ensign, the name of the Senator from Wyoming 
(Mr. Enzi) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2668, a bill to amend the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove cell phones from listed 
property under section 280F.


                                S. 2817

  At the request of Mr. Salazar, the name of the Senator from Florida 
(Mr. Nelson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2817, a bill to establish 
the National Park Centennial Fund, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2970

  At the request of Mr. Reid, the name of the Senator from California 
(Mrs. Boxer) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2970, a bill to enhance the 
ability of drinking water utilities in the United States to develop and 
implement climate change adaptation programs and policies, and for 
other purposes.


                                S. 3038

  At the request of Mr. Grassley, the name of the Senator from Nebraska 
(Mr. Nelson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3038, a bill to amend part 
E of title IV of the Social Security Act to extend the adoption 
incentives program, to authorize States to establish a relative 
guardianship program, to promote the adoption of children with special 
needs, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3140

  At the request of Mr. Webb, the name of the Senator from Connecticut 
(Mr. Lieberman) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3140, a bill to provide 
that 4 of the 12 weeks of parental leave made available to a Federal 
employee shall be paid leave, and for other purposes.

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                                S. 3237

  At the request of Mr. Casey, the name of the Senator from Arkansas 
(Mrs. Lincoln) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3237, a bill to assist 
volunteer fire companies in coping with the precipitous rise in fuel 
prices.


                                S. 3266

  At the request of Mr. Warner, the name of the Senator from Alabama 
(Mr. Sessions) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3266, a bill to require 
Congress and Federal departments and agencies to reduce the annual 
consumption of gasoline of the Federal Government.


                                S. 3277

  At the request of Mr. Menendez, the name of the Senator from Maine 
(Ms. Snowe) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3277, a bill to amend title 
31 of the United States Code to require that Federal children's 
programs be separately displayed and analyzed in the President's 
budget.


                                S. 3311

  At the request of Mr. Durbin, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Mr. Dorgan) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3311, a bill to 
amend the Public Health Service Act to improve mental and behavioral 
health services on college campuses.


                                S. 3344

  At the request of Mr. Coburn, the name of the Senator from Arizona 
(Mr. Kyl) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3344, a bill to defend against 
child exploitation and child pornography through improved Internet 
Crimes Against Children task forces and enhanced tools to block illegal 
images, and to eliminate the unwarranted release of convicted sex 
offenders.


                                S. 3356

  At the request of Mr. Isakson, the names of the Senator from Arizona 
(Mr. Kyl), the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Bunning), the Senator from 
Oregon (Mr. Smith), the Senator from Wyoming (Mr. Enzi), the Senator 
from Indiana (Mr. Lugar), the Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Corker), the 
Senator from Idaho (Mr. Craig), the Senator from Alaska (Mr. Stevens), 
the Senator from Utah (Mr. Hatch), the Senator from Oklahoma (Mr. 
Inhofe), the Senator from Oklahoma (Mr. Coburn), the Senator from North 
Carolina (Mr. Burr), the Senator from Alabama (Mr. Shelby), the Senator 
from North Carolina (Mrs. Dole), the Senator from Ohio (Mr. Voinovich), 
the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. McConnell), the Senator from Maine (Ms. 
Collins), the Senator from Alaska (Ms. Murkowski), the Senator from 
South Carolina (Mr. DeMint), the Senator from South Dakota (Mr. Thune), 
the Senator from Wyoming (Mr. Barrasso), the Senator from Maine (Ms. 
Snowe), the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Specter), the Senator from 
Colorado (Mr. Allard), the Senator from New Hampshire (Mr. Gregg), the 
Senator from Kansas (Mr. Roberts), the Senator from New Hampshire (Mr. 
Sununu), the Senator from Virginia (Mr. Warner), the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker), the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Salazar), the 
Senator from Minnesota (Ms. Klobuchar), the Senator from Hawaii (Mr. 
Inouye), the Senator from Hawaii (Mr. Akaka), the Senator from Nebraska 
(Mr. Nelson) and the Senator from Montana (Mr. Tester) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 3356, a bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
to mint coins in commemoration of the legacy of the United States Army 
Infantry and the establishment of the National Infantry Museum and 
Soldier Center.


                                S. 3389

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the names of the Senator from Vermont 
(Mr. Leahy) and the Senator from Connecticut (Mr. Lieberman) were added 
as cosponsors of S. 3389, a bill to require, for the benefit of 
shareholders, the disclosure of payments to foreign governments for the 
extraction of natural resources, to allow such shareholders more 
appropriately to determine associated risks.


                                S. 3429

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the names of the Senator from Montana 
(Mr. Tester), the Senator from Washington (Mrs. Murray) and the Senator 
from Delaware (Mr. Biden) were added as cosponsors of S. 3429, a bill 
to amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide for an increased mileage 
rate for charitable deductions.


                                S. 3458

  At the request of Mr. Bunning, the name of the Senator from Louisiana 
(Mr. Vitter) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3458, a bill to prohibit 
golden parachute payments for former executives and directors of Fannie 
Mae and Freddie Mac.


                                S. 3474

  At the request of Mr. Carper, the names of the Senator from Maine 
(Ms. Collins) and the Senator from Minnesota (Mr. Coleman) were added 
as cosponsors of S. 3474, a bill to amend title 44, United States Code, 
to enhance information security of the Federal Government, and for 
other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5327

  At the request of Mr. Chambliss, the name of the Senator from Iowa 
(Mr. Harkin) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 5327 intended to 
be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize appropriations 
for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of 
Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the 
Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for 
such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5444

  At the request of Mr. Warner, the name of the Senator from California 
(Mrs. Feinstein) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 5444 
intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5445

  At the request of Mr. Bayh, the name of the Senator from Ohio (Mr. 
Brown) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 5445 intended to be 
proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize appropriations for 
fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, 
for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department 
of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal 
year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5493

  At the request of Ms. Mikulski, her name and the name of the Senator 
from Maryland (Mr. Cardin) were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 
5493 intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5499

  At the request of Mr. Webb, the names of the Senator from Maryland 
(Mr. Cardin), the Senator from Nebraska (Mr. Hagel) and the Senator 
from Rhode Island (Mr. Reed) were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 
5499 intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5509

  At the request of Mr. Bayh, the names of the Senator from Nebraska 
(Mr. Nelson), the Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. Whitehouse), the 
Senator from North Carolina (Mrs. Dole), the Senator from Delaware (Mr. 
Biden), the Senator from Michigan (Ms. Stabenow), the Senator from 
Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey), the Senator from New Mexico (Mr. Bingaman), 
the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders), the Senator from Illinois (Mr. 
Durbin) and the Senator from Connecticut (Mr. Dodd) were added as 
cosponsors of amendment No. 5509 intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an 
original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for 
military activities of the Department of Defense, for military 
construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for 
other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5510

  At the request of Mr. Whitehouse, his name was added as a cosponsor 
of amendment No. 5510 intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an original 
bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year

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2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military 
construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for 
other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5520

  At the request of Mr. Kerry, the name of the Senator from Maryland 
(Mr. Cardin) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 5520 intended to 
be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize appropriations 
for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of 
Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the 
Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for 
such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5541

  At the request of Mrs. Feinstein, the name of the Senator from 
Florida (Mr. Martinez) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 5541 
intended to be proposed to S. 3001, an original bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5550

  At the request of Mr. Domenici, the names of the Senator from 
Kentucky (Mr. Bunning) and the Senator from Idaho (Mr. Crapo) were 
added as cosponsors of amendment No. 5550 intended to be proposed to S. 
3001, an original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 
for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military 
construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for 
other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 5581

  At the request of Mr. Dodd, the names of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Kerry), the Senator from Wisconsin (Mr. Feingold), 
the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Leahy), the Senator from Wyoming (Mr. 
Enzi), the Senator from North Dakota (Mr. Dorgan), the Senator from 
Iowa (Mr. Harkin) and the Senator from Arkansas (Mrs. Lincoln) were 
added as cosponsors of amendment No. 5581 intended to be proposed to S. 
3001, an original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 
for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military 
construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for 
other purposes.

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