ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS
(Senate - September 13, 2012)

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                         ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS


                                 S. 621

  At the request of Mr. Rockefeller, the name of the Senator from West 
Virginia (Mr. Manchin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 621, a bill to 
amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide 
for use of excess funds available under that Act to provide for certain 
benefits, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 755

  At the request of Mr. Wyden, the name of the Senator from New Jersey 
(Mr. Menendez) was added as a cosponsor of S. 755, a bill to amend the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an offset against income tax 
refunds to pay for restitution and other State judicial debts that are 
past-due.


                                 S. 810

  At the request of Ms. Cantwell, the name of the Senator from Maryland 
(Ms. Mikulski) was added as a cosponsor of S. 810, a bill to prohibit 
the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other 
purposes.


                                 S. 821

  At the request of Mr. Leahy, the name of the Senator from Colorado 
(Mr. Bennet) was added as a cosponsor of S. 821, 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. 829

  At the request of Mr. Cardin, the name of the Senator from Michigan 
(Ms. Stabenow) was added as a cosponsor of S. 829, a bill to amend 
title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare 
outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.


                                 S. 996

  At the request of Mr. Rockefeller, the name of the Senator from 
Alaska (Ms. Murkowski) was added as a cosponsor of S. 996, a bill to 
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the new markets tax 
credit through 2016, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 998

  At the request of Mr. Akaka, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Mr. Conrad) was added as a cosponsor of S. 998, a bill to amend 
title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to 
require the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, in the case of 
airline pilots who are required by regulation to retire at age 60, to 
compute the actuarial value of monthly benefits in the form of a life 
annuity commencing at age 60.


                                S. 1171

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the names of the Senator from New 
Hampshire (Mrs. Shaheen) and the Senator from Michigan (Ms. Stabenow) 
were added as cosponsors of S. 1171, a bill to amend the Internal 
Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion from gross income for 
employer-provided health coverage for employees' spouses and dependent 
children to coverage provided to other eligible dependent beneficiaries 
of employees.


                                S. 1301

  At the request of Mr. Leahy, the name of the Senator from Iowa (Mr. 
Harkin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1301, a bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal years 2012 through 2015 for the

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Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to 
combat trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1324

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the name of the Senator from Maryland 
(Ms. Mikulski) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1324, a bill to amend the 
Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit the importation, exportation, 
transportation, and sale, receipt, acquisition, or purchase in 
interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited 
wildlife species, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1512

  At the request of Mr. Cardin, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Mr. Conrad) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1512, a bill to 
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Small Business Act to 
expand the availability of employee stock ownership plans in S 
corporations, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1894

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the name of the Senator from 
California (Mrs. Feinstein) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1894, a bill 
to deter terrorism, provide justice for victims, and for other 
purposes.


                                S. 1910

  At the request of Mr. Lieberman, the name of the Senator from 
California (Mrs. Feinstein) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1910, a bill 
to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees.


                                S. 1966

  At the request of Ms. Ayotte, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Cochran) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1966, a bill 
to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process for 
enrolling, activating, issuing, and renewing Transportation Worker 
Identification Credentials so that applicants are not required to visit 
a designated enrollment center more than once.


                                S. 2046

  At the request of Ms. Mikulski, the name of the Senator from Illinois 
(Mr. Durbin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2046, a bill to amend the 
Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa 
waiver program and for other purposes.


                                S. 2172

  At the request of Ms. Snowe, the name of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Brown) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2172, a bill 
to remove the limit on the anticipated award price for contracts 
awarded under the procurement program for women-owned small business 
concerns, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2234

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from New 
York (Mrs. Gillibrand) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2234, a bill to 
prevent human trafficking in government contracting.


                                S. 2288

  At the request of Ms. Landrieu, the name of the Senator from Alaska 
(Mr. Begich) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2288, a bill to amend title 
XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer and 
employer access to licensed independent insurance producers.


                                S. 2620

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the name of the Senator from Hawaii 
(Mr. Akaka) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2620, a bill to amend title 
XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an extension of the 
Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments 
under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.


                                S. 3196

  At the request of Ms. Snowe, the name of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Brown) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3196, a bill 
to establish the National Women's High-Growth Business Bipartisan Task 
Force, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3197

  At the request of Ms. Snowe, the name of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Brown) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3197, a bill 
to reauthorize the women's business center program of the Small 
Business Administration, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3204

  At the request of Mr. Johanns, the name of the Senator from Montana 
(Mr. Baucus) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3204, a bill to address fee 
disclosure requirements under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and for 
other purposes.


                                S. 3244

  At the request of Mr. Franken, the name of the Senator from Rhode 
Island (Mr. Whitehouse) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3244, a bill to 
amend the Higher Education Opportunity Act to add disclosure 
requirements to the institution financial aid offer form and to amend 
the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make such form mandatory.


                                S. 3248

  At the request of Mr. Enzi, the name of the Senator from Nebraska 
(Mr. Nelson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3248, a bill to designate 
the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.


                                S. 3252

  At the request of Mr. Portman, the name of the Senator from Nevada 
(Mr. Reid) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3252, a bill to provide for 
the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Jack Nicklaus, in 
recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence, good 
sportsmanship, and philanthropy.


                                S. 3402

  At the request of Mr. Casey, the name of the Senator from Maryland 
(Ms. Mikulski) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3402, a bill to require 
the Secretary of Labor to maintain a publicly available list of all 
employers that relocate a call center overseas, to make such companies 
ineligible for Federal grants or guaranteed loans, and to require 
disclosure of the physical location of business agents engaging in 
customer service communications, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3426

  At the request of Mr. Merkley, the name of the Senator from 
Connecticut (Mr. Blumenthal) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3426, a 
bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to address certain issues 
related to the extension of consumer credit, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3457

  At the request of Mr. Nelson of Florida, the names of the Senator 
from Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey) and the Senator from West Virginia (Mr. 
Manchin) were added as cosponsors of S. 3457, a bill to require the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a veterans jobs corps, and 
for other purposes.


                                S. 3463

  At the request of Mr. Franken, the names of the Senator from Maryland 
(Mr. Cardin) and the Senator from Hawaii (Mr. Akaka) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 3463, a bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare 
beneficiaries.


                                S. 3477

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the names of the Senator from 
California (Mrs. Feinstein), the Senator from Maryland (Mr. Cardin) and 
the Senator from Maryland (Ms. Mikulski) were added as cosponsors of S. 
3477, a bill to ensure that the United States promotes women's 
meaningful inclusion and participation in mediation and negotiation 
processes undertaken in order to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent 
conflict and implements the United States National Action Plan on 
Women, Peace, and Security.


                                S. 3485

  At the request of Mr. Brown of Ohio, the name of the Senator from 
Texas (Mrs. Hutchison) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3485, a bill to 
limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for 
employment duties performed in other States.


                                S. 3522

  At the request of Mr. Menendez, the name of the Senator from 
Louisiana (Ms. Landrieu) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3522, a bill to 
provide for the expansion of affordable refinancing of mortgages held 
by the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan 
Mortgage Corporation.


                                S. 3536

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from 
Maryland (Mr. Cardin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3536, a bill to 
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the work opportunity 
credit for hiring veterans, and for other purposes.

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                              S.J. RES. 50

  At the request of Mr. Hatch, the names of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Mr. Hoeven), the Senator from Texas (Mrs. Hutchison), the 
Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Alexander), the Senator from Georgia (Mr. 
Isakson) and the Senator from South Carolina (Mr. Graham) were added as 
cosponsors of S.J. Res. 50, a joint resolution providing for 
congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States 
Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of Family Assistance of the 
Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health 
and Human Services relating to waiver and expenditure authority under 
section 1115 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1315) with respect 
to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.


                              S. RES. 543

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the name of the Senator from Kansas 
(Mr. Roberts) was added as a cosponsor of S. Res. 543, a resolution to 
express the sense of the Senate on international parental child 
abduction.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 2782

  At the request of Mr. McConnell, his name was added as a cosponsor of 
amendment No. 2782 intended to be proposed to S. 3457, a bill to 
require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a veterans jobs 
corps, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 2790

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from 
Montana (Mr. Tester) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 2790 
intended to be proposed to S. 3457, a bill to require the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs to establish a veterans jobs corps, and for other 
purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 2801

  At the request of Ms. Snowe, the names of the Senator from Washington 
(Mrs. Murray) and the Senator from Minnesota (Ms. Klobuchar) were added 
as cosponsors of amendment No. 2801 intended to be proposed to S. 3457, 
a bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a 
veterans jobs corps, and for other purposes.

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