ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS
(Senate - May 23, 2013)

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                         ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS


                                 S. 183

  At the request of Mrs. McCaskill, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) was added as a cosponsor of S. 183, a bill to 
amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fairness in 
hospital payments under the Medicare program.


                                 S. 346

  At the request of Mr. Tester, the name of the Senator from Washington 
(Ms. Cantwell) was added as a cosponsor of S. 346, a bill to amend 
title 10, United States Code, to permit veterans who have a service-
connected, permanent disability rated as total to travel on military 
aircraft in the same manner and to the same extent as retired members 
of the Armed Forces entitled to such travel.


                                 S. 367

  At the request of Mr. Cardin, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) was added as a cosponsor of S. 367, a bill to 
amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare 
outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.


                                 S. 381

  At the request of Mr. Brown, the name of the Senator from Georgia 
(Mr. Isakson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 381, a bill to award a 
Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the ``Doolittle 
Tokyo Raiders'', for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to 
the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo.


                                 S. 415

  At the request of Ms. Landrieu, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Ms. Heitkamp) was added as a cosponsor of S. 415, a bill to 
clarify the collateral requirement for certain loans under section 7(d) 
of the Small Business Act, to address assistance to out-of-State small 
business concerns, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 420

  At the request of Mr. Enzi, the name of the Senator from Illinois 
(Mr. Durbin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 420, a bill to amend the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the logical flow of return 
information between partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and 
individuals to better enable each party to submit timely, accurate 
returns and reduce the need for extended and amended returns, to 
provide for modified due dates by regulation, and to conform the 
automatic corporate extension period to longstanding regulatory rule.


                                 S. 462

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the names of the Senator from Rhode 
Island (Mr. Whitehouse) and the Senator from Texas (Mr. Cruz) were 
added as cosponsors of S. 462, a bill to enhance the strategic 
partnership between the United States and Israel.


                                 S. 541

  At the request of Ms. Landrieu, the name of the Senator from New 
Jersey (Mr. Lautenberg) was added as a cosponsor of S. 541, a bill to 
prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised 
in the United States.


                                 S. 557

  At the request of Mrs. Hagan, the name of the Senator from Illinois 
(Mr. Durbin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 557, a bill to amend title 
XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication 
therapy management under part D of the Medicare program.


                                 S. 596

  At the request of Mr. Thune, the name of the Senator from South 
Dakota (Mr. Johnson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 596, a bill to 
establish pilot projects under the Medicare program to provide 
incentives for home health agencies to furnish remote patient 
monitoring services that reduce expenditures under such program.


                                 S. 604

  At the request of Mr. Heller, the name of the Senator from 
Pennsylvania (Mr. Toomey) was added as a cosponsor of S. 604, a bill to 
recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to relocate to Jerusalem 
the United States Embassy in Israel, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 650

  At the request of Ms. Landrieu, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) was added as a cosponsor of S. 650, a bill to 
amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer 
and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers.


                                 S. 674

  At the request of Mr. Heller, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Cochran) was added as a cosponsor of S. 674, a bill to 
require prompt responses from the heads of covered Federal agencies 
when the Secretary of Veterans Affairs requests information necessary 
to adjudicate claims for benefits under laws administered by the 
Secretary, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 699

  At the request of Ms. Collins, her name was added as a cosponsor of 
S. 699, a bill to reallocate Federal judgeships for the courts of 
appeals, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 700

  At the request of Mr. Kaine, the name of the Senator from Missouri 
(Mr. Blunt) was added as a cosponsor of S. 700, a bill to ensure that 
the education and training provided members of the Armed Forces and 
veterans better assists members and veterans in obtaining civilian 
certifications and licenses, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 723

  At the request of Mrs. Gillibrand, the names of the Senator from 
Michigan (Ms. Stabenow) and the Senator from South Dakota (Mr. Johnson) 
were added as cosponsors of S. 723, a bill to require the Commissioner 
of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for 
determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease 
and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for 
individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.


                                 S. 731

  At the request of Mr. Manchin, the name of the Senator from Georgia 
(Mr. Chambliss) was added as a cosponsor of S. 731, a bill to require 
the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal 
Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency to conduct an empirical impact study on proposed rules 
relating to the International Basel III agreement on general risk-based 
capital requirements, as they apply to community banks.


                                 S. 734

  At the request of Mr. Nelson, the name of the Senator from California 
(Mrs. Boxer) was added as a cosponsor of S. 734, a bill to amend title 
10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of 
survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan by veterans' 
dependency and indemnity compensation.


                                 S. 777

  At the request of Mrs. Gillibrand, the name of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Ms. Warren) was added as a cosponsor of S. 777, a bill 
to restore the previous policy regarding restrictions on use of 
Department of Defense medical facilities.


                                 S. 789

  At the request of Mr. Baucus, the names of the Senator from Indiana 
(Mr. Donnelly), the Senator from Wyoming (Mr. Enzi), the Senator from 
Missouri (Mr. Blunt), the Senator from North Dakota (Ms. Heitkamp) and 
the Senator from Maryland (Mr. Cardin) were added as cosponsors of S. 
789, a bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the 
First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service 
during World War II.


                                 S. 815

  At the request of Mr. Merkley, the name of the Senator from 
Washington (Ms. Cantwell) was added as a cosponsor of S. 815, a bill to 
prohibit the employment discrimination on the basis

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of sexual orientation or gender identity.


                                 S. 820

  At the request of Mrs. Feinstein, the name of the Senator from New 
Jersey (Mr. Lautenberg) was added as a cosponsor of S. 820, a bill to 
provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment 
of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 825

  At the request of Mr. Sanders, the name of the Senator from 
Washington (Mrs. Murray) was added as a cosponsor of S. 825, a bill to 
amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of 
services for homeless veterans, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 831

  At the request of Mr. Coats, the name of the Senator from Mississippi 
(Mr. Cochran) was added as a cosponsor of S. 831, a bill to limit the 
authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations before 
December 31, 2017, under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act 
of 1977.


                                 S. 842

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the name of the Senator from Kansas 
(Mr. Moran) was added as a cosponsor of S. 842, 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. 871

  At the request of Mrs. Murray, the names of the Senator from Colorado 
(Mr. Udall), the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Toomey) and the Senator 
from Ohio (Mr. Brown) were added as cosponsors of S. 871, a bill to 
amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance assistance for victims 
of sexual assault committed by members of the Armed Forces, and for 
other purposes.


                                 S. 897

  At the request of Ms. Warren, the name of the Senator from Hawaii 
(Mr. Schatz) was added as a cosponsor of S. 897, a bill to prevent the 
doubling of the interest rate for Federal subsidized student loans for 
the 2013-2014 academic year by providing funds for such loans through 
the Federal Reserve System, to ensure that such loans are available at 
interest rates that are equivalent to the interest rates at which the 
Federal Government provides loans to banks through the discount window 
operated by the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 941

  At the request of Mr. Rubio, the name of the Senator from South 
Carolina (Mr. Graham) was added as a cosponsor of S. 941, a bill to 
amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent discriminatory 
misconduct against taxpayers by Federal officers and employees, and for 
other purposes.


                                 S. 948

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) was added as a cosponsor of S. 948, a bill to 
amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage 
and payment for complex rehabilitation technology items under the 
Medicare program.


                                 S. 950

  At the request of Mr. Moran, the name of the Senator from Wyoming 
(Mr. Barrasso) was added as a cosponsor of S. 950, a bill to amend the 
Controlled Substances Act to allow a veterinarian to transport and 
dispense controlled substances in the usual course of veterinary 
practice outside of the registered location.


                                 S. 953

  At the request of Mr. Reed, the name of the Senator from Oregon (Mr. 
Merkley) was added as a cosponsor of S. 953, a bill to amend the Higher 
Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for 
undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans, to modify required 
distribution rules for pension plans, to limit earnings stripping by 
expatriated entities, to provide for modifications related to the Oil 
Spill Liability Trust Fund, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 958

  At the request of Mr. Udall of Colorado, the name of the Senator from 
Wisconsin (Mr. Johnson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 958, a bill to 
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to 
its pre-1991 level, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 964

  At the request of Mrs. McCaskill, the name of the Senator from 
Colorado (Mr. Udall) was added as a cosponsor of S. 964, a bill to 
require a comprehensive review of the adequacy of the training, 
qualifications, and experience of the Department of Defense personnel 
responsible for sexual assault prevention and response for the Armed 
Forces, and for other purposes.


                                 S. 975

  At the request of Ms. Klobuchar, the name of the Senator from Florida 
(Mr. Nelson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 975, a bill to provide for 
the inclusion of court-appointed guardianship improvement and oversight 
activities under the Elder Justice Act of 2009.


                                 S. 992

  At the request of Mrs. Shaheen, the name of the Senator from Virginia 
(Mr. Kaine) was added as a cosponsor of S. 992, a bill to provide for 
offices on sexual assault prevention and response under the Chiefs of 
Staff of the Armed Forces, to require reports on additional offices and 
selection of sexual assault prevention and response personnel, and for 
other purposes.


                                S. 1006

  At the request of Mr. Barrasso, the name of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Cochran) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1006, a bill 
to preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters 
of the United States.


                                S. 1009

  At the request of Mrs. Murray, her name was added as a cosponsor of 
S. 1009, a bill to reauthorize and modernize the Toxic Substances 
Control Act, and for other purposes.
  At the request of Mrs. Gillibrand, the names of the Senator from 
Alaska (Ms. Murkowski) and the Senator from Iowa (Mr. Harkin) were 
added as cosponsors of S. 1009, supra.


                                S. 1015

  At the request of Mr. Casey, the name of the Senator from Louisiana 
(Ms. Landrieu) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1015, a bill to amend the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow credits for the purchase of 
franchises by veterans.


                                S. 1016

  At the request of Mr. Paul, the name of the Senator from Nevada (Mr. 
Heller) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1016, a bill to protect 
individual privacy against unwarranted governmental intrusion through 
the use of the unmanned aerial vehicles commonly called drones, and for 
other purposes.


                              S.J. RES. 15

  At the request of Mr. Cardin, the names of the Senator from Virginia 
(Mr. Kaine) and the Senator from Massachusetts (Mr. Cowan) were added 
as cosponsors of S.J. Res. 15, a joint resolution removing the deadline 
for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.


                              S. RES. 134

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from Hawaii 
(Ms. Hirono) was added as a cosponsor of S. Res. 134, a resolution 
expressing the sense of the Senate that all incidents of abusive, 
unsanitary, or illegal health care practices should be condemned and 
prevented and the perpetrators should be prosecuted to the full extent 
of the law.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 953

  At the request of Mr. Durbin, the names of the Senator from Alaska 
(Mr. Begich), the Senator from New Jersey (Mr. Lautenberg), the Senator 
from Arizona (Mr. McCain) and the Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. 
Whitehouse) were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 953 proposed to 
S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 
2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 965

  At the request of Mr. Sanders, the names of the Senator from Colorado 
(Mr. Bennet) and the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley) were added as 
cosponsors of amendment No. 965 proposed to S. 954, an original bill to 
reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 978

  At the request of Mr. Merkley, the name of the Senator from Rhode 
Island (Mr. Whitehouse) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 978 
intended to be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize 
agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1026

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the name of the Senator from Colorado

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(Mr. Udall) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 1026 intended to 
be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural 
programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1027

  At the request of Mrs. Boxer, the name of the Senator from New York 
(Mrs. Gillibrand) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 1027 
intended to be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize 
agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1057

  At the request of Mrs. Feinstein, the names of the Senator from New 
Jersey (Mr. Lautenberg) and the Senator from Washington (Mrs. Murray) 
were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 1057 intended to be proposed 
to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs 
through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1075

  At the request of Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, the name of the Senator 
from Indiana (Mr. Donnelly) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 
1075 intended to be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize 
agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1077

  At the request of Mr. Heinrich, the names of the Senator from Idaho 
(Mr. Crapo) and the Senator from Idaho (Mr. Risch) were added as 
cosponsors of amendment No. 1077 intended to be proposed to S. 954, an 
original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1079

  At the request of Mr. Coons, the names of the Senator from Illinois 
(Mr. Durbin) and the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Leahy) were added as 
cosponsors of amendment No. 1079 intended to be proposed to S. 954, an 
original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1088

  At the request of Mr. Brown, the names of the Senator from New Mexico 
(Mr. Udall), the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey), the Senator 
from Iowa (Mr. Harkin) and the Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. 
Whitehouse) were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 1088 intended to 
be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural 
programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1092

  At the request of Mr. Thune, the name of the Senator from Iowa (Mr. 
Grassley) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 1092 intended to be 
proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural 
programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1104

  At the request of Mr. Chambliss, the name of the Senator from North 
Carolina (Mrs. Hagan) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 1104 
intended to be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize 
agricultural programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1106

  At the request of Mr. Chambliss, the name of the Senator from Idaho 
(Mr. Risch) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 1106 intended to 
be proposed to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural 
programs through 2018.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 1115

  At the request of Mr. Begich, the names of the Senator from 
Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey) and the Senator from Nebraska (Mrs. Fischer) 
were added as cosponsors of amendment No. 1115 intended to be proposed 
to S. 954, an original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs 
through 2018.

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