The Senate passed these resolutions.
SCR121/ACR124: This concurrent resolution urges the president and Congress to enact legislation that permits all veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to transfer their education benefits to dependents.
SCR123: This resolution urges passage of a law to ensure that ceremonial uniforms worn by U.S. athletes are produced in the United States in the future. Passed 36-0.
SJR11: This joint resolution declares June 7 of each year as “Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Awareness Day.” NAIT is a treatable but rare disease that occurs in approximately one in every 1,000 births. Affected children may suffer from intracranial hemorrhage, which leads to brain damage, developmental disabilities, or death. Passed 37-0.
SJR54/AJR26: This joint resolution designates May of each year as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
SR27: This resolution supports the “Take a Veteran to School Day” program, a national program developed by the History Channel to link veterans with students and communities. Passed voice vote.
SR47: This resolution opposes a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated part of the McCain-Feingold law that set some limits on campaign spending by corporations and unions. It calls for a constitutional amendment.
SR78: This Senate Resolution recognizes Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 as “National Hispanic Heritage Month.”