Vote History

November 2016 Vote History

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Washington, November 1, 2016 | comments

(575) - HR 985: Concrete Masonry Promotion – Passage November 14, 2016 – Burgess, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would allow concrete masonry producers, through Commerce Department orders, to establish a program of research, generic promotion and education to improve, maintain and develop markets for concrete masonry products. Motion agreed to 355-38

Vote: Yea

(576) - HR 2669: Caller Identification Information – Passage November 14, 2016 – Burgess, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would make the transmission of inaccurate caller identification information through Voice-over-Internet calls or text messages illegal, and would require the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission to develop information to help consumers identify scams related to inaccurate caller ID information. Motion agreed to 382-5

Vote: Yea

(577) - HR 6297: Iran Sanctions – Passage November 15, 2016 – Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would reauthorize the 1996 Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years through Dec. 31, 2026. The bill would reinstate sanctions that may be imposed against foreign companies or entities that invest in the development of Iran's oil and gas industry. Motion agreed to 419-1.

Vote: Yea

(578) - H Res 780: Congolese Government Sanctions – Passage November 15, 2016 – Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would urge the U.S. to impose sanctions on government officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who obstruct a democratic transition of power during credible elections held in 2016. The sanctions, including restriction of visas and freezing of assets, would specifically target President Kabila and his administration, and would require that economic and security assistance provided to the DRC government be reviewed for possible termination until the election crisis is resolved, leaving humanitarian assistance unchanged. Motion agreed to 416-3

Vote: Yea 

(579) - HR 5711, HR5982: Regulation Disapproval and Iran Financing - Previous Question November 16, 2016 – Collins, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 921) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5711) that would prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran, and would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5982) that would permit a new Congress to use the procedures under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove, en bloc, multiple regulations issued during the final year of a president's term. Motion agreed to 231-181

Vote: Yea

(580) - HR 5982, HR5711: Regulation Disapproval and Iran Financing - Rule November 16, 2016 – Adoption of the rule (H Res 921) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5711) that would prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran, and would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 5982) that would permit a new Congress to use the procedures under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove, en bloc, multiple regulations issued during the final year of a president's term. Adopted 231-181

Vote: Yea

(581) - HR 5982: Regulation Disapproval - Emergency Threats November 17, 2016 – Conyers, D-Mich., amendment that would exempt from the bill's provisions rules relating to imminent health threats, safety and other emergencies. Rejected 180-233

Vote: Nay

(582) - HR 5982: Regulation Disapproval - National Security November 17, 2016 – Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would exempt from the bill's provisions any rule related to responding to matters of national security. Rejected 179-238

Vote: Nay

(583) - HR 5982: Regulation Disapproval - En Bloc Amendments November 17, 2016 – Connolly, D-Va., amendments that would exempt from the bill's provisions rules that the director of the Office of Management and Budget determines would have benefits that exceed their costs. The amendments also would exempt from the bill's provisions rules that would address effects of climate change. Rejected 180-237

Vote: Nay

(584) - HR 5982: Regulation Disapproval – Recommit November 17, 2016 – Pocan, D-Wis., motion to recommit the bill to the House Judiciary Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would exempt from the bill's provisions any rule related to employment, retention, and earnings of workforce participants. Motion rejected 181-239

Vote: Nay

(585) - HR 5982: Regulation Disapproval – Passage November 17, 2016 – Passage of the bill that would permit a new Congress to use the procedures under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove en bloc multiple regulations issued during the final year of a president's term. Passed 240-179

Vote: Yea

(586) - HR 5711: Iran Financing – Recommit November 17, 2016 – Swalwell, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Financial Services Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would prevent the Treasury secretary from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution with a foreign entity that has been found to have engaged in cyber-attacks targeting any election held in the U.S. Rejected 181-235

Vote: Nay

(587) - HR 5711: Iran Financing – Passage November 17, 2016 – Passage of the bill that would prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Passed 243-174

Vote: Yea

(588) - HR 5422: Human Trafficking Hotline – Passage November 29, 2016 – Goodlatte, R-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require that grant funding for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center's hotline be provided by the Health and Human Services Department instead of the Justice Department. Motion agreed to 399-0

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(589) - HR 4757: Veteran Headstones – Passage November 29, 2016 – Miller, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide new headstones or markers to indicate a deceased veteran's status as a Medal of Honor recipient if the veteran is buried in a private or state cemetery. Motion agreed to 401-0

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(590) - HR 34, HR6392: Medical Funding and Banking Regulations – Rule November 30, 2016 – Adoption of the rule that would rule (H Res 934) that would provide for the House to concur in the Senate amendment to a medical funding measure (HR 34) with an amendment that would reauthorize both the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration, and it would modify the FDA's drug and medical device review and approval process to accelerate the approval and distribution of new drugs and devices. The bill would create three dedicated, offset funds within Treasury into which $6.3 billion would be transferred over 10 years, through 2026, and would make changes to Medicare. The rule would also provide for consideration of the bill (HR 6392) that would modify the Dodd-Frank Act to eliminate the requirement that the Federal Reserve automatically review bank holding companies with assets greater than $50 billion. Adopted 230-180

Vote: Yea

(591) - HR 5047: Veteran Educational Credits – Passage November 30, 2016 – Miller, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Veterans Affairs Department and the Labor Department to provide information to veterans and service members about the transfer of educational credits between institutions of higher learning when the departments provide educational and vocational counseling to veterans, and would require the VA to inform student veterans about vocational and educational counseling opportunities. Motion agreed to 411-3

Vote: Yea

(592) - HR 34: Medical Funding - Motion to Concur November 30, 2016 – Upton, R-Mich., motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment that would reauthorize the National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration, and would modify the FDA's drug and medical device review and approval process to accelerate the approval and distribution of new drugs and devices. The measure would create three dedicated offset funds within the Treasury into which $6.3 billion would be transferred over 10 years, through 2026. The accounts would include $4.8 billion for NIH medical research, $500 million for FDA approval and review modification and $1 billion for opioid addiction treatment and response. Funding for the accounts would not count against annual budget caps. Within the NIH funding, $1.8 billion would be for cancer therapy and test development, $1.5 would be for brain-related research and $1.5 billion would be for medical treatments related to genetic characteristics. The measure would also expand the Health and Human Services Department's oversight of mental health issues, would modify the Medicare program for hospitals, and would allow small employers to provide certain reimbursement plans for employees to purchase their own health insurance. Motion agreed to 392-26

Vote: Yea

(593) - HR 6393: Fiscal 2017 Intelligence Authorization – Passage November 30, 2016 – Nunes, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize classified amounts of funding for fiscal 2017 for 16 U.S. intelligence agencies and intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government, including the Office of the National Intelligence Director, the CIA and the National Security Agency, as well as foreign intelligence activities of the Defense Department, FBI, State Department, Homeland Security Department and other agencies. The measure would authorize $560 million for the Intelligence Community Management Account in fiscal 2017 and would also require the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a prompt declassification review of certain intelligence reports related to released or transferred Guantanamo Bay detainees and make such reports available to the public once declassified. Motion agreed to 390-3.

Vote: Yea

(594) - H Res 933: Additional Committee Funding - Previous Question December 01, 2016 - Harper, R-Miss., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the resolution that would allow the House Energy and Commerce Committee to spend an additional $800,000 during the remainder of the 114th Congress. Motion agreed to 235-177

Vote: Yea

(595) - H Res 933: Additional Committee Funding – Passage December 01, 2016 – Adoption of the resolution that would allow the House Energy and Commerce Committee to spend an additional $800,000 during the remainder of the 114th Congress. Adopted 234-181

Vote: Yea 

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