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  • April 2012 Vote History
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    Agriculture and Rural Development (180) - HR 3336: Swap Dealer Exclusions - Passage April 25, 2012 - Lucas, R-Okla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would exclude certain financial institutions regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from being classified as swap dealers under the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul law. To be excluded depository institutions and farm credit institutions would have to limit use of swaps to transactions that help customers manage r... Read more

  • March 2012 Vote History
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    March Vote History Budget, Taxes and the Economy (96) - HR 4105: Countervailing Duties - Passage March 06, 2012 - Camp, R-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would clarify that the Commerce Department has the authority to impose countervailing duties on imports from non-market economy countries. Motion agreed to 370-39. Vote: Yea (127) - HR 2779: Inter-Affiliate Swaps Exemption - Passage March 26, 2012 - Garrett, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that wo... Read more

  • February 2012 Vote History
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    February Vote History Budget, Taxes and the Economy (20) - HR 3567: TANF Benefit Restrictions - Passage February 01, 2012 - Boustany, R-La., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require states to implement policies ensuring that Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program benefits are not used to purchase alcohol, for casino gambling or in strip clubs or other adult-entertainment venues. States that do not meet the requirement within two years could be subject to ... Read more

  • January 2012 Vote History
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    Budget, Taxes and the Economy (2) - H Res 515: Debt Limit Disapproval - Previous Question January 18, 2012 - Scott, R-S.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 515) that would provide for a motion to proceed to a joint resolution disapproving of the president's exercise of authority to raise the borrowing limit even if the joint resolution has not been reported to the House. Motion agreed to 238-176. Vote: Yea (4)... Read more

  • December 2011 Vote History
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    December Vote History Budget, Taxes and the Economy (917) - HR 3630: Year-End Extensions - Question of Consideration December 13, 2011 - Question of whether the House should consider the rule (H Res 491) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would extend a payroll tax reduction for workers, extend unemployment benefits and prevent a reduction in Medicare payments to doctors. Agreed to consider 227-174. Vote: Yea (918) - HR 3630: Year-End Extensions - Previous Question... Read more

  • November 2011 Vote History
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    Budget, Taxes and the Economy (819) - HR 1965: SEC Asset Value Threshold Increase - Passage November 02, 2011 - Schweikert, R-Ariz., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would raise, from $1 million to $10 million, the total asset value that would trigger a Securities and Exchange Commission registration requirement for companies issuing non-publicly traded securities, if a shareholder number threshold were also met. It also would increase, from 500 to 2,000, the number of sharehol... Read more

  • October 2011 Vote History
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    Budget, Taxes and the Economy (745) - HR 2608: Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Concur October 04, 2011 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would make continuing appropriations through Nov. 18, 2011, at an annualized rate of $1.043 trillion. It also would provide $2.65 billion in disaster relief funding for fiscal 2012, without offsets. Motion agreed to 352-66. Vote: Yea (814) - HR 674: Contractor Withholding Repeal - Recommit October 27, 20... Read more

  • September 2011 Vote History
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    Budget, Taxes and the Economy (706) - H J Res 77: Debt Limit Disapproval - Passage September 14, 2011 - Passage of the joint resolution that would disapprove of a request by the president for a $900 billion debt limit increase. Under current law, the debt limit was increased by $400 billion. An additional $500 billion increase will occur if a disapproval measure does not become law. Passed 232-186. Vote: Yea (715) - HR 2608: Short-Term Continuing Appropriations 'Shell' Bill - Previous Question S... Read more

  • August 2011 Vote History
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    Domestic (683) - HR 2715: Lead Standards in Toys - Passage August 01, 2011 - Bono Mack, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would exempt bicycles and ATVs from federal lead standards for children's toys. The bill would authorize the Consumer Product Safety Commission to grant product-specific or product-class exemptions and would exempt small-batch manufacturers who adopt certain lead-reduction approaches from testing requirements. Motion agreed to 421-2. Vote: Yea Budge... Read more

  • July 2011 Vote History
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    Budget, Taxes and the Economy (603) - HR 2560: Spending Cap and Conditional Debt-Limit Increase - Previous Question July 19, 2011 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 355) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would cap federal spending and provide for an increase in the debt limit to $16.7 trillion, contingent on Congress passing a balanced-budget constitutional amendm... Read more