Vote History

January 2010 Vote History

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Washington, January 1, 2010 | comments
Business and Labor
(2) - H J Res 64: Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Veto Override
January 13, 2010 - Passage, over President Obama's Dec. 30, 2009, veto, of the joint resolution that would provide continuing appropriations until Dec. 23, 2009, for all federal departments and agencies whose fiscal 2010 appropriations bills have not been enacted. Rejected 143-245.

Vote: Yea
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(24) - HR 4508: Small Business Administration Programs Extension - Passage
January 27, 2010 - Velazquez, D-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend Small Business Administration programs until April 30, 2010. Motion agreed to 410-4.

Vote: Yea
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Congress and the Federal Government

Domestic Issues
(3) - H Res 1002: Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. - Adoption
January 13, 2010 - Kildee, D-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would encourage individuals to pay tribute to the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through community service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Motion agreed to 379-0.

Vote: Yea
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(5) - HR 3892: E.V. Wilkins Post Office - Passage
January 13, 2010 - Lynch, D-Mass., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate a post office in Roper, N.C., as the "E.V. Wilkins Post Office." Motion agreed to 356-1.

Vote: Yea
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(6) - H Res 1004: Tribute to Northwestern University School of Medicine - Adoption
January 19, 2010 - Hirono, D-Hawaii, motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would commend the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for its 150th anniversary. Motion agreed to 397-0.

Vote: Yea
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(7) - H Res 1015: Tribute to Penn State Women's Volleyball - Adoption
January 19, 2010 - Hirono, D-Hawaii, motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would commend the Pennsylvania State University women's volleyball team on winning the 2009 NCAA Division I national championship. Motion agreed to 396-0.

Vote: Yea
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(8) - H Res 991: Tribute to University of Virginia Men's Soccer - Adoption
January 19, 2010 - Hirono, D-Hawaii, motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would commend the University of Virginia men's soccer team for winning the 2009 NCAA Division I national championship. Motion agreed to 398-0.

Vote: Yea
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(17) - H Res 990: National Mentoring Month - Adoption
January 26, 2010 - Woolsey, D-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would support the designation of National Mentoring Month and recognize the contributions of adults and students already volunteering as mentors. Motion agreed to 398-0.

Vote: Yea
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(21) - H Res 1024: Poverty in America Awareness Month - Adoption
January 27, 2010 - McDermott, D-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would support the designation of Poverty in America Awareness Month and state that poverty eradication should be a goal for the people and government of the United States. Motion agreed to 387-18.

Vote: Yea
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Energy, Environment and Federal Land
(4) - H Res 860: Illinois Outdoor Initiative - Adoption
January 13, 2010 - Kildee, D-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would support the "Leave No Child Inside" initiative of the Chicago Wilderness regional alliance, a program aimed at increasing outdoor activities for children. Motion agreed to 369-1.

Vote: Yea
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(10) - HR 3726: Castle Nugent National Historic Site - Passage
January 20, 2010 - Bordallo, D-Guam, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would establish the Castle Nugent national historic site in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Motion rejected 241-173.

Vote: Nay
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(11) - HR 3538: Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities - Passage
January 20, 2010 - Bordallo, D-Guam, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the continued use of water facilities located on National Forest System land in north central Idaho. Motion rejected 225-191.
Vote: Yea
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(12) - HR 3254: Taos Pueblo Water Settlement - Passage
January 21, 2010 - Passage of the bill that would ratify and approve a water-rights settlement between American Indian tribes in Taos Pueblo, N.M., and local governments. It would also authorize $121 million through fiscal 2016 for water infrastructure projects and expenses related to water use in Taos Pueblo. Passed 254-158.

Vote: Nay
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(13) - HR 3342: Aamodt Litigation Water Settlement - Passage
January 21, 2010 - Passage of the bill that would ratify and approve a water-rights settlement between the Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, and Tesuque Pueblos; the state of New Mexico; Santa Fe county; and the federal government. It would also authorize $106.4 million through fiscal 2022 to construct Pueblo water systems and $10.4 million for the Interior Department to assist the Pueblos in acquiring water rights and systems. Passed 249-153.

Vote: Nay
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(14) - HR 1065: White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Settlement - Passage
January 21, 2010 - Passage of the bill that would ratify and approve a water-rights settlement between the White Mountain Apache Tribe, the state of Arizona, several local governments and the federal government. It would also authorize $126 million for the Bureau of Reclamation to construct a water system for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and area governments, and $114 million for the Treasury Department to create a fund to protect area water structures. Passed 262-147.

Vote: Nay
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(22) - HR 4474: Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities - Passage
January 27, 2010 - Passage of the bill that would authorize the continued use of water facilities located on National Forest System land in north-central Idaho. It would also require water facility owners to maintain the facilities. Passed 415-0.

Vote: Yea
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(23) - HR 3726: Castle Nugent National Historic Site - Passage
January 27, 2010 - Passage of the bill that would establish a Castle Nugent national historic site in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It would also authorize the Interior Department to purchase land for the site with appropriated funds. Passed 240-175.

Vote: Nay
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(25) - H Res 1020: Rocky Mountain National Park Anniversary - Adoption
January 27, 2010 - Christensen, D-V.I., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would mark the 95th anniversary of the signing of the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created the park. Motion agreed to 408-0.

Vote: Yea
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Foreign Affairs
(15) - H Res 1021: Haiti Earthquake Condolences - Adoption
January 21, 2010 - Lee, D-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would express condolences and sympathy for the loss of life and the damage in Haiti caused by the earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010 and express solidarity with Haitians, Haitian Americans and all those who have been affected by the tragedy. It would urge those who hold debt against Haiti to suspend further debt payments and cancel all remaining debt. Motion agreed to 411-1.

Vote: Yea
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Health Care
(18) - H Res 1011: Cervical Health Awareness Month - Adoption
January 26, 2010 - Pallone, D-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would support the goals of Cervical Health Awareness Month and recognize the importance of detecting cervical cancer during its earliest stages. Motion agreed to 400-0.

Vote: Yea
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(19) - H Res 1003: National Influenza Vaccination Week - Adoption
January 26, 2010 - Pallone, D-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would support the designation of National Influenza Vaccination Week and encourage citizens to get vaccinated. Motion agreed to 398-2.

Vote: Yea
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Transportation and Homeland Security
(16) - HR 730: Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Capabilities - Passage
January 21, 2010 - Clarke, D-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would direct the Homeland Security Department's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office to develop a five-year plan for improving nuclear forensic and attribution capabilities. Motion agreed to 397-10.

Vote: Yea
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