Vote History

February Vote History

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Agriculture and Rural Development

 

(49) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Organic Farming Program
February 16, 2011 - DeFazio, D-Ore., amendment that would provide $5 million in funding for the organic transition program of the Integrated Activities of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture by decreasing the funding for salaries and expenses at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service by an equal amount.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 136-296.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(50) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Economic Development Assistance
February 16, 2011 - Michaud, D-Maine, amendment that would increase the funding for economic development assistance programs in the Economic Development Administration of the Commerce Department by $80 million and decrease the funding for the periodic census and other programs at the Census Bureau by an equal amount.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 305-127.

 

Vote: Yea


(101) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Brazil Cotton Institute
February 18, 2011 - Kind, D-Wis., amendment that would bar the use of funds under the bill to provide payments to the Brazil Cotton Institute or to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to provide payments to the institute.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-246.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(114) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Commodity Program Benefits
February 18, 2011 - Blumenauer, D-Ore., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to pay the salaries and expenses of Agriculture Department personnel to provide commodity program benefits to a person or legal entity in excess of $250,000.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 185-241.

 

Vote: Nay

 


Budget, Taxes and the Economy

 

(38) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Previous Question
February 15, 2011 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 92) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations through fiscal 2011 for government agencies.  Motion agreed to 240-179.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(39) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Rule
February 15, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 92) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations through fiscal 2011 for government agencies, including $516.2 billion in base funding for the Defense Department. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less eliminations, reductions and rescissions totaling $60.9 billion. The rule would prohibit the transfer of funds between 302(b) suballocations. It also would waive, through the legislative day of Feb. 17, 2011, the two-thirds majority requirement to consider a rule on the same day it is reported by the Rules Committee.  Adopted 242-174.

 

Vote: Yea


(88) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - SEC Funding
February 17, 2011 - Frank, D-Mass., amendment that would increase funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission's independent agencies salaries and expenses account by $131 million. It also would decrease funding for IRS enforcement activites by $77 million; IRS operations support by $46 million; and the federal building fund at the General Services Administration by $7 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 160-270.

 

Vote: Nay


(89) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - CFPB Funding
February 17, 2011 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would increase the funding provided for transfer from the Federal Reserve to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by $63 million and decrease funding for IRS enforcement activities by an equal amount.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 163-265.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(117) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
February 18, 2011 - Kaptur, D-Ohio, amendment that would reduce funds made available in the bill for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program by 75 percent.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 32-394.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(143) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Fiscal 2006 Spending Levels
February 19, 2011 - Mulvaney, R-S.C., amendment that would bar funds made available in the bill from being used in excess of fiscal 2006 spending levels with some exemptions.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 93-328.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(146) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Recommit
February 19, 2011 - Heinrich, D-N.M., motion to recommit the bill to the Appropriations Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would increase funding for student financial assistance at the Department of Education, specifically for the Pell Grant program, by $39 million and reduce the amount available for departmental management program administration by an equal amount.  Motion rejected 186-238.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(147) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Passage
February 19, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations through fiscal 2011 for all government agencies, including $515.8 billion in base funding for the Defense Department. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less eliminations, reductions and rescissions totaling roughly $61.5 billion. The bill does not include earmarks and eliminates all previous fiscal 2010 earmark funding from continuing appropriations. As amended, the bill would eliminate funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter alternative engine program and prohibit any funding from being made available to Planned Parenthood and its affiliates. It also would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for a variety of executive branch regulatory activities and implementation of several provisions of the health care overhaul law.  Passed 235-189.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Business and Labor

(33) - H Res 72: Regulatory Oversight - Adoption
February 11, 2011 - Adoption of the resolution that would direct 10 House committees to inventory and review existing, pending and proposed regulations and orders issued by federal agencies, focusing on identifying those that impede private-sector job creation, discourage innovation, hurt economic growth or lack specific statutory authorization.  Adopted 391-28.

 

 Vote: Yea

 


(75) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Labor Relations Board
February 17, 2011 - Price, R-Ga., amendment that would strike the $233.4 million in funding provided in the bill for salaries and expenses at the National Labor Relations Board.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 176-250.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(126) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Labor Agreement Projects
February 19, 2011 - Guinta, R-N.H., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for government contracts for projects requiring a labor agreement.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 210-210.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(137) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Consumer Product Safety Database
February 19, 2011 - Pompeo, R-Kan., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to carry out any of the activities related to the publicly available consumer product safety information database established under the Consumer Product Safety Act.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 234-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(144) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Davis-Bacon Wage Rate Requirements
February 19, 2011 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would bar the use of any funds made available in the bill to administer wage-rate requirements, referred to as Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements, for any project or program funded by the bill.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-233.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Congress and the Federal Government

(30) - H Res 72: Regulatory Oversight - Previous Question
February 10, 2011 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 73) that would provide for House floor consideration of the resolution that would direct 10 House committees to review federal regulations, focusing on identifying those that affect jobs and economic growth.  Motion agreed to 240-180.

Vote: Yea

 


(31) - H Res 72: Regulatory Oversight - Rule
February 10, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 73) that would provide for House floor consideration of the resolution that would direct 10 House committees to review federal regulations, focusing on identifying those that affect jobs and economic growth.  Adopted 255-169.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(32) - H Res 72: Regulatory Oversight - Recommit
February 11, 2011 - Carnahan, D-Mo., motion to recommit the resolution to the Rules Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would direct the 10 House committees to place a high priority on preserving the standards that ensure the safety of the nation's food supply, drinking water and children's toys when reviewing federal regulations.  Motion rejected 178-242.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(34) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
February 11, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011.  Approved 344-50.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(37) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
February 14, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Friday, Feb. 11, 2011.  Approved 352-59.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(40) - H Con Res 17: Adjournment - Adoption
February 15, 2011 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would provide for the adjournment of the House until 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, and the Senate until noon, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.  Adopted 243-176.

Vote: Yea

 


(81) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Presidential Election Campaign Fund
February 17, 2011 - Cole, R-Okla., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to operate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and Presidential Primary Matching Payment account.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 247-175.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(87) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Executive Branch 'Czars'
February 17, 2011 - Scalise, R-La., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to pay the salaries and expenses for nine executive branch positions and their offices, including the director of the White House Office of Health Reform, assistant to the president for energy and climate change and the special master for TARP Executive Compensation.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 249-179.

 

Vote: Yea

 


 

(122) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - White House Maintenance
February 18, 2011 - Neugebauer, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to repair, alter or improve the executive residence at the White House.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 63-362.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(133) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Federal Employee Step Increases
February 19, 2011 - Issa, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to fund periodic step increases for federal employees on the General Schedule.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-230.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(148) - HR 394: Federal Courts Jurisdiction - Passage
February 28, 2011 - Smith, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would clarify the jurisdiction of federal courts in cases where one party is not a U.S. citizen. It also would revise jurisdictional, venue and transfer rules regarding the treatment of foreign citizens, insurers and corporations in legal proceedings that involve multiple court districts, and clarify the definition of a legal venue in such cases.  Motion agreed to 402-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


 

(150) - HR 368: Removal to Federal Courts Clarification - Passage
February 28, 2011 - Lungren, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would clarify that pre-trial legal proceedings, such as subpoenas, would be covered under an existing law that allows certain civil and criminal cases against federal officials to be moved from state to federal courts.  Motion agreed to 396-4.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Domestic Issues

(27) - S 188: John M. Roll Courthouse - Passage
February 09, 2011 - Denham, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate a U.S. courthouse under construction in Yuma, Ariz., as the "John M. Roll United States Courthouse." Motion agreed to 429-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(51) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Drug Intelligence Center
February 16, 2011 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would strike the $34 million that the bill would provide for the National Drug Intelligence Center at the Justice Department.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 262-169.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(52) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Research Facility Construction
February 16, 2011 - Latta, R-Ohio, amendment that would decrease funding for construction of research facilities at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology by $10 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-247.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(53) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - COPS Program
February 16, 2011 - Weiner, D-N.Y., amendment that would increase funding for the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program at the Justice Department by $298 million and decrease funding for cross-agency support at NASA by the same amount.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 228-203.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(54) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Legal Services Corporation
February 16, 2011 - Duncan, R-S.C., amendment that would strike all funding for the Legal Services Corporation, which would be provided $324.4 million under the bill.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 171-259.

 

Vote: Yea

 


 (60) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Firefighter Assistance Programs
February 16, 2011 - Pascrell, D-N.J., amendment that would increase funding for Federal Emergency Management Agency firefighter assistance grants by $510 million to $800 million, specifying that $390 million be available for assistance to firefighter grants and $420 million be available for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants. It would decrease funding for science and technology research, development, acquisition and operations at the Homeland Security Department by an equal amount.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 318-113.

 

Vote: Yea


(68) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Endowment for the Arts
February 17, 2011 - Walberg, R-Mich., amendment that would reduce funding for grants and administration at the National Endowment for the Arts by $20.6 million.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 217-209.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(69) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs
February 17, 2011 - Canseco, R-Texas, amendment that would strike the $4.5 million in funding provided in the bill for the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs program.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 248-177.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(70) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Presidio Trust Fund
February 17, 2011 - Reed, R-N.Y., amendment that would strike the $15 million in funding provided in the bill for the Presidio Trust Fund.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-186.

Vote: Yea

 


(72) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Community Service Block Grants
February 17, 2011 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce funding for payments under the Community Service Block Grant program by $100 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 115-316.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(82) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Firefighter Hiring Grants
February 17, 2011 - Price, D-N.C., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to enforce certain requirements of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act that expand the pre-Sept. 11, 2001, fire grant program through the use of firefighter hiring grants.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 267-159.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(83) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Internet Regulation
February 17, 2011 - Walden, R-Ore., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to implement the Federal Communication Commission's "report and order" regarding Internet and broadband industry practices.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 244-181.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(84) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Asian Carp Management
February 17, 2011 - Camp, R-Mich., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to open the locks at the Thomas J. O'Brien Lock and Dam or the Chicago River Controlling Works, with the aim of preventing Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 137-292.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(85) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Legal Fees and Expenses
February 17, 2011 - Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for payments under a provision of current law that allows the awarding of fees and other expenses by a court of jurisdiction to a prevailing party in a civil action brought by or against the United States or any agency or official acting in an official capacity.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 232-197.

 

Vote: Yea

 


 

Education

(73) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Special Education
February 17, 2011 - McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., amendment that would reduce funding for the Education for the Disadvantaged programs at the Education Department by $336.55 million and funding for school improvement programs by $500 million. It would increase funding for the agency's special education programs by $557.7 million.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 249-179.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(74) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - School Improvement Programs
February 17, 2011 - Young, R-Alaska, amendment that would strike a provision of the bill that would bar funds for school improvement programs at the Education Department from going to programs for Native Hawaiian and Alaska Natives.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 313-117.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(92) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Gainful Employment
February 18, 2011 - Kline, R-Minn., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement, administer or enforce an Education Department regulation or rule with respect to the definition or application of the term 'gainful employment' under the Higher Education Act.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 289-136.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(145) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Education Jobs Fund
February 19, 2011 - Burgess, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to carry out the Education Jobs Fund program, which provides grants and funds to states and local governments to create jobs in early childhood, elementary and secondary education programs.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 235-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Energy, Environment and Federal Land

 

(55) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - ARPA-E Funding Reduction
February 16, 2011 - Biggert, R-Ill., amendment that would strike the $50 million in funding that the bill would make available for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the Energy Department.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 170-262.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(56) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - ARPA-E Funding Increase
February 16, 2011 - Inslee, D-Wash., amendment that would increase funding for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the Energy Department by $20 million and decrease funding for fossil energy research and development at the department by an equal amount.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 159-273.

 

Vote: Nay


(58) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Energy Efficiency Programs
February 16, 2011 - Latta, R-Ohio, amendment that would decrease funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs at the Energy Department by $70 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 137-293.

 

Vote: Nay


(61) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Land Acquisition
February 16, 2011 - Lummis, R-Wyo., amendment that would strike all funding, including unobligated prior-year funds, that would be made available for the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Forest Service to buy new federal land. That funding totals $35 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 213-216.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(62) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - North American Wetlands Conservation Fund
February 16, 2011 - Moran, D-Va., amendment that would provide $50 million in funding for the North Americans Wetlands Conservation Fund at the Interior Department and reduce funding for state and tribal assistance grants at the EPA by an equal amount.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 73-352.

 

Vote: Nay


(63) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - EPA Science and Technology
February 16, 2011 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce funding for EPA science and technology programs by $64 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 199-230.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(64) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - EPA Environmental Programs and Management
February 16, 2011 - Pompeo, R-Kan., amendment that would reduce funding for EPA environmental programs and management by $8 million.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-185.

Vote: Yea

 


(65) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - EPA State and Tribal Assistance
February 16, 2011 - Reed, R-N.Y., amendment that would reduce funding for EPA state and tribal assistance grants by $10 million.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 228-203.

 

Vote: Yea


(67) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - USDA Forestry Programs
February 17, 2011 - Pompeo, R-Kan., amendment that would reduce funding for state and private forestry programs of the U.S. Forest Service in the Agriculture Department by $7.4 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 171-256.

Vote: Yea


(86) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Cement Manufacturing Regulation
February 17, 2011 - Carter, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement, administer or enforce an EPA rule that would require cement manufacturers to reduce mercury emissions, particle pollution and other air pollutants.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 250-177.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(94) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Arctic Offshore Drilling
February 18, 2011 - Young, R-Alaska, amendment that would prohibit any appropriated funds from being used by the Environmental Appeals Board to review, reject or otherwise invalidate under the Clean Air Act any permits issued for offshore drilling along the Arctic coast.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 243-185.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(96) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation
February 18, 2011 - Poe, R-Texas, amendment that would prohibit the use of any appropriated funds by the EPA to implement or enforce any regulations applicable after Jan. 1, 2011, pertaining to the emission of greenhouse gases from stationary sources.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 249-177.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(108) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Liquefied Natural Gas Projects
February 18, 2011 - Wu, D-Ore., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement, administer or enforce a section of the Natural Gas Act that gives the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the exclusive authority to approve or deny an application for the siting, construction, expansion or operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 87-338.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(109) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Offshore Drilling Leases
February 18, 2011 - Markey, D-Mass., amendment that would prohibit the Interior Department from using funds made available in the bill to issue new leases to existing offshore oil or natural gas drilling lessees where such existing leases are not subject to limitation on royalty relief based on the market price.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 174-251.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(111) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Klamath Dam Removal
February 18, 2011 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement the Klamath Dam Removal and Sedimentation Study.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 215-210: R 210-28; D 5-182; I 0-0.

 


(112) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Marine Operations Center-Pacific
February 18, 2011 - McDermott, D-Wash., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to plan for, begin, continue, finish or approve the relocation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Operations Center-Pacific from Seattle to Newport, Ore.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 91-333.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(113) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Forest Travel Management
February 18, 2011 - Herger, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the Department of Agriculture to implement a portion of a National Forest System travel management rule relating to the designation of roads, trails and area for motor vehicle use.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 227-197: R 219-18; D 8-179; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(119) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Coal Mining Stream Protection
February 18, 2011 - Johnson, R-Ohio, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to develop, carry out, implement or otherwise enforce regulations proposed by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, which has proposed a change to the Stream Protection Rule aimed at protecting streams affected by surface coal mining.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-186.

 

Vote: Yea


(120) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Chesapeake Bay Watershed
February 18, 2011 - Goodlatte, R-Va., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to develop, promulgate, evaluate, implement, provide oversight to, or backstop total maximum daily loads or watershed implementation plans for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 230-195.

Vote: Yea

 

 


(123) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Florida Water Quality Rule
February 18, 2011 - Rooney, R-Fla., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement, administer or enforce a rule regarding water quality standards for lakes and flowing waters in Florida published by the EPA.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 237-189.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(125) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Ethanol Pump and Storage
February 19, 2011 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the construction of an ethanol blender pump or an ethanol storage facility.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 261-158.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(127) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Service
February 19, 2011 - Hall, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to establish a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Service, as described in a published draft framework.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 233-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(129) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Surface Coal-Mining Operations
February 19, 2011 - Griffith, R-Va., amendment that would bar the use funds made available in the bill to implement, administer or enforce EPA regulations and guidance issued on surface coal-mining permit coordination, or to carry out EPA reviews of surface coal-mining operations under the Clean Water Act and the Environmental Justice Executive Order issued April 1, 2010.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 235-185.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(130) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Fishery Privilege Program
February 19, 2011 - Jones, R-N.C., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to develop or approve a new limited-access privilege program for any fishery under the jurisdiction of the South Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, New England or Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 259-159.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(131) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Missouri River Projects Study
February 19, 2011 - Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for a study of the Missouri River Projects authorized in the fiscal 2009 omnibus appropriations law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 245-176.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(132) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
February 19, 2011 - Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 244-179.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(134) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Gasoline Ethanol Content
February 19, 2011 - Sullivan, R-Okla., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement two EPA decisions regarding waivers for the allowable ethanol content of gasoline.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 285-136.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(135) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Dredged and Fill Material Disposal
February 19, 2011 - McKinley, R-W.Va., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the EPA to deny or restrict the use of defined areas as disposal sites for dredged or fill material under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 240-182.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(136) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Fossil Fuel Combustion Waste
February 19, 2011 - McKinley, R-W.Va., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the EPA to develop, propose, finalize, implement, administer or enforce any regulation that identifies or lists fossil fuel combustion waste as hazardous waste subject to regulation under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, or otherwise make fossil fuel combustion waste subject to regulation under the law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-183.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(139) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Monument Designation
February 19, 2011 - Heller, R-Nev., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to designate monuments under the Antiquities Act of 1906.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 209-213.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(140) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Ambient Air Quality Standards
February 19, 2011 - Noem, R-S.D., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to modify the national primary ambient air quality standard or the national secondary ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter under the Clean Air Act.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 255-168.

 

Vote: Yea


(142) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Oil and Gas Research and Development Program
February 19, 2011 - Carney, D-Del., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the Energy Department's Oil and Gas Research and Development program.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 121-300.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(149) - HR 347: Restricted Buildings and Grounds - Passage
February 28, 2011 - Lungren, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would make technical corrections to current federal law that prohibits individuals from willfully and knowingly remaining in a restricted section of federal property to clarify that it applies only to those without lawful authority to be in restricted areas. It also would modify the definition of restricted property to include the White House and the vice president's official residence and their grounds or any building where a person protected by the Secret Service is visiting.  Motion agreed to 399-3.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Foreign Affairs and Immigration

(28) - HR 519: U.N. Tax Equalization Fund Overpayments - Passage
February 09, 2011 - Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would establish as U.S. policy that the United Nations should return $179 million overpaid into the U.N. Tax Equalization Fund as of Dec. 31, 2009, and that the United States should press the U.N. to change its fund assessment procedures to reduce discrepancies. It would specify that, until the secretary of State certifies that the funds have been returned, the U.S. government withhold further contributions to the regularly assessed biennial U.N. budget.  Motion rejected 259-169.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(76) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - U.S. Institute of Peace
February 17, 2011 - Weiner, D-N.Y., amendment that would strike the $42.7 million provided in the bill for the United States Institute of Peace.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 268-163.

 

Vote: Yea


(77) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - East-West Center
February 17, 2011 - Canseco, R-Texas, amendment that would strike the $10.7 million provided in the bill for the East-West Center.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 274-155.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(78) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Multilateral Foreign Assistance
February 17, 2011 - Heller, R-Nev., amendment that would reduce funding for various accounts used for multilateral assistance through international financial institutions, organizations and programs by a total of $211.2 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 190-241.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(107) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - U.N. Funds
February 18, 2011 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to pay any dues to the United Nations.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 177-243.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(124) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - U.N. Headquarters
February 18, 2011 - Stearns, R-Fla., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the design, renovation, construction or rental of any headquarters for the United Nations within the United States.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 231-191.

 

 Vote: Yea

 


Health Care

 

(97) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Restrictions on Health Law
February 18, 2011 - Rehberg, R-Mont., amendment that would prohibit the payment of any funds made available by the bill to any employee, officer, contractor or grantee of any department or agency funded by the Labor-HHS-Education portion of the measure in order to implement the 2010 health care overhaul law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(98) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Implementation of Health Law
February 18, 2011 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available by the bill to carry out the provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul law, or any amendment made by that law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 241-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(99) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Salaries for Health Law Implementation
February 18, 2011 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would prohibit the use of funds made available by the bill to pay the salary of any officer or employee of any federal department or agency with respect to carrying out the provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul law, or any amendment made by that law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 237-191.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(100) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Individual Mandate
February 18, 2011 - Emerson, R-Mo., amendment that would bar the IRS from using funds to implement or enforce the individual mandate provision of the 2010 health care law, which requires individuals to ensure that they and their dependents have "minimum essential coverage" beginning in 2013 or pay a penalty. The amendment also would bar the IRS from using funds to implement provisions that require insurance providers to report to the agency that they have provided coverage to individuals.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 246-182.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(110) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - High-Risk Insurance Pools Standards
February 18, 2011 - Price, R-Ga., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to implement or enforce a provision of the health care overhaul law that states that the federal standard relating to high-risk insurance pools supersedes state laws and standards.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 241-185.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(121) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Health Insurance Exchanges
February 18, 2011 - Gardner, R-Colo., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to pay the salary of any officer or employee of the Health and Human Services Department who develops or promulgates regulations or guidance with regard to health insurance exchanges under the 2010 health care overhaul law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 241-184.

 

Vote: Yea


(138) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
February 19, 2011 - Burgess, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to pay the salary of any officer or employee of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight in the Health and Human Services Department.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-182.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(141) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Essential Health Care Benefits Definition
February 19, 2011 - Pitts, R-Pa., amendment that would bar funds made available in the bill from being used by the Health and Human Services, Labor or Treasury departments for any action to issue regulations or guidelines defining "essential benefits" as directed by the 2010 health care overhaul law.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-183.

 

Vote: Yea

 


Housing

(71) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - LIHEAP Funding
February 17, 2011 - Bass, R-N.H., amendment that would increase funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at the Administration for Children and Families by $50 million and reduce funding for substance abuse and mental health services at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration by $98 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 104-322.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(57) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Weatherization Assistance
February 16, 2011 - Tonko, D-N.Y., amendment that would strike a provision in the bill that would bar funds provided for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs at the Energy Department from being used for the Weatherization Assistance Program or the State Energy Program.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 208-223.

 

Vote: Nay

 


Second Amendment

(115) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Multiple Firearm Reporting
February 18, 2011 - Boren, D-Okla., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to require a person licensed to import, manufacture or deal in firearms or ammunition to report information to the Department of Justice regarding the sale of multiple rifles or shotguns to the same person.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 277-149.

 

 Vote: Yea

 


Transportation and Homeland Security

(26) - HR 514: 'Patriot Act' Extensions - Passage
February 08, 2011 - Smith, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend through Dec. 8, 2011, three provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act. The provisions allow the government to seek court orders for roving wiretaps on suspects who use multiple devices or modes of communication, to request access to "any tangible thing" deemed related to a terrorism investigation and to seek warrants to conduct surveillance of "lone wolf" foreign terrorist suspects who may not be connected to a larger terrorist group.  Motion rejected 277-148.

 

Vote: Nay


(29) - HR 514: 'Patriot Act' Extensions - Rule
February 10, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 79) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would extend through Dec. 8, 2011, three provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act.  Adopted 248-176.

 

Vote: Yea


(35) - HR 514: 'Patriot Act' Extensions - Recommit
February 14, 2011 - Thompson, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the Judiciary Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would require that any use of authorities extended by the measure would have to be in compliance with the Constitution, including the Bill of Rights. In addition, it would require expedited review of federal civil proceedings for any allegations of violations of such rights.
Motion rejected 186-234: R 2-234; D 184-0; I 0-0.

Vote: Nay

 


(36) - HR 514: 'Patriot Act' Extensions - Passage
February 14, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would extend through Dec. 8, 2011, three provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act. The provisions allow the government to seek court orders for roving wiretaps on suspects who use multiple devices or modes of communication, to request access to "any tangible thing" deemed related to a terrorism investigation and to seek warrants to conduct surveillance of "lone wolf" foreign terrorist suspects who may not be connected to a larger terrorist group.  Passed 275-144.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(45) - HR 514: Patriot Act Extensions - Rule
February 16, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 93) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill that would extend through May 27, 2011, three provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act.  Adopted 254-176.

 

Vote: Yea

 

 


(66) - HR 514: Patriot Act Extensions - Motion to Concur
February 17, 2011 - Smith, R-Texas, motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would extend through May 27, 2011, three provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the Patriot Act. The provisions allow the government to seek court orders for "roving" wiretaps on suspects who use multiple devices or modes of communication, to request access to "any tangible thing" deemed related to a terrorism investigation and to seek warrants to conduct surveillance of "lone wolf" foreign terrorist suspects who may not be connected to a larger terrorist group.  Motion agreed to 279-143.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(79) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Amtrak Grants
February 17, 2011 - Sessions, R-Texas, amendment that would decrease funding for capital and debt service grants to Amtrak by $446.9 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 176-250.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(95) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Library Activity Surveillance
February 18, 2011 - Nadler, D-N.Y., amendment that would prohibit the use of any appropriated funds to apply for an order under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act requiring the production of library circulation records, library patron lists, book sales records or book customer lists.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 196-231.

 

Vote: Nay

 


Values Issues

(93) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Planned Parenthood Funding
February 18, 2011 - Pence, R-Ind., amendment that would prohibit any funds in the bill from being made available to Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. or its affiliates.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 240-185.

 

Vote: Yea

 


War on Terror and the Armed Services

(41) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Defense Operations and Maintenance
February 15, 2011 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce funding for Defense Department operations and maintenance by $18.75 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 207-223.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(42) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Defense Procurement and Research
February 15, 2011 - Pompeo, R-Kan., amendment that would reduce funding for various Defense Department procurement, research and innovation programs by a total of $502.4 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 72-358.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(43) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Aircraft Procurement
February 15, 2011 - Gutierrez, D-Ill., amendment that would reduce funding for Navy aircraft procurement by $22 million and funding for Air Force aircraft procurement by $393 million, with the aim of reducing funding for the V-22 Osprey aircraft.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 105-326.

 

 Vote: Nay


(44) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Defense Research and Development
February 15, 2011 - Pompeo, R-Kan., amendment that would reduce funding for certain Defense Department procurement, research and innovation programs by $115.5 million, with the aim of reducing funding by that amount for alternative energy research.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 109-320.

 

Vote: Nay

 


 (46) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - F-35 Alternative Engine
February 16, 2011 - Rooney, R-Fla., amendment that would reduce funding for Army and Air Force research, development, testing and evaluation by $450 million, with the aim of reducing funding by that amount for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter alternative engine.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 233-198.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(47) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund
February 16, 2011 - Jones, R-N.C., amendment that would strike the $400 million in funding that the bill would provide for the Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 135-294.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(48) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Iraqi Security Forces Fund
February 16, 2011 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would strike the $1.5 billion in funding that the bill would provide for the Iraqi Security Forces Fund.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 133-299.

 

Vote: Nay


(59) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Selective Service System
February 16, 2011 - DeFazio, D-Ore., amendment that would reduce funding for the salaries and expenses account of the Selective Service System by $24 million.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 130-301.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(80) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - V-22 Osprey
February 17, 2011 - Woolsey, D-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds that would be made available by the Defense portion of the bill to research, develop, test, evaluate or procure any expeditionary fighting vehicle or V-22 Osprey aircraft.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 91-339.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(90) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - NASCAR Sponsorship
February 18, 2011 - McCollum, D-Minn., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for Defense Department sponsorship of NASCAR racecars.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 148-281.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(91) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Military Operations in Afghanistan
February 18, 2011 - Nadler, D-N.Y., amendment that would specify that no more than $10 billion of the funds made available in the bill may be used for U.S. military operations in Afghanistan.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 98-331.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(102) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Fighting Vehicle and Missile Program
February 18, 2011 - Kind, D-Wis., amendment that would bar funds in the Defense portion of the bill from being used to research, develop, test, evaluate or procure the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle or the Surface-Launched Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile program.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 123-306.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(103) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Overall Funding Cut
February 18, 2011 - Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce funding for the legislative branch by 11 percent and all other funding under the measure by 5.5 percent. Continuing appropriations for the Homeland Security Department, the Veterans Affairs Department, the State Department, and aid and funding for Israel would be exempt from these reductions.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 147-281.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(104) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
February 18, 2011 - Bishop, D-N.Y., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility located in Manhattan, Kan.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-269.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(105) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Homeland Security and Defense Funding
February 18, 2011 - Campbell, R-Calif., amendment that would reduce, by 3.5 percent each, the amount made available in the bill for the Defense and Homeland Security departments, other than amounts required to be made available by a provision of law.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 68-357.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(106) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Beach Replenishment Projects
February 18, 2011 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for beach replenishment projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 74-348.

 

Vote: Nay


(116) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Defense Department Official Representation
February 18, 2011 - Forbes, R-Va., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill for the Defense Department for official representation activities.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 241-184.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(118) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - U.S. Armed Forces in Europe
February 18, 2011 - Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would bar the use of funds made available by the bill to maintain a U.S. armed forces level in excess of 35,000 members assigned to permanent duty in Europe. It also would reduce personnel funding in the measure for the Army, Navy and Air Force.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 74-351.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(128) - HR 1: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Defense Department Spending
February 19, 2011 - Lee, D-Calif., amendment that would bar funds made available in the bill from being used by the Defense Department in excess of the 2008 spending level, with an exemption for military personnel and the Defense Health Program account.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 76-344.

 

Vote: Nay

 


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