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April 2011 Vote History

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April 2011 Vote History

Budget, Taxes and the Economy

 

(253) - HR 1363: Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Concur
April 09, 2011 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would provide continuing appropriations for all government agencies through April 15, 2011. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less certain eliminations and reductions totaling $2 billion.  Motion agreed to 348-70.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(259) - HR 1473, H. Con Res 36, H Con Res 35: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Previous Question
April 13, 2011 - Dreier, R-Calif., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 218) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2011.  Motion agreed to 242-183.

 

Vote: Yea


(260) - HR 1473, H Con Res 35, H Con Res 36: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Rule
April 13, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 218) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2011. The rule also would provide for consideration of an enrollment resolution (H Con Res 35) that would add a provision to the measure that would block funding for implementation of the 2010 health care overhaul and an enrollment resolution (H Con Res 36) that would add a section to the bill that would block funding for Planned Parenthood.  Adopted 241-179.

 

Vote: Yea


(265) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Previous Question
April 14, 2011 - Scott, R-S.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 223) that would provide for House floor consideration of the concurrent resolution that would set broad spending and revenue targets for the next 10 years.  Motion agreed to 238-183.

 

Vote: Yea


(266) - H Res 223: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Rule
April 14, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 223) that would provide for House floor consideration of the concurrent resolution that would set broad spending and revenue targets for the next 10 years.  Adopted 243-181.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(268) - HR 1473: Fiscal 2011 Continuing Appropriations - Passage
April 14, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2011, $39.9 billion less than fiscal 2010 spending. The bill contains a full Defense Department spending bill that would appropriate $513 billion for fiscal 2011, plus $157.8 billion for overseas operations. Spending for other government agencies and programs would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less certain reductions, rescissions and eliminations. The bill would bar the use of federal or local funds for abortions in the District of Columbia. It also would modify, reauthorize and appropriate funds for the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program through fiscal 2016. The bill would bar the use of funds to transfer or release Guantanamo detainees to the United States.  Passed 260-167.

 

Vote: Yea


(273) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Congressional Black Caucus Substitute
April 15, 2011 - Cleaver, D-Mo., substitute amendment that would allow $3.14 trillion in new budget authority for the federal government for fiscal 2012. It assumes increased tax revenue through a series of changes to the tax code, including the repeal of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts for top earners and taxing capital gains and dividends as ordinary income. It also calls for increased funding for education, job training programs, transportation projects, health care services, and veterans' benefits and services.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 103-303.

 

Vote: Nay


(274) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Congressional Progressive Caucus Substitute
April 15, 2011 - Grijalva, D-Ariz., substitute amendment that would allow $3.986 trillion in new budget authority for the federal government for fiscal 2012. It assumes the end of emergency supplemental appropriations for overseas contingency operations beginning in 2013, consistent with withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq. It assumes increased tax revenue, in part by returning to Clinton-era rates and indexing the alternative minimum tax, rescinding upper-income tax cuts, creating a progressive estate tax, and taxing capital gains and qualified dividends as ordinary income. It calls for changes to the health care system, including the creation of a public plan, and increased spending for education, infrastructure, housing, and research and development. It projects a budget surplus within 10 years.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 77-347.

Vote: Nay


(275) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Republican Study Committee Substitute
April 15, 2011 - Garrett, R-N.J., substitute amendment that would allow $2.617 trillion in new budget authority for fiscal 2012. It would freeze total discretionary spending at fiscal 2008 levels beginning in fiscal 2013. It assumes repeal of the 2010 health care overhaul, reducing non-defense discretionary spending to $218 billion by 2021, and cutting mandatory spending by $1.9 trillion over 10 years. It proposes gradually increasing the retirement age for Social Security and the eligibility age for Medicare. It assumes no tax increases and projects a budget surplus within 10 years.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 119-136.

 

Vote: Yea


(276) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Democratic Substitute
April 15, 2011 - Van Hollen, D-Md., substitute amendment that would allow $3.02 trillion in new budget authority for fiscal 2012. It would freeze non-security discretionary spending for five years and propose phasing out overseas contingency funding. It assumes the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts are made permanent for those making less than $250,000 a year but are allowed to expire for those with higher incomes. It assumes increased funding for infrastructure, child-care programs, energy independence, veterans' support programs, college affordability and housing. It projects a balanced budget except for interest on the debt by fiscal 2018.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 166-259.

 

Vote: Nay


(277) - H Con Res 34: Fiscal 2012 Budget Resolution - Adoption
April 15, 2011 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would allow $2.859 trillion in new budget authority for fiscal 2012, including up to $1.019 trillion in non-emergency discretionary spending. It calls for $659 billion in security spending and $360 billion in non-security spending. It proposes converting the federal share of Medicaid to a block grant to states. It calls for converting Medicare for persons currently younger than 55 into a "premium support system" through which the government would pay private insurance companies directly for each enrollee. It also proposes consolidating the current six tax brackets and cutting the corporate tax rate and the top individual tax rate to 25 percent. It assumes the extension of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts beyond 2012 and projects that the budget deficit would be reduced to $391 billion by fiscal 2021.  Adopted 235-193.

 

Vote: Yea

Business and Labor

(216) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Davis-Bacon Requirements
April 01, 2011 - Sessions, R-Texas, amendment that would bar the use of funds made available under the bill to administer or enforce Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements with respect to any project or program funded under the measure.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-238.

 

Vote: Yea


(217) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - National Mediation Board Rule
April 01, 2011 - LaTourette, R-Ohio, amendment that would strike the section of the bill that would overturn a National Mediation Board rule issued in 2010 that requires union representation elections for rail and airline workers under the Railway Labor Act to be decided by a simple majority of votes actually cast.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 206-220.

 

Vote: Nay

 


Congress and the Federal Government

(213) - HR 1255, H Res 194: Government Shutdown - Question of Consideration
April 01, 2011 - Question of whether the House should consider the rule (H Res 194) to provide for House floor consideration of a bill that would stipulate the enactment of a House-passed spending bill (HR 1) if the Senate does not pass a measure funding the government through the rest of fiscal 2011 by April 6, 2011.  Other 219-172.

 

Vote: Yea


(221) - HR 1255: Government Shutdown - Previous Question
April 01, 2011 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 194) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would stipulate the enactment of a House-passed spending bill (HR 1) if the Senate does not pass a measure that would fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2011 by April 6, 2011.  Motion agreed to 230-187.

 

Vote: Yea


(222) - HR 1255: Government Shutdown - Rule
April 01, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 194) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would stipulate the enactment of a House-passed spending bill (HR 1) if the Senate does not pass a measure that would fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2011 by April 6, 2011.  Adopted 229-187.

 

Vote: Yea


(223) - HR 1255: Government Shutdown - Recommit
April 01, 2011 - Walz, D-Minn., motion to recommit the bill to the House Administration Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would strike all after the enacting clause and insert language that would prevent lawmakers and the president from being paid for the duration of any government shutdown that lasts more than 24 hours or from receiving that pay retroactively.  Motion rejected 188-237.

 

Vote: Nay


(224) - HR 1255: Government Shutdown - Passage
April 01, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would stipulate the enactment of a House-passed spending bill (HR 1) if the Senate does not pass a measure funding the government through the rest of fiscal 2011 by April 6, 2011. It also would prevent lawmakers and the president from being paid for the duration of any government shutdown that lasts more than 24 hours.  Passed 221-202.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(228) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
April 05, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Monday, April 4, 2011.  Approved 310-104.

 

Vote: Yea


(229) - : Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn
April 06, 2011 - Jackson, D-Ill., motion to adjourn.  Motion rejected 36-367.

 

Vote: Nay


(232) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
April 06, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Tuesday, April 5, 2011.  Approved 321-98.

 

Vote: Yea


(235) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - State Assistance
April 06, 2011 - Murphy, D-Conn., amendment no. 5 that would clarify that the bill does not prohibit the EPA from providing technical assistance to states taking action to limit greenhouse gas emissions.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 182-240.

 

Vote: Nay


(244) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
April 07, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Wednesday, April 6, 2011.  Approved 307-113.

 

Vote: Yea


(254) - HR 1308: Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Extension - Passage
April 12, 2011 - Kelly, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission through Dec. 31, 2011, rather than May 30 as under current law, with the final report of the commission due on Nov. 30, rather than April 30.  Motion agreed to 394-18.

 

Vote: Yea


 (256) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
April 12, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Monday, April 11, 2011.  Approved 325-79.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(267) - : Procedural Motion - Journal
April 14, 2011 - Approval of the House Journal of Wednesday, April 13, 2011.  Approved 311-106.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(269) - H Con Res 43: Adjournment - Adoption
April 14, 2011 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would provide for the adjournment of the House until 2 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2011, and the conditional adjournment of the Senate until noon, Monday, May 2, 2011.  Adopted 243-178.

 

Vote: Yea


(272) - : Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn
April 14, 2011 - Jackson, D-Ill., motion to adjourn.  Motion rejected 11-412.

 

Vote: Nays


Domestic

 

(226) - H J Res 37: 'Net Neutrality' Disapproval - Previous Question
April 05, 2011 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 200) that would provide for House floor consideration of the joint resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission's 'net neutrality' network management rules for broadband service providers.  Motion agreed to 241-175.

 

Vote: Yea


(227) - H J Res 37: 'Net Neutrality' Disapproval - Rule
April 05, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 200) that would provide for House floor consideration of the joint resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission's 'net neutrality' network management rules for broadband service providers.  Adopted 241-178.

 

Vote: Yea


(236) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Scientific Findings
April 06, 2011 - Waxman, D-Calif., amendment no. 6 that would state that Congress accepts the scientific findings of the EPA that climate change is occurring, is caused largely by human activities and poses significant risks to public health and welfare.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-240.

 

Vote: Nay


(250) - H J Res 37: 'Net Neutrality' Disapproval - Question of Consideration
April 08, 2011 - Question of whether the House should consider the consider the joint resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission's 'net neutrality' network management rules for broadband service providers.  Other 238-174.

 

Vote: Yea


(251) - H J Res 37: 'Net Neutrality' Disapproval - Motion to Table
April 08, 2011 - Walden, R-Ore., motion to table (kill) the Hoyer, D-Md., motion to appeal the ruling of the chair with respect to the Walden point of order that the Hoyer motion to recommit was not germane to the underlying legislation. The motion would recommit the bill to the Energy and Commerce Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would continue funding for all government agencies at the current spending levels through April 15, 2011.  Motion agreed to 235-181.

 

Vote: Yea


(252) - H J Res 37: 'Net Neutrality' Disapproval - Passage
April 08, 2011 - Passage of the joint resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission's 'net neutrality' network management rules for broadband service providers.  Passed 240-179.

 

Vote: Yea


Energy, Environment and Federal Land

(214) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Dona Ana County Land
April 01, 2011 - Pearce, R-N.M., amendment that would authorize the Transportation Department to grant releases from the terms, conditions, reservations and restrictions related to a deed in which the federal government conveyed land to Dona Ana County, N.M.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 207-215.

 

Vote: Yea


 

(230) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Previous Question
April 06, 2011 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 203) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases in any effort to address climate change.  Motion agreed to 266-158.

 

Vote: Yea


(231) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Rule
April 06, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 203) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases in any effort to address climate change.  Adopted 250-172.

 

Vote: Yea


(233) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Study on Long-Term Impact
April 06, 2011 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment no. 1 that would require the EPA to determine the long-term impact of a complete ban on its authority to regulate greenhouse gases, whether there are alternatives to ensure compliance with the Clean Air Act, and the best practices with respect to greenhouse gas regulation under the Clean Air Act. It would require the EPA to report to Congress on the findings within 60 days of enactment.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 161-259.

 

Vote: Nay


(234) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Regulation Process Modification
April 06, 2011 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment no. 2 that would strike sections of the bill that would prohibit the regulation of greenhouse gases and insert a new section to modify the process by which the EPA can consider and propose greenhouse gas regulations.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 157-266.

 

Vote: Nay


(237) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Public Health Risk Exception
April 06, 2011 - Polis, D-Colo., amendment no. 8 that would grant the EPA administrator the authority, after public notice and comment, to temporarily suspend the provisions if a detailed analysis and review of the latest science show that ground-level ozone, extreme weather events, an increase in food and waterborne pathogens, or other threats pose significant dangers to the public health.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 168-257.

 

Vote: Nay


 

(238) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Oil Demand
April 06, 2011 - Markey, D-Mass., amendment no. 9 that would add a section to the bill that would allow the EPA administrator to use any authority under the Clean Air Act to promulgate any regulation concerning the emission of a greenhouse gas to address climate change, if the administrator determines that such action will reduce demand for oil.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-266.

 

Vote: Nay


(240) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Study on Gas Leakage and Competitiveness
April 06, 2011 - Doyle, D-Pa., amendment no. 11 that would direct the EPA to determine whether the regulations prohibited in the bill would cause greenhouse gas leakage and reduce the international competitiveness of U.S. producers of energy-intensive products.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 173-250.

 

Vote: Nay


(241) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Democratic Substitute
April 06, 2011 - Kind, D-Wis., substitute amendment no. 12 that would codify the EPA greenhouse gas tailoring rule. It would modify the criteria for determining a major emitting facility, delay the regulation of sources with certain levels of emissions until July 1, 2013, and exempt small source emitters and any state-approved nonprofit or educational facilities from the regulations.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 160-264.

 

Vote: Nay


(248) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Recommit
April 07, 2011 - McNerney, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Energy and Commerce Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would add a section to the bill specifying that nothing in the bill would limit the authority of the EPA administrator under the Clean Air Act to protect the health of children and seniors, including children with asthma and lung diseases, from the effects of air pollution by large sources of carbon dioxide.  Motion rejected 175-251.

 

Vote: Nay


(249) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Passage
April 07, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would prohibit the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases in any effort to address climate change. It would amend the Clean Air Act to strike specific elements from the definition of "air pollutant," unless regulation of those chemicals is not used in an attempt to address climate change. It also would clarify that the bill does not limit the authority of a state to regulate the emission of a greenhouse gas, unless the regulation attempts to address climate change.  Passed 255-172.

 

Vote: Yea


(255) - S 307: W. Craig Broadwater Federal Building - Passage
April 12, 2011 - Crawford, R-Ark., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate a federal building and U.S. courthouse in Martinsburg, W. Va., as the "W. Craig Broadwater Federal Building and United States Courthouse."  Motion agreed to 408-3.

 

Vote: Yea


Health Care

 

 (257) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - Previous Question
April 13, 2011 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 219) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would repeal the section of the 2010 health care overhaul that establishes and allocates mandatory funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.  Motion agreed to 238-182.

 

Vote: Yea


(258) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - Rule
April 13, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 219) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would repeal the section of the 2010 health care overhaul that establishes and allocates mandatory funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund.  Adopted 237-180.

 

Vote: Yea


(261) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - GAO Study on Health Effects
April 13, 2011 - Castor, D-Fla., amendment no. 2 that would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study of the impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on preventing chronic diseases and promoting health, and require that such a report be submitted to Congress no later than 90 days after the bill's enactment.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 187-237.

 

Vote: Nay


(262) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - GAO Study on Economic Effects
April 13, 2011 - Castor, D-Fla., amendment no. 3 that would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study of the economic impact funds awarded through the Prevention and Public Health Fund would have on states and communities and require that such a report be submitted to Congress no later than 90 days after the bill's enactment.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 188-238.

 

Vote: Nay


(263) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - Recommit
April 13, 2011 - Loebsack, D-Iowa, motion to recommit the bill to the House Energy and Commerce Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would strike all after the enacting clause and amend the relevant section of the health care law so that funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund would be subject to appropriation, rather than mandatory, and specify that funds be used for prevention, wellness and public health activities for individuals 65 years of age or older. It also would provide for the rescission of the unobligated balance of funds made available under current law.  Motion rejected 189-234

 

Vote: Nay


(264) - HR 1217: Prevention and Public Health Fund Repeal - Passage
April 13, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would repeal the section of the 2010 health care overhaul that establishes and allocates mandatory funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund. It also would rescind unobligated funds made available for the program.  Passed 236-183.

 

Vote: Yea


(270) - H Con Res 35: Fiscal 2011 Health Care Overhaul Funding - Adoption
April 14, 2011 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would direct the House clerk to make a correction in the enrollment of a bill (HR 1473) to provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2011, and insert a section that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to carry out the provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul law.  Adopted 240-185.

 

Vote: Yea


Transportation and Homeland Security

 

(215) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Nighttime Curfews
April 01, 2011 - Schiff, D-Calif., amendment that would allow airports, subject to certain requirements, to implement mandatory nighttime curfews.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-243.

 

Vote: Nay


(218) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Industry Analyses
April 01, 2011 - Shuster, R-Pa., amendment that would require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to perform industry analyses for the different segments of the aviation industry and tailor any regulations to the characteristics of each segment before proposing or issuing a regulation.  Adopted in Committee of the Whole 215-209.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(219) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Recommit
April 01, 2011 - Sanchez, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would require the Transportation secretary, in consultation with the Homeland Security secretary, to ensure that federal air marshals may be deployed on passenger flights determined to be at highest risk.  Motion rejected 184-235.

 

Vote: Nay


(220) - HR 658: FAA Reauthorization - Passage
April 01, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would reauthorize federal aviation programs through fiscal 2014. The measure would authorize $12.2 billion for airport planning and development programs, $10.5 billion for air navigation facilities and equipment, $36.9 billion for operations and $606 million for research and development. The bill also would repeal a National Mediation Board rule that requires union-representation elections for rail and airline workers under the Railway Labor Act to be decided by a simple majority of votes cast. The bill would generally extend the existing taxes used to finance the Airport and Airway Trust Fund through fiscal 2014.  Passed 223-196.

 

Vote: Nay


(239) - HR 910: EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation - Effect on National Security
April 06, 2011 - Rush, D-Ill., amendment no. 10 that would prevent the provisions of the bill from going into effect until the EPA administrator, in consultation with the Defense secretary, certifies that the consequences of not regulating greenhouse gas emissions will not jeopardize national security interests.  Rejected in Committee of the Whole 165-260.

 

Vote: Nay


Values

 

(271) - H Con Res 36: Fiscal 2011 Planned Parenthood Funding - Adoption
April 14, 2011 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would direct the House clerk to make a correction in the enrollment of a bill (HR 1473) to provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2011, and insert a section that would bar the use of funds made available in the bill to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. or its affiliates.  Adopted 241-185.

 

Vote: Yea


War on Terror and Armed Forces

 

(225) - HR 1246: Defense Department Printing - Passage
April 04, 2011 - West, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would reduce the amount authorized for printing and reproduction at the Defense Department in fiscal 2012 by 10 percent.  Motion agreed to 393-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(242) - HR 1363: Defense and Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Previous Question
April 07, 2011 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 206) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations for all government agencies through April 15, 2011, except the Defense Department, which would receive full funding for fiscal 2011. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less certain eliminations, reductions and rescissions totaling $12 billion.  Motion agreed to 238-185.

 

Vote: Yea


(243) - HR 1363: Defense and Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Rule
April 07, 2011 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 206) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations for all government agencies through April 15, 2011, except the Defense Department, which would receive full funding for fiscal 2011. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less certain eliminations, reductions and rescissions totaling $12 billion. The rule also would waive, through the legislative day of April 11, 2011, the two-thirds majority requirement to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee regarding any resolution providing for consideration of a fiscal 2011 funding measure.  Adopted 228-189.

 

Vote: Yea


(245) - HR 1363: Defense and Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Table
April 07, 2011 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to table (kill) the Hoyer, D-Md., motion to appeal the ruling of the chair with respect to the Rogers point of order that the Hoyer motion to recommit would violate the House "cut as you go" rule because it would have the net effect of increasing mandatory spending. The motion would recommit the bill to the Appropriations Committee with instructions that it be reported back with an amendment that would continue funding for all government agencies at the current levels through April 15, 2011.  Motion agreed to 236-187.

 

Vote: Yea


(246) - HR 1363: Defense and Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Recommit
April 07, 2011 - Owens, D-N.Y., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions that it be reported back immediately with an amendment that would reiterate the provision of funding under the bill for military personnel salaries.  Motion rejected 191-236.

Vote: Nay


(247) - HR 1363: Defense and Short-Term Continuing Appropriations - Passage
April 07, 2011 - Passage of the bill that would provide continuing appropriations for all government agencies through April 15, 2011, except the Defense Department, which would receive $515.8 billion in base funding for fiscal 2011 and $157 billion for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Most spending levels would be based on fiscal 2010 levels, less certain eliminations, reductions and rescissions totaling $12 billion. It would bar the District of Columbia from using funds appropriated by the bill or its own tax dollars to pay for abortions, with some exceptions.  Passed 247-181.

 

Vote: Yea


 

 

 

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