Vote History

June 2012 Vote History

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(306) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Army Corps of Engineers Construction
June 01, 2012 - Scalise, R-La., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided for Army Corps of Engineers harbor and river construction, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects and reduce by the same amount funding provided for Energy Department salaries and expenses. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 216-177.

 

Vote: Yea


(307) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Army Corps of Engineers Funding
June 01, 2012 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would reduce by $1 million the amount provided for Army Corps of Engineers harbor and river construction, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects and increase by $571,429 funding for the operation, maintenance and care of existing river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 203-185.

 

Vote: Yea


(308) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Clean-Water Guidance
June 01, 2012 - Moran, D-Va., amendment that would strike language in the bill that would bar the use of funds in the bill for the Army Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer or enforce changes to rules pertaining to the definition of navigable waters under the Clean Water Act. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 152-237.

 

Vote: Nay


(309) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Department Science Programs
June 01, 2012 - Hultgren, R-Ill., amendment that would increase by $15 million the amount provided for science activities at the Energy Department and reduce by $30 million funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 130-256.

 

Vote: Yea


(310) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Efficiency Funding
June 01, 2012 - Chaffetz, R-Utah, amendment that would reduce by $74 million the amount provided for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 140-245.

 

Vote: Yea


(311) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Renewable Energy Funding
June 01, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate all funding provided in the bill for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. The $1.5 billion total includes an appropriation of $115 million that would remain available through fiscal 2014. It would transfer $1.5 billion to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 113-275.

 

Vote: Yea


(312) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Efficiency Funding
June 01, 2012 - Kaptur, D-Ohio, amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities and reduce by the same amount funding for the Energy Department salaries and expenses. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-200.

 

Vote: Nay


(313) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Atomic Energy Defense Weapons Activities
June 01, 2012 - Tonko, D-N.Y., amendment that would decrease by $180.4 million the amount provided for Energy Department atomic energy defense weapons activities and increase by the same amount funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 148-236.

 

Vote: Nay


(314) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Efficiency Funding
June 01, 2012 - Hahn, D-Calif., amendment that would reduce by $100 million the amount provided for Energy Department fossil energy research and development activities and increase by $50 million funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 139-245.

 

Vote: Nay


(315) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Nuclear Energy Programs
June 05, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would reduce by $514 million the amount provided in the bill for nuclear energy activities and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 106-281.

 

Vote: Nay


(316) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Research Projects
June 05, 2012 - Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment that would reduce the amount in the bill provided for fossil energy research and development activities by $133.4 million and increase funding for Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy projects by the same amount. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 131-257.

 

Vote: Nay


(317) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Fossil Fuels Programs
June 05, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate the $554 million funding in the bill provided for fossil fuels programs, which includes an appropriation of $116 million that would remain available through fiscal 2014. The measure also would direct an equivalent amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 138-249.

 

Vote: Nay


(318) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Environmental Cleanup
June 05, 2012 - Matheson, D-Utah, amendment that would increase by $9.6 million the amount provided in the bill for non-defense environmental cleanup activities and reduce by the same amount funding for atomic energy defense weapons activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 152-235.

 

Vote: Nay


(319) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - U.S.-China Clean Energy Resource Center
June 06, 2012 - Rohrabacher, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill for the U.S.-China Clean Energy Resource Center. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 181-229.

 

Vote: Yea


(320) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Loan Guarantees
June 06, 2012 - Stearns, R-Fla., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to subordinate any loan obligation, guaranteed obligation, or other financing provided under the demonstration project title of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and accompanying regulations. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 348-60.

 

Vote: Yea


(321) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding
June 06, 2012 - Shimkus, R-Ill., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided in the bill for salaries and expenses of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and reduce by the same amount funding for Energy Department salaries and expenses. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 326-81.

 

Vote: Yea


(322) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Paid Surveys
June 06, 2012 - Tipton, R-Colo., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to pay for any survey in which money is included for the benefit of the respondent. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 355-51.

 

Vote: Yea


(323) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Missouri River Projects Study
June 06, 2012 - Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill for a study of the Missouri River, pursuant to the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (PL 110-114). Adopted in Committee of the Whole 242-168.

 

Vote: Yea


(324) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Army Corps of Engineers Construction Projects
June 06, 2012 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided for Army Corps of Engineers construction projects and reduce by the same amount funding for nuclear weapons activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 150-260.

 

Vote: Nay


(325) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Global Threat Reduction Initiative
June 06, 2012 - Fortenberry, R-Neb., amendment that would shift $17 million within the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account, with the aim of increasing funding for the Global Threat Reduction Initiative. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 328-89.

 

Vote: Yea


(326) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Research
June 06, 2012 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided for energy efficiency and renewable energy research construction projects and reduce by the same amount funding for nuclear weapons activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 157-260.

 

Vote: Nay


(328) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Loan Guarantee Program
June 06, 2012 - Kucinich, D-Ohio, amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to provide new loan guarantees under the demonstration project section of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which authorizes loans for fossil fuel, nuclear and other demonstration projects. The amendment also would reduce funding for the Innovative Loan Guarantee Program by $33 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 136-282.

 

Vote: Nay


(329) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Activities
June 06, 2012 - Burgess, R-Texas, amendment that would reduce by $100 million the amount provided for defense nuclear nonproliferation activities and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 168-249.

 

Vote: Nay


(330) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Non-Defense Environmental Cleanup Programs
June 06, 2012 - Reed, R-N.Y., amendment that would increase by $36 million the amount provided in the bill for non-defense environmental cleanup programs, offset by reducing funds provided for Energy Department administrative expenses and the Administrator's Office of the National Nuclear Security Administration each by $18 million. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 223-195.

 

Vote: Yea


(331) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Activities
June 06, 2012 - Sanchez, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $16 million the amount provided for defense nuclear nonproliferation activities and reduce by the same amount funding for Energy Department salaries and expenses. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 182-237.

 

Vote: Nay


(332) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Nuclear Weapons Funding
June 06, 2012 - Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would reduce by $298.2 million the amount provided for atomic energy defense weapons activities and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 138-281.

 

Vote: Nay


(333) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Atomic Energy Defense Environmental Cleanup
June 06, 2012 - Lujan, D-N.M., amendment that would increase by $21.9 million the amount provided for atomic energy defense environmental cleanup activities and reduce by the same amount funding for the administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 174-244.

 

Vote: Nay


(334) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Economic Development Funding
June 06, 2012 - Chabot, R-Ohio, amendment that would eliminate funding in the bill for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Denali Commission, Northern Border Regional Commission and Southeast Crescent Regional Commission and direct $99.3 million to the bill's spending reduction account. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 141-276.

 

Vote: Nay


(335) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Funding Reduction
June 06, 2012 - Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would make an across-the-board cut of 1 percent in the bill's discretionary spending. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 157-261.

 

Vote: Yea


(336) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Funding Reductions
June 06, 2012 - Mulvaney, R-S.C., amendment that would reduce the amounts made available by the bill by 24 percent. The funding reduction would not apply to Army Corps of Engineers construction projects, Energy Department defense-related activities and several nuclear-related initiatives dealing with research, safety, weapons activities and waste disposal. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 125-293.

 

Vote: Yea


(337) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Funding Reduction
June 06, 2012 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would make an across-the-board reduction of 0.27 percent in the bill's discretionary spending. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 144-274.

 

Vote: Yea


(338) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Prevailing Wages
June 06, 2012 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to implement, administer or enforce prevailing wage requirements when awarding federal contracts under the Davis-Bacon Act. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-235.

 

Vote: Yea


(339) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Uranium Sales
June 06, 2012 - Lummis, R-Wyo., would bar the use of funds in the bill for the Energy Department to plan or undertake the transfer or sale of low-enriched uranium that exceeds a total of 1,917 metric tons of uranium as uranium hexafluoride equivalent in fiscal 2013. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 114-302.

 

Vote: Nay


(340) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Fossil Fuels Programs
June 06, 2012 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would reduce by $25 million the amount provided for fossil energy research and development activities and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 208-207.

 

Vote: Nay


(341) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Recommit
June 06, 2012 - Boswell, D-Iowa, motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would increase by $31.6 million the amount provided for flood and natural disaster emergency spending offset by a funding reduction of the same amount for the Army Corps of Engineers expenses account. It also would shift $1 million within the energy efficiency and renewable energy account to accommodate U.S.-Israeli non-military energy cooperation activities. Motion rejected 185-233.

 

Vote: Nay


(342) - HR 5325: Fiscal 2013 Energy-Water Appropriations - Passage
June 06, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would provide $32.1 billion in fiscal 2013 to fund the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation and several regional water and power authorities. In total, the bill would provide the Energy Department with $26.1 billion, of which $1.5 billion is designated for renewable-energy and energy-efficiency programs. The bill also would provide $11.3 billion for the National Nuclear Security Administration, including $7.6 billion for nuclear weapons activities. It also would provide $4.8 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers and $967 million for the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation. Passed 255-165.

 

Vote: Yea


(343) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 06, 2012 - Flake, R-Ariz., motion to instruct conferees to agree to a Senate-passed provision that would guarantee that states receive a return of at least 95 percent on the tax funds they deposit into the Highway Trust Fund. Motion agreed to 259-154.

 

Vote: Yea


(344) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 06, 2012 - Doggett, D-Texas, motion to instruct conferees to agree to Senate-passed provisions that would expand uses for restrictions that the Treasury Department can currently impose on foreign governments and financial institutions that launder money. The language would allow such restrictions to be used on foreign governments and financial institutions that impede U.S. tax enforcement. Motion rejected 192-226.

 

Vote: Nay


(345) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Secretary Expenses
June 06, 2012 - Moore, D-Wis., amendment that would increase by $3 million the amount provided for the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security and reduce by $4.8 million funding for automated systems expenses at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 154-260.

 

Vote: Nay


(346) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Funding Reduction
June 06, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce funding for all of the administrative expense accounts in the bill by 3 percent. Administrative expenses for the Coast Guard would be excluded from the funding reduction. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 140-273.

 

Vote: Yea


(347) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Grant Programs
June 06, 2012 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would increase by $50 million the amount provided for state and local grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for homeland security activities, offset by a $10 million reduction for the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, a $25 million cut for intelligence analysis and operations coordination, a $15 million decrease for the Transportation Security Administration's civil aviation security services, and a $15 million cut for aviation security direction and enforcement activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 173-240.

 

Vote: Nay


(348) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Grant Programs
June 06, 2012 - Clarke, D-Mich., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount for state and local grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for homeland security activities, offset by a $10 million reduction for the Office of the Undersecretary for Management. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 211-202.

 

Vote: Nay


(349) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Grant Programs
June 06, 2012 - Clarke, D-Mich., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount for state and local grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for homeland security activities. It would be offset by a $10 million decrease for immigration and customs law enforcement activities, detention and removal, and investigations as well as a $10 million cut for activities to form agreements to allow state and local law enforcement officials to investigate, apprehend or detain immigrants. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 159-254.

 

Vote: Nay


(350) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - U.S. Customs and Border Protection
June 06, 2012 - Hahn, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided in the bill for U.S. Customs and Border Protection salaries and expenses, offset by a $24.3 million reduction for Science and Technology Directorate research and a $24.3 million cut for the directorate's operation and construction of laboratory facilities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-261.

 

Vote: Nay


(351) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Grant Programs
June 06, 2012 - Hahn, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $75 million the amount for state and local grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for homeland security activities. It would decrease by $75 million funding for the purchase or lease of vehicles and by $75 million funding for the Science and Technology Directorate's operation and construction of laboratory facilities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 144-273.

 

Vote: Nay


(352) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Border Security Funding
June 06, 2012 - Poe, R-Texas, amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount for border security fencing, infrastructure and technology expenses and reduce by the same amount funding for expenses for the Office of the Undersecretary for Management. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 302-113.

 

Vote: Yea


(353) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Emergency Humanitarian Efforts
June 06, 2012 - Bishop, R-Utah, amendment that would increase by $624,000 the amount provided for assistance to state and local law enforcement for emergency humanitarian efforts, and decrease by $3 million funding for border security fencing, infrastructure and technology expenses. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 230-186.

 

Vote: Yea


(354) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Child Exploitation
June 06, 2012 - Sanchez, D-Calif., amendment that would redirect $40 million in funding within Immigration and Customs Enforcement for activities to combat child exploitation. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 167-249.

 

Vote: Nay


(355) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Federal Air Marshals Funding
June 06, 2012 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would increase by $50 million the amount provided for Federal Air Marshals expenses and reduce by $61 million funding for Transportation Security Administration civil aviation security services. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 60-355.

 

Vote: Nay


(356) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Homeland Security Grant Program
June 06, 2012 - Higgins, D-N.Y., amendment that would increase by $58 million the amount provided for state and local grants, contracts and cooperative agreements for homeland security activities and reduce by the same amount funding for the purchase or lease of vehicles and Science and Technology operation and construction of laboratory facilities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 150-266.

 

Vote: Nay


(357) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Science and Technology Funding
June 06, 2012 - Bishop, D-N.Y., amendment that would reduce by $75 million the amount provided for Science and Technology construction of laboratory facilities and increase by the same amount funding for Science and Technology research activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 166-245.

 

Vote: Nay


(358) - HR 436, HR5882: Medical Device Tax Repeal and Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Previous Question
June 07, 2012 - Scott, R-S.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 679) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 436) that would repeal an excise tax of 2.3 percent on medical devices and the fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch spending bill (HR 5882). Motion agreed to 240-179.

 

Vote: Yea


(359) - HR 436, HR5882: Medical Device Tax Repeal and Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Rule
June 07, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 679) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 436) that would repeal an excise tax of 2.3 percent on medical devices and the fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch spending bill (HR 5882). Adopted 241-173.

 

Vote: Yea


(360) - HR 436: Medical Device Tax Repeal - Recommit
June 07, 2012 - Bishop, D-N.Y., motion to recommit the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would stipulate that the medical device tax would apply to the sale of a medical device by a manufacturer, producer or importer that outsourced American jobs during the calendar year that the sale occurred. Motion rejected 179-239.

 

Vote: Nay


(361) - HR 436: Medical Device Tax Repeal - Passage
June 07, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would repeal an excise tax of 2.3 percent on medical devices created under the 2010 health care overhaul. It also would repeal the overhaul law's restrictions on using tax-preferred accounts to pay for over-the-counter drugs and allow individuals to recoup up to $500 of unused funds that are left in their flexible-spending arrangements (FSAs) after the end of a plan year. It also would make individuals who receive subsidies to help buy coverage in the state insurance exchanges liable for the full amount of any overpayments. Passed 270-146.

 

Vote: Yea


(362) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Limited English Proficiency
June 07, 2012 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would prohibit the use of funds in the bill to enforce an executive order requiring federal agencies to prepare a plan to improve access to federal services for people with limited English proficiency. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 224-189.

 

Vote: Yea


(363) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Immigration and Customs Enforcement Memos
June 07, 2012 - King, R-Iowa, amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to finalize, implement, administer or enforce Immigration and Customs Enforcement memos regarding prosecutorial discretion to prioritize the removal of certain illegal immigrants. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 238-175.

 

Vote: Yea


(364) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - TSA Uniforms and Badges
June 07, 2012 - Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to provide a Transportation Security Office (TSA), behavior detection officer or any other TSA employee with a badge, shield, or uniform with epaulets or a badge. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 131-282.

 

Vote: Nay


(365) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - TSA Officers
June 07, 2012 - Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds in the bill for Transportation Security Administration security or behavior detection officers on duty outside an airport. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 204-210.

 

Vote: Yea


(366) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Immigration Enforcement Authority
June 07, 2012 - Sullivan, R-Okla., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds in the bill to terminate an agreement under an Immigration and Customs Enforcement program to delegate authority for immigration enforcement activities to state and local law enforcement entities. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 250-164.

 

Vote: Yea


(367) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Surface Transportation Security Inspectors
June 07, 2012 - Turner, R-N.Y., amendment that would limit funding in the bill for surface transportation security inspectors to $20 million. Both National Explosives Detection Canine Training and Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response teams would be exempt from the funding limitation. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 101-314.

 

Vote: Nay


(368) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Funding Reductions
June 07, 2012 - Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would make an across-the-board reduction of 2 percent in the bill's discretionary spending. It would exclude the analysis and operations account, U.S. Secret Service, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, and the bill's protection, preparedness, response, and recovery accounts from the reduction. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 99-316.

 

Vote: Nay


(369) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Recommit
June 07, 2012 - Tierney, D-Mass., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would increase by $16.6 million the amount provided in the bill for the National Protection and Programs Directorate for infrastructure protection and information security programs and activities. The amendment would reduce funding in the bill for the Transportation Security Administration's administrative account by the same amount. It also would increase by $340.3 million the amount for Federal Emergency Management Agency grants for areas at highest risk of a terrorist attack. Motion rejected 165-251.

 

Vote: Nay


(370) - HR 5855: Fiscal 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations - Passage
June 07, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would provide $46 billion in fiscal 2013 for the Homeland Security Department and related activities. The bill would include $10.2 billion for Customs and Border Protection; $5.5 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); $7.5 billion for the Transportation Security Administration, including fees; $10 billion for the Coast Guard; $1.6 billion for the Secret Service and $9.9 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including $5.5 billion for emergency disaster relief. It also would prohibit federal funding for ICE to provide for abortions, except in where the life of the woman would be endangered or in the case of rape or incest. Passed 234-182.

 

Vote: Yea


(371) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Botanic Garden Funding
June 08, 2012 - Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce by $1.2 million the amount provided for the maintenance, care and operation of the Botanic Garden and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 213-193.

 

Vote: Yea


 (372) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Congressional Research Service Funding
June 08, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would cut $878,000 from the amount provided for the Congressional Research Service and direct the same amount to the bill's spending reduction account. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 214-189.

 

Vote: Yea


(373) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Open World Leadership Center
June 08, 2012 - Scalise, R-La., amendment that would eliminate funding in the bill for the Open World Leadership Center and direct $1 million to the bill's spending reduction account. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 204-203.

 

Vote: Yea


(374) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Polystyrene Products
June 08, 2012 - Moran, D-Va., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill to obtain polystyrene products for use in food service facilities of the House of Representatives. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-229.

 

Vote: Nay


(375) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Online Advertising
June 08, 2012 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill for members, committees and leadership offices to purchase online advertisements on websites outside of their own official sites. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 148-261.

 

Vote: Yea


(376) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Recommit
June 08, 2012 - Pingree, D-Maine, motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would reduce by $3.1 million the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the House of Representatives. It also would cut $3.1 million from the amount provided for members' representational allowances, including clerk hire, official expenses and official mail. Motion rejected 101-309.

 

Vote: Nay


 (377) - HR 5882: Fiscal 2013 Legislative Branch Appropriations - Passage
June 08, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would provide $3.3 billion for legislative branch operations, excluding Senate operations, in fiscal 2013. The total would include $1.2 billion for House operations, $593 million for the Library of Congress, $520 million for the Government Accountability Office, $444 million for the Architect of the Capitol and $360 million for the Capitol Police. Passed 307-102.

 

Vote: Yea


(378) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 08, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., motion to instruct conferees to limit funding out of the Highway Trust Fund, including the Mass Transit Account, to $37.5 billion for fiscal 2013. Motion rejected 82-323.

 

Vote: Nay


 (379) - S 684: Utah Land Conveyance - Passage
June 18, 2012 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would convey to the town of Alta, Utah a maximum area of two acres from the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Salt Lake County, Utah for public purposes. Under the bill if the land is used for something other than a public purpose, it would revert back to the National Forest System. Motion agreed to 383-3.

 


(380) - S 404: Michigan Land Grant - Passage
June 18, 2012 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would amend the land patent issued to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society regarding Whitefish Point in Chippewa County, Mich., to effectuate the Human Use/Natural Resource Plan for Whitefish Point. Motion agreed to 380-0.

 


(381) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Previous Question
June 19, 2012 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 688) that would provide for House floor consideration of a package of federal lands and water project measures. Motion agreed to 238-178.

 

Vote: Yea


(382) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Rule
June 19, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 688) that would provide for House floor consideration of a package of federal lands and water project measures. Adopted 240-175.

 

Vote: Yea


(383) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Lumber Exports
June 19, 2012 - DeFazio, D-Ore., amendment that would impose export restrictions regarding the removal of unprocessed lumber from national forests on lumber removed from the Tongass National Forest. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-236.

 

Vote: Nay


(384) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Federal Grazing Fees
June 19, 2012 - Markey, D-Mass., amendment that would authorize a pilot program to collect a fee to offset the cost for federal grazing permits. It would set the fee at $1 per animal unit month to be imposed from fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2016. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-268.

 

Vote: Nay


(385) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Border Security Environmental Waivers
June 19, 2012 - Grijalva, D-Ariz., amendment that would strike language from the bill exempting Homeland Security Department border security activities from a wide variety of environmental and land use laws. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 177-247.

 

Vote: Nay


(386) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Recommit
June 19, 2012 - Perlmutter, D-Colo., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would allow the Agriculture and Interior departments to enter into contracts with a state to treat insect-infected trees and remove hazardous fuels in order to reduce the risk of wildfires. It would clarify that nothing in the bill would override Native American Tribal sovereignty. It also would require the Interior secretary to ensure that all items offered for sale in National Park gift shops or visitor centers are made in the United States. Motion rejected 188-234.

 

Vote: Nay


(387) - HR 2578: Federal Lands and Water Projects - Passage
June 19, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would modify existing water projects, address land conveyances and transfers, allow the hunting of sea lions near the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest, and repeal restrictions on off-road vehicle use in North Carolina's Cape Hatteras Seashore Recreational Area. It also would waive environmental and other laws to provide U.S. Customs and Border Protection access to federal land along U.S. borders to conduct border security activities, including setting up monitoring equipment, the construction of roads or fences, or building temporary bases and facilities. Passed 232-188.

 

Vote: Yea


(388) - HR 2938: Gila Bend Indian Reservation Gaming - Passage
June 19, 2012 - Young, R-Alaska, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would prohibit certain gaming activities on Gila Bend Indian Reservation Lands, including bingo, slot machines, blackjack, craps and roulette. The bill would prohibit the gaming restriction from having any impact on determinations, claims and decisions made by courts or agencies in the future. Motion agreed to 343-78.

 

Vote: Yea


(389) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Previous Question
June 20, 2012 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 691) that would provide for House floor consideration of a package of domestic energy production measures. Motion agreed to 242-183.

 

Vote: Yea


(390) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Rule
June 20, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 691) to provide for House floor consideration of a package of domestic energy production measures. Adopted 245-178.

 

Vote: Yea


(391) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 20, 2012 - Walz, D-Minn., motion to instruct conferees to resolve all disagreements regarding the surface transportation bill and file a conference report by June 22, 2012. Motion agreed to 386-34.

 

Vote: Yea


(392) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Manager's Amendment
June 21, 2012 - Hastings, R-Wash., amendment that would require the Interior secretary to approve right-of-way corridors for the construction of two separate bridges and pipeline rights-of-way to help facilitate oil and gas development of the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve. It also would remove the EPA designation of the Colville River Delta as an Aquatic Resource of National Importance. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 253-163.

 

Vote: Yea


(393) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Harmful Pollution
June 21, 2012 - Waxman, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit the EPA administrator from delaying the finalization of any rules to establish standards for clean air and pollution reduction if the pollution is contributing to asthma attacks, bronchitis, heart attacks, cancer, birth defects, neurological damage, premature death or other serious harms to human health. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 164-249.

 

Vote: Nay


(394) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Public Health
June 21, 2012 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would define the term "public health" as the health of members of the species Homo sapiens and not "the health of corporations or any other non-living entities." Rejected in Committee of the Whole 177-242.

 

Vote: Nay


(395) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Cost Consideration for Air Standards
June 21, 2012 - Green, D-Texas, amendment that would strike a provision in the bill to require the EPA to consider cost and feasibility when proposing modifications to the national ambient air quality standards for ozone. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 174-244.

 

Vote: Nay


(396) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Gasoline Prices and Jobs
June 21, 2012 - Rush, D-Ill., amendment that would prevent the delay of EPA rules and cost analysis requirements associated with modifying national ambient air quality standards from taking effect if it is determined that the provisions would not lower gas prices and create jobs within 10 years of the bill's enactment. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 164-255.

 

Vote: Nay


(397) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Onshore Oil and Gas Leases
June 21, 2012 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would require a national energy production strategy proposed under the bill to seek a reduction in the number of onshore leases where no exploration or extraction activities are occurring. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 164-256.

 

Vote: Nay


(398) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Protest Fee
June 21, 2012 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would clarify that the section of the bill requiring a documentation fee for filing a protest against a lease sale or drilling permit would not infringe upon the constitutional protections under the First Amendment to petition for the redress of grievances. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 190-230.

 

Vote: Nay


(399) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Solid Minerals Program
June 21, 2012 - Amodei, R-Nev., amendment that would bar the Interior Department from transferring any part of the solid minerals program administered by the Bureau of Land Management to the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 257-162.

 

Vote: Yea


(400) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Oil and Gas Exportation
June 21, 2012 - Markey, D-Mass., amendment that would bar the export of oil and gas produced under new leases as a result of the requirements imposed by the bill. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 161-256.

 

Vote: Nay


(401) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Revenue Cap
June 21, 2012 - Landry, R-La., amendment that would raise the cap on annual revenue shared among the Gulf states with energy-producing leases from $500 million to $750 million starting in fiscal 2023. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 244-173.

 

Vote: Yea


(402) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Lease
June 21, 2012 - Rigell, R-Va., amendment that would require the Interior Department to make specific outer continental shelf lands located off the coast of Virginia available for leasing within one year of the bill's enactment. It would bar any lease-related activity from interfering with military operations within the area and provide the federal government with the authority to declare portions of the lease as "national defense areas" and withdraw them from energy-related activities. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 263-146.

 

Vote: Yea


(403) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Gulf of Mexico Drilling
June 21, 2012 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would prevent lessees of certain outer continental shelf lands located within the Gulf of Mexico who were granted royalty relief under the terms of a 1994 law (PL 104-58) from receiving new leases under the provisions of the underlying bill unless they renegotiate their current leases to require royalty payments if the price of oil or natural gas achieve certain thresholds. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 168-250.

 

Vote: Nay


(404) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Meteorological Permits
June 21, 2012 - Wittman, R-Va., amendment that would require the Interior Department to complete reviews of offshore meteorological permits within 30 days of receiving the application. It would waive the environmental review requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act regarding the issuance of such permits. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 256-161.

 

Vote: Yea


(405) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Gas Price Analysis
June 21, 2012 - Bass, D-Calif., amendment that would require the interagency committee created by the bill to include an analysis of how to limit gasoline price fluctuations and supply disruptions in the oil market through reducing U.S. dependence on oil. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 186-233.

 

Vote: Nay


(406) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Feasibility Assessment
June 21, 2012 - Capps, D-Calif., amendment that would require a feasibility assessment of the bill's provisions regarding the interagency cost analysis of regulations. If it is determined that the analysis is infeasible, the six-month delay of EPA rules would not go into effect. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 162-254.

 

Vote: Nay


(407) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Permit Approval Deadline
June 21, 2012 - Speier, D-Calif., amendment that would strike language in the bill to require that drilling permits be deemed approved after 60 days. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 162-255.

 

Vote: Nay


(408) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - CFTC Funding
June 21, 2012 - DeLauro, D-Conn., amendment that would require $128 million received from the sale of energy leases to be directed to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to facilitate efforts to reduce speculation in energy markets. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-235.

 

Vote: Nay


(409) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Recommit
June 21, 2012 - Slaughter, D-N.Y., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would prohibit the major integrated oil companies from receiving new drilling leases authorized under the bill unless they agree to not claim certain tax benefits, including the percentage depletion allowance. Motion rejected 166-243.

 

Vote: Nay


(410) - HR 4480: Domestic Energy Production - Passage
June 21, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would delay the implementation of certain EPA regulations and create an interagency committee to review the impact of EPA rules on energy prices and the broader economy. The Interior Department would be required to develop a strategic plan for the nation's energy needs over 30 years and set domestic production goals to meet demand. It would require the department to ensure that at least 25 percent of eligible federal land is available for leasing each year. It also would increase the amount of federal land available for energy production and streamline the process for approving drilling permits. It would mandate an increase in the percentage of federal land leased for oil and gas exploration equivalent to the percentage of any release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, up to 10 percent, and set new standards for judicial review of civil actions filed against energy lease sales or drilling permits. It also would impose new fees associated with filing a protest against a lease sale or permit. Passed 248-163.

 

Vote: Yea


(411) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 21, 2012 - McKinley, R-W.Va., motion to instruct conferees to insist on House-passed provisions that would explicitly allow states to create permitting programs to regulate how waste from coal combustion is managed and disposed. Motion agreed to 260-138.

 

Vote: Yea


(412) - HR 5973, HR5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD and Agriculture Appropriations - Previous Question
June 26, 2012 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 697) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2013 Agriculture (HR 5973) and Transportation-HUD (HR 5972) spending bills. Motion agreed to 226-168.

 

Vote: Yea


(413) - HR 5973, HR5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD and Agriculture Appropriations - Rule
June 26, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 697) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2013 Agriculture (HR 5973) and Transportation-HUD (HR 5972) spending bills. Adopted 229-166.

 

Vote: Yea


(414) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 26, 2012 - Hoyer, D-Md., motion to instruct conferees to recede from the House's disagreement with a Senate-passed version of the measure that would authorize federal highway, highway safety and public transit programs at $109 billion over two years. Motion rejected 172-225.

 

Vote: Nay


(415) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Motion to Instruct
June 26, 2012 - Black, R-Tenn., motion to instruct House conferees to reject provisions in the Senate-passed measure that would provide grants to prevent and reduce instances of distracted driving, with the exception of provisions calling for a study of distracted driving. Motion agreed to 201-194.

 

Vote: Yea


(416) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Distracted Driving
June 26, 2012 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would increase by $5 million the amount provided for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Operations and Research account to combat distracted driving and reduce by the same amount funding for upgrading the Transportation Department's financial systems and re-engineering business processes. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 175-222.

 

Vote: Nay


(417) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Essential Air Service Funding
June 26, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate all funding to carry out the Essential Air Services (EAS) program, a total of $114 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 164-238.

 

Vote: Yea


(418) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Grants
June 26, 2012 - Garrett, R-N.J., amendment that would eliminate funding, $150 million, provided for grants to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 160-243.

 

Vote: Yea


(419) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Housing Counseling Assistance
June 26, 2012 - Capps, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $10 million the amount provided for housing counseling assistance. The amendment would reduce by the same amount funding provided for salaries and expenses for administration, management and operations of the Housing and Urban Development Department. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-218.

 

Vote: Nay


(420) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Salaries and Expenses
June 26, 2012 - Gosar, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce by $24.4 million the amount provided for salaries and expenses of administration, management and operations of the Housing and Urban Development Department. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 179-224.

 

Vote: Yea


(421) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Federal Railroad Administration Expenses
June 26, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $5.4 million the amount provided for expenses of the Federal Railroad Administration. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 173-230.

 

Vote: Yea


(422) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Federal Transit Administration Expenses
June 26, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $1.3 million the amount provided for administrative expenses of the Federal Transit Administration's programs. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 188-215.

 

Vote: Yea


(423) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Expenses
June 26, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $1.67 million the amount provided for operational expenses of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 138-265.

 

Vote: Yea


(424) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $6.5 million the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Office of Public and Indian Housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 168-256.

 

Vote: Yea


(425) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Office of Community Planning and Development Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $3.5 million the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Office of Community Planning and Development at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-240.

 

Vote: Yea


(426) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Office of Housing Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $5 million the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Office of Housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 174-248.

 

Vote: Yea


(427) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Office of Policy Development and Research Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $115,000 the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Office of Policy Development and Research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 193-229.

 

Vote: Yea


(428) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $304,000 the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-247.

 

Vote: Yea


(429) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Public Housing Capital Fund
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $110 million the amount provided for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund Program for capital and management activities of public housing agencies. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 169-250.

 

Vote: Yea


(430) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HUD Public Housing Operating Fund
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $562.2 million the amount provided for payments in 2013 to public housing agencies for the operation and management of public housing. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 160-264.

 

Vote: Yea


(431) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Federal Maritime Commission Salaries and Expenses
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $900,000 the amount provided for salaries and expenses of the Federal Maritime Commission. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 172-249.

 

Vote: Yea


(432) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
June 27, 2012 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment that would reduce by $12.3 million the amount provided for payment to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation for use in neighborhood reinvestment activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 172-250.

 

Vote: Yea


(433) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Community Development Fund
June 27, 2012 - Chaffetz, R-Utah, amendment that would cut $396 million from the amount provided for assistance to state and local governments for economic and community development activities. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 157-267.

 

Vote: Nay


(434) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Community Development Block Grants
June 27, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate all funding for the Community Development Fund for assistance to state and local governments, a total of $3.4 billion, including $3.34 billion for the Community Development Block Grant program and $60 million in grants to Indian tribes. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 80-342.

 

Vote: Nay


(435) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Community Development Loan Guarantees
June 27, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would eliminate all funding for Community Development Loan Guarantees, a total of $6 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 123-300.

 

Vote: Yea


(436) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - HOME Investment Partnerships Program
June 27, 2012 - Flake, R-Ariz., amendment that would reduce the amount provided for the HOME investment partnerships program by $200 million. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-242.

 

Vote: Yea


(437) - H Res 706, HRES711: Holder Contempt Resolutions - Rule
June 28, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 708) that would provide for House floor consideration of the resolution (H Res 711) holding Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt for failing to turn over certain documents related to the Justice Department's "Operation Fast and Furious" gun-tracking program. It also would provide for House floor consideration of a resolution (H Res 706) that would authorize the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce its subpoena for documents. Adopted 254-173.

 

Vote: Yea


(438) - HR 4251: Maritime Security Programs - Passage
June 28, 2012 - King, R-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Homeland Security Department, by July 1, 2014, to update its Maritime Operations Coordination Plan to better coordinate the maritime security efforts of its agencies, as well as integrate their work with other government entities, the private sector and state and local partners. The bill also would direct the Homeland Security Department to overhaul procedures for issuing Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) to ensure that individuals seeking a TWIC need to make one in-person visit. Motion agreed to 402-21.

 

Vote: Yea


(439) - HR 4005: Port Security Study - Passage
June 28, 2012 - King, R-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Homeland Security Department, within one year of enactment, to conduct a study of the remaining gaps in port security in the United States. It also would require the department to submit a classified report to Congress prioritizing these gaps and a plan to address them. Motion agreed to 411-9.

 

Vote: Yea


(440) - H Res 711: Holder Contempt Resolution - Motion to Refer
June 28, 2012 - Dingell, D-Mich., motion to refer the measure back to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform with the requirement that the committee hold new hearings and conduct a more complete investigation. Motion rejected 172-251.

 

Vote: Nay


(441) - H Res 711: Holder Contempt Resolution - Adoption
June 28, 2012 - Adoption of the resolution that would cite Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. for contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with the subpoena issued by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to provide documents to the committee regarding the "Operation Fast and Furious" gun-tracking program. Adopted 255-67.

 

Vote: Yea


(442) - H Res 706: Judicial Proceedings on Holder Subpoena - Adoption
June 28, 2012 - Adoption of the resolution that would authorize the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce its subpoena for documents related to the Justice Department's "Operation Fast and Furious" gun-tracking program and seek declaratory judgment affirming the duty of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to comply with the committee's subpoena. Adopted 258-95.

 

Vote: Yea


(443) - H Res 718: Disapproval of Oversight Chairman's Behavior - Motion to Table
June 29, 2012 - Webster, R-Fla., motion to table (kill) the resolution that would disapprove of the behavior of the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for interfering with ongoing criminal investigations, insisting on a personal attack against the attorney general of the United States and for calling the attorney general a liar on national television without corroborating evidence, thereby discrediting the integrity of the House. Motion agreed to 259-161.

 

Vote: Yea


(444) - HR 5856, HR6020, HR4348: Surface Transportation Extension and Fiscal 2013 Defense and Financial Services Appropriations - Rule
June 29, 2012 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 717) that would provide for House floor consideration of the conference report on the bill (HR 4348) that would authorize federal highway, mass transit and safety programs through fiscal 2014, extend the 3.4 percent interest rate on subsidized federal student loans for one year and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five years. The rule would waive through the legislative day of June 29, 2012, the two-thirds requirement to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee. The waiver would only apply to measures related to surface transportation. It also would provide suspension authority on Friday, June 29, 2012, for measures related to surface transportation. The rule also would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2013 Defense (HR 5856) and Financial Services (HR 6020) spending bills. Adopted 244-176.

 

Vote: Yea


(445) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Funding Reductions
June 29, 2012 - Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce the amounts made available by the bill by 1 percent. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 166-254.

 

Vote: Yea


(446) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - California Subway Project
June 29, 2012 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds for an expansion of San Francisco's metro rail, called the Third Street Light Rail Phase 2 Central Subway project. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 235-186.

 

Vote: Yea


(447) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Migratory Birds
June 29, 2012 - Lankford, R-Okla., amendment that would prohibit the Transportation Department from using funds for a 1918 protection agreement between the U.S. and Great Britain known as the Migratory Bird Treaty Act or a related 2001 presidential order, Executive Order No. 13186, with respect to the cliff swallow or barn swallow. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 234-191.

 

Vote: Yea


(448) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - California High-Speed Rail
June 29, 2012 - Denham, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the use of funds in the bill for high-speed rail in California or for the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 239-185.

 

Vote: Yea


(449) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Recommit
June 29, 2012 - Barber, D-Ariz., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee and report it back immediately with provisions that would increase the amount for tenant-based rental assistance and veteran rental voucher assistance each by $75 million. It also would reduce the funding level for Housing and Urban Development salaries and expenses accounts by $86 million. Motion rejected 188-233.

 

Vote: Nay


(450) - HR 5972: Fiscal 2013 Transportation-HUD Appropriations - Passage
June 29, 2012 - Passage of the bill that would appropriate $103.6 billion in fiscal 2013 for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and related agencies. It would provide $69.7 billion for the Transportation Department, including $16 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration, $39.9 billion for highway programs and $10.4 billion for transit programs. It also would provide $33.6 billion for HUD, including $19.1 billion for the tenant-based Section 8 rental assistance program. Passed 261-163.

 

Vote: Yea


(451) - HR 4348: Surface Transportation Extension - Conference Report
June 29, 2012 - Adoption of the conference report on the bill that would authorize federal highway, mass transit and safety programs through fiscal 2014 at current levels with inflationary increases for certain programs. It would provide $21.2 billion for the Highway Trust Fund, $80 billion in contract authority for programs administered by the Federal Highway Administration in fiscal 2013 and 2014, and $21.3 billion for programs administered by the Federal Transit Administration. It also would extend the 3.4 percent interest rate on subsidized federal student loans through July 1, 2013, reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program through Sept. 30, 2017 and provide for the distribution of penalties paid by those responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to Gulf Coast states for environmental restoration activities. Adopted (thus sent to the Senate) 373-52.

 

Vote: Yea 

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