Vote History

January 2013 Vote History

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January 2013 Vote History

(1) - : Quorum Call - Call of the House 

January 03, 2013 - Quorum was present with 429 members responding (4 members did not respond.).

 

Vote: Present

 


(2)- : Election of the Speaker - 
January 03, 2013 - Nomination of John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 113th Congress. Other - yeas prevailed 229-197.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(3) - H Res 5: House Organizing Resolution - Motion to Refer 
January 03, 2013 - Cantor, R-Va., motion to table (kill) the Norton, D-D.C., motion to refer the resolution that would set the rules for the 113th Congress to a select committee with instructions that it be reported back after the committee has completed a study of whether there is reason to limit delegates voting rights in the Committee of the Whole. Motion agreed to 224-187.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(4)- H Res 5: House Organizing Resolution - Previous Question 
January 03, 2013 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the resolution that would set the rules for the 113th Congress. Motion agreed to 227-191.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(5) - H Res 5: House Organizing Resolution - Motion to Commit 
January 03, 2013 - Miller, D-Calif., motion to commit the resolution that would set the rules for the 113th Congress to a select committee and report it forthwith with an amendment that would require all federal elections to offer early voting periods, implement uniform standards for the counting of provisional ballot and require sufficient voting systems, poll workers and other necessary resources to reduce voting wait times. Motion rejected 194-229.

 

Vote: Nay


(6) - H Res 5: House Organizing Resolution - Adoption 
January 03, 2013 - Adoption of the resolution that would set the rules for the 113th Congress. The rules would extend many provisions adopted in the 112th Congress as well as expand the rule against nepotism, provide greater authority to reduce floor voting times and broaden members' ability to use private aircraft. The resolution also would authorize the House to continue its legal efforts to defend the Defense of Marriage Act and to force the attorney general to comply with subpoenas related to the Fast and Furious gunwalking operation. It would deactivate provisions of the 2010 health care overhaul that require congressional consideration of recommendations by the Independent Payment Advisory Board, require the annual budget resolution to include details on means-tested and non-means-tested mandatory spending programs and require committees to include in legislative reports the number of federal agency rulemakings that the bill would require and whether the measure duplicates any other federal program. Adopted 228-196.

 

Vote: Yea


(7) - HR 41: National Flood Insurance Program - Passage 
January 04, 2013 - Garrett, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would temporarily increase the borrowing authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency by $9.7 billion for carrying out the National Flood Insurance Program. The increased authority would expire Sept. 30, 2017. Motion agreed to 354-67.

 

Vote: Nay


(8) - HR 219: Federal Disaster Aid - Passage 
January 14, 2013 - Denham, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would establish new procedures for state and local governments to more quickly receive and use federal disaster response funds. It would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency to revise the factors considered in determining the need for providing assistance to individuals. It also would establish a pilot resolution program to more quickly resolve certain funding disputes and require FEMA to make recommendations for the development of a national strategy for reducing costs, loss of life and injuries associated with disaster events. Motion agreed to 403-0.

 

Vote: Yea  


(9) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
January 14, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Approved 300-95.

 

Vote: Yea


(10) - : Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn 
January 14, 2013 - Polis, D-Colo., motion to adjourn. Motion rejected 4-397.

 

Vote: Nay


(11) - H Res 23: Disaster Supplemental - Previous Question 
January 15, 2013 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 23) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide $17 billion in emergency funding for relief and recovery efforts to victims of Superstorm Sandy. Motion agreed to 293-127.

 

Vote: Yea


(12) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Rule 
January 15, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 23) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide $17 billion in emergency funding for relief and recovery efforts to victims of Superstorm Sandy. Adopted 367-52.

 

Vote: Yea


(13) - : Procedural - Motion to Adjourn 
January 15, 2013 - Ellison, D-Minn., motion to adjourn. Motion rejected 0-419.

 

Vote: Nay


(14) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Spending Offset 
January 15, 2013 - Mulvaney, R-S.C., amendment to the Rogers, R-Ky., substitute that would offset the $17 billion in emergency relief and recovery funding with a 1.63 percent across-the-board cut to all discretionary spending for fiscal 2013. The substitute amendment would provide $17 billion to address immediate needs relating to damage sustained from Superstorm Sandy. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 162-258.

 

Vote: Yea


(15) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Substitute Amendment 
January 15, 2013 - Rogers, R-Ky., substitute amendment that would provide $17 billion to address immediate needs relating to damage sustained from Superstorm Sandy, including $5.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund, $5.4 billion to aid public transportation systems in New York and New Jersey, $3.9 billion for Department of Housing and Urban Development community development programs, $1.4 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers, $287 million for repairs to national parks, lands and facilities, $236 million for Veterans Affairs medical activities and construction projects, $144 million for Coast Guard acquisition and construction, $100 million for the Department of Health and Human Services' Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund and $100 million for Small Business Administration disaster loans. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 327-91.

 

Vote: Yea


(16) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Regional Ocean Partnership Grants 
January 15, 2013 - Flores, R-Texas, amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would strike $150 million for Regional Ocean Partnership grants to coastal states affected by Superstorm Sandy. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address storm damage. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 221-197.

 

Vote: Yea


(17) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - National Weather Service 
January 15, 2013 - Broun, R-Ga., amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would strike $13 million to accelerate the National Weather Service ground readiness project. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address damage from Superstorm Sandy. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 206-214.

 

Vote: Yea


(18) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Legal Services Corporation 
January 15, 2013 - Duncan, R-S.C., amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would strike language that would provide $1 million to the Legal Services Corporation for expenses related to the consequences of Superstorm Sandy and insert provisions to bar the agency from using funds made available by the bill. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address storm damage. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 202-217.

 

Vote: Yea


(19) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Fish and Wildlife Service Construction 
January 15, 2013 - Fleming, R-La., amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would bar Fish and Wildlife Service construction funding from being used to repair seawalls or buildings on islands in the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. It also would decrease by $9.8 million the amount for Fish and Wildlife Service construction. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address damage from Superstorm Sandy. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 216-205.

 

Vote: Yea


(20) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Historic Preservation Grants 
January 15, 2013 - Benishek, R-Mich., amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would reinstate the mandate that non-federal matching funds are required when awarding historic preservation grants. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address damage from Superstorm Sandy. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 208-212.

 

Vote: Yea


(21) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Federal Land Acquisition 
January 15, 2013 - Bishop, R-Utah, amendment to the Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would prohibit the Interior or Agriculture departments from acquiring federal land using funds provided under the measure. The Frelinghuysen amendment would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address damage from Superstorm Sandy. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 223-198.

 

Vote: Yea


(22) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Long-Term Recovery Funding 
January 15, 2013 - Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., amendment that would add $33.7 billion for long-term recovery and mitigation spending to address damage from Superstorm Sandy. The total includes $12.2 billion for Department of Housing and Urban Development community development activities; $6.1 billion for Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund; $5.5 billion for transit support; $4 billion for Army Corps of Engineers projects; $700 million for social services programs; and $474 million for repairs to national parks, wildlife refuges and facilities. It also includes an additional $2 billion to repair federal-aid highways. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 228-192.

 

Vote: Nay


(23) - HR 152: Disaster Supplemental - Passage 
January 15, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would provide about $50.5 billion for communities hit by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly all funding would be designated as emergency spending exempt from discretionary caps, except for $5.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund. As amended, the bill would include about $11.5 billion for FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund, $10.9 billion for transit systems, $16 billion for Department of Housing and Urban Development community development programs, $5.4 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers, $708 million for repairs to national parks, wildlife refuges and facilities, $234 million for Veterans Affairs medical activities and construction projects, $274 million for Coast Guard projects and $520 million for Small Business Administration disaster loans. Passed 241-180.

 

Vote: Nay


(24) - HR 307: Pandemic and Emergency Response Programs - Passage 
January 22, 2013 - Pitts, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would reauthorize several pandemic medical disaster and emergency response programs, including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund at $2.8 billion from fiscal 2014-2018. It would authorize $534 million for national stockpile activities related to pandemic and all-hazard preparation and $642 million annually through fiscal 2017 for grants to state and local governments for local response infrastructure and coordination between federal and local jurisdictions. Motion agreed to 395-29.

 

Vote: Yea


(25) - : Procedural - Motion to Adjorn 
January 22, 2013 - Duffy, R-Wis., motion to adjourn. Motion rejected 0-416.

 

Vote: Nay


(26) - HR 325: Short-Term Debt Limit Increase - Previous Question 
January 23, 2013 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 39) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would suspend the limit on government borrowing through May 18, 2013. Motion agreed to 232-193.

 

Vote: Yea


(27) - HR 325: Short-Term Debt Limit Increase - Rule 
January 23, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 39) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would suspend the limit on government borrowing through May 18, 2013. Adopted 234-190.

 

Vote: Yea


(28) - : Procedural - Journal 
January 23, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013. Approved 291-129.

 

Vote: Yea


(29) - HR 325: Short-Term Debt Limit Increase - Motion to Recommit 
January 23, 2013 - Murphy, D-Fla., motion to recommit the bill to the Ways and Means Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would provide for a suspension of member salaries if the budget resolution provides for a cut in benefits for seniors, veterans, or members of the armed forces or their families. Motion rejected 151-277.

 

Vote: Nay


(30) - HR 325: Short-Term Debt Limit Increase - Passage 
January 23, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would suspend the limit on government borrowing through May 18, 2013 and then automatically increase the current $16.4 trillion ceiling to accommodate additional debt accumulated before that date. It also would suspend the salary payments to members in either chamber that does not adopt a fiscal 2014 budget resolution by April 15, 2013. Salaries of members of a chamber that do not adopt a budget by that time would be placed into an escrow account and would not be released until the chamber adopted a budget or until the last day of the 113th Congress in January 2015. Passed 285-144.

 

Vote: Yea

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