Vote History

February 2013 Vote History

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February 2013 Vote History

(31) - HR 225: National Pediatric Research Network - Passage 

February 04, 2013 - Pitts, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the National Institutes of Health to establish a National Pediatric Research Network of public research institutions and nonprofit entities that conduct pediatric research, and to make grants to support that research. Motion agreed to 375-27.

 

Vote: Yea


(32) - HR 297: Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization - Passage 
February 04, 2013 - Pitts, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would reauthorize the Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program though fiscal 2017 at the current funding level of $330 million per year. The measure would require a report to Congress on program performance by the end of fiscal 2016. Motion agreed to 352-50.

 

Vote: Yea


(33) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - Previous Question 
February 05, 2013 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 48) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require the president to submit a supplemental budget describing when a balanced budget would be reached if his fiscal 2014 budget proposal does not eliminate the deficit in any year for which estimates are provided.
Motion agreed to 229-188.

 

Vote: Yea


(34) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - Rule 
February 05, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 48) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require the president to submit a supplemental budget describing when a balanced budget would be reached if his fiscal 2014 budget proposal does not eliminate the deficit in any year for which estimates are provided. Adopted 228-189.

 

Vote: Yea


(35) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - National Debt 
February 06, 2013 - Takano, D-Calif., amendment that would change language in the bill's findings section to say that since the president took office, Congress has allowed the federal debt to grow by nearly $6 trillion and that the total debt is more than the nation's entire economy. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 194-228.

 

Vote: Nay


(36) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - Simpson-Bowles Recommendations 
February 06, 2013 - Schrader, D-Ore., amendment that would add language to the bill's findings stating that the Simpson-Bowles commission's recommendations should form the basis for meeting the requirements of the bill. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 75-348.

 

Vote: Nay


(37) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - Recommit 
February 06, 2013 - Schwartz, D-Pa., motion to recommit the bill to the House Budget Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would replace the bill's finding section with language stating that Congress should pass legislation to replace the automatic spending cuts under the sequester scheduled to take effect in March 2013 without increasing taxes on middle-income Americans, decreasing long-term spending and maintaining Medicare and Social Security. Motion rejected 194-229.

 

Vote: Nay


(38) - HR 444: Balanced Budget Plan - Passage 
February 06, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would require the president to submit a supplemental budget describing when a balanced budget would be reached if his fiscal 2014 budget proposal does not eliminate the deficit in any year for which estimates are provided. The supplemental budget would have to be submitted to Congress by April 1, 2013, and would include an estimate of the earliest fiscal year in which no deficit would occur and a detailed description of additional policies required. As amended the bill would require the supplemental budget to include an estimated cost per taxpayer for each year that a deficit is projected and an evaluation of duplicative agencies and proposals to consolidate them. Passed 253-167.

 

Vote: Yea


(39) - HR 592: Nonprofit Federal Disaster Assistance - Passage 
February 13, 2013 - Barletta, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would revise the definition of "private nonprofit facilities" to include churches, synagogues and other houses of worship to make them eligible to receive federal disaster aid for the repair and replacement of damaged facilities. The bill would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance in response to a major disaster or emergency declared on or after Oct. 28, 2012. Motion agreed to 354-72.

 

Vote: Yea


(40) - HR 267: Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency - Passage 
February 13, 2013 - Whitfield, R-Ky., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would modify the permitting process for hydropower facilities by imposing deadlines on licensing authorities and by exempting small generating units. The bill would extend by two years the duration of preliminary permits granted for preconstruction activities. Motion agreed to 422-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(41) - HR 273: Federal Pay Freeze - Previous Question 
February 14, 2013 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 66) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would extend the current statutory pay freeze for federal civilian employees -- including members of Congress -- through Dec. 31, 2013. Motion agreed to 229-194.

 

Vote: Yea


(42) - HR 273: Federal Pay Freeze - Rule 
February 14, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 66) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would extend the current statutory pay freeze for federal civilian employees -- including members of Congress -- through Dec. 31, 2013. The rule also would allow the House to consider a resolution condemning North Korea for its Feb. 12 test of a nuclear device under suspension of the rules on the legislative day of Friday Feb. 15, 2013. Adopted 227-192.

 

Vote: Yea


(43) - H Con Res 15: Adjournment - Adoption 
February 15, 2013 - Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would provide for the conditional adjournment of the Senate and the adjournment of the House until Feb. 25, 2013. Adopted 222-190.

 

Vote: Yea


(44) - HR 273: Federal Pay Freeze - Passage 
February 15, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would extend the current statutory pay freeze for federal civilian employees -- including members of Congress -- through Dec. 31, 2013. It would not affect an authorized increase in military pay. Passed 261-154.

 

Vote: Yea


(45) - H Res 65: North Korea Nuclear Test - Adoption 
February 15, 2013 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would condemn the North Korean government for its Feb. 12, 2013, test of a nuclear device. The resolution would call on the U.S. government to apply all available sanctions on North Korea, cooperate with U.S. allies and other countries to impose additional sanctions and secure a new U.N. Security Council resolution imposing stricter sanctions. Motion agreed to 412-2.

 

Vote: Yea


(46) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
February 25, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Approved 303-91.

 


(47) - HR 667: Flight Research Center - Passage 
February 25, 2013 - Smith, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would rename the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base as the "Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center" and the Western Aeronautical Test Range within the center as the "Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range." Motion agreed to 394-0.

 


(48) - : Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn 
February 26, 2013 - Massie, R-Ky., motion to adjourn. Motion rejected 1-415.

 

Vote: Nay


(49) - H Res 77: Congressional STEM Competition - Passage 
February 26, 2013 - Miller, R-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would establish in each congressional district an annual academic competition in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Motion agreed to 411-3.

 

Vote: Yea


(50) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
February 26, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Approved 290-118.

 

Vote: Nay


(51) - S 47: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization - Previous Question 
February 27, 2013 - Nugent, R-Fla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 83) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act for five years. Motion agreed to 229-196.

 

Vote: Yea


(52) - S 47: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization - Rule 
February 27, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 83) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act for five years.
Adopted 414-9.

 

Vote: Yea


(53) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
February 27, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Approved 293-119.

 

Vote: Nay


(54) - S 47: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization - Republican Substitute 
February 28, 2013 - McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., substitute amendment that would reauthorize for five years federal grant programs that provide funds to states, law enforcement and nonprofit organizations for services provided to victims of violence and for the prosecution of offenders. It would give American Indian tribal courts additional authority over non-tribal domestic violence offenders and allow accused individuals to appeal to have their proceedings moved from tribal courts to a U.S. District Court. It also would require immigrant spouses subject to abuse -- and who seek U visas given to crime victims willing to help law enforcement agencies in the investigation or prosecution of the crime -- to comply with "any reasonable request" for assistance made by law enforcement regarding their case. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 166-257.

 

Vote: Yea


(55) - S 47: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization - Passage 
February 28, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act for five years. The law, which expired in 2011, provides protections and assistance programs to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The bill would authorize funds for law enforcement training programs, prosecution and victim services. It would give American Indian tribal courts additional authority over non-tribal domestic violence offenders. It would make it illegal for victim services organizations that receive grant funding through the law to discriminate on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. It also would extend through 2017 a law that provides protections and assistance programs to trafficking victims. It would allow underage sex-trafficking victims to receive assistance under grants provided to help children exposed to violence. Passed (thus cleared for the president) 286-138.

 

Vote: Nay


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