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September 2013 Vote History

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September 2013 Vote History

 

(448) - HR 2052: Foreign Investments Policy - Passage 
September 09, 2013 - Terry, R-Neb., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Commerce Department, in coordination with other federal agencies, to conduct a review of U.S. laws and policies on foreign direct investment in the United States. The bill would require the Commerce Department to develop recommendations to make the United States more competitive in attracting and retaining investments. Motion agreed to 379-32.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(449) - HR 2844: FCC Reporting - Passage 
September 09, 2013 - Scalise, R-La., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission to report to Congress on the state of the communications marketplace. The report would have to be completed in the last quarter of every even-numbered year and published on the FCC website. Motion agreed to 415-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(450) - HR 1155: Insurance Licensing - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Neugebauer, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would establish the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers to provide a national licensing process for non-resident insurance producers to operate in multiple states. Insurance agents and brokers who join could obtain a license in any state by meeting NARAB's eligibility requirements and paying the state's licensing fee. States would retain the right to determine licensing and other qualification requirements for non-NARAB members. Motion agreed to 397-6.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(451) - HR 2747: Federal Contractor Wage Claims - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Walberg, R-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would transfer authority from the Government Accountability Office to the Labor Department to process claims for unpaid wages to workers hired by federal contractors. The Labor Department would pay those workers directly from any accrued payments to contractors that had been withheld under the terms of the federal contract. Motion agreed to 396-10.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(452) - S 130: Wyoming Land Conveyance - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Interior secretary to convey a 322-acre plot of land in Powell, Wyo., to the Powell Recreation District for use as a shooting range or other public purpose. Under the bill, if the land is used for something other than a public purpose, it would revert back to federal control. Motion agreed to 408-1.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(453) - S 304: Natchez Trace Parkway Land Transfer - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the transfer of 67 acres of identified unused federal land back to the state of Mississippi. Motion agreed to 419-1.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(454) - S 256: Northern Mariana Islands Submerged Lands - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would convey certain submerged lands within three geographical miles of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to the commonwealth. Motion agreed to 415-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(455) - S 459: Minuteman Missile National Historic Site - Passage 
September 10, 2013 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would modify the boundaries of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota to include land currently administered as part of the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands, on which a visitor facility, administrative site and parking lot would be established. Motion agreed to 414-5.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(456) - HR 2775: Health Care Subsidy - Previous Question 
September 11, 2013 - Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 339) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would block premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the 2010 health care overhaul until a program to verify recipient qualifications is in place. Motion agreed to 227-196.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(457) - HR 2775: Health Care Subsidy - Rule 
September 11, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 339) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill that would block premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the 2010 health care overhaul until a program to verify recipient qualifications is in place. Adopted 228-195.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(458) - HR 2775: Health Care Subsidy - Passage 
September 12, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would block premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the 2010 health care overhaul law until a program to verify recipient qualifications is in place. As amended, the bill would require the Health and Human Services inspector general to certify the program. Passed 235-191.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(459) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
September 12, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Approved 253-147.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(460) - HR 3092: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - Passage 
September 17, 2013 - Guthrie, R-Ky., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize $40 million annually through fiscal 2018 for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It would stipulate that up to $32.2 million be used for annual operations grants and allow grants to be used for technical assistance and training for law enforcement agencies to recover missing children, coordination efforts with child welfare agencies and technical assistance to law enforcement in locating child sex trafficking victims. Motion agreed to 407-2.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(461) - HR 2449: U.S.-Korea Nuclear Energy Agreement - Passage 
September 17, 2013 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the president to extend for up to two years, until March 19, 2016, the existing civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement between the United States and Korea, in order to provide additional time to negotiate a new agreement. Motion agreed to 407-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(462) - S 793: Organization of American States - Passage 
September 17, 2013 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the secretary of State, within 180 days of the bill's enactment, to submit a strategy to Congress to overhaul the management of the Organization of American States, including adoption of a results-based budgeting process, transparent employment practices and an assessed fee structure in which no member state would pay more than 50 percent of the OAS's assessed yearly fees. Motion agreed to 383-24.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(463) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Previous Question 
September 18, 2013 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 347) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require federal and state permitting agencies to coordinate reviews and expedite domestic development of critical and strategic minerals. Motion agreed to 229-192.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(464) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Rule 
September 18, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 347) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require federal and state permitting agencies to coordinate reviews and expedite domestic development of critical and strategic minerals. Adopted 231-190.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(465) - HR 301: Religious Freedom Envoy - Passage 
September 18, 2013 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the president to appoint a special envoy within the State Department to promote religious freedom in the Near East and South Central Asia. The bill would authorize $1 million per year from fiscal 2014 through 2018 for the envoy and staff. Authority for the envoy would expire on Oct. 1, 2018. It also would direct the secretary of State to offset the amount with equivalent staff reductions elsewhere in the department. Motion agreed to 402-22.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(466) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Minerals Definition 
September 18, 2013 - Lowenthal, D-Calif., amendment that would limit the definition of strategic and critical minerals to those that meet criteria established by the National Research Council or are identified by the Interior secretary. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 187-241.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(467) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Minerals List 
September 18, 2013 - Veasey, D-Texas, amendment that would direct the Interior secretary to publish and update every five years a list of minerals considered to be strategic and critical. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-237.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(468) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Project Review 
September 18, 2013 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would require mineral exploration and mine projects to be subject to an environmental impact review and strike language requiring that the review process for mineral exploration and mine projects be completed within 30 months.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 186-240.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(469) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Cleanup Costs 
September 18, 2013 - Hastings, D-Fla., amendment that would require that cleanup costs be included in financial assurance guarantees and that financial assurance instruments be in the form of a surety bond, letter of credit or other instruments routinely accepted in commerce. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-235.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(470) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Recommit 
September 18, 2013 - Cicilline, D-R.I., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would require that federal mineral exploration or mine permits issued under the bill include provisions to bar the export of strategic and critical minerals, produced under the permit, to China or Iran. It also would prohibit the issuance of such permits to companies in which China or Iran has an ownership interest or to those convicted of violating Iran sanctions laws. It would allow the president to waive export prohibitions against China if it is certified that the Chinese government has removed its restraints on the export of strategic and critical minerals. Motion rejected 197-229.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(471) - HR 761: Strategic and Critical Minerals - Passage 
September 18, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would require federal and state permitting agencies to coordinate reviews and expedite domestic development of critical and strategic minerals. The bill would reclassify certain mining operations as "infrastructure projects" in order to streamline the permitting process for mining on federal lands. It would limit the judicial review process for challenges to approved mining permits or associated environmental reviews. As amended it would clarify that the bill would not impact a December 2012 order that established Bureau of Land Management guidelines separating the production of oil, gas and potash.
Passed 246-178.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(472) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2013 Continuing Appropriations - Previous Question 
September 19, 2013 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 352) that would provide for House floor consideration of a joint resolution that would provide continuing appropriations for government operations through Dec. 15, 2013, reflecting an annual level of about $986.3 billion. Motion agreed to 232-193.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(473) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2013 Continuing Appropriations - Rule 
September 19, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 352) that would provide for House floor consideration of a joint resolution that would provide continuing appropriations for government operations through Dec. 15, 2013, reflecting an annual level of about $986.3 billion. Adopted 230-192.

 

Vote: Yea


(474) - HR 3102, HR687, HR1526: Nutrition, Forestry and Land Bills - Rule 
September 19, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 351) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 3102) to reauthorize through fiscal 2016 the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a measure (HR 1526) that would require the U.S. Forest Service to increase timber production on National Forest lands and a bill (HR 687) that would direct the Agriculture Department to convey about 2,400 acres of federal land to Resolution Copper in Arizona. Adopted 231-193.

 

Vote: Yea


(475) - HR 3102: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Recommit 
September 19, 2013 - Gallego, D-Texas, motion to recommit the bill to the House Agriculture Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would stipulate that nothing in the bill shall result in a delay in issuing or providing benefits otherwise provided or available to a veteran, the elderly, people with disabilities, pregnant women or children in case of a government shutdown or default. Motion rejected 193-230.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(476) - HR 3102: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Passage 
September 19, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would reauthorize through fiscal 2016 the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. It would establish a pilot program to allow states to impose new work requirements on SNAP recipients, including parents of young children exempt under current law. It would require that individuals receive at least $20 or more in aid through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to qualify for automatic increases in SNAP benefits. It would authorize states to conduct drug testing on applicants as a condition of receiving benefits. Stores authorized to accept SNAP benefits would be required to purchase point-of-sale equipment to track where they are used. Passed 217-210.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(477) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Recommit 
September 20, 2013 - Enyart, D-Ill., motion to recommit the joint resolution to the House Appropriations Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would fund military personnel accounts, the Social Security Administration's administrative expenses, the Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program management account and the Veterans Benefit Administration's operating expenses through Sept. 30, 2014. It also would bar the use of funds provided by the bill to implement a system that would privatize the Social Security program, reduce the insurance benefits it provides or to establish a Medicare voucher plan that provides limited payments to purchase health care in the private sector. It also would increase funding for the Essential Air Service by $2.7 million and decrease the Transportation Department Planning, Research and Development account by the same amount. Motion rejected 190-228.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(478) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Passage 
September 20, 2013 - Passage of the joint resolution that would provide continuing appropriations through Dec. 15, 2013 for government operations that would reflect an annual discretionary level of about $986.3 billion. It also would defund the 2010 health care overhaul and allow the U.S. Treasury, once the statutory debt limit is reached, to continue borrowing over the debt limit until Dec. 15, 2014. Funds could only be used to pay the principal and interest on both government debt held by the public and on obligations to the Social Security trust fund. Passed 230-189.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(479) - HR 1526: Timber Harvesting - Judicial Review 
September 20, 2013 - Daines, R-Mont., amendment that would prohibit courts from issuing restraining orders, preliminary injunctions or injunctions pending approval in response to allegations that the Agriculture secretary violated procedural requirements in selecting, planning or analyzing a covered forest reserve project. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 219-196.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(480) - HR 1526: Timber Harvesting - Wildfire Mitigation 
September 20, 2013 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would prohibit judicial review of any hazardous fuel reduction or forest health project with the primary purpose of salvaging dead, damaged or down timber resulting from a wildfire occurring in 2013. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 243-172.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(481) - HR 1526: Timber Harvesting - Forest Service Roads and Trails 
September 20, 2013 - McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would bar the Forest Service from removing any roads or trails unless a specific decision that includes public involvement to decommission the specific road or trail has been made. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 249-166.

 

Vote: Yea


(482) - HR 1526: Timber Harvesting - Recommit 
September 20, 2013 - Barber, D-Ariz., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would authorize funds as needed for the Agriculture and Interior departments to acquire advanced firefighting and safety equipment. Motion rejected 190-228.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(483) - HR 1526: Timber Harvesting - Passage 
September 20, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would require the U.S. Forest Service to increase timber production on National Forest lands. The bill would exempt land in the National Wilderness Preservation System. The Agriculture Department would have to provide 25 percent of the revenue from timber operations to counties containing national forest land. As amended, the bill would prohibit injunctions against forest reserve projects in response to procedural complaints about its selection and planning process. It also would waive judicial review for any forest debris removal project resulting from a 2013 wildfire. Passed 244-173.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(484) - HR 1961: Fire-Retardant Materials - Passage 
September 25, 2013 - Petri, R-Wis., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend until Nov. 1, 2028, an exemption from fire-retardant standards for certain vessels, which would allow the steamboat Delta Queen to operate. Motion agreed to 280-89.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(485) - H Res 354: Helium Reserve Sales - Adoption 
September 25, 2013 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution (H Res 354) that would provide for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to the bill with an amendment. The measure would allow the Federal Helium Reserve to continue selling crude helium after the program's debt is repaid. It would require that beginning in 2015, helium sales be made through market-based auctions and would provide for the termination of federal involvement in helium sales and distribution by Sept. 30, 2021. Motion agreed to 367-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(486) - HR 3095: Sleep Disorder Rule-Making - Passage 
September 26, 2013 - Petri, R-Wis., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would permit the Transportation Department to set requirements for screening or treating commercial truck drivers for sleep disorders only if the requirements are established through a rule-making process. Motion agreed to 405-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(487) - HR 2600: Interstate Land Sales - Passage 
September 26, 2013 - McHenry, R-N.C., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would amend current law on interstate land sales to exempt the sale or lease of condominiums from certain registration and disclosure provisions under the law. Motion agreed to 410-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(488) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
September 26, 2013 - Approval of the House Journal of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Approved 260-137.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(489) - HR 687: Southeast Arizona Land Exchange - Operations Center 
September 26, 2013 - Grijalva, D-Ariz., amendment that would require the Resolution Copper company to open and maintain, for the duration of its mining operation, a remote operations center in Superior, Ariz., or a neighboring mining community. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-227.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(490) - HR 687: Southeast Arizona Land Exchange - Water Quality and Availability 
September 26, 2013 - Napolitano, D-Calif., amendment that would stipulate that nothing in the bill would impact laws on water quality and availability. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-217.

 

Vote: Nay

 


(491) - HR 1412: Veterans Affairs Program Authority - Passage 
September 27, 2013 - Miller, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would extend certain expiring Veterans Affairs Department authorities, including those to provide grants to disabled veterans for housing modifications, to verify the incomes of pension recipients and to set policies for addressing defaults on VA home loan guarantees. It also would extend, through Sept. 30, 2014, Labor Department authority to carry out the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, which provides job assistance to homeless veterans. Motion agreed to 402-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(492) - HR 3096: Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center - Passage 
September 27, 2013 - Barletta, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate a building in Vienna, Va., as the "Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center" while occupied by the FBI. Motion agreed to 403-2.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(493) - HR 3102, HR2642: Same-Day Authority, Farm Bill - Rule 
September 28, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 361) that would waive through the legislative day of Sept. 30, 2013, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee. The waiver would apply to legislation regarding fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations or the debt limit. The rule also would provide for House concurrence in the Senate amendment to the farm bill (HR 2642) with a substitute amendment containing the House-passed version of the bill that would authorize agriculture programs through fiscal 2018 and legislation (HR 3102) that would reauthorize through fiscal 2016 the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Adopted 226-191.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(494) - H J Res 59, HR3210: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations, Military Pay - Previous Question 
September 28, 2013 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 366) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations. The rule also would provide for House floor consideration of legislation (HR 3210) that would appropriate funds to pay military personnel and certain civilian employees at the Defense and Homeland Security departments during a government shutdown. Motion agreed to 229-192.

 

Vote: Yea


(495) - H J Res 59, HR3210: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations, Military Pay - Rule 
September 28, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 366) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations. The rule also would provide for House floor consideration of legislation (HR 3210) that would appropriate funds to pay military personnel and certain civilian employees at the Defense and Homeland Security departments during a government shutdown. Adopted 231-191.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(496) - HR 2251: Edward J. Devitt Courthouse - Passage 
September 28, 2013 - Barletta, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate the U.S. courthouse and federal building located in Fergus Falls, Minn., as the "Edward J. Devitt United States Courthouse and Federal Building." Motion agreed to 416-4.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(497) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Concur 
September 29, 2013 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations with a Paulsen, R-Minn., amendment that would repeal the 2.3 percent medical device tax included in the 2010 health care overhaul. It also would set the expiration date for the continuing appropriations to Dec. 15, 2013; bar authority for capital construction for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission through Dec. 15, 2013; and extend and increase available visas for the special immigrant visa program for Iraqis who supported U.S. efforts in Iraq after March 2003. Motion agreed to 248-174.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(498) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Concur 
September 29, 2013 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations with a Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would delay for one year implementation of any provision of the 2010 health care overhaul that would take effect between Oct. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2014, including the individual mandate and the imposition or increase of specified taxes and fees. It also would allow companies and insurance providers until 2015 to opt out of mandated birth control coverage for religious or moral reasons, and bar appropriations and transfers from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Fund. It also would set the expiration date for the continuing appropriations to Dec. 15, 2013. Motion agreed to 231-192.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(499) - HR 3210: Military Pay - Passage 
September 29, 2013 - Passage of the bill that would appropriate such sums as necessary in fiscal 2014 to provide pay and allowances to military personnel, including active military reservists, certain Defense and Homeland Security Department civilian employees during a government shutdown. Funds would be available until Jan. 1, 2015, or until the enactment of a law providing regular or continuing appropriations. Passed 423-0.

 

Vote: Yea

 


 

(500) - HR 2848: Fiscal 2014 State Department Authorization - Passage 
September 29, 2013 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize $15.6 billion in fiscal 2014 for the State Department, the National Endowment for Democracy and certain international commissions and organizations. The total includes $8.5 billion for State Department diplomatic and consular programs, $2.6 billion to increase security at U.S. diplomatic facilities worldwide, $1.9 billion for international peacekeeping activities and $1.4 billion for contributions to international organizations including the United Nations. It also would direct the State Department to make management changes to increase the efficiency, accountability and safety of personnel overseas; codify the establishment of a counterterrorism office and modify pay provisions for Foreign Service officers. Motion agreed to 384-37.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(501) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Previous Question 
September 30, 2013 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 367) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations. Motion agreed to 229-198.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(502) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Rule 
September 30, 2013 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 367) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations. The rule also would waive through the legislative day of Oct. 7, 2013, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee. Adopted 225-204.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(503) - S 1348: Congressional Award Program - Passage 
September 30, 2013 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend the Congressional Award Program, which recognizes excellence in public service and personal development among young people, through Oct. 1, 2018. Motion agreed to 387-35.

 

Vote: Yea

 


(504) - H J Res 59: Fiscal 2014 Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Recede and Concur 
September 30, 2013 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to recede from House amendments and concur in the Senate amendment with an additional House amendment to the joint resolution that would provide fiscal 2014 continuing appropriations. The House amendment would fund the government until Dec. 15, 2013, and delay for one year a requirement in the 2010 health care overhaul that all individuals purchase health insurance or pay a tax penalty. It also would require the president, vice president, members of Congress, congressional staff and political appointees to purchase health insurance through the health care law's state insurance exchanges and would limit the subsidies they may receive for purchasing insurance. Motion agreed to 228-201.

 

Vote: Yea

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