Vote History

January 2014 Vote History

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Washington, January 1, 2014 | comments

(1) - : Quorum Call - Call of the House 
January 07, 2014 - Quorum was present with 316 members responding (116 members did not respond.).

 


 (2) - HR 724: Auto Dealer Emission Certification - Passage 
January 08, 2014 - Latta, R-Ohio, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would eliminate a requirement for auto dealers to provide purchasers of light-duty cars and trucks - defined by the EPA as a car or truck with a maximum operating weight of less than 8,500 pounds - with a certificate that the vehicle conforms to applicable federal emissions standards and notice of the purchaser's right to have the manufacturer fix the vehicle if it does not comply with those standards.
Motion agreed to 405-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(3) - HR 3527: Poison Control Programs - Passage 
January 08, 2014 - Pitts, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize $30.1 million annually through fiscal 2019 for poison control activities, including a grant program for regional poison control centers, a national media campaign and the national poison control hotline. 
Motion agreed to 388-18.

 

Vote: Yea


(4) - HR 3628: Transportation and Infrastructure Reports - Passage 
January 08, 2014 - Shuster, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would eliminate, consolidate or modify 27 congressionally mandated, federal transportation and infrastructure reports. It also would require that 11 reports be made publicly available electronically rather than in paper format. 
Motion agreed to 406-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(5) - HR 2279, HR3811, HR3362: Superfund Program and Health Care Exchanges - Previous Question 
January 09, 2014 - Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 455) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 2279) that would expand the role of states in the Superfund hazardous-waste cleanup program, a measure (HR 3362) that would require weekly reports on HealthCare.gov enrollment data and website performance and legislation (HR 3811) that would require disclosure of security breaches of personal information collected by health care exchanges.
Motion agreed to 226-191.

 

Vote: Yea


(6) - HR 3362, HR2279, HR3811: Superfund Program and Health Care Exchanges - Rule 
January 09, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 455) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 2279) that would expand the role of states in the Superfund hazardous-waste cleanup program, a measure (HR 3362) that would require weekly reports on HealthCare.gov enrollment data and website performance and legislation (HR 3811) that would require disclosure of security breaches of personal information collected by health care exchanges.
Adopted 223-186.

 

Vote: Yea


(7) - HR 2279: Superfund Hazardous-Waste Program - Hazardous-Waste Cleanup 
January 09, 2014 - Sinema, D-Ariz., amendment that would strike the provisions in the bill allowing states to add a site, once every five years, to the EPA's list of sites eligible for hazardous-waste cleanup.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-228.

 

Vote: Nay


(8) - HR 2279: Superfund Hazardous-Waste Program - Bill Implementation 
January 09, 2014 - Tonko, D-N.Y., amendment that would prevent the bill from taking effect if its provisions would increase the potential for litigation, reduce funds available for the cleanup of contaminated sites or delay the implementation of any such cleanup.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 190-227.

 

Vote: Nay


(9) - HR 2279: Superfund Hazardous-Waste Program - Recommit 
January 09, 2014 - Peters, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Energy and Commerce Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would prevent implementation of the legislation if it would result in fewer contaminated sites being cleaned up each year, a shift in responsibility of contaminated site cleanup from the polluter to the taxpayer or a greater long-term exposure to pollutants for certain populations within five miles of contaminated sites.
Motion rejected 188-225.

 

Vote: Nay


(10) - HR 2279: Superfund Hazardous-Waste Program - Passage 
January 09, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would require the EPA to get states' approval to add sites to the priority list of the Superfund hazardous-waste cleanup program and would allow states to add potential cleanup sites to the list. It also would require the EPA to review and revise solid and hazardous waste disposal regulations as appropriate. Under the measure, the federal government would no longer be able to claim sovereign immunity from state enforcement actions with regard to Superfund cleanups of contaminated sites on federal property.
Passed 225-188.

 

Vote: Yea


(11) - HR 3811: Health Care Exchange Security Breaches - Passage 
January 10, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would require the Health and Human Services Department to notify individuals within two business days of any security breach of health care exchange system information that resulted in the theft or unlawful access of individuals' personally identifiable information from HealthCare.gov, or the state or small business exchanges' websites.
Passed 291-122.

 

Vote: Yea


(12) - HR 1513: Gettysburg National Park Expansion - Passage 
January 13, 2014 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would expand the boundary of Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania to include the train station at which President Abraham Lincoln arrived to deliver the Gettysburg Address and 45 acres of land around Plum Run in Cumberland Township.
Motion agreed to 396-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(13) - S 230: Peace Corps Memorial - Passage 
January 13, 2014 - Hastings, R-Wash., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in Washington, D.C., or the surrounding area, to honor the formation of the Peace Corps and its mission and ideals. It would bar the use of federal funds for the project.
Motion agreed to 387-7.

 

Vote: Yea


(14) - HR 2274: Small Business Mergers and Acquisitions Broker Registration - Passage 
January 14, 2014 - Garrett, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would exempt from Securities and Exchange Commission registration mergers and acquisitions brokers that assist in the transfer of ownership of small, privately owned businesses with pre-tax earnings of less than $25 million and/or gross revenues of less than $250 million in the previous fiscal year. The company being sold also could not hold any class of securities that must be registered with the SEC.
Motion agreed to 422-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(15) - HR 801: Savings and Loans Company Registration Threshold - Passage 
January 14, 2014 - Garrett, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would increase the threshold at which a savings and loan company must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission from 500 to 2,000 shareholders. A savings and loan company would be permitted to deregister with the SEC if its shareholder base falls below 1,200.
Motion agreed to 417-4.

 

Vote: Yea


(16) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
January 14, 2014 - Approval of the House Journal of Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.
Approved 274-138.

 

Vote: Yea


(17) - HR 2860: OPM Inspector General Audit Funding - Passage 
January 14, 2014 - Farenthold, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the Office of Personnel Management Inspector General to use up to 0.33 percent of its revolving fund budget authority to pay for audit and investigative work. The IG would have to submit an annual budget request and report detailing its planned revolving fund work.
Motion agreed to 418-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(18) - HR 1233: Presidential Records Management - Passage 
January 14, 2014 - Farenthold, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would give current or former presidents up to 90 days to claim executive privilege against the disclosure of a previously unreleased record slated to become publicly available by the National Archives. It also would allow agencies to file electronic copies of documents with the National Archives without keeping paper copies.
Motion agreed to 420-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(19) - HR 3547: Fiscal 2014 Omnibus Appropriations - Previous Question 
January 15, 2014 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 458) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide about $1.1 trillion in discretionary appropriations in fiscal 2014 for federal departments and agencies covered by 12 unfinished fiscal 2014 spending bills.
Motion agreed to 228-195.

 

Vote: Yea


(20) - HR 3547: Fiscal 2014 Omnibus Appropriations - Rule 
January 15, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 458) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would provide about $1.1 trillion in discretionary appropriations in fiscal 2014 for federal departments and agencies covered by 12 unfinished fiscal 2014 spending bills.
Adopted 230-191.

 

Vote: Yea


(21) - HR 3547: Fiscal 2014 Omnibus Appropriations - Motion to Concur 
January 15, 2014 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendments to the bill with a House amendment that would provide about $1.1 trillion in discretionary appropriations in fiscal 2014 for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2014 spending bills. Included in that total is: $20.9 billion for Agriculture, $51.6 billion for Commerce-Justice-Science, $572 billion for Defense, including $85.2 billion for overseas contingency operations associated with the war in Afghanistan and other counterterrorism operations, $34.1 billion for Energy-Water, $21.9 billion for Financial Services, $39.3 billion for Homeland Security, $30.1 billion for Interior-Environment, $156.8 billion for Labor-HHS-Education, $4.3 billion for the Legislative Branch, $73.3 billion for Military Construction-VA, $49 billion for State-Foreign Affairs, and $50.9 billion for Transportation-HUD.
Motion agreed to 359-67.

 

Vote: Yea


(22) - HR 3362: Health Care Exchange Websites Reports - Recommit 
January 16, 2014 - Clark, D-Mass., motion to recommit the bill to the House Energy and Commerce Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would require the Health and Human Services Department to report monthly through March 2015 on the number of individuals and families who have received premium tax credits or lower out-of-pocket costs, are no longer subject to discrimination based on pre-existing conditions or annual and lifetime health insurance coverage limits and were uninsured prior to enrolling through an exchange.
Motion rejected 186-226.

 

Vote: Nay


(23) - HR 3362: Health Care Exchange Websites Reports - Passage 
January 16, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would require the Health and Human Services Department to report weekly on the performance of HealthCare.gov and its affiliated call center, including health insurance enrollments, website problems and other consumer interactions. It also would require HHS to disclose the names of navigators and insurance agents who educate consumers about the health care law and assist them in purchasing health insurance through the federal website.
Passed 259-154.

 

Vote: Yea


(24) - HR 2166: Missing Persons Search - Passage 
January 27, 2014 - Lummis, R-Wyo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Interior and Agriculture departments to approve or deny, within 48 hours, requests from private groups to search federal lands under their jurisdiction for missing persons who are presumed dead.
Motion agreed to 394-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(25) - HR 3008: Los Padres National Forest Land Exchange - Passage 
January 27, 2014 - Lummis, R-Wyo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the exchange of five acres of land in the Los Padres National Forest for unspecified lands owned by the White Lotus Foundation. If the exchange does not occur within two years, the federal land could be sold to White Lotus for fair market value.
Motion agreed to 367-27.

 

Vote: Yea


(26) - HR 7, HR2642: Abortion Funding and Farm Programs - Previous Question 
January 28, 2014 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 465) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 7) that would permanently prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for abortion services and debate on the conference report on the bill (HR 2642) that would authorize agriculture programs through fiscal 2018.
Motion agreed to 222-194.

 

Vote: Yea


(27) - HR 2642, HR7: Abortion Funding and Farm Programs - Rule 
January 28, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 465) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 7) that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for abortion services and debate on the conference report for the bill (HR 2642) that would authorize agriculture programs through fiscal 2018.
Adopted 224-192.

 

Vote: Yea


(28) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
January 28, 2014 - Approval of the House Journal of Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
Approved 260-142.

 

Vote: Yea


(29) - HR 7: Federal Abortion Funding - Recommit 
January 28, 2014 - Moore, D-Wis., motion to recommit the bill to the House Judiciary Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would prohibit any party from violating a woman's medical privacy regarding her choice of or use of comprehensive health insurance coverage.
Motion rejected 192-221.

 

Vote: Nay


(30) - HR 7: Federal Abortion Funding - Passage 
January 28, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would permanently prohibit the use of federal funds, facilities or staff to provide abortion coverage and services, except in cases of rape or incest and for saving the life of the mother. The District of Columbia also would be prohibited from using local funds for such services and coverage.
Passed 227-188.

 

Vote: Yea


 (31) - HR 2642: Farm Programs - Conference Report 
January 29, 2014 - Adoption of the conference report on the bill that would reauthorize most federal farm and nutrition programs through fiscal 2018, including crop subsidies, conservation, rural development and agricultural trade programs and food stamps (formally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). It would modify SNAP to prohibit undocumented immigrants, major lottery winners, traditional college students, convicted murderers and violent sex offenders from receiving SNAP benefits. It also would reduce funding for nutrition programs by $8 billion over 10 years and would reauthorize the federal sugar program, through fiscal 2018, without any changes. It would reauthorize three dairy programs and repeal four others - replacing them with a new voluntary margin insurance program to protect dairy farmers from economic loss. It also would eliminate $5 billion in direct payments to farmers and replace it with two new subsidy programs to cover, in certain circumstances, a portion of a farmer's revenue losses. Subsidy caps would be set at $125,000 per person or $250,000 per couple. It also would establish a new crop insurance program for producers to purchase additional insurance to cover a portion of losses not covered by individual crop insurance policies when losses exceed 14 percent.
Adopted (thus sent to the Senate) 251-166.

 

Vote: Yea

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