Vote History

February 2014 Vote History

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Washington, February 1, 2014 | comments

(32) - HR 1791: Medical Preparedness Grants - Passage 
February 03, 2014 - Brooks, R-Ind., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would expand existing authorization of the Homeland Security Department's Urban Area Security Initiative and State Homeland Security Grant Program to allow funds to be used for local general emergency medical preparedness programs.
Motion agreed to 391-2: R 209-2; D 182-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(33) - HR 357: Veterans Benefit Programs - Passage 
February 03, 2014 - Miller, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would modify a number of Veterans Affairs Department benefits, including limiting tuition rates for certain veterans attending public universities outside their home state, increasing the length of time the VA could provide vocational training and extending a VA work-study program by five years.
Motion agreed to 390-0: R 209-0; D 181-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(34) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - Previous Question 
February 04, 2014 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on adoption of the rule (H Res 470) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would open Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service lands for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting.
Motion agreed to 225-193: R 225-1; D 0-192; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(35) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - Rule 
February 04, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 470) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would open Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service lands for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting.
Adopted 234-185: R 226-0; D 8-185; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(36) -HR 3964, HR2954: Public Lands and California Water Resources - Previous Question 
February 05, 2014 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 472) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 2954) that would provide for the conveyance, restoration and access to certain public lands and legislation (HR 3964) that would modify water allocation practices to provide additional water to California's San Joaquin Valley for municipal and agricultural use.
Motion agreed to 226-196: R 224-2; D 2-194; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(37) - HR 3964, HR2954: Public Lands and California Water Resources - Rule 
February 05, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 472) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 2954) that would provide for the conveyance, restoration and access to certain public lands and legislation (HR 3964) that would modify water allocation practices to provide additional water to California's San Joaquin Valley for municipal and agricultural use.
Adopted 229-190: R 226-0; D 3-190; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(38) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - NEPA Waiver 
February 05, 2014 - DeFazio, D-Ore., amendment that would strike the bill's exemption to certain requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 185-237: R 5-221; D 180-16; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nays


(39) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - Climate Change 
February 05, 2014 - Holt, D-N.J., amendment that would allow the Interior secretary to retain the authority to consider climate change in making decisions related to conservation and recreation on public lands.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 181-242: R 0-227; D 181-15; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(40) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - Recommit 
February 05, 2014 - Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would require chemical manufacturers to report to regulatory agencies on the potential health and environmental risks of chemicals with the potential to contaminate water supplies prior to using them. It also would deem enacted a bill (HR 2428) that would authorize $5.5 billion through fiscal 2014 for bridges in need of repair.
Motion rejected 187-231: R 2-221; D 185-10; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(41) - HR 3590: Sporting and Recreation on Federal Land - Passage 
February 05, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would open Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service lands for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting. It also would limit the EPA's authority to regulate hunting equipment for toxic substances, increase available funding for public land shooting ranges and allow firearms on Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas. It would make permanent the electronic duck stamp program, which allows individuals to purchase online the federal license required for hunting migratory waterfowl. The measure also would modify the membership and expand the charge of a federal wildlife and hunting conservation panel originally created by a 2007 executive order.
Passed 268-154: R 227-0; D 41-154; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(42) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Water Service Charges 
February 05, 2014 - Napolitano, D-Calif., amendment that would require charges for all delivered water to include interest as determined by the Treasury secretary.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 179-239: R 0-225; D 179-14; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(43) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Central Valley Project Suspension 
February 05, 2014 - Matsui, D-Calif., amendment that would strike provisions that would suspend the water allocations in a 1992 environmental management law and replace it with language to require that South of Delta Central Valley Project contractors maintain responsibility for implementing the water allocations.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 193-228: R 1-223; D 192-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(44) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Drinking Water Supply 
February 05, 2014 - Bera, D-Calif., amendment that would require that the measure not have a harmful effect on the quality, quantity or safety of drinking water supplies for area residents.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 194-226: R 1-222; D 193-4; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(45) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - GAO Report 
February 05, 2014 - Capps, D-Calif., amendment that would require the Government Accountability Office to report to Congress, within one year of the bill's enactment, on the resiliency and adaptability of all Bureau of Reclamation projects and facilities in California to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the quality, quantity or reliability of water resources.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 194-227: R 2-222; D 192-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(46) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - State Law Impact 
February 05, 2014 - Huffman, D-Calif., amendment that would stipulate that the bill would not interfere with a 2009 package of California Delta water management laws.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-231: R 0-226; D 189-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(47) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Agricultural Producer Water Supply 
February 05, 2014 - McNerney, D-Calif., amendment that would prevent the bill from taking effect until the Interior Department, in consultation with the Agriculture Department, determines there would be no harmful effects on water supplies for agricultural producers of the five California Delta-area counties.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 193-230: R 1-225; D 192-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(48) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Community Water Supply and Budget
February 05, 2014 - Peters, D-Calif., amendment that would stipulate that the bill would not adversely affect any community's future water supply or water budget.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 192-231: R 1-225; D 191-6; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(49) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Recommit 
February 05, 2014 - Garamendi, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Natural Resources Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would require that nothing in the bill shall preempt or supersede state, county or local law, including state water law, that prohibits the export of ground water to other areas. It also would prohibit the bill from undermining Native American tribal sovereignty or reduce the quantity or quality of water available to affected Indian tribes.
Motion rejected 191-231: R 0-226; D 191-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(50) - HR 3964: California Water Resources - Passage 
February 05, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would change California water supply practices around the San Joaquin Valley. It would require the Interior Department to increase the total water delivery capability of the Central Valley Project by 800,000 acre-feet of water by Sept. 30, 2018. It also would repeal provisions of the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act and would impose an alternative set of water flow requirements. It also would limit the enforcement or consideration of environment rules under the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act.
Passed 229-191: R 222-2; D 7-189; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yeas


(51) - HR 2954: Public Lands - Land Acquisition 
February 06, 2014 - Grijalva, D-Ariz., amendment that would strike the bill's prohibition on the Bureau of Land Management's acquisition of any additional lands until the agency establishes and posts on its website a database of all BLM lands that may be suitable for disposal.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 190-224: R 1-219; D 189-5; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nays


(52) - HR 2954: Public Lands - Legal Fees 
February 06, 2014 - Labrador, R-Idaho, amendment that would require the non-prevailing party in a legal challenge to the Interior Department's grazing permit decision to pay the prevailing party's fees and expenses.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 218-198: R 215-7; D 3-191; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(53) - HR 2954: Public Lands - Recommit 
February 06, 2014 - 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 sums as necessary for the payment in lieu of taxes program for local governments. It also would authorize $50 million for wildfire suppression and $50 million for hazardous fuels reduction on public lands.
Motion rejected 194-222: R 0-222; D 194-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


 (54) - HR 2954: Public Lands - Passage 
February 06, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would provide for public land access, land conveyances and land restoration activities that mostly would be exempt from federal environmental review requirements. It would increase the term of new grazing permits on federal lands from 10 years to 20 years and allow expired and transferred grazing permits to remain in effect until new ones are issued. It also would prohibit the Bureau of Land Management from acquiring any additional lands until it establishes and posts on its website a database of all BLM lands that may be suitable for disposal. It would require the Agriculture secretary to implement a timber salvage and restoration pilot project on lands affected by the 2013 California Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest. The bill also would require the preparation of a comprehensive budget and management plan for all federal and state efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Passed 220-194: R 214-6; D 6-188; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(55) - HR 2431: Drought Forecasting - Passage 
February 10, 2014 - Hall, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize $13.5 million annually through fiscal 2018 for the National Integrated Drought Information System. It would require drought forecasts and assessments to be provided on national and regional levels and would call for more timely decision-making to reduce drought-related impacts and costs.
Motion agreed to 365-21: R 192-21; D 173-0; I 0-0.

 

 

Vote: Yea


 (56) - H Res 447: Ukrainian Protests - Adoption 
February 10, 2014 - Smith, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and adopt the resolution that would call on the United States and the European Union to support Ukraine in finding a peaceful resolution to the political crisis that led to several days of protests. It would call on the Ukrainian government to bring to justice those responsible for violence against peaceful protesters and clear protesters of any criminal charges. The resolution also would express support for the desire of many Ukrainians to deepen ties with Europe.
Motion agreed to 381-2: R 208-2; D 173-0; I 0-0.

 

 

Vote: Yea


(57) - : Procedural Motion - Journal 
February 10, 2014 - Approval of the House Journal of Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
Approved 241-123: R 128-78; D 113-45; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(58) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Previous Question 
February 11, 2014 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 475) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would modify the structure and funding of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Motion agreed to 222-195: R 222-4; D 0-191; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(59) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Rule 
February 11, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 475) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would modify the structure and funding of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The rule also would waive through the legislative day of Feb. 12, 2014, the two-thirds vote 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 the debt limit.
Adopted 223-193: R 223-2; D 0-191; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(60) - S 25: Military Pension Adjustment - Passage 
February 11, 2014 - Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would repeal the 1 percent reduction to annual cost-of-living adjustments for most working-age military retirees enacted in the December 2013 budget agreement. It also would create a $2.3 billion fund that could be used to pay for either a short-term "patch" or contribute toward a permanent overhaul of the formula that determines Medicare physician reimbursement rates. The bill would be offset by extending sequester cuts to certain mandatory spending by one year, until fiscal 2024.
Motion agreed to 326-90: R 206-19; D 120-71; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(61) - S 540: Debt Limit Extension - Passage 
February 11, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would suspend the current statutory limit on federal borrowing authority for one year, through March 15, 2015. Under the bill, on March 16, 2015, a new statutory debt limit would automatically be re-established and set at increased levels to reflect any additional federal borrowing that had occurred in order to make payments up to that point on government obligations.
Passed 221-201: R 28-199; D 193-2; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(62) - HR 3448: Stock Price Pilot Program - Passage 
February 11, 2014 - Garrett, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement a five-year pilot program that would allow securities of emerging growth companies with annual growth revenues of up to $750 million to change the minimum increment at which their stocks are quoted, or "tick size," to 5 or 10 cents. It also would allow companies to change their tick size once during the pilot program
Motion agreed to 412-4: R 219-4; D 193-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(63) - HR 1211: Freedom of Information Act Requests - Passage 
February 25, 2014 - Issa, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would codify a 2009 Justice Department memo requiring agencies to adopt a presumption of openness when responding to Freedom of Information Act requests unless it would cause foreseeable harm. Agencies would have to post frequently requested information online. The bill would require the creation of a single governmentwide website for FIOA requests.
Motion agreed to 410-0: R 220-0; D 190-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(64) - HR 1123: Unlocked Cellphones - Passage 
February 25, 2014 - Goodlatte, R-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill would reverse a 2012 decision by the Librarian of Congress that made "unlocking" cellphones a crime as of January 2013. It would require wireless carriers to disable cellphone software protections to allow consumers to connect to a different network, or "unlock" their mobile phones, after their contract expires. Cellphones purchased in bulk for resale would be excluded from the requirement.
Motion agreed to 295-114: R 200-20; D 95-94; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(65) - HR 2804, HR3865: Tax-Exempt Groups and Federal Rule-Making - Previous Question 
February 26, 2014 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 487) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3865) that would block for one year any changes to the IRS definition of 501(c)(4) tax-exempt social welfare groups and legislation (HR 2804) that would modify the federal rule-making process.
Motion agreed to 224-192: R 224-0; D 0-192; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(66) - HR 3865, HR2804: Tax-Exempt Groups and Federal Rule-Making - Rule 
February 26, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 487) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3865) that would block for one year any changes to the IRS definition of 501(c)(4) tax-exempt social welfare groups and legislation (HR 2804) that would modify the federal rule-making process.
Adopted 231-185: R 226-0; D 5-185; I 0-0.

 


(67) - HR 1944: Eminent Domain Authority - Passage 
February 26, 2014 - Goodlatte, R-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would withhold federal economic development funds, for two fiscal years, from states and localities that make property acquisitions for private economic development using eminent domain. Landowners could sue if a local or state government wrongfully takes their property.
Motion agreed to 353-65: R 226-0; D 127-65; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(68) - HR 3865: Tax-Exempt Groups - Recommit 
February 26, 2014 - Van Hollen, D-Md., motion to recommit the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would preserve the authority of the Treasury secretary to issue regulations requiring the disclosure of secret political donors. It would stipulate that the bill could not take effect until expanded unemployment benefits are restored.
Motion rejected 191-230: R 0-229; D 191-1; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(69) - HR 3865: Tax-Exempt Groups - Passage 
February 26, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would bar for one year any changes to IRS regulations addressing the allowable political activities of social welfare organizations receiving tax-exempt status. It also would direct the IRS to use its existing criteria when determining tax-exempt status for groups covered under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Passed 243-176: R 229-0; D 14-176; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(70) - HR 3865: Tax-Exempt Groups - Bill Title 
February 26, 2014 - Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would change the title of the bill to the "Protect Anonymous Special Interests Act."
Rejected 177-241: R 1-228; D 176-13; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(71) - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Jobs and Wages Impact 
February 27, 2014 - Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment that would require agencies approving rules that would likely have a negative impact on jobs and wages to submit a statement acknowledging the potential impact.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 249-162: R 223-0; D 26-162; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(72) - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Air and Water Quality 
February 27, 2014 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rule pertaining to air or water quality.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 181-235: R 2-224; D 179-11; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


 (73) - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Homeland Security Department Exemption 
February 27, 2014 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rules, consent decrees or settlement agreements proposed by the Homeland Security Department.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-232: R 0-224; D 180-8; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(74) - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Job Exemptions 
February 27, 2014 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rules, consent decrees or settlement agreements that the Office of Management and Budget director determines would result in net job creation or benefits that would exceed its costs.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 179-235: R 1-225; D 178-10; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


Top of Report House Vote 75 - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Occupational Hazards 
February 27, 2014 - Miller, D-Calif., amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rules, consent decrees or settlement agreements proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent combustible dust explosions and fires.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-229: R 2-222; D 181-7; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(76) - HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Inspectors General Exemption 
February 27, 2014 - Miller, D-Calif., amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rules, consent decrees or settlement agreements recommended in writing by a federal agency's inspector general.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 181-232: R 1-224; D 180-8; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


 (77)- HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Recommit 
February 27, 2014 - Esty, D-Conn., motion to recommit the bill to the House Judiciary Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would exempt from the bill's requirements any rules, consent decrees or settlement agreements that would save tax dollars, help small businesses or veterans, prevent discrimination or protect the health and safety of consumers.
Motion rejected 187-229: R 0-226; D 187-3; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


 (78)- HR 2804: Federal Rule-Making Process - Passage 
February 27, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would make a number of changes to the federal rule-making process. It would require agencies, when issuing rules, to consider alternatives to rules and potential costs and benefits of the proposed rule and alternatives and to review indirect costs of existing and proposed rules. It also would allow the Small Business Administration to intervene in an agency's rule-making process and would expand the ability of small business to challenge rules in court. It also would require federal agencies to file monthly reports on the status of their rule-making activities and post them online.
Passed 236-179: R 226-0; D 10-179; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(79) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Previous Question 
February 27, 2014 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 492) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require independent federal regulatory agencies, except for the Federal Reserve, to conduct analyses of the financial impact of its proposed rules.
Motion agreed to 225-192: R 225-0; D 0-192; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(80) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Rule 
February 27, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 492) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require independent federal regulatory agencies, except for the Federal Reserve, to conduct analyses of the financial impact of its proposed rules.
Adopted 227-190: R 225-0; D 2-190; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(81) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Overhaul - Rule Analysis 
February 27, 2014 - Rigell, R-Va., amendment that would require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to analyze the impact of proposed rules on the financial industry, regardless of the size of the covered entity, and individuals' and small businesses' access to credit. The bureau would be required to make each analysis available to the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the public.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 250-167: R 225-0; D 25-167; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(82) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Overhaul - Exclusive Rule-Making Authority 
February 27, 2014 - DeSantis, R-Fla., amendment that would repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's authority to exclusively prescribe rules on consumer financial issues.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 227-186: R 223-0; D 4-186; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(83) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Overhaul - Consumer Relief 
February 27, 2014 - Moore, D-Wis., amendment that would add language that would express the sense of Congress acknowledging and honoring the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in providing protection and relief to consumers from instances of unfair, deceptive and abusive practices in financial markets.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 181-236: R 0-224; D 181-12; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


 (84) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Overhaul - Recommit 
February 27, 2014 - Shea-Porter, D-N.H., motion to recommit the bill to the House Financial Services Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment stipulating that nothing would prevent the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from informing consumers about personal information breaches, protecting servicemembers from payday lenders on or near military bases or from investigating and enforcing sanctions related to ATM or private student loan fees.
Motion rejected 194-223: R 1-223; D 193-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(85) - HR 3193: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Overhaul - Passage 
February 27, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would modify the structure and funding of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It would replace the CFPB director with a bipartisan five-member commission and subject the bureau to the annual congressional authorization and appropriations processes. The commission would be required to consider the financial impact of proposed rules on insured depository institutions. Under the measure, the Financial Stability Oversight Council could overturn CFPB rules with a simple majority vote. The bureau would be required to obtain consumers' permission to collect or use non-public personal information. It also would limit CFPB employees' salaries. As amended, it would repeal the bureau's exclusive rule-making authority.
Passed 232-182: R 222-0; D 10-182; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea


(86) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Agency Exemption 
February 28, 2014 - Cummings, D-Md., amendment that would strike a provision in the bill that would amend the definition of agency to include independent regulatory agencies which would require them to estimate the costs of their proposed regulations.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 185-224: R 0-217; D 185-7; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(87) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Impacted Party Consultation 
February 28, 2014 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would require that during development of regulations any opportunities for consultation given to impacted parties in the private sector also be given to representatives of other impacted parties.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 194-216: R 3-215; D 191-1; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(88) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Cost-Benefit Analysis 
February 28, 2014 - Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would clarify that the bill's requirements would not apply to regulatory actions if a cost-benefit analysis demonstrates that benefits would exceed its cost.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-232: R 1-217; D 179-15; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(89) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Recommit 
February 28, 2014 - Garcia, D-Fla., motion to recommit the bill to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and report it back immediately with an amendment that would clarify that the bill would not apply to regulatory actions that provide hiring preferences and jobs for veterans; protect patient safety in hospitals and nursing homes; lower overall health care costs, including out-of-pocket costs for consumers; and protect communities from natural disasters and help them rebuild after disasters.
Motion rejected 192-218: R 1-218; D 191-0; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Nay


(90) - HR 899: Independent Agency Rules - Passage 
February 28, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would require independent agencies to conduct analyses of their proposed rules on the private sector and state and local governments. It would require all federal agencies to consult with the private sector when developing rules and to incorporate the indirect cost of proposed rules in reviews. The bill would create a congressional point of order against legislation that includes private sector mandates and would require agencies to analyze existing federal rules if requested by congressional leaders.
Passed 234-176: R 217-0; D 17-176; I 0-0.

 

Vote: Yea

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