Vote History

August 2014 Vote History

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Washington, August 1, 2014 | comments

(474) - H Res 700: Same-Day and Suspension Authority - Previous Question 
August 01, 2014 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 700) that would waive, through the legislative day of Sept. 5, 2014, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the child migrant crisis, border security and related immigration law on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. It also would provide for consideration of such measures under suspension of the rules through the same period. Motion agreed to 226-184.

Vote: Yea


(475) - H Res 700: Same-Day and Suspension Authority - Rule 
August 01, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 700) that would waive, through the legislative day of Sept. 5, 2014, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the child migrant crisis, border security and related immigration law on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. It also would provide for consideration of such measures under suspension of the rules through the same period. Adopted 219-190.

Vote: Yea


(476) - HR 5272, HR5230: Border Appropriations and Deportation Deferral Ban - Previous Question 
August 01, 2014 - Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 710) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 5230) that would provide $694 million in supplemental funding for the surge of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border and a measure (HR 5272) that would prohibit the federal government from deferring the deportation of certain immigrants. Motion agreed to 226-183.

Vote: Yea


(477) - HR 5230, HR5272: Border Appropriations and Deportation Deferral Ban - Rule 
August 01, 2014 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 710) that would provide for House floor consideration of a bill (HR 5230) that would provide $694 million in supplemental appropriations for the surge of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border and a measure (HR 5272) that would prohibit the federal government from deferring the deportation of certain immigrants. Adopted 218-191.

Vote: Yea


(478) - HR 5230: Supplemental Border Appropriations - Passage 
August 01, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would provide $694 million for federal agencies involved in border control and the housing and care of unaccompanied migrant children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border for the rest of fiscal 2014, including $405 million for Homeland Security Department border security and law enforcement activities. It would provide $70 million for the National Guard to deploy to the southwest border and $22 million to the Justice Department to increase the number of temporary immigration judges to enable courts to process more cases. It would provide $197 million to the Department of Health and Human Services for temporary housing and humanitarian assistance to unaccompanied migrant children. It also would provide $40 million to the State Department for repatriation of migrants and reintegration activities in Central American countries. Passed 223-189.

Vote: Yea


(479) - HR 5272: Deportation Deferral Ban - Passage 
August 01, 2014 - Passage of the bill that would bar any federal agency from issuing, after July 30, 2014, policies that would expand the number of immigrants eligible for deferred action, the 2012 executive memorandum on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, unless explicitly authorized by law -- effectively blocking deportation relief from being provided to any additional illegal immigrants. It also would prohibit the federal government from newly authorizing deferred action for any class of immigrants who do not have lawful immigration status. Passed 216-192.

Vote: Yea


(480) - H J Res 76: Iron Dome - Motion to Concur 
August 01, 2014 - Rogers, R-Ky., motion to concur in the Senate amendments to the joint resolution that would appropriate $225 million in emergency funds for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. Motion agreed to 395-8.

Vote: Yea

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