Vote History

April 2017 Vote History

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Washington, April 1, 2017 | comments

(209) - H Res 92: North Korean Missile Program – Passage April 03, 2017 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and agree to a resolution that would condemn North Korea's development of intercontinental ballistic missiles, would express support for South Korea's deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-ballistic missile system, and would urge the Chinese government to pressure North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs. Motion agreed to 398-3.

Vote: Yea

(210) - HR 479: North Korea Terrorism Designation – Passage April 03, 2017 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would express the sense of the House of Representatives that the North Korean government likely meets the criteria for designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, and would require the secretary of State to submit a report to Congress on whether the North Korean government meets the criteria for designation as a state sponsor of terrorism. Motion agreed to 394-1.

Vote: Yea

(211) - HR 1304: "Stop-Loss" Insurance Definition - Previous Question April 04, 2017 - Byrne, R-Ala., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 241) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would establish that "stop-loss" insurance, coverage that protects businesses from certain large financial risks associated with providing insurance, would not be considered health care insurance under federal law. Motion agreed to 232-188.

Vote: Yea

(212) - HR 1304: "Stop-Loss" Insurance Defintion – Rule April 04, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 241) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would establish that "stop-loss" insurance, coverage that protects businesses from certain large financial risks associated with providing insurance, would not be considered health care insurance under federal law. Adopted 234-184.

Vote: Yea

(213) - HR 1343: Securities Sold for Employee Compensation - Previous Question April 04, 2017 - Buck, R-Colo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 240) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase from $5 million to $10 million the annual amount of securities that privately-held companies can sell for employee compensation without needing to disclose certain information to investors. Motion agreed to 229-187.

Vote: Yea

(214) - HR 1343: Securities Sold for Employee Compensation – Rule April 04, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 240) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase from $5 million to $10 million the annual amount of securities that privately-held companies can sell for employee compensation without needing to disclose certain information to investors. Adopted 238-177.

Vote: Yea

(215) - HR 1343: Securities Sold for Employee Compensation – Recommit April 04, 2017 - Swalwell, D-Calif., motion to recommit the bill to the House Financial Services Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would prevent the bill's provisions from applying to any individual that withheld information from Congress related to an investigation regarding individuals influencing the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Motion rejected 185-228.

Vote: Nay

(216) - HR 1343: Securities Sold for Employee Compensation – Passage April 04, 2017 - Passage of the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase from $5 million to $10 million the annual amount of securities that privately-held companies can sell for employee compensation without needing to disclose certain information to investors. Passed 331-87.

Vote: Yea

(217) - HR 1219: Small Business Venture Capital - Previous Question April 05, 2017 - Buck, R-Colo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 242) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would increase from 100 to 250 the number of accredited investors who can form a venture capital fund to invest in small businesses. Motion agreed to 231-182.

Vote: Yea

(218) - HR 1219: Small Business Venture Capital – Rule April 05, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 242) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would increase from 100 to 250 the number of accredited investors who can form a venture capital fund to invest in small businesses. Adopted 240-181.

Vote: Yea

(219) - : President's Tax Return Disclosure - Motion to Table April 05, 2017 - Foxx, R-N.C., motion to table (kill) the Jeffries, D-N.Y., motion to appeal the ruling of the Chair that the Jeffries resolution related to the disclosure of President Trump's tax returns does not constitute a question of the privileges of the House. Motion agreed to 228-185.

Vote: Yea

(220) - HR 1304: "Stop Loss" Insurance Definition – Passage April 05, 2017 - Passage of the bill that would establish that "stop-loss" insurance, coverage that protects businesses from certain large financial risks associated with providing insurance, would not be considered health care insurance under federal law. Passed 400-16.

Vote: Yea

(221) - HR 1219: Small Business Venture Capital – Passage April 06, 2017 - Passage of the bill that would increase from 100 to 250 the number of accredited investors who can form a venture capital fund to invest in small businesses. Under the bill, a qualifying venture capital fund could have no more than $10 million in invested capital. Passed 417-3.

Vote: Yea

(222) - H Res 187: South Sudanese Famine – Passage April 25, 2017 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would express the sense of the House of Representatives that the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development should continue to respond the famine in South Sudan through the provision of food and through collaboration with international relief organizations. Motion agreed to 411-2.

Vote: Yea

(223) - HR 876: TSA Identification Requirements – Passage April 25, 2017 -

Katko, R-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Transportation Security Administration to impose additional requirements for airport workers to obtain identification cards for access to secure areas of an airport. It would also require the TSA to identify advanced technologies for securing employee access to all airport areas. Motion agreed to 409-0.

Vote: Yea

(224) - HR 1695: Register of Copyrights - Previous Question April 26, 2017 - Collins, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 275) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would modify the process for selecting and appointing the U.S. Copyright Office's Register of Copyrights. Motion agreed to 234-191.

Vote: Yea

(225) - HR 1695: Register of Copyrights – Rule April 26, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 275) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would modify the process for selecting and appointing the U.S. Copyright Office's Register of Copyrights and would limit a Register of Copyrights' term to 10 years. Adopted 237-186.

Vote: Yea

(226) - HR 1695: Register of Copyrights - Chief Information Officer Management April 26, 2017 - Deutch, D-Fla., amendment that would require that a nominee for the U.S. Copyright Office's Register of Copyrights be capable of identifying and supervising a Chief Information Officer or a similar official that would be responsible for managing modern information technology systems. Adopted 410-14.

Vote: Yea

(227) - HR 1695: Register of Copyrights – Passage April 26, 2017 - Passage of the bill that would require the U.S. Copyright Office's Register of Copyrights be recommended by a select panel, nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. It would limit a Register of Copyrights' term to 10 years. Passed 378-48.

Vote: Yea

(228) - : Procedural Motion – Journal April 26, 2017 - Approval of the House Journal of April 25, 2017. Approved 237-161.

Vote: Yea

(229) - HR 1694: Mortgage Association Oversight, Same-Day and Suspension Authority - Previous Question April 27, 2017 - Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 280) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government. It would waive, through the calendar day of April 29, 2017, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. It also would provide for consideration of measures under suspension of the rules through the calendar day of April 29, 2017. Motion agreed to 230-193.

Vote: Yea

(230) - HR 1694: Mortgage Association Oversight, Same-Day and Suspension Authority – Rule April 27, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 280) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government. It would waive, through the calendar day of April 29, 2017, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. It also would provide for consideration of measures under suspension of the rules through the calendar day of April 29, 2017. Adopted 226-192.

Vote: Yea

(231) - S 496: Urban Transportation Planning – Passage April 27, 2017 - Lewis, R-Minn., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would repeal the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration rule that requires metropolitan planning areas to cover an entire urbanized area, and requires metropolitan planning organizations to adjust their boundaries, merge with other MPOs in the same urbanized area or produce a unified plan for the urbanized area in order to achieve compliance.
Motion agreed to 417-3.

Vote: Yea

(232) - HR 1694: Mortgage Association Oversight - Freedom of Information Act Exemptions April 27, 2017 - Johnson, D-Ga., amendment that would clarify that all existing exemptions to the Freedom of Information Act would not be impacted by the bill's provisions. Adopted 410-5.

Vote: Yea

(233) - HR 1694: Mortgage Association Oversight – Passage April 27, 2017 - Passage of the bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government. It would make records created before, on, or after the bill's date of enactment subject to FOIA requests, including records prior to when the entities were placed under conservatorship. As amended, the bill's provisions would take effect six months after the bill's enactment. Passed 425-0.

Vote: Yea

(234) - : Procedural Motion – Journal April 27, 2017 - Approval of the House Journal of April 26, 2017. Approved 249-163.

Vote: Yea

(235) - H J Res 99: Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations – Rule April 28, 2017 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 289) that would provide for House floor consideration of the joint resolution that would extend continuing appropriations for federal government operations through May 5, 2017. It would also provide for an extension, through May 5, 2017, of health care benefits for retired coal miners. Adopted 235-178.

Vote: Yea

(236) - H J Res 99: Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations – Passage April 28, 2017 - Passage of the joint resolution that would extend continuing appropriations for federal government operations through May 5, 2017. It would also provide for an extension, through May 5, of health care benefits for retired coal miners. Passed 382-30.

Vote: Yea

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