Vote History

January 2018 Vote History

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Washington, January 1, 2018 | comments

(1) - Quorum Call - Call of the House - January 08, 2018 - Quorum was present with 357 members responding (75 members did not respond.).

(2) - H Res 676: Iranian Human Rights and Civil Liberties Violations – Passage January 09, 2018 - Ros-Lehtinen R-Fla, motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would condemn the human rights abuses occurring in Iran, demand that the Iranian regime abide by international obligations with respect to human rights and civil liberties and encourage the administration to expedite the licensing of communications technology to Iran to improve the ability of the Iranian people to speak freely. Motion agreed to 415-2.

Vote: Yea

(3) - HR 4564: Threat Assessment of Terrorist Foreign Fighters – Passage January 09, 2018 - Higgins R-La., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the State Department and the National Intelligence director, to conduct a threat assessment of current foreign terrorist fighter travel and activity trends. In addition, the bill would specify that the report must include countries of origin, travel destinations, means of travel, an analysis of any country or region with a significant increase in foreign terrorist fighter activity, and an analysis of foreign terrorist fighter travel trends in and out of Iraq and Syria. Motion agreed to 413-0.

Vote: Yea

(4) - HR 4581: Advanced Passenger Information Counterterrorism Screening – Passage January 09, 2018 - Fitzpatrick R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Department of Homeland Security to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations. In addition, the bill would direct DHS to share best practices with Visa Waiver Program countries, and to provide assistance to those countries in implementing such best practices. Motion agreed to 415-1.

Vote: Yea

(5) - Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn January 10, 2018 - Espaillat D-N.Y., motion to adjourn.
Motion rejected 51-331.

Vote: Nay

(6) - Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn January 10, 2018 -

Gutierrez D-Ill., motion to adjourn. Motion rejected 54-311.

Vote: Nay

(7) - Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn January 10, 2018 - Grijalva D-Ariz., motion to adjourn.
Motion rejected 62-324.

Vote: Nay

(8) - S 139: FISA Amendments Reauthorization – Rule January 10, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 682) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (S 139) that would reauthorize Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act through Dec. 31, 2023, and would require the development of procedures for searching the Section 702 database that protect the Fourth Amendment rights of U.S. citizens. Adopted 233-181.

Vote: Yea

(9) - S 140: Tribal Lands and Labor Relations - Previous Question January 10, 2018 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 681) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (S 140) that would amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund. Motion agreed to 234-181.

Vote: Yea

(10) - S 140: Tribal Lands and Labor Relations – Rule January 10, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 681) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (S 140) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill that would amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund. Adopted 227-181.

Vote: Yea

(11) - S 140: Tribal Lands and Labor Relations – Passage January 10, 2018 - Passage of the bill that would amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to specify that settlement funds may be used for the planning, design, and construction of the tribe's rural water system. In addition, the bill would also amend the National Labor Relations Act to exclude Native American tribes and any institutions or enterprises owned or operated by a Native American tribe from being defined as employers under the NLRA. The bill further includes provisions that would aid specific tribes with development and land issues. Passed (thus cleared for the president) 239-173.

Vote: Yea

(12) - HR 4567: Homeland Security Overseas Activities – Passage January 10, 2018 - Katko R-N.Y., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security to report to Congress on the department's activities that are conducted outside of the United States, and on the effectiveness of such activities. Motion agreed to 415-0.

Vote: Yea

(13) - Procedural Motion – Journal January 10, 2018 - Approval of the House Journal of Jan. 9, 2018.
Approved 231-178.

Vote: Yea

(14)  - S 139: FISA Amendments Reauthorization - Section 702 Search Warrant Requirement January 11, 2018 - Amash R-Mich., amendment that would end NSA collection of communications data that is neither to nor from an approved foreign target, but rather communications "about" a foreign target entirely between American citizens. It would prohibit the FBI and intelligence agencies from searching the Section 702 database for information on U.S. citizens without first obtaining a warrant, except in certain circumstances. The amendment would end the so-called "reverse targeting" practice, in which an American communicating with a foreign target is also subject to surveillance, and would modify oversight of and appointments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-233.

Vote: Nay

(15) - S 139: FISA Amendments Reauthorization – Recommit January 11, 2018 - Himes D-Conn., motion to recommit the bill to the House Intelligence Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would include additional requirements related to obtaining warrants in order to query information incidentally collected on U.S. citizens. Motion rejected 189-227.

Vote: Nay

(16) - S 139: FISA Amendments Reauthorization – Passage January 11, 2018 - Passage of the bill that would reauthorize for six years, through 2023, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which governs electronic surveillance of foreign terrorism suspects. The bill would reauthorize Section 702 surveillance authorities on foreign targets, and would require the development of procedures for searching the Section 702 database that would protect the Fourth Amendment rights of U.S. citizens. The bill would prohibit the FBI from accessing information without an order from the secret FISA court in certain cases. The measure would increase penalties for the unauthorized removal of classified documents or information.
Passed 256-164.

Vote: Nay

(17) - HR 4578: National Targeting Center Dismantling Terrorist Networks – Passage January 11, 2018 - Estes R-Kan., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize the United States Customs and Border Protection's National Targeting Center to collaborate with federal, state, local, tribal and international organizations to further efforts to disrupt and dismantle foreign terrorist networks and address related border security matters.
Motion agreed to 410-2.

Vote: Yea

(18) - HR 4318: Temporary Duty and Tariff Suspensions – Passage January 16, 2018 - Bishop, R-Mich., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would suspend duties and tariffs on 1,662 products that have no domestic production. Most of the products that would receive temporary suspensions of U.S. duties would be complex chemicals used by U.S. manufacturers, and the other products would include various household items. Motion agreed to 402-0.

Vote: Yea

(19) - S 117: Alex Diekmann Peak – Passage January 16, 2018 - Gianforte, R-Mont., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would designate an unnamed peak in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in Montana as the "Alex Diekmann Peak." Motion agreed to 400-3.

Vote: Yea

(20) - HR 3326, HR 2954: Mortgage Records Disclosure and World Bank Contribution - Previous Question January 17, 2018 - Buck, R-Colo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility for amendment) on the rule (H Res 693) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 2954) that would that would exempt some depository institutions from certain mortgage records disclosure requirements and would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 3326) that would authorize $3.29 billion for the United States' contribution to the World Bank's International Development Association. Motion agreed to 230-187.

Vote: Yea

(21) - HR 3326, HR 2954: Mortgage Records Disclosure and World Bank Contribution – Rule January 17, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 693) that would provide for House floor consideration for the bill (HR 2954) that would that would exempt some depository institutions from certain mortgage records disclosure requirements. It would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 3326) that would authorize $3.29 billion for the United States' contribution to the World Bank's International Development Association for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2020, but would, for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2023, withhold up to 30 percent of authorized funding to the bank until the Treasury secretary reports to Congress that the World Bank is undertaking certain changes. Adopted 228-188.

Vote: Yea

(22) - HR 4258: Low-Income Family Assistance Expansion – Passage January 17, 2018 - Duffy, R-Wis., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would permanently expand HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency Program, which funds coordinators to help build partnerships with employers and assist low-income families in obtaining jobs and supportive services, to the project-based Section 8 housing assistance program. It would allow property owners that participate in Section 8 programs to enter into agreements with local public housing authorities to utilize their self-sufficiency programs or create their own programs.
Motion agreed to 412-5.

Vote: Yea

(23) - HR 3326: World Bank Contribution - Human Trafficking January 17, 2018 - Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would require that the Treasury Department include in its report on the World Bank any actions intended to ensure that foreign domestic workers employed by a diplomat or staff of the bank are informed of their rights and protections in relation to anti-human trafficking laws. Adopted 420-0.

Vote: Yea

(24)  - HR 3326: World Bank Contribution – Passage January 17, 2018 - Passage of the bill, as amended, that would authorize $3.29 billion for the U.S. contribution to the World Bank's International Development Association for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2020. It would require that, for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2023, 15 percent of funds authorized to the World Bank be withheld until it the Treasury secretary reports that the bank is prioritizing poverty reduction and capable project management. An additional 15 percent would be withheld, for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2023, until the Treasury secretary reports that the bank's policies emphasize support for secure property rights and due process of law, and that the bank is strengthening its projects' ability to undermine violent extremism.
Passed 237-184.

Vote: Yea

(25) - HR 4279: Closed-End Investment Companies – Passage January 17, 2018 -

Duffy, R-Wis., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend reduced Securities and Exchange Commission filing and proxy requirements for issuing securities that apply to "well-known seasoned issuers," to registered closed-end investment companies and would require the SEC to propose a rule related to such expansion. Motion agreed to 418-2.

Vote: Yea

(26) - Procedural Motion – Journal January 17, 2018 - Approval of the House Journal of Jan. 16, 2018. Approved 225-185.

Vote: Yea

(27) - HR 195: Short-Term Fiscal 2018 Continuing Appropriations and CHIP Funding - Previous Question January 18, 2018 - Cole, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility for amendment) on the rule (H Res 696) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 195) that is the expected legislative vehicle for an extension of the current continuing resolution through Feb. 16, 2018, and funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program through fiscal 2023. Motion agreed to 229-191.

Vote: Yea

(28) - HR 195: Short-Term Fiscal 2018 Continuing Appropriations and CHIP Funding – Rule January 18, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 696) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 195) that is the expected legislative vehicle for an extension of the current continuing resolution through Feb. 16, 2018, and funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program through fiscal 2023. It would waive, through the legislative day of January 20, 2018, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee and would also provide for motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of January 20, 2018. Adopted 226-194.

Vote: Yea

(29) - HR 4712: Abortion Provisions - Previous Question January 18, 2018 - Cheney, R-Wyo., motion to order the previous question on the rule (thus ending debate and the possibility for amendment) on the rule (H Res 694) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 4712) that would require health care practitioners to give the same level of care to an infant born alive during an abortion procedure as they would give to any other infant born at the same gestational age, and would set criminal fines and penalties for not doing so. Motion agreed to 229-190.

Vote: Yea

(30) - HR 4712: Abortion Provisions – Rule January 18, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 694) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 4712) that would require health care practitioners to give the same level of care to an infant born alive during an abortion procedure as they would give to any other infant born at the same gestational age, and would set criminal fines and penalties for not doing so. Adopted 228-189.

Vote: Yea

(31) - HR 2954: Mortgage Records Disclosure – Recommit January 18, 2018 - Ellison, D-Minn., motion to recommit the bill to the House Financial Services Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would require a depository institution utilizing the bill's exemptions to annually attest that the institution is in compliance with all relevant federal fair lending laws and attest that its employees have completed anti-discrimination training. Motion rejected 191-236.

Vote: Nay

(32) - HR 2954: Mortgage Records Disclosure – Passage January 18, 2018 - Passage of the bill that would exempt a depository institution from certain reporting and record-keeping requirements that seek specific information on loans if a depository institution originated a limited number of closed-end mortgage loans or open-end lines of credit in in each of the two preceding calendar years. Passed 243-184.

Vote: Yea

(33) - HR 195: Short-Term Fiscal 2018 Continuing Appropriations and CHIP Funding - Motion to Concur January 18, 2018 - Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill with an amendment that would provide funding for federal government operations and services at current levels through Feb. 16, 2018, at an annualized rate of $1.23 trillion for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2018 spending bills, of which an annualized rate of $621.5 billion would be designated for defense and an annualized rate of $511 billion for nondefense discretionary spending. The measure would fund the state Children's Health and Insurance Programs at $21.5 billion annually starting in fiscal 2018 and would gradually increase the funding annually through fiscal 2023. It would suspend or delay three health-related taxes enacted as part of the 2010 health care overhaul. It would allow the ballistic missile defense funding included in the last short-term funding bill to be used for certain related intelligence activities. Additionally, it would prohibit the Government Publishing Office from providing a free printed copy of the Federal Register to any member of Congress or other U.S. government office unless a specific issue or a subscription was requested by the member or office.
Motion agreed to 230-197.

Vote: Yea

(34) - HR 1660: Global Health Research – Passage January 18, 2018 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the United States Agency for International Development to submit a report to Congress clarifying its health research and development goals, as well as the development and use of global health innovations in the agency's programs, projects and activities.
Motion agreed to 423-3.

Vote: Yea

(35) - H Res 705: Articles of Impeachment - Motion to Table January 19, 2018 - McCarthy, R-Calif., motion to table (kill) the resolution that would impeach President Donald Trump for high misdemeanors, and would provide that the resolution's articles of impeachment be exhibited to the Senate. Motion agreed to 355-66.

Vote: Yea

(36) - HR 4712: Abortion Provisions – Passage January 19, 2018 - Passage of the bill that would require health care practitioners to provide care to an infant born alive during a failed abortion that is equivalent to the care they would provide to any other infant born at the same gestational age. It would impose criminal fines, and penalties of up to five years in prison, for failure to do so, and would provide for a patient in such circumstances to file a lawsuit against the health care provider for certain monetary and punitive damages. The bill would require hospital and clinic practitioners and employees to report any knowledge of failures to provide such care to the appropriate state or federal law enforcement agency, and would permit prosecution of individuals who fail to do so. Passed 241-183.

Vote: Yea

(37) - Procedural Motion - Motion to Adjourn January 19, 2018 - Hoyer, D-Md., motion to adjourn.
Motion rejected 1-418.

Vote: Nay

(38) - Procedural Motion - Call of the House January 20, 2018 - Guthrie, R-Ky., motion to order a call of the House. Motion agreed to 224-150.

Vote: Yea

(39) - Quorum Call - Call of the House January 20, 2018 - Quorum was present 0-0.

(40) - Violation of the Decorum of the House - Motion to Table January 20, 2018 - Cole, R-Okla., motion to table (kill) the appeal of the ruling of a chair that a Byrne, R-Ala., floor chart does not violate the decorum of the House. Motion agreed to 224-173.

Vote: Yea

(41) - H Res 708: Same Day Consideration Authority - Previous Question January 20, 2018 -

Session, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question on the rule (thus ending debate and the possibility for amendment) on the rule (H Res 708) that would waive, through the legislative day of January 29, 2018, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. The rule would also provide for motions to suspend the rules through the calendar day of January 28, 2018. Motion agreed to 224-180.

Vote: Yea

(42) - H Res 708: Same Day Consideration Authority – Rule January 20, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 708) that would waive, through the legislative day of January 29, 2018, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. The rule would also provide for motions to suspend the rules through the calendar day of January 28, 2018.
Adopted 235-170.

Vote: Yea

(43) - Procedural Motion - Change Convening Time January 20, 2018 - Session, R-Texas, motion to change the time that the House would convene for legislative business on Sunday, Jan. 21 to 2 p.m.
Motion agreed to 394-0.

Vote: Yea

(44) - HR 195: Short-Term Fiscal 2018 Continuing Appropriations and CHIP Funding - Motion to Concur January 22, 2018 - McCarthy, R-Calif., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would that would provide funding for federal government operations and services at current levels through Feb. 8, 2018. The measure would fund the state Children's Health and Insurance Programs at $21.5 billion annually starting in fiscal 2018 and would gradually increase the funding annually through fiscal 2023. It would suspend or delay three health-related taxes enacted as part of the 2010 health care overhaul. It would allow the ballistic missile defense funding included in the last short-term funding bill to be used for certain related intelligence activities. Additionally, it would prohibit the Government Publishing Office from providing a free printed copy of the Federal Register to any member of Congress or other U.S. government office unless a specific issue or a subscription was requested by the member or office. Motion agreed to 266-150.

Vote: Yea

(45) - S 534: Abuse in Sports – Passage January 29, 2018 - Poe, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require adults authorized to interact with minor amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport's governing body, and would set criminal penalties for failure to report such suspected incidents. It would establish the United States Center for Safe Sport as an independent organization with jurisdiction over the United States Olympic Committee and all paralympic sports organizations, in relation to safeguarding amateur athletes against abuse in sports. Motion agreed to 406-3.

Vote: Yea

(46) - HR 1457: Online Financial Services Identification – Passage January 29, 2018 - Tipton, R-Colo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would allow financial institutions to record an individual's personal information from a scan, copy, or image of an individual's driver's license or personal identification card when an individual uses an online service to request a financial product or service. Motion agreed to 397-8.

Vote: Yea

(47) - HR 695: Fiscal 2018 Defense Appropriations - Previous Question January 30, 2018 -

Cheney, R-Wyo., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 714) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 695) that is the expected legislative vehicle for a measure that would provide $659.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Defense Department in fiscal 2018. Motion agreed to 232-187.

Vote: Yea

(48) - HR 695: Fiscal 2018 Defense Appropriations – Rule January 30, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 714) that would provide for House floor consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (HR 695) that is the expected legislative vehicle for a measure that would provide $659.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Defense Department in fiscal 2018. Adopted 236-183.

Vote: Yea

(49) - HR 695: Fiscal 2018 Defense Appropriations - Motion to Concur January 30, 2018 -

Granger, R-Texas, motion to concur in Senate amendment to the bill with an amendment that would provide $659.2 billion in discretionary funding for the Defense Department in fiscal 2018. The total would include $584 billion in base Defense Department funding subject to spending caps. It also would include $75.1 billion in overseas contingency operations funding, $1.2 billion of which would be for additional U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The bill would provide approximately $191.7 billion for operations and maintenance and $138.2 billion for military personnel, including a 2.4 percent pay raise. It also would provide $34.3 billion for defense health programs. The measure would prohibit use of funds to construct or modify potential facilities in the United States to house Guantanamo Bay detainees. It would also make permanent a pilot program that allows volunteer groups to obtain criminal history background checks on prospective employees through a fingerprint check using state and federal records, which are the original provisions of the bill. Motion agreed to 250-166.

Vote:  Yea

(50) - HR 4292: Living Will Regulations – Passage January 30, 2018 - Tipton, R-Colo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require large financial institutions to submit living will resolutions to federal regulators every two years and would require federal regulators to publicly disclose the assessment framework they use to review the adequacy of resolution plans.
Motion agreed to 414-0.

Vote: Yea

 

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