Vote History

July 2018 Vote History

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Washington, July 1, 2018 | comments

(360) - HR 6147: Fiscal 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services Appropriations Package - Health Care Funds

July 18, 2018 -Meadows, R-N.C., amendment that would prohibit any funds appropriated by the bill from being used for the multi-state plan program created by the 2010 health care overhaul. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 223-192.

Vote: Yea

 

(361) - HR 6147: Fiscal 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services Appropriations Package - District of Columbia Individual Mandate

July 18, 2018 -Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill from being used to seize property as a means of enforcing the liability provisions of the District of Columbia's individual mandate. Adopted in Committee of the Whole 231-184.

Vote: Yea

 

(362) - HR 6147: Fiscal 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services Appropriations Package - Postal Service Finance Products

July 18, 2018 -McHenry, R-N.C, amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill from being used by the Postal Service to provide additional financial products or services. Rejected in Committee of the Whole 201-212.

Vote: Yea

 

(363) - H Con Res 119: Carbon Tax Resolution - Adoption

July 19, 2018 -Adoption of the concurrent resolution that would express the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses, and is not in the best interest of the United States. Adopted 229-180.

Vote: Yea

 

(364) - HR 6147: Fiscal 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services Appropriations Package - Recommit

July 19, 2018 -Quigley, D-Ill., motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would increase funding for the Election Assistance Commission by $380 million, and would decrease funding for the "Fund for America's Kids and Grandkids" by the same amount. Motion rejected 182-232.

Vote: Nay

 

(365) - HR 6147: Fiscal 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services Appropriations Package - Passage

July 19, 2018 -Passage of the bill that would make available $58.7 billion through fiscal 2019, with $35.3 billion for the Department of Interior and environmental programs, and $23.4 billion for financial services matters and related agencies. Specifically, it would provide $8 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency, $3.1 billion for the U.S. Forest Service, non-wildfire, core functions, $13 billion for the Interior Department, and $11.6 billion for the Internal Revenue Service. It would also place $585 million into a "savings account" that could not be used until the federal budget is balanced. As amended, it would also restrict greenhouse gas emissions regulations and would limit funding for enforcement of endangered species-protections for certain animals. Other amendments would also prohibit the District of Columbia from enforcing certain health care-related provisions. Passed 217-199.

Vote: Yea

 

(366) - HR 2345: Mental Health Phone Numbers - Passage

July 23, 2018 -Lance, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission, in coordination with the Veterans Affairs Department and the Health and Human Services Department, to study the feasibility of designating an N11 or other simple dialing code for the national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system. It would also require that the study include an assessment of the effectiveness of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, including how it addresses the needs of veterans. Motion agreed to 379-1.

Vote: Yea

 

(367) - HR 4881: Agriculture Connectivity Task Force - Passage

July 23, 2018 -Lance, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force that, with the Agriculture Department, would work with public and private stakeholders to review and develop recommendations regarding the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States. Motion agreed to 378-4.

Vote: Yea

 

(368) - HR 6199: Expanding Health Savings Accounts - Previous Question

July 24, 2018 -Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 1012) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 6199) that would make a number of changes to expand the allowable uses of health savings accounts under the 2010 health care overhaul, and would provide for House floor proceedings during the period from July 27 through Sept. 3, 2018. Motion agreed to 224-184.

Vote: Yea

 

(369) - HR 6199: Expanding Health Savings Accounts - Rule

July 24, 2018 -Adoption of the rule (H Res 1012) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 6199) that would make a number of changes to expand the allowable uses of health savings accounts under the 2010 health care overhaul, and would provide for House floor proceedings during the period from July 27 through Sept. 3, 2018. Adopted 229-179.

Vote: Yea

 

(370) - HR 6311, HR184: Medical Device Tax and Health Care Law Changes - Previous Question

July 24, 2018 -Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 1011) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 184) that would fully repeal the medical device tax, and would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 6311) that would modify the 2010 health care law to allow anyone to purchase a catastrophic plan, known as "copper" plans, through the law's insurance exchanges and would extend, through 2021, the suspension of the annual tax on health insurers. Motion agreed to 223-188.

Vote: Yea

 

(371) - HR 184, HR6311: Medical Device Tax and Health Care Law Changes - Rule

July 24, 2018 -Adoption of the rule (H Res 1011) that would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 184) that would fully repeal the medical device tax, and would provide for consideration of the bill (HR 6311) that would modify the 2010 health care law to allow anyone to purchase a catastrophic plan, known as "copper" plans, through the law's insurance exchanges and would extend, through 2021, the suspension of the annual tax on health insurers. Adopted 225-184.

Vote: Yea

 

(372) - HR 184: Medical Device Tax Repeal - Passage

July 24, 2018 -Passage of the bill that would fully repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer after Dec. 31, 2019. Passed 283-132.

Vote: Yea

 

(373) - S 1182: Flood Insurance Extension - Passage

July 25, 2018 -Hensarling, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend the authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program through November 30, 2018. Motion agreed to 366-52.

Vote: Yea

 

(374) - HR 5864: VA Human Resources Standards - Passage

July 25, 2018 -Roe, R-Tenn., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Veterans Affairs Department to establish qualifications and standardized performance metrics for human resources positions within the Veterans Health Administration. Motion agreed to 417-0.

Vote: Yea

 

(375) - HR 6311: Health Care Law Changes - Recommit

July 25, 2018 -Frankel, D-Fla., motion to recommit the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would prohibit enactment of the bill's provisions until the annual reports from the Board of the Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund indicate that such funds are solvent. Motion rejected 187-229.

Vote: Nay

 

(376) - HR 6311: Health Care Law Changes - Passage

July 25, 2018 -Passage of the bill that would modify the 2010 health care overhaul law to allow anyone to purchase a "copper" (catastrophic) plan through the law's insurance exchanges, and would extend the suspension of the annual tax on health insurers through 2021. It would also allow individuals on certain plans to use health savings accounts associated with their plans and would also increase the contribution limit for certain HSAs. Passed 242-176.

Vote: Yea

 

(377) - HR 6199: Expanding Health Savings Accounts - Passage

July 25, 2018 -Passage of the bill that would make a number of changes to health savings accounts. It would permit certain plans to pay for initial medical services before the plan's deductible kicks in, and would allow an individual to have an HSA in addition even if they also have certain other types of health care coverage in addition to a high deductible plan. It would also permit an individual to contribute to an HSA even if their spouse has a flexible spending account, and would allow the use of HSAs to pay for over-the-counter medical products, as well as some sport and fitness expenses. Passed 277-142.

Vote: Yea

 

(378) - HR 5515: Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization - Previous Question

July 26, 2018 -Byrne, R-Ala., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and the possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 1027) that would provide for house floor consideration of the conference report to accompany the fiscal 2019 NDAA (HR 5515) that would authorize $708.1 billion for the Defense Department and related programs. The rule would also provide, through 3 p.m. on August 2, 2018, that the Committee on Appropriations may file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal 2019. Motion agreed to 226-183.

Vote: Yea

 

(379) - HR 5515: Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization - Conference Report

July 26, 2018 -Adoption of the conference report on the bill that would authorize $708.1 billion for defense-related programs, with $639.1 billion for the Defense Department's base budget, and $69 billion for overseas contingency operations. Specifically, it would authorize $65 million for the development of low-yield nuclear weapons. It would also authorize $18.8 billion for Navy aircraft procurement, $16.5 billion for Air Force aircraft, and 24.1 billion for Navy shipbuilding. It would prohibit any U.S. government agency from using technology produced by the Chinese companies ZTE or Huawei, but would not reimpose a ban on U.S. exports to ZTE. Adopted (thus sent to the Senate) 359-54.

Vote: Yea

 

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