Vote History

November 2018 Vote History

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Washington, November 1, 2018 | comments

(416) - HR 6064: Wolff National Wildlife Refuge - Passage

November 13, 2018 - Lamborn, R-Colo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Oyster Bay, N.Y. as the "Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge." Motion agreed to 385-4.

Vote: Yea

(417) - HR 2615: Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Conveyance - Passage

November 13, 2018 - Gosar, R-Ariz., motion to suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would authorize an exchange of certain lands in the Gulf Islands National Seashore, Miss., between the National Park Service and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Motion agreed to 375-1.

Vote: Yea

(418) - H Res 1142: Delisting Gray Wolves as Endangered Species - Rule

November 14, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 1142) providing for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 6784) that would provide for removal of the gray wolf in the contiguous 48 States from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife published under the Endangered Species Act of 1973; and providing for proceedings during the period from November 19, 2018, through November 26, 2018. The rule would also waive section 7 of the War Powers Resolution for a resolution (H Con Res 138) that would direct the president to withdraw U.S. armed forces from hostilities in Yemen. Adopted 201-187.

Vote: Yea

(419) - HR 5787: Chafee Coastal Barrier System Boundary Update - Passage

November 16, 2018 - Lamborn, R-Colo., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill (HR 5787), as amended, that would formally update maps of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System in Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana, and would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make updated maps publicly available online. Motion agreed to 375-1.

Vote: Yea 

(420) - HR 6784: Delisting Gray Wolves as Endangered Species - Passage

November 16, 2018 - Passage of a bill that would direct the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to issue a rule removing the gray wolf from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife, thus removing federal protections for the species, in the 48 contiguous United States. It would also direct the Interior Department to reissue a 2011 rule delisting gray wolves in the Western Great Lakes region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and would exempt both rules, and another rule delisting the species in Wyoming, from judicial review. Passed 196-180.

Vote: Yea

(421) - HR 5273: Global Conflict Stabilization - Passage

November 27, 2018 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, that would direct the secretary of State to develop an interagency initiative to prevent violence and stabilize conflict-affected areas worldwide, in coordination with relevant federal departments and agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development and Department of Defense. It would require the secretary to submit to Congress 10-year plans for stabilization and prevention in at least six regions within 180 days of enactment. Motion agreed to 376-16.

Vote: Yea

(422) - HR 6207: Democratic Republic of Congo Sanctions - Passage

November 27, 2018 - Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, that would codify for five years sanctions imposed by 2006 and 2014 executive orders on individuals whose actions contribute to ongoing instability and conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, unless the President determines that the DRC has made significant progress towards holding free and fair elections and respecting civil liberties as described in a 2016 United Nations resolution. It would also require the president to determine whether additional DRC senior government officials should be sanctioned under these provisions, and would order a State Department report on DRC government and military complicity in human rights abuses and corruption. Motion agreed to 374-11.

Vote: Yea 

(423) - H Res 1160: Tax Extension Package - Rule

November 29, 2018 - Adoption of the rule (H Res 1160) providing for House floor consideration of a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to a bill (HR 88) that is the expected legislative vehicle for a package of bills that would extend certain tax cuts that lapsed at the end of 2017. It would extend and gradually phase out through 2024 a biodiesel tax credit, make permanent a railroad track maintenance credit at a reduced rate, and extend a range of other tax cuts through the end of 2018. The bill also contains provisions related to retirement savings plans, temporary tax relief for victims of hurricanes and wildfires, and operations of the Internal Revenue Service. Adopted 219-181.

Vote: Yea

(424) - HR 7187: Flood Insurance - Passage

November 29, 2018 - Hensarling, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend the authorization and authorities under the National Flood Insurance Program for one week, through Dec. 7, 2018. The program is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and offers federally-backed flood insurance to individuals and entities in communities that adopt certain flood plain management standards. Motion agreed to 350-46.

Vote: Yea

(425) - HR 6901: Federal IT Office - Passage

November 30, 2018 - Comer, R-Ky., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill as amended, that would formally authorize and rename the Office of Electronic Government within the Office of Management and Budget as the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer. The bill would formally codify the position and duties of the Federal CIO and another presidential appointee reporting to the CIO. It would also direct OMB to develop, for all federal agencies, an information technology expenditure reporting system. Motion agreed to 391-0.

Vote: Yea

(426) - H Res 792: Roberto Clemente Historic Site - Adoption

December 10, 2018 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended, the would request that the Interior secretary add Roberto Clemente’s place of death in Loiza, Puerto Rico, to the National Register of Historic Places. Motion agreed to 385-1.

Vote: Yea

(427) - HR 3008: George W. Bush Childhood Home Study - Passage

December 10, 2018 - Bishop, R-Utah, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, which would direct the Interior secretary to conduct a study of the childhood home of former President George W. Bush in Midland, Texas, to determine its suitability for designation as part of the National Park system. Motion agreed to 382-4.

Vote: Yea

(428) - HR 7217: Medicaid Coverage Health Home Protocol - Passage

December 11, 2018 - Barton, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would allow states to cover the cost of care for children with complex medical conditions through health homes under Medicaid, beginning Oct. 1, 2022; direct the Health and Human Services Department to establish standards for qualification as a health home; and establish relevant monitoring and reporting requirements for participating states. The bill also includes provisions related to programs for individuals with chronic conditions transitioning out of health care institutions, protecting financial resources of individuals with spouses in nursing homes, state electronic verification of Medicaid eligibility, penalties for misclassification of drugs by manufacturers, and other provisions related to Medicaid and Medicare. Finally, the measure rescinds $22 million from the Medicaid Improvement Fund. Motion agreed to 400-11.

Vote: Yea

(429) - S 3029: Preterm Birth Research - Passage

December 11, 2018 - Burgess, R-Texas, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would expand and reauthorize Health and Human Services Department research and education activities related to preterm births and direct the agency to study additional strategies to address the issue, in collaboration with other federal agencies. It would authorize $2 million annually through fiscal 2023 for these activities. Motion agreed to 406-3.

Vote: Yea

(430) - S 825: Alaska Health Land Exchange - Passage

December 11, 2018 - Young, R-Alaska, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Health and Human Services secretary to convey 19.07 acres of federal land in Sitka, Alaska to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. Motion agreed to 403-3.

Vote: Yea


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