Ron Paul’s Voting Record: What Does He Stand For?

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Ron Paul's Voting Record: What Does He Stand For

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Abortion Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/04/2011 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
HR 3
Y Bill Passed – House
(251 – 175)
02/18/2011 Prohibiting Use of Federal Funds For Planned Parenthood
H Amdt 95
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(240 – 185)
11/07/2009 Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortion Services
H Amdt 509
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(240 – 194)
11/07/2009 Substitute Health Care and Insurance Law Amendments
H Amdt 510
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(176 – 258)
12/06/2006 Abortion Pain Bill
HR 6099
NV Bill Failed – House
(250 – 162)
09/26/2006 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
S 403
N Bill Passed – House
(264 – 153)
06/09/2006 Foreign Operations and Export Finance Appropriation Act
HR 5522
N Bill Passed – House
(373 – 34)
05/25/2005 Overseas Military Facilities Abortion Amendment
H AMDT 209
N Amendment Rejected – House
(194 – 233)
04/27/2005 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
HR 748
N Bill Passed – House
(270 – 157)
10/02/2003 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill
S 3
Y Conference Report Adopted – House
(281 – 142)
06/04/2003 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill
HR 760
Y Bill Passed – House
(282 – 139)
04/26/2001 Violence Against Fetuses/Unborn Children Amendment
H Amdt 27
N Amendment Rejected – House
(196 – 229)
07/20/2000 Abortion Funding Amendment
H Amdt 1017
N Amendment Rejected – House
(184 – 230)
07/13/2000 Family Planning Assistance Funding amendment
H Amdt 997
N Amendment Rejected – House
(206 – 221)
06/22/2000 Prison Abortion Funding Amendment
H Amdt 882
N Amendment Rejected – House
(156 – 254)
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Agriculture Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
12/21/2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
HR 2751
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(215 – 144)
12/21/2010 Continuing Appropriations
HR 3082
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(193 – 165)
10/07/2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agency Appropriations Fiscal Year 2009-2010
HR 2997
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(263 – 162)
06/18/2008 Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill)
HR 6124
N Veto Override Passed – House
(317 – 109)
05/21/2008 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill)
HR 2419
N Veto Override Passed – House
(316 – 108)
05/14/2008 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill)
HR 2419
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(318 – 106)
07/27/2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill)
HR 2419
N Bill Passed – House
(231 – 191)
06/13/2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006
HR 4939
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(351 – 67)
05/23/2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act
HR 5384
N Bill Passed – House
(378 – 46)
05/18/2006 Interior Department FY2007 Appropriations Bill
HR 5386
N Bill Passed – House
(293 – 128)
03/16/2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006
HR 4939
N Bill Passed – House
(348 – 71)
10/28/2005 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act
HR 2744
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(318 – 63)
06/08/2005 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act
HR 2744
N Bill Passed – House
(408 – 18)
01/28/2004 Farmer Bankruptcy Bill
S 1920
Y Bill Passed – House
(265 – 99)
05/02/2002 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002
HR 2646
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(280 – 141)
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Animal Rights and Wildlife Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
03/25/2009 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
HR 146
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(285 – 140)
03/11/2009 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
S 22
N Bill Failed – House
(282 – 144)
04/29/2008 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008
S 2739
N Bill Passed – House
(291 – 117)
09/07/2006 Horse Slaughter Prohibition Bill
HR 503
N Bill Passed – House
(263 – 146)
09/29/2005 Endangered Species Reauthorization Bill
HR 3824
NV Bill Passed – House
(229 – 193)
09/29/2005 Endangered Species Amendment
H AMDT 588
NV Amendment Rejected – House
(206 – 216)

Arts and Humanities

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
03/17/2011 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
HR 1076
Y Bill Passed – House
(228 – 192)
05/18/2006 Interior Department FY2007 Appropriations Bill
HR 5386
N Bill Passed – House
(293 – 128)
07/21/1998 National Endowment for the Arts Amendment
H Amdt 753
N Amendment Adopted – House
(253 – 173)
10/24/1997 Interior Department FY98 Appropriations bill
HR 2107
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(233 – 171)
07/15/1997 Interior Department FY98 Appropriations bill
HR 2107
N Bill Passed – House
(238 – 192)

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/24/2011 Limiting the Use of Funds in Support of NATO Operations in Libya
HR 2278
N Bill Failed – House
(180 – 238)
06/13/2011 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution
H Amdt 414
NV Amendment Adopted – House
(248 – 163)
06/02/2011 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act
HR 2017
N Bill Passed – House
(231 – 188)
06/02/2011 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution
H Amdt 385
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(208 – 213)
06/02/2011 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining
H Amdt 398
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 205)
05/31/2011 Increasing the Debt Limit
HR 1954
N Motion Agreed – House
(97 – 318)
05/04/2011 Repealing Funding for School-Based Health Center Construction
HR 1214
Y Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
05/04/2011 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
HR 3
Y Bill Passed – House
(251 – 175)
05/03/2011 Repealing Funding for State Health Benefit Exchanges
HR 1213
Y Bill Passed – House
(238 – 183)
04/15/2011 2011-2012 Budget
H Con Res 34
N Resolution Passed – House
(235 – 193)
04/14/2011 2011 Budget
HR 1473
N Bill Passed – House
(260 – 167)
04/13/2011 Repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund
HR 1217
Y Bill Passed – House
(236 – 183)
04/09/2011 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations
HR 1363
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(348 – 70)
04/07/2011 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations
HR 1363
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 181)
04/07/2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act
HR 910
Y Bill Passed – House
(255 – 172)
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Business and Consumers

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/22/2011 Energy Permitting
HR 2021
Y Bill Passed – House
(253 – 166)
03/03/2011 Repealing the Form 1099 Provision in the Health Care Law
HR 4
Y Bill Passed – House
(314 – 112)
12/21/2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
HR 2751
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(215 – 144)
12/21/2010 Continuing Appropriations
HR 3082
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(193 – 165)
12/08/2010 Mine Safety Act
HR 6495
N Bill Failed – House
(214 – 193)
11/18/2010 Extension of Certain Unemployment Benefits
HR 6419
N Bill Failed – House
(258 – 154)
11/17/2010 Requiring Interstate Recognition of Notarizations
HR 3808
N Veto Override Failed – House
(185 – 235)
09/23/2010 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments
HR 5297
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(237 – 187)
07/30/2010 Tax Law Amendments
HR 5982
N Bill Failed – House
(241 – 154)
07/30/2010 Ending Moratorium on Deepwater Drilling Rigs that Meet Certain Safety Standards
H Amdt 773
N Amendment Adopted – House
(216 – 195)
07/22/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 4213
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(272 – 152)
07/21/2010 Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions
HR 4380
Y Bill Passed – House
(378 – 43)
07/15/2010 Flood Insurance Program Extension
HR 5114
N Bill Passed – House
(329 – 90)
06/30/2010 Regulation and Oversight of the United States Financial System
HR 4173
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(237 – 192)
06/17/2010 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments
HR 5297
N Bill Passed – House
(241 – 182)
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Campaign Finance and Election Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
01/26/2011 Abolishing Federal Financing of Presidential Election Campaigns
HR 359
Y Bill Passed – House
(239 – 160)
06/24/2010 Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements
HR 5175
N Bill Passed – House
(219 – 206)
07/15/2008 Backup Paper Ballots
HR 5803
Y Bill Failed – House
(248 – 170)
04/15/2008 Federal Funding for Voting System Changes
HR 5036
N Bill Failed – House
(239 – 178)
07/31/2007 Lobbying and Donation Regulations
S 1
Y Bill Passed – House
(411 – 8)
04/19/2007 District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007
HR 1905
N Bill Passed – House
(241 – 177)
09/20/2006 Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006
HR 4844
Y Bill Passed – House
(228 – 196)
07/13/2006 Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
HR 9
N Bill Passed – House
(390 – 33)
05/03/2006 527 Reform Act of 2006
HR 4975
N Bill Passed – House
(217 – 213)
04/05/2006 527 Reform Act of 2005
HR 513
N Bill Passed – House
(218 – 209)
10/10/2002 Help America Vote Act of 2002
HR 3295
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(357 – 48)
02/14/2002 Campaign Reform Act of 2001
HR 2356
N Bill Passed – House
(240 – 189)
06/28/2000 ’527′ Political Groups
HR 4762
N Bill Passed – House
(385 – 39)
09/14/1999 Campaign Finance Reform bill
HR 417
N Bill Passed – House
(252 – 177)
08/06/1998 Campaign Finance Reform bill
HR 2183
N Bill Passed – House
(252 – 179)
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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/26/2011 Patriot Act Extension
S 990
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 153)
02/17/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(279 – 143)
02/14/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Passed – House
(275 – 144)
02/08/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Failed – House
(277 – 148)
12/15/2010 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act
HR 2965
Y Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 175)
05/28/2010 2010-2011 Defense Appropriation Authorizations
HR 5136
N Bill Passed – House
(229 – 186)
04/29/2009 Hate Crimes Expansion
HR 1913
N Bill Passed – House
(249 – 175)
01/27/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
S 181
N Bill Passed – House
(250 – 177)
01/09/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 11
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 171)
01/09/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 12
N Bill Passed – House
(256 – 163)
07/31/2008 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 1338
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 178)
07/30/2008 FDA Regulation of Tobacco
HR 1108
N Bill Passed – House
(326 – 102)
07/16/2008 Allowing the Use of Certain Terms in Within the Intelligence Community
H Amdt 1114
N Amendment Adopted – House
(249 – 180)
07/09/2008 Electronic Communications Preservation Act
HR 5811
N Bill Passed – House
(286 – 137)
06/20/2008 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments
HR 6304
NV Bill Passed – House
(293 – 129)
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Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
12/02/2010 Censure for Representative Charles Rangel
H Res 1737
Y Resolution Passed – House
(333 – 79)
07/27/2010 Directing the President to Remove Armed Forces from Pakistan
H Con Res 301
Y Resolution Failed – House
(38 – 372)
04/27/2010 Prohibiting 2010- 2011 Congressional Cost-of-Living Pay Increase
HR 5146
Y Bill Passed – House
(402 – 15)
10/29/2009 Continuing Appropriations Extension and 2009-2010 Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and Related Appropriations
HR 2996
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(247 – 178)
10/07/2009 Removing Rep. Charles Rangel as Chairman of House Committee on Ways and Means
H Res 805
Y Motion Agreed – House
(246 – 153)
09/25/2009 Continuing Appropriations Resolution and 2009-2010 Legislative Appropriations
HR 2918
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(217 – 190)
09/15/2009 Resolution of Disapproval of Representative Joe Wilson’s Conduct
H Res 744
N Resolution Passed – House
(240 – 179)
04/29/2008 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008
S 2739
N Bill Passed – House
(291 – 117)
04/10/2008 Postponing the Consideration of the Trade Agreement with Colombia
H Res 1092
Y Resolution Passed – House
(224 – 195)
03/11/2008 Establishment of the Office of Congressional Ethics
H Res 1031
N Resolution Passed – House
(229 – 182)
02/14/2008 Contempt Charges
H Res 982
Y Resolution Passed – House
(223 – 32)
07/31/2007 Lobbying and Donation Regulations
S 1
Y Bill Passed – House
(411 – 8)
04/19/2007 District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007
HR 1905
N Bill Passed – House
(241 – 177)
01/05/2007 Pay-As-You-Go Rule
H Res 6
N Resolution Passed – House
(280 – 152)
09/26/2006 Motion to Resolve Into Secret Session N Motion Rejected – House
(171 – 217)
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Crime Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
02/17/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(279 – 143)
02/14/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Passed – House
(275 – 144)
02/08/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Failed – House
(277 – 148)
07/21/2010 Tribal Law Enforcement Amendments
HR 725
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(326 – 92)
10/15/2009 2009-2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Authorizations
HR 2892
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(307 – 114)
10/08/2009 2009-2010 Defense Appropriations
HR 2647
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
04/29/2009 Hate Crimes Expansion
HR 1913
N Bill Passed – House
(249 – 175)
06/10/2008 Assistance for Mexico and Central America for Anti-Drug Programs (Merida Program)
HR 6028
N Bill Passed – House
(311 – 106)
10/04/2007 Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (MEJA) Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007
HR 2740
Y Bill Passed – House
(389 – 30)
07/25/2007 State and Federal Medical Marijuana Law Enforcement and Implementation
H Amdt 674
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(165 – 262)
05/03/2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
HR 1592
NV Bill Passed – House
(237 – 180)
09/26/2006 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
HR 5092
Y Bill Passed – House
(277 – 131)
07/11/2006 Internet Gambling Bill
HR 4411
N Bill Passed – House
(317 – 93)
06/29/2006 Commerce Department Appropriations Bill FY 2006
HR 5672
N Bill Passed – House
(393 – 23)
11/06/2003 Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2003
HR 1829
NV Bill Passed – House
(350 – 65)
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Defense

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/24/2011 Authorizing Limited Use of US Armed Forces in Libya
HJ Res 68
N Joint Resolution Failed – House
(123 – 295)
06/24/2011 Limiting the Use of Funds in Support of NATO Operations in Libya
HR 2278
N Bill Failed – House
(180 – 238)
06/13/2011 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution
H Amdt 414
NV Amendment Adopted – House
(248 – 163)
06/03/2011 Ground Forces in Libya
H Res 292
Y Resolution Passed – House
(268 – 145)
06/03/2011 Removing Armed Forced from Libya
H Con Res 51
Y Resolution Failed – House
(148 – 265)
06/02/2011 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution
H Amdt 385
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(208 – 213)
04/09/2011 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations
HR 1363
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(348 – 70)
04/07/2011 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations
HR 1363
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 181)
02/18/2011 Prohibiting the Use of Federal Funds for NASCAR Sponsorships
H Amdt 92
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(148 – 281)
02/16/2011 Reducing Navy and Air Force Appropriations
H Amdt 16
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(233 – 198)
02/15/2011 Reducing Navy and Air Force Aircraft Procurement
H Amdt 13
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(105 – 326)
10/15/2009 2009-2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Authorizations
HR 2892
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(307 – 114)
10/08/2009 2009-2010 Defense Appropriations
HR 2647
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
06/16/2009 2008-2009 Supplemental Appropriations
HR 2346
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(226 – 202)
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
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Drug Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/10/2008 Assistance for Mexico and Central America for Anti-Drug Programs (Merida Program)
HR 6028
N Bill Passed – House
(311 – 106)
07/25/2007 State and Federal Medical Marijuana Law Enforcement and Implementation
H Amdt 674
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(165 – 262)
06/09/2006 Foreign Operations and Export Finance Appropriation Act
HR 5522
N Bill Passed – House
(373 – 34)
12/14/2005 PATRIOT Act Reauthorization
HR 3199
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(251 – 174)
06/15/2005 Medical Marijuana Use Amendment
H AMDT 272
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(161 – 264)
09/16/1998 Illegal Drug Amendment
H Amdt 887
N Amendment Adopted – House
(291 – 133)
08/07/1998 Illegal Drug Amendment
H Amdt 869
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(250 – 169)
04/29/1998 Needle Exchange Funding Ban
HR 3717
Y Bill Passed – House
(287 – 140)
09/11/1997 Needle Exchange Amendment
H Amdt 347
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(266 – 158)

Education

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/04/2011 Repealing Funding for School-Based Health Center Construction
HR 1214
Y Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
03/30/2011 School Vouchers for Washington, D.C.
HR 471
N Bill Passed – House
(225 – 195)
02/18/2011 Prohibits Funds for the Gainful Employment Rule
H Amdt 94
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(289 – 136)
12/08/2010 DREAM Act
HR 5281
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(216 – 198)
08/10/2010 Aid To States for Medicaid, Teacher Employment, and Other Purposes
HR 1586
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(247 – 161)
07/01/2010 Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Supplemental Appropriations
HR 4899
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(239 – 182)
03/25/2010 Health Care Reconciliation Act
HR 4872
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(220 – 207)
03/21/2010 Health Care Reconciliation Act
HR 4872
N Bill Passed – House
(220 – 211)
09/17/2009 Student Aid Program Modifications
HR 3221
NV Bill Passed – House
(253 – 171)
09/17/2009 Prohibiting Federal Assistance to ACORN
HR 3221
NV Motion Agreed – House
(345 – 75)
03/31/2009 National Volunteer Program Expansion
HR 1388
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(275 – 149)
03/18/2009 National Volunteer Program Expansion
HR 1388
N Bill Passed – House
(321 – 105)
02/13/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(246 – 183)
01/28/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Bill Passed – House
(244 – 188)
09/26/2008 Renewable Energy Credits and Other Business and Individual Credits
HR 7060
N Bill Passed – House
(257 – 166)
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Employment and Affirmative Action

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
10/03/2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation 
HR 6867
N Bill Passed – House
(368 – 28)
06/19/2008 GI Bill, Funding for Midwest Flood Cleanup, Extension of Unemployment Benefits, and Other Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(416 – 12)
06/12/2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
HR 5749
NV Bill Passed – House
(274 – 137)
11/07/2007 Sexual Orientation Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA)
HR 3685
NV Bill Passed – House
(235 – 184)
07/31/2007 Equal Pay Bill
HR 2831
N Bill Passed – House
(225 – 199)
03/30/2006 College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005
HR 609
N Bill Passed – House
(221 – 199)
03/30/2006 Reverse the Raid on Student Aid Amendment
H AMDT 772
N Amendment Rejected – House
(200 – 220)
01/08/2003 Unemployment Benefits bill
S 23
N Bill Passed – House
(416 – 4)

Energy Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/22/2011 Energy Permitting
HR 2021
Y Bill Passed – House
(253 – 166)
05/05/2011 Offshore Leasing Act
HR 1230
Y Bill Passed – House
(266 – 149)
04/07/2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act
HR 910
Y Bill Passed – House
(255 – 172)
09/16/2010 Authorizing Loans for Energy Efficiency Purposes
HR 4785
N Bill Passed – House
(240 – 172)
07/30/2010 Offshore Drilling Regulations and Other Energy Law Amendments
HR 3534
N Bill Passed – House
(209 – 193)
07/30/2010 “Whistleblower Protection” for Offshore Oil Workers
HR 5851
N Bill Passed – House
(315 – 93)
07/30/2010 Ending Moratorium on Deepwater Drilling Rigs that Meet Certain Safety Standards
H Amdt 773
N Amendment Adopted – House
(216 – 195)
06/26/2009 Energy and Environmental Law Amendments (“Cap and Trade”)
HR 2454
N Bill Passed – House
(219 – 212)
06/09/2009 Trade-in Vouchers for Fuel Efficient Cars
HR 2751
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 119)
02/13/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(246 – 183)
01/28/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Bill Passed – House
(244 – 188)
09/27/2008 United States – India Nuclear Agreement
HR 7081
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 117)
09/26/2008 Renewable Energy Credits and Other Business and Individual Credits
HR 7060
N Bill Passed – House
(257 – 166)
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
09/18/2008 Commodity Markets Speculation Bill
HR 6604
N Bill Passed – House
(283 – 133)
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Environmental Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/22/2011 Energy Permitting
HR 2021
Y Bill Passed – House
(253 – 166)
04/07/2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act
HR 910
Y Bill Passed – House
(255 – 172)
09/23/2010 Establishing Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area
HR 4823
N Bill Failed – House
(258 – 160)
09/23/2010 Expanding Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
HR 5110
N Bill Failed – House
(244 – 174)
07/30/2010 Offshore Drilling Regulations and Other Energy Law Amendments
HR 3534
N Bill Passed – House
(209 – 193)
07/30/2010 Ending Moratorium on Deepwater Drilling Rigs that Meet Certain Safety Standards
H Amdt 773
N Amendment Adopted – House
(216 – 195)
10/29/2009 Continuing Appropriations Extension and 2009-2010 Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and Related Appropriations
HR 2996
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(247 – 178)
06/26/2009 Energy and Environmental Law Amendments (“Cap and Trade”)
HR 2454
N Bill Passed – House
(219 – 212)
06/09/2009 Trade-in Vouchers for Fuel Efficient Cars
HR 2751
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 119)
03/25/2009 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
HR 146
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(285 – 140)
03/11/2009 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
S 22
N Bill Failed – House
(282 – 144)
09/26/2008 Renewable Energy Credits and Other Business and Individual Credits
HR 7060
N Bill Passed – House
(257 – 166)
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
09/16/2008 Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Extending Certain Renewable Energy Tax Credits
HR 6899
NV Bill Passed – House
(236 – 189)
07/17/2008 Oil Exploration in the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska
HR 6515
NV Bill Failed – House
(244 – 173)
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Executive Branch

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/03/2011 Ground Forces in Libya
H Res 292
Y Resolution Passed – House
(268 – 145)
06/03/2011 Removing Armed Forced from Libya
H Con Res 51
Y Resolution Failed – House
(148 – 265)
07/30/2009 Food Safety Regulation Amendments
HR 2749
N Bill Passed – House
(283 – 142)
12/10/2008 Automotive Industry Financing
HR 7321
N Bill Passed – House
(237 – 170)
07/09/2008 Electronic Communications Preservation Act
HR 5811
N Bill Passed – House
(286 – 137)
02/14/2008 Contempt Charges
H Res 982
Y Resolution Passed – House
(223 – 32)
10/16/2007 Sense of the House on Classification of Information on Corruption in Iraq
H Res 734
Y Resolution Passed – House
(395 – 21)
05/22/2007 United States Attorneys Act of 2007
S 214
Y Bill Passed – House
(306 – 114)
03/14/2007 Whistleblower Protection Act of 2007
HR 985
Y Bill Passed – House
(331 – 94)
06/22/2006 Line Item Veto Bill
HR 4890
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 172)
06/14/2006 Transportation, Treasury and Housing Appropriations Act
HR 5576
N Bill Passed – House
(406 – 22)
07/26/2002 Establishing the Department of Homeland Security
HR 5005
N Bill Passed – House
(295 – 132)
10/31/2001 Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act 2002
HR 2590
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(339 – 85)
07/25/2001 Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act 2002
HR 2590
N Bill Passed – House
(334 – 94)
09/09/1999 Puerto Rican Nationals resolution
H Con Res 180
Y Resolution Passed – House
(311 – 41)
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Family and Children Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
09/22/2010 Infant Mortality Pilot Programs
HR 3470
N Bill Passed – House
(324 – 64)
01/14/2009 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and Expansion
HR 2
N Bill Passed – House
(289 – 139)
09/26/2008 Renewable Energy Credits and Other Business and Individual Credits
HR 7060
N Bill Passed – House
(257 – 166)
01/23/2008 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIP)
HR 3963
N Veto Override Failed – House
(260 – 152)
11/15/2007 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
HR 3043
NV Veto Override Failed – House
(277 – 141)
11/14/2007 Head Start Act of 2007
HR 1429
NV Conference Report Adopted – House
(381 – 36)
11/08/2007 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
HR 3043
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(274 – 141)
10/25/2007 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIP)
HR 3963
N Bill Passed – House
(265 – 142)
10/18/2007 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization 
HR 976
N Veto Override Failed – House
(273 – 156)
09/25/2007 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization 
HR 976
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(265 – 159)
08/01/2007 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization
HR 3162
N Bill Passed – House
(225 – 204)
07/19/2007 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
HR 3043
NV Bill Passed – House
(276 – 140)
09/26/2006 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
S 403
N Bill Passed – House
(264 – 153)
05/23/2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act
HR 5384
N Bill Passed – House
(378 – 46)
04/10/2003 Enhance AMBER Alert bill
S 151
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(400 – 25)
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Federal, State, and Local Relations

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/03/2011 Repealing Funding for State Health Benefit Exchanges
HR 1213
Y Bill Passed – House
(238 – 183)
09/17/2008 Repealing Portions of the D.C. Firearm Ban
HR 6842
Y Bill Passed – House
(266 – 152)
07/24/2008 National Highway Bridge Reconstruction and Inspection Act
HR 3999
N Bill Passed – House
(367 – 55)
10/24/2007 Native Hawaiian Reorganization Act of 2007
HR 505
N Bill Passed – House
(261 – 153)
07/25/2007 State and Federal Medical Marijuana Law Enforcement and Implementation
H Amdt 674
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(165 – 262)
09/21/2006 Immigration Law Enforcement Act of 2006
HR 6095
Y Bill Passed – House
(277 – 140)
07/18/2006 Same-Sex Marriage Resolution
H J Res 88
N Joint Resolution Failed – House
(236 – 187)
10/10/2002 Help America Vote Act of 2002
HR 3295
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(357 – 48)

Foreign Aid and Policy Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
02/17/2011 Reducing Federal Funding of the US Institute of Peace
H Amdt 69
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(268 – 163)
07/27/2010 Directing the President to Remove Armed Forces from Pakistan
H Con Res 301
Y Resolution Failed – House
(38 – 372)
07/01/2010 Limiting Afghanistan Military Funding to Withdrawal and Other Specified Purposes
HR 4899
Y Concurrence Vote Failed – House
(100 – 321)
02/26/2010 Intelligence Appropriations Fiscal Year 2010
HR 2701
NV Bill Passed – House
(235 – 168)
06/16/2009 2008-2009 Supplemental Appropriations
HR 2346
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(226 – 202)
09/27/2008 United States – India Nuclear Agreement
HR 7081
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 117)
09/24/2008 Defense Authorizations Bill
S 3001
N Bill Passed – House
(392 – 39)
07/24/2008 Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis
HR 5501
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(303 – 115)
07/16/2008 Allowing the Use of Certain Terms in Within the Intelligence Community
H Amdt 1114
N Amendment Adopted – House
(249 – 180)
06/19/2008 Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(268 – 155)
06/19/2008 GI Bill, Funding for Midwest Flood Cleanup, Extension of Unemployment Benefits, and Other Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(416 – 12)
06/10/2008 Assistance for Mexico and Central America for Anti-Drug Programs (Merida Program)
HR 6028
N Bill Passed – House
(311 – 106)
05/20/2008 Prohibiting Foreign States or Associations from Forming a Group to Control Oil
HR 6074
NV Bill Passed – House
(324 – 84)
05/15/2008 Funding for Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Failed – House
(141 – 149)
05/15/2008 Iraq Related Provisions such as a Troop Withdrawal, a Permanent Base Ban, and Limiting Interrogation Techniques
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(227 – 196)
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Gambling and Gaming

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/25/2008 Bay Mills Indian Community Land Claim Bill
HR 2176
Y Bill Failed – House
(121 – 298)
09/13/2006 Restricting Indian Gaming to Homelands of Tribes Act
HR 4893
N Bill Failed – House
(247 – 171)
07/11/2006 Online Gambling Ban Amendment
H AMDT 1179
N Amendment Rejected – House
(114 – 297)
07/11/2006 Internet Gambling Bill
HR 4411
N Bill Passed – House
(317 – 93)

Government Reform

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
03/11/2008 Establishment of the Office of Congressional Ethics
H Res 1031
N Resolution Passed – House
(229 – 182)
02/25/2004 GAO Human Capital Reform Act of 2004
HR 2751
N Bill Passed – House
(382 – 43)
10/05/1998 Indian Federal Recognition Administrative Procedures
HR 1154
N Bill Failed – House
(190 – 208)

Gun Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
07/28/2010 Exempting Guns from an Estate for Bankruptcy Purposes
HR 5827
Y Bill Passed – House
(307 – 113)
09/17/2008 Repealing Portions of the D.C. Firearm Ban
HR 6842
Y Bill Passed – House
(266 – 152)
09/26/2006 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
HR 5092
Y Bill Passed – House
(277 – 131)
06/28/2006 Trigger Lock Amendment
H AMDT 1156
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(230 – 191)
10/20/2005 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill
S 397
N Bill Passed – House
(283 – 144)
04/09/2003 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
HR 1036
N Bill Passed – House
(285 – 140)
06/18/1999 Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act
HR 2122
N Bill Failed – House
(147 – 280)
06/18/1999 24 Hour Background Check Amendment
H Amdt 215
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 211)
06/18/1999 72 Hour Background Check Amendment
H Amdt 216
N Amendment Rejected – House
(193 – 235)
02/24/1998 Minimum Sentences for Gun Crimes
HR 424
N Bill Passed – House
(350 – 59)

Health Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/04/2011 Repealing Funding for School-Based Health Center Construction
HR 1214
Y Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
05/03/2011 Repealing Funding for State Health Benefit Exchanges
HR 1213
Y Bill Passed – House
(238 – 183)
04/13/2011 Repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund
HR 1217
Y Bill Passed – House
(236 – 183)
03/03/2011 Repealing the Form 1099 Provision in the Health Care Law
HR 4
Y Bill Passed – House
(314 – 112)
01/19/2011 Repealing the Health Care Bill
HR 2
Y Bill Passed – House
(245 – 189)
12/22/2010 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
HR 847
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(206 – 60)
09/22/2010 Infant Mortality Pilot Programs
HR 3470
N Bill Passed – House
(324 – 64)
08/10/2010 Aid To States for Medicaid, Teacher Employment, and Other Purposes
HR 1586
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(247 – 161)
04/15/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 4851
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(289 – 112)
03/25/2010 Health Care Reconciliation Act
HR 4872
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(220 – 207)
03/21/2010 Health Care and Insurance Law Amendments
HR 3590
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(219 – 212)
03/21/2010 Health Care Reconciliation Act
HR 4872
N Bill Passed – House
(220 – 211)
11/19/2009 Revising Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Reinstatement of PAYGO
HR 3961
N Bill Passed – House
(243 – 183)
11/07/2009 Health Care and Insurance Law Amendments
HR 3962
N Bill Passed – House
(220 – 215)
11/07/2009 Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortion Services
H Amdt 509
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(240 – 194)
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Housing and Property Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
03/29/2011 Terminating the Home Affordable Modification Program
HR 839
Y Bill Passed – House
(252 – 170)
03/16/2011 Terminating the Neighborhood Stabilization Program
HR 861
Y Bill Passed – House
(242 – 182)
03/11/2011 Terminating the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program
HR 836
Y Bill Passed – House
(242 – 177)
03/10/2011 Terminating the Federal Housing Administration Refinance Program
HR 830
Y Bill Passed – House
(256 – 171)
12/17/2010 Aiding Those Facing Foreclosure Act
HR 5510
NV Bill Failed – House
(210 – 145)
09/16/2010 Authorizing Loans for Energy Efficiency Purposes
HR 4785
N Bill Passed – House
(240 – 172)
07/15/2010 Flood Insurance Program Extension
HR 5114
N Bill Passed – House
(329 – 90)
06/10/2010 Increasing Minimum Down Payment for Federal Housing Administration Mortgages
H Amdt 684
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(131 – 289)
06/10/2010 Limiting Principal Obligation Amounts of Federal Housing Administration Mortgages
H Amdt 688
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(121 – 301)
06/10/2010 Limiting Federal Housing Administration Mortgage Issuance
H Amdt 686
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(106 – 316)
12/10/2009 2009-2010 Omnibus Appropriations
HR 3288
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(221 – 202)
12/03/2009 Estate Tax Law Amendments and Reinstatement of PAYGO
HR 4154
N Bill Passed – House
(225 – 200)
11/05/2009 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits and Providing Business and Homebuyer Tax Credits
HR 3548
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(403 – 12)
03/05/2009 Mortgage Restructuring In Bankruptcy
HR 1106
N Bill Passed – House
(234 – 191)
07/23/2008 Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions
HR 3221
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(272 – 152)
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Immigration

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
12/08/2010 DREAM Act
HR 5281
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(216 – 198)
07/01/2010 Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Supplemental Appropriations
HR 4899
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(239 – 182)
02/13/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(246 – 183)
01/28/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Bill Passed – House
(244 – 188)
04/29/2008 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008
S 2739
N Bill Passed – House
(291 – 117)
12/17/2007 Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations
HR 2764
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(253 – 154)
06/15/2007 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations
HR 2638
NV Bill Passed – House
(268 – 150)
09/29/2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act 2007
HR 5441
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(412 – 6)
09/21/2006 Immigration Law Enforcement Act of 2006
HR 6095
Y Bill Passed – House
(277 – 140)
09/14/2006 Secure Fence Act of 2006
HR 6061
Y Bill Passed – House
(283 – 138)
06/13/2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006
HR 4939
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(351 – 67)
06/06/2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriation Act, 2007
HR 5441
N Bill Passed – House
(389 – 9)
03/16/2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006
HR 4939
N Bill Passed – House
(348 – 71)
12/16/2005 Border Security Bill
HR 4437
Y Bill Passed – House
(239 – 182)
02/10/2005 Real ID Act of 2005
HR 418
N Bill Passed – House
(261 – 161)
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Indigenous Peoples

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
07/21/2010 Tribal Law Enforcement Amendments
HR 725
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(326 – 92)
10/29/2009 Continuing Appropriations Extension and 2009-2010 Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and Related Appropriations
HR 2996
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(247 – 178)
06/25/2008 Bay Mills Indian Community Land Claim Bill
HR 2176
Y Bill Failed – House
(121 – 298)
10/24/2007 Native Hawaiian Reorganization Act of 2007
HR 505
N Bill Passed – House
(261 – 153)
09/13/2006 Restricting Indian Gaming to Homelands of Tribes Act
HR 4893
N Bill Failed – House
(247 – 171)
10/24/1997 Interior Department FY98 Appropriations bill
HR 2107
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(233 – 171)
07/15/1997 Interior Department FY98 Appropriations bill
HR 2107
N Bill Passed – House
(238 – 192)

Labor

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/02/2011 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining
H Amdt 398
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 205)
04/01/2011 Federal Aviation Administration Act
HR 658
N Bill Passed – House
(223 – 196)
02/19/2011 Prohibits Use of Funds for Step Increase for General Schedule Employees
H Amdt 155
NV Amendment Rejected – House
(191 – 230)
12/08/2010 Mine Safety Act
HR 6495
N Bill Failed – House
(214 – 193)
11/18/2010 Extension of Certain Unemployment Benefits
HR 6419
N Bill Failed – House
(258 – 154)
11/18/2010 Telework Policies and Regulations for Federal Agencies
HR 1722
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(254 – 152)
07/30/2010 “Whistleblower Protection” for Offshore Oil Workers
HR 5851
N Bill Passed – House
(315 – 93)
07/22/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 4213
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(272 – 152)
07/01/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 5618
N Bill Passed – House
(270 – 153)
05/28/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension and Tax Law Amendments
HR 4213
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(215 – 204)
05/06/2010 Telework Policies and Regulations for Federal Agencies
HR 1722
N Bill Failed – House
(268 – 147)
04/15/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 4851
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(289 – 112)
03/04/2010 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits (“Senate Jobs Bill”)
HR 2847
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(217 – 201)
12/16/2009 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations
HR 2847
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(217 – 212)
11/05/2009 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits and Providing Business and Homebuyer Tax Credits
HR 3548
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(403 – 12)
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Legal Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
07/30/2010 “Whistleblower Protection” for Offshore Oil Workers
HR 5851
N Bill Passed – House
(315 – 93)
06/20/2008 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments
HR 6304
NV Bill Passed – House
(293 – 129)
05/20/2008 Prohibiting Foreign States or Associations from Forming a Group to Control Oil
HR 6074
NV Bill Passed – House
(324 – 84)
04/15/2008 Amending Tax Code Provisions and IRS Practices
HR 5719
NV Bill Passed – House
(238 – 179)
03/14/2008 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act
HR 3773
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(213 – 197)
03/11/2008 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
HR 2082
Y Veto Override Failed – House
(225 – 188)
02/14/2008 Contempt Charges
H Res 982
Y Resolution Passed – House
(223 – 32)
12/13/2007 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
HR 2082
NV Conference Report Adopted – House
(222 – 199)
11/15/2007 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act
HR 3773
NV Bill Passed – House
(227 – 189)
10/16/2007 Reporter’s Source Confidentiality Guidelines
HR 2102
Y Bill Passed – House
(398 – 21)
10/04/2007 Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (MEJA) Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007
HR 2740
Y Bill Passed – House
(389 – 30)
05/22/2007 Preventing the Organization of Petroleum Export Groups
HR 2264
N Bill Passed – House
(345 – 72)
05/22/2007 United States Attorneys Act of 2007
S 214
Y Bill Passed – House
(306 – 114)
05/03/2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
HR 1592
NV Bill Passed – House
(237 – 180)
03/14/2007 Whistleblower Protection Act of 2007
HR 985
Y Bill Passed – House
(331 – 94)
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Military Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/03/2011 Ground Forces in Libya
H Res 292
Y Resolution Passed – House
(268 – 145)
06/03/2011 Removing Armed Forced from Libya
H Con Res 51
Y Resolution Failed – House
(148 – 265)
03/17/2011 Removing Troops from Afghanistan
H Con Res 28
Y Resolution Failed – House
(93 – 321)
02/16/2011 Reducing Navy and Air Force Appropriations
H Amdt 16
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(233 – 198)
12/21/2010 Continuing Appropriations
HR 3082
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(193 – 165)
12/15/2010 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act
HR 2965
Y Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 175)
12/08/2010 DREAM Act
HR 5281
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(216 – 198)
07/27/2010 Directing the President to Remove Armed Forces from Pakistan
H Con Res 301
Y Resolution Failed – House
(38 – 372)
07/27/2010 Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Supplemental Appropriations
HR 4899
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(308 – 114)
07/01/2010 Deeming Supplemental Military Appropriations Passed and Allowing Divided Question
H Res 1500
N Bill Passed – House
(215 – 210)
07/01/2010 Limiting Afghanistan Military Funding to Withdrawal and Other Specified Purposes
HR 4899
Y Concurrence Vote Failed – House
(100 – 321)
07/01/2010 Requiring Timetable for Withdrawal from Afghanistan
HR 4899
Y Concurrence Vote Failed – House
(162 – 260)
05/28/2010 2010-2011 Defense Appropriation Authorizations
HR 5136
N Bill Passed – House
(229 – 186)
05/27/2010 Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” After Military Review and Certification
H Amdt 672
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(234 – 194)
05/27/2010 Removing Funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s Alternate Engine Program
H Amdt 661
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(193 – 231)
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National Security Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/02/2011 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act
HR 2017
N Bill Passed – House
(231 – 188)
06/02/2011 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining
H Amdt 398
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 205)
05/26/2011 Patriot Act Extension
S 990
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 153)
02/17/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(279 – 143)
02/14/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Passed – House
(275 – 144)
02/08/2011 Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
HR 514
N Bill Failed – House
(277 – 148)
02/26/2010 Intelligence Appropriations Fiscal Year 2010
HR 2701
NV Bill Passed – House
(235 – 168)
10/15/2009 2009-2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Authorizations
HR 2892
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(307 – 114)
10/08/2009 2009-2010 Defense Appropriations
HR 2647
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
09/27/2008 United States – India Nuclear Agreement
HR 7081
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 117)
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
09/16/2008 Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Extending Certain Renewable Energy Tax Credits
HR 6899
NV Bill Passed – House
(236 – 189)
06/20/2008 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments
HR 6304
NV Bill Passed – House
(293 – 129)
06/19/2008 GI Bill, Funding for Midwest Flood Cleanup, Extension of Unemployment Benefits, and Other Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(416 – 12)
05/13/2008 Suspending Acquisition of Petroleum for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
HR 6022
Y Bill Passed – House
(385 – 25)
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Reproductive Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
02/18/2011 Prohibiting Use of Federal Funds For Planned Parenthood
H Amdt 95
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(240 – 185)
09/22/2010 Infant Mortality Pilot Programs
HR 3470
N Bill Passed – House
(324 – 64)
06/06/2007 Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007
HR 2560
N Bill Failed – House
(204 – 213)
12/06/2006 Abortion Pain Bill
HR 6099
NV Bill Failed – House
(250 – 162)
09/26/2006 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
S 403
N Bill Passed – House
(264 – 153)
06/04/2003 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill
HR 760
Y Bill Passed – House
(282 – 139)
07/31/2001 Human Cloning Substitute Amendment
H Amdt 285
N Amendment Rejected – House
(178 – 249)
04/26/2001 Violence Against Fetuses/Unborn Children Amendment
H Amdt 27
N Amendment Rejected – House
(196 – 229)
06/22/2000 Prison Abortion Funding Amendment
H Amdt 882
N Amendment Rejected – House
(156 – 254)
07/29/1999 Abortion Funding Amendment
H Amdt 360
N Amendment Adopted – House
(221 – 208)
06/09/1999 Overseas Military Abortion Amendment
H Amdt 156
N Amendment Rejected – House
(203 – 225)
06/08/1999 Prohibition of Chemically Induced Abortion Amendment
H Amdt 142
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(217 – 214)
09/09/1997 Family Planning Parental Notification Amendment
H Amdt 335
N Amendment Adopted – House
(220 – 201)
09/04/1997 International Family Planning amendment
H Amdt 318
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(234 – 191)
06/19/1997 Overseas Military Facilities Abortion Amendment
H Amdt 187
N Amendment Rejected – House
(196 – 224)
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Science and Medical Research

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
05/28/2010 Science and Technology Funding
HR 5116
N Bill Passed – House
(262 – 150)
05/19/2010 Science and Technology Funding
HR 5325
NV Bill Failed – House
(261 – 148)
09/07/2007 Patent Reform Act of 2007
HR 1908
NV Bill Passed – House
(220 – 175)
06/06/2007 Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007
HR 2560
N Bill Failed – House
(204 – 213)
09/29/2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act 2007
HR 5441
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(412 – 6)
07/27/2006 Better Health Information Systems Act of 2006
HR 4157
N Bill Passed – House
(270 – 148)
07/19/2006 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005
HR 810
N Veto Override Failed – House
(235 – 193)
07/18/2006 Alternative Stem Cell Therapies Act
S 2754
N Bill Failed – House
(273 – 154)
06/29/2006 Commerce Department Appropriations Bill FY 2006
HR 5672
N Bill Passed – House
(393 – 23)
06/06/2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriation Act, 2007
HR 5441
N Bill Passed – House
(389 – 9)
03/30/2006 College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005
HR 609
N Bill Passed – House
(221 – 199)
07/22/2005 Advanced Research Opportunities Amendment
H AMDT 511
N Amendment Rejected – House
(192 – 206)
05/24/2005 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005
HR 810
N Bill Passed – House
(238 – 194)
02/27/2003 Cloning of Humans bill
HR 534
N Bill Passed – House
(241 – 155)
07/31/2001 Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001
HR 2505
N Bill Passed – House
(265 – 162)
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Senior and Social Security Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
12/08/2010 Seniors Protection Act
HR 5987
N Bill Failed – House
(254 – 153)
11/19/2009 Revising Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Reinstatement of PAYGO
HR 3961
N Bill Passed – House
(243 – 183)
07/15/2008 Medicare Bill
HR 6331
N Veto Override Passed – House
(383 – 41)
06/24/2008 Medicare Bill
HR 6331
N Bill Passed – House
(355 – 59)
05/15/2008 G.I. Bill Expansion and Other Domestic Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(256 – 166)
03/13/2008 Substitute Amendment for the House Budget Resolution
H Amdt 972
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(157 – 263)
03/13/2008 Concurrent Budget Resolution
H Con Res 312
N Resolution Passed – House
(212 – 207)
02/07/2008 Economic Stimulus Plan
HR 5140
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(380 – 34)
07/28/2006 Pension Reform Bill
HR 4
N Bill Passed – House
(279 – 131)
02/01/2006 Budget Reconciliation Adoption
H Res 653
N Resolution Passed – House
(216 – 214)
04/02/2003 Social Security Protection Act of 2003
HR 743
N Bill Passed – House
(396 – 28)
06/28/2002 Medicare Modernization and Prescription Drug Act
HR 4954
NV Bill Passed – House
(221 – 208)
07/19/2001 Community Solutions Act of 2001
HR 7
N Bill Passed – House
(233 – 198)
07/27/2000 Social Security Benefits Tax Relief bill
HR 4865
Y Bill Passed – House
(265 – 159)
07/27/2000 Social Security Benefits Tax Relief 
H Amdt 1041
N Amendment Rejected – House
(169 – 256)
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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
12/15/2010 Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act
HR 2965
Y Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 175)
05/28/2010 2010-2011 Defense Appropriation Authorizations
HR 5136
N Bill Passed – House
(229 – 186)
05/27/2010 Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” After Military Review and Certification
H Amdt 672
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(234 – 194)
10/08/2009 2009-2010 Defense Appropriations
HR 2647
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
11/07/2007 Sexual Orientation Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA)
HR 3685
NV Bill Passed – House
(235 – 184)
05/03/2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
HR 1592
NV Bill Passed – House
(237 – 180)
07/18/2006 Same-Sex Marriage Resolution
H J Res 88
N Joint Resolution Failed – House
(236 – 187)
07/29/1999 Adoption Restriction Amendment
H Amdt 356
Y Amendment Rejected – House
(213 – 215)

Social Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
03/31/2009 National Volunteer Program Expansion
HR 1388
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(275 – 149)
03/18/2009 National Volunteer Program Expansion
HR 1388
N Bill Passed – House
(321 – 105)
12/11/2007 Recognition of the Importance of Christmas and Christianity
H Res 847
NV Resolution Passed – House
(372 – 9)
05/03/2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
HR 1592
NV Bill Passed – House
(237 – 180)
07/18/2006 Same-Sex Marriage Resolution
H J Res 88
N Joint Resolution Failed – House
(236 – 187)
09/23/2003 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act ’02
HR 1409
Y Bill Passed – House
(288 – 127)
07/31/2001 Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001
HR 2505
N Bill Passed – House
(265 – 162)
07/19/2001 Community Solutions Act of 2001
HR 7
N Bill Passed – House
(233 – 198)
07/19/2001 Community Solutions Act Amendment
H Amdt 200
N Amendment Rejected – House
(168 – 261)
09/09/1999 Puerto Rican Nationals resolution
H Con Res 180
Y Resolution Passed – House
(311 – 41)
07/15/1999 Religious Liberty Protection Act of 1999
HR 1691
N Bill Passed – House
(306 – 118)
06/29/1999 National Day of Prayer Resolution
H Con Res 94
N Resolution Failed – House
(275 – 140)
06/17/1999 Ten Commandments Amendment
H Amdt 200
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(248 – 180)
03/05/1997 Display of the Ten Commandments
H Con Res 31
Y Resolution Passed – House
(295 – 125)

Stem Cell Research

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
06/07/2007 Stem Cell Research Act of 2007
S 5
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 176)
01/11/2007 Stem Cell Research Act of 2007
HR 3
N Bill Passed – House
(253 – 174)
07/19/2006 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005
HR 810
N Veto Override Failed – House
(235 – 193)
07/18/2006 Alternative Stem Cell Therapies Act
S 2754
N Bill Failed – House
(273 – 154)
05/24/2005 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005
HR 810
N Bill Passed – House
(238 – 194)

Technology and Communication

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
04/08/2011 Disapproving FCC Rules Concerning Internet Providers
H J Res 37
NV Joint Resolution Passed – House
(240 – 179)
03/17/2011 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
HR 1076
Y Bill Passed – House
(228 – 192)
11/18/2010 Telework Policies and Regulations for Federal Agencies
HR 1722
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(254 – 152)
05/28/2010 Science and Technology Funding
HR 5116
N Bill Passed – House
(262 – 150)
05/19/2010 Science and Technology Funding
HR 5325
NV Bill Failed – House
(261 – 148)
05/06/2010 Telework Policies and Regulations for Federal Agencies
HR 1722
N Bill Failed – House
(268 – 147)
12/16/2009 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations
HR 2847
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(217 – 212)
06/09/2009 Trade-in Vouchers for Fuel Efficient Cars
HR 2751
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 119)
02/13/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(246 – 183)
01/28/2009 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (“Stimulus Bill”)
HR 1
N Bill Passed – House
(244 – 188)
07/09/2008 Electronic Communications Preservation Act
HR 5811
N Bill Passed – House
(286 – 137)
06/20/2008 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments
HR 6304
NV Bill Passed – House
(293 – 129)
03/14/2008 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act
HR 3773
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(213 – 197)
11/15/2007 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act
HR 3773
NV Bill Passed – House
(227 – 189)
09/07/2007 Patent Reform Act of 2007
HR 1908
NV Bill Passed – House
(220 – 175)
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Trade Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
07/21/2010 Temporary Tariff Suspensions and Reductions
HR 4380
Y Bill Passed – House
(378 – 43)
09/27/2008 United States – India Nuclear Agreement
HR 7081
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 117)
04/10/2008 Postponing the Consideration of the Trade Agreement with Colombia
H Res 1092
Y Resolution Passed – House
(224 – 195)
11/08/2007 United States-Peru Trade Agreement
HR 3688
N Bill Passed – House
(285 – 132)
08/02/2007 Prescription Drug Imports
H Amdt 734
N Amendment Rejected – House
(146 – 283)
07/11/2007 Foreign Investment Oversight
HR 556
Y Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 45)
06/27/2007 Andean Trade Preference Act Extension
HR 1830
Y Bill Passed – House
(365 – 59)
07/20/2006 U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation
HR 5684
N Bill Passed – House
(221 – 205)
07/28/2005 CAFTA Implementation Bill
HR 3045
N Bill Passed – House
(217 – 215)
06/09/2005 Withdrawing Approval from the WTO Agreement
H J Res 27
Y Joint Resolution Failed – House
(86 – 338)
07/24/2003 U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
HR 2738
N Bill Passed – House
(270 – 156)
07/24/2003 U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
HR 2739
N Bill Passed – House
(272 – 155)
07/27/2002 Andean Trade Preference Act Extension
HR 3009
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(215 – 212)
12/06/2001 Fast Track Trade Authority bill
HR 3005
N Bill Passed – House
(215 – 214)
07/19/2001 China Trade Relations bill
H J Res 50
N Joint Resolution Failed – House
(169 – 259)
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Transportation Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
04/01/2011 Federal Aviation Administration Act
HR 658
N Bill Passed – House
(223 – 196)
04/01/2011 Amending FAA Rulemaking Activities
H Amdt 232
Y Amendment Adopted – House
(215 – 209)
12/16/2009 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations
HR 2847
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(217 – 212)
12/10/2009 2009-2010 Omnibus Appropriations
HR 3288
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(221 – 202)
07/31/2009 Supplemental Appropriations for the “Cash for Clunkers” Program
HR 3435
N Bill Passed – House
(316 – 109)
06/09/2009 Trade-in Vouchers for Fuel Efficient Cars
HR 2751
N Bill Passed – House
(298 – 119)
12/10/2008 Automotive Industry Financing
HR 7321
N Bill Passed – House
(237 – 170)
07/24/2008 National Highway Bridge Reconstruction and Inspection Act
HR 3999
N Bill Passed – House
(367 – 55)
07/23/2008 Restoring the Highway Trust Fund Balance
HR 6532
Y Bill Passed – House
(387 – 37)
06/26/2008 Public Transportation and Alternative Fuel Grants
HR 6052
N Bill Passed – House
(322 – 98)
06/24/2008 Price Gouging Prevention Act
HR 6346
N Bill Failed – House
(276 – 146)
06/11/2008 Amtrak Reauthorization
HR 6003
N Bill Passed – House
(311 – 104)
12/18/2007 Energy Act of 2007
HR 6
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(314 – 100)
12/06/2007 Energy Act of 2007
HR 6
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(235 – 181)
11/14/2007 Appropriations for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development
HR 3074
NV Conference Report Adopted – House
(270 – 147)
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Veterans Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
06/19/2008 GI Bill, Funding for Midwest Flood Cleanup, Extension of Unemployment Benefits, and Other Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(416 – 12)
05/15/2008 G.I. Bill Expansion and Other Domestic Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(256 – 166)
03/13/2008 Concurrent Budget Resolution
H Con Res 312
N Resolution Passed – House
(212 – 207)
02/07/2008 Economic Stimulus Plan
HR 5140
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(380 – 34)
01/16/2008 Defense Authorizations Bill
HR 4986
NV Bill Passed – House
(369 – 46)
12/12/2007 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
HR 1585
NV Conference Report Adopted – House
(370 – 49)
05/10/2006 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005
HR 4297
Y Conference Report Adopted – House
(244 – 185)
12/08/2005 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005
HR 4297
Y Bill Passed – House
(234 – 197)
11/21/2003 Department of Veterans Affairs Improvement Act of 2003
S 1156
Y Bill Passed – House
(423 – 2)
05/10/2002 National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2003
HR 4546
N Bill Passed – House
(359 – 58)
11/08/2001 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations Act of 2002
HR 2620
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(401 – 18)
10/14/1999 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000
HR 2684
N Conference Report Adopted – House
(406 – 18)
09/21/1999 Veterans’ Millennium Health Care Act
HR 2116
NV Bill Passed – House
(369 – 46)
09/09/1999 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000
HR 2684
N Bill Passed – House
(235 – 187)
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Welfare and Poverty

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
11/18/2010 Extension of Certain Unemployment Benefits
HR 6419
N Bill Failed – House
(258 – 154)
07/22/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 4213
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(272 – 152)
07/01/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension
HR 5618
N Bill Passed – House
(270 – 153)
05/28/2010 Unemployment Benefits Extension and Tax Law Amendments
HR 4213
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(215 – 204)
09/22/2009 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits
HR 3548
N Bill Passed – House
(331 – 83)
10/03/2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation 
HR 6867
N Bill Passed – House
(368 – 28)
09/24/2008 Continuing Appropriations
HR 2638
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(370 – 58)
07/23/2008 Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions
HR 3221
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(272 – 152)
06/12/2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
HR 5749
NV Bill Passed – House
(274 – 137)
05/15/2008 G.I. Bill Expansion and Other Domestic Provisions
HR 2642
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(256 – 166)
05/08/2008 Assistance to States for Purchasing Foreclosed Homes
HR 5818
N Bill Passed – House
(239 – 188)
05/08/2008 Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs
HR 3221
N Amendment Adopted – House
(266 – 154)
05/08/2008 Housing-Related Tax Provision Amendments
HR 3221
N Amendment Adopted – House
(322 – 94)
05/01/2008 Student Loan Provision Changes
HR 5715
N Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(388 – 21)
04/23/2008 Medicaid Extensions and Changes
HR 5613
N Bill Passed – House
(349 – 62)
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Women’s Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome
01/27/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
S 181
N Bill Passed – House
(250 – 177)
01/09/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 11
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 171)
01/09/2009 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 12
N Bill Passed – House
(256 – 163)
07/31/2008 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
HR 1338
N Bill Passed – House
(247 – 178)
12/17/2007 Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations
HR 2764
NV Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(253 – 154)
07/31/2007 Equal Pay Bill
HR 2831
N Bill Passed – House
(225 – 199)
05/03/2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
HR 1592
NV Bill Passed – House
(237 – 180)
05/23/2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act
HR 5384
N Bill Passed – House
(378 – 46)

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