Jun 28, 2019 /

My Votes – Week of June 24

RULE BILLS
**A rule bill is a bill passed through a full House vote under a rule that has been voted and agreed upon by the Rules Committee. Rule bills require a simple majority of the House to pass (218 votes) through a recorded vote.

Result and Date Bill #           Bill Title My Vote What it means for you and your family
6/25/19

PASSED

227-194

H.R. 3055 Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 NO In the context of the larger picture, H.R. 3055 was written to meet an unrealistic topline number that is $175 billion over the budget caps. It also includes a 10% increase in discretionary spending above 2019 levels. If we truly wish to get our financial house in order, we must be hesitant to increase spending by such a large amount.
6/27/19

PASSED

305-102

H.R. 3401 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 YES Please read my full statement here
6/25/19

PASSED

224-196

H.R. 3351 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020 NO H.R. 3351 would repeal the ‘D.C. Hyde Amendment,’ allowing for Federal funds to pay for abortions within the District of Columbia.
6/26/19

PASSED

225-184

H.R. 2722 Securing America’s Federal Elections Act NO H.R. 2722 was an entirely partisan bill that has

SUSPENSION BILLS

**A suspension bill is a bill passed by the House through suspending the rules to move quickly, circumventing the House Rules Committee. Suspension bills are typically less controversial pieces of legislation, and as the rules are being suspended, they require a higher threshold, two-thirds of those voting in the House, to pass. Additionally, these bills are often passed by a voice vote, without a formal roll call vote.

Result and Date Bill #           Bill Title My Vote What it means for you and your family
6/24/2019

PASSED

H.R. 2109 BRAVE Act YES Passed by voice
6/24/2019

PASSED

H.R. 2196 To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the credit hour requirement for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs YES Passed by voice

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