Jun 07, 2019 /

My Votes – Week of June 3

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
6/4/2019

PASSED

237-187

H.R. 6 American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 NO We must fix our broken immigration system and fix a bipartisan solution. Unfortunately, H.R. 6 was not this solution. I had concerns over loopholes for criminals, the inability to deny citizenship, and the lack of effort to stem the flow of illegal immigrants across our border. I am continuing to push for a better solution to this problem.

 

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
6/3/2019

PASSED

357-58

H.R. 2157 Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 YES This a bipartisan compromise that would provide $19.1 billion in supplemental appropriations for disaster relief, including areas of the country affected by hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires.
6/3/2019

PASSED

357-55

H.R. 2940 To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019 YES H.R. 2940 extends authorization for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program  through the remainder of FY 2019.
6/3/2019

PASSED

H.R. 1261 National Landslide Preparedness Act YES Passed by voice
6/3/2019

PASSED

H.R. 559 Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act, YES Passed by voice
6/4/2019

PASSED

423-0

H.Res. 393 Remembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989 and calling on the Government of the People’s Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rights of all people living in China and around the World. YES
6/4/2019

PASSED

S. 1379 Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice
6/5/2019

PASSED

H.R. 1237 COAST Research Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice
6/5/2019

PASSED

H.R. 1716 Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice
6/5/2019

PASSED

395-22

H.R. 1921 Ocean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019 YES
6/5/2019

PASSED

H.R. 988 NEAR Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice

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