Mar 08, 2019 /

My Votes – Week of March 4

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
3/6/19

PASSED

234-193

H.R. 1 For the People Act of 2019 NO I support efforts to reduce fraud and increase transparency in our elections, but H.R. 1 doesn’t even come close to accomplishing that. H.R. 1 gives taxpayer funds to politicians to use in their political campaigns. Your hard earned dollars should be put toward keeping our country safe and providing for important programs like Medicare and Social Security, not into political re-election campaigns.

 

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
3/5/19

PASSED

H.R. 762 Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice
3/5/19

PASSED

H.R. 347 Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2019 YES Passed by voice
3/5/19

PASSED

H.R. 1138 To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes YES Passed by voice
3/5/19

PASSED

417-0

S. 49 To designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation YES Major Taylor was killed in an attack in Afghanistan on November 3, 2018. The bill passed the Senate on February 5, 2019.
3/5/19

PASSED

416-0

H.R. 1381 Burn Pit Registry Enhancement Act YES This legislation directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take actions necessary to ensure that certain individuals may update the burn pit registry with a registered individual’s cause of death.

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