MY VOTES – WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10TH

Sep 18, 2018
Votes

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
9/13/2018
PASSED377 – 20
H R 5895        Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 Yes This legislation provides funding for one-fourth of the government totaling $147.576 billion in discretionary funding for FY 2019. The bill provides $86.5 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs, the largest amount ever for the VA – $5 billion over FY 2018 levels. This includes $1.75 billion to fund programs authorized under the VA MISSION Act, and $10.3 billion for Military Construction Projects. Also includes report language related to court-mandated spills on the Snake River System.

 

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  
9/13/2018
PASSED383 – 2
H.R. 1911 Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 Yes  
9/12/2018
PASSED383 – 2
H.R. 3186 Every Kid Outdoors Act Yes  
9/12/2018
PASSED379 – 3
H.R. 5923 Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act Yes  
9/12/2018
PASSED378 – 1
H.R. 4689 To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska Yes  
9/13/2018
PASSED
House Amendment to S. 3021 America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6198 Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6720 Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6690 Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6662 Empowering Seniors’ Enrollment Decision Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6561 Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 3635 Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 5059 State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6411 FinCEN Improvement Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 3764 Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 4824 Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 2591 To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation, and for other purposes   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 2606 Stigler Act Amendments of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6287 9/11 Memorial Act   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 5532 Reconstruction Era National Historical Park Act   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 660 Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
House Amendment to S. 2497 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6197 RAWR Act   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 5317 To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands, as amended   Passed by voice
9/12/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6040 Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act   Passed by voice
9/13/2018
PASSED
H.R. 6227 National Quantum Initiative Act   Passed by voice
9/13/2018
PASSED
Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 589 Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act   Passed by voice
9/13/2018
PASSED
S. 97 Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017   Passed by voice

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