My Votes – Week of September 25th

Oct 03, 2023
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.

09/28/23

H.R. 4368

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024

Failed  |  191-237
My Vote  |  YES

This bill would provide funding for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and other related agencies.


09/28/23

H.R. 4367

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2024

Passed  |  220-208
My Vote  |  YES

This bill provides funding for the Department of Homeland Security to keep our families safe.


09/28/23

H.R. 5692

Ukraine Security Assistance and Oversight Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2024

Passed  |  311-117
My Vote  |  YES

This bill makes good on the promise we made to freedom-loving Ukrainians while also establishing an office to audit the funding we send to aid in their defense.


09/28/23

H.R. 4365

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2024

Passed  |  218-210
My Vote  |  YES

This bill funds the Department of Defense and makes sure our servicemembers get paid for defending our nation.


09/28/23

H.R. 4665

Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2024

Passed  |  216-212
My Vote  |  YES

This bill provides funding for the Department of State, foreign operations, and other related programs.


09/28/23

H.R. 5525

Spending Reduction and Border Security Enhancement Act

Failed  |  198-232
My Vote  |  YES

This bill would have temporarily funded the federal government and included strong provisions to secure our southern border.


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.

09/26/23

H.R. 5110

Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act

Passed  |  424-1
My Vote  |  YES

This bill allows schools to use federal funds to purchase weapons in order to teach students archery and shooting sports in a safe manner.


09/30/23

H.R. 5860

Continuing Appropriations Act, 2024 and Other Extensions Act

Passed  |  335-91
My Vote  |  YES

Passage of this bill averted a government shutdown, temporarily funding our government until November 17, 2023 while the House continues working to pass fiscally responsible appropriations bills that make sense for the American people.


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