What: All Issues : Making Government Work for Everyone, Not Just the Rich or Powerful
 Who: All Members
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Making Government Work for Everyone, Not Just the Rich or Powerful
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2015 Senate
Roll Call 26. (S. 1) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment requiring disclosure of political campaign contributions made by individuals who make more than $1 million from development of Canadian “tar sands” oil fields Jan 22, 2015. N L
Roll Call 22. (S. 1) On an amendment to prevent the developer of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline from using eminent domain powers to take land from private property owners who didn’t want to sell it Jan 22, 2015. Y L
Roll Call 21. (S. 1) On an amendment stipulating that during construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, developers could acquire land only in ways consistent with constitutional protections of private property rights Jan 22, 2015. N L
2012 Senate
Roll Call 180. (S. 3369) On a motion to end debate and hold a final, up-or-down vote on legislation requiring disclosure of the identity of wealthy donors who help corporations, labor unions, nonprofits, and other organizations influence elections Jul 17, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 179. (S. 3369) On a motion to end debate and hold a final, up-or-down vote on legislation requiring disclosure of the identity of wealthy donors who help corporations, labor unions, nonprofits, and other organizations influence elections Jul 16, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 171. (H.R. 4348) On a motion to clear the way for passage of a bill funding roads, bridges, public transit, and other transportation projects Jun 29, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 161. (S. 3240) On an amendment to allow states to require food containing genetically engineered ingredients to be specifically labeled to inform consumers Jun 21, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 160. (S. 3240) On an amendment to relax requirements that water suppliers provide their customers with annual reports on the source of their water and any contaminants that have been found in it Jun 21, 2012. N W
Roll Call 141. (S. 3240) On an amendment to bar federal grants from providing more than half of the funding needed for projects to expand broadband internet service in rural areas Jun 20, 2012. N W
Roll Call 136. (S. 3240) On an amendment to cut funding from a program aimed at increasing access to broadband internet in rural areas Jun 19, 2012. N W
Roll Call 110. (S. 3187) On a motion to kill off an amendment requiring dietary supplement manufacturers to register with the Food and Drug Administration May 24, 2012. N L
Roll Call 99. (S.Con.Res. 37) On a motion to bring up for consideration a budget proposal advocated by a group of conservative senators May 16, 2012. N W
Roll Call 98. (H.Con.Res. 112) On a motion to bring up for consideration a controversial budget proposal that calls for steep cuts in spending and taxes, transforms Medicare into a voucher program for future senior citizens, and repeals President Obama’s health reform law May 16, 2012. N W
Roll Call 95. (H.R. 2072) On an amendment to limit the amount of financing the federal government could provide to help promote American exports May 15, 2012. N W
Roll Call 94. (H.R. 2072) On an amendment to bar a federal agency from financing any renewable energy projects and many projects that aim to develop fossil fuel energy resources abroad May 15, 2012. N W
Roll Call 93. (H.R. 2072) On an amendment limiting the number of projects that can be financed by a federal agency that helps American companies sell their products in markets overseas May 15, 2012. N W
Roll Call 87. (S. 1925) On passage of a bill renewing federal anti-domestic violence programs and strengthening protections for American Indians, immigrants, and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community Apr 26, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 86. (S. 1925) On an amendment to strip an anti-domestic violence bill of provisions designed to protect American Indians, immigrants, and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community Apr 26, 2012. N W
Roll Call 82. (S. 1789) On passage of legislation aimed at helping the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service bring its finances back in line Apr 25, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 80. (S. 1789) On an amendment aimed at making it more difficult for the Postal Service to close facilities and shed jobs by requiring that its “standard of service” be maintained for at least 4 years Apr 25, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 78. (S. 1789) On an amendment to allow local post offices to launch pilot programs to test new approaches to mail delivery Apr 25, 2012. N W
Roll Call 77. (S. 1789) On an amendment to put off closure of post offices for at least 2 years Apr 25, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 74. (S. 1789) On an amendment to give the U.S. Postal Service more leeway to close post offices, end Saturday delivery, and make other cost-cutting maneuvers. Apr 24, 2012. N W
Roll Call 72. (S. 1789) On an amendment to bar the Postal Service from eliminating Saturday delivery Apr 24, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 70. (S. 1789) On an amendment to establish a commission to help close and consolidate postal facilities across the nation Apr 24, 2012. N W
Roll Call 69. (S. 1789) On a motion to waive budget rules that would otherwise stall legislation reforming the U.S. Postal Service Apr 24, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 65. (S. 2230) On a procedural motion to clear the way for a vote on whether the Senate would consider legislation setting a minimum tax rate for people who earn over $1 million annually Apr 16, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 60. (S. 1789) On a procedural motion to allow the Senate to vote on whether to consider legislation allowing the U.S. Postal Service to end Saturday delivery and take other steps to shore up its finances Mar 27, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 55. (H.R. 3606) On a bill aimed at expanding access to financial capital for small businesses and entrepreneurs Mar 22, 2012. N L
Roll Call 54. (H.R. 3606) On an amendment to add new investor-protection measures to a bill aimed at expanding availability of financial capital for small businesses Mar 22, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 53. (H.R. 3606) On a motion to end debate on a bill to help small businesses and entrepreneurs gain access to financial capital Mar 21, 2012. N L
Roll Call 52. (H.R. 3606) On an amendment to renew the law allowing the Export-Import Bank of the United States to promote export of American goods and services Mar 20, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 51. (H.R. 3606) On an amendment aimed at helping small businesses gain access to financial capital Mar 20, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 47. (S. 1813) On an amendment to allow states to ignore health and environmental requirements when rebuilding many roads and bridges Mar 14, 2012. N W
Roll Call 44. (S. 1813) On an amendment to cut $11 billion in spending from the federal budget Mar 13, 2012. N W
Roll Call 42. (S. 1813) On an amendment to require each state to get a share of federal highway funding equal to the amount it contributed Mar 13, 2012. N W
Roll Call 37. (S. 1813) On an amendment to stop state governments from padding their budgets by selling off highways while still collecting federal funds to maintain them Mar 13, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 36. (S. 1813) On an amendment to move responsibility for building and maintaining most U.S. highways from the federal government to state governments Mar 13, 2012. N W
Roll Call 35. (S. 1813) On a motion to disregard budgeting rules that could be used to delay the federal transportation bill Mar 08, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 31. (S. 1813) On an amendment to cut federal agency budgets and eliminate duplicate programs Mar 08, 2012. N W
Roll Call 25. (S. 1813) On a motion to end debate and hold a final, up-or-down vote on the federal transportation bill Mar 06, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 22. (H.R. 3630) On a bill to provide $143 billion in tax cuts, unemployment benefits, and other economic benefits Feb 17, 2012. Y W
Roll Call 20. (S. 1813) On a motion to allow the Senate to take an up-or-down vote on key sections of the bill that funds federal transportation projects Feb 17, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 13. (S. 2038) On an amendment to require members of Congress with a financial stake in a private company to avoid conflicts of interest by selling off stock or placing it in a blind trust Feb 02, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 10. (S. 2038) On an amendment to require any bill on the Senate floor to be accompanied by a report on whether it would create a program or agency that duplicates services already provided by the federal government Feb 02, 2012. N W
Roll Call 8. (S. 2038) On an amendment to end a common practice in which members of Congress use their influence to secure funding for their home districts or alter legislation in a way that benefits a small, favored group Feb 02, 2012. N W
Roll Call 4. (S. 2038) On an amendment to require members of Congress to certify that they will not use their access to inside information to profit in the stock market Feb 02, 2012. N W
Roll Call 2. (H.J. Res. 98) On a resolution preventing an increase in the federal debt limit Jan 26, 2012. N W
2012 House of Representatives
Roll Call 191. (H.R. 3523) On an amendment to ensure a cybersecurity bill could not be used as justification for the U.S. government to restrict internet access or for an employer to ask job applicants to disclose their passwords for Facebook and other social media sites Apr 26, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 68. (H.R. 3408) On an amendment that would prevent oil companies from drilling in newly opened federal territory if they are exempt from paying royalties for drilling in other federal territory Feb 16, 2012. Y L
Roll Call 62. (H.R. 3408) On an amendment to allow four Gulf Coast states to receive more of the profits from leasing federally owned areas offshore to oil companies Feb 15, 2012. N L
Roll Call 51. (H.Res. 547) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to Republican-designed legislation that would extend programs funding roads, mass transit, and other transportation projects Feb 15, 2012. N L
Roll Call 50. (H.Res. 547) On a motion to end debate and immediately vote on a resolution setting a time limit and the amendments that could be offered to Republican-designed legislation that would extend programs funding roads, mass transit, and other transportation projects Feb 15, 2012. N L
Roll Call 46. (H.R. 3521) On passage of a bill that would allow the president to ask for clearance from Congress to cut individual items from spending bills Feb 08, 2012. N L
Roll Call 44. (H.R. 3521) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to two separate bills – one that would allow the president to force Congress to vote individually on spending items seen as wasteful, and the other aimed at preventing members of Congress from using their access to inside information to make profitable trades in the stock market Feb 08, 2012. N L
Roll Call 43. (H.R. 3521) On a motion to end debate and immediately vote on a resolution setting a time limit and amendments that can be offered to two separate bills Feb 08, 2012. N L
Roll Call 39. (H.Res. 539) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation changing the way costs are estimated for federal programs providing loans and other forms of credit Feb 07, 2012. N L
Roll Call 38. (H.R. 1734) On passage of legislation to sell property that the federal government owns but does not need Feb 07, 2012. N L
2011 Senate
Roll Call 177. (S. 1723) Legislation that would have provided $35 billion to state governments to prevent layoffs of firefighters, teachers, and police officers -- On ending debate on the motion to bring up the bill Oct 20, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 175. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have required the Inspector General (which carries out investigations and audits of federal government expenditures) to audit 10% of Justice Department grants, and would have prohibited the department from providing a grant to a nonprofit charity that has money in offshore bank accounts Oct 20, 2011. N W
Roll Call 173. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have created a commission to study and improve the U.S. criminal justice system (including factors such as incarceration rates, sentencing, etc.) Oct 20, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 171. (H.R. 2112) On confirming Heather A. Higginbottom to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget Oct 20, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 170. (H.R. 2112) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have prohibited federal transportation funding from being used for certain transportation “enhancement projects,” including landscaping, scenic highway programs, transportation museums, and state welcome centers Oct 19, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 168. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have eliminated all funding for a program that provided financial assistance to manufacturers that had been adversely affected by competition from imported products Oct 18, 2011. N W
Roll Call 160. (S. 1660) Legislation estimated to create 2 million American jobs through infrastructure programs (which rebuild roads, bridges, schools, etc.) and funding for local school districts to prevent layoffs of public school teachers -- On ending debate on a motion to bring up the bill Oct 11, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 152. (H.R. 2608) On a motion to end debate on legislation that would have funded federal government programs and agencies through November 18, 2011, and would also have provided $3.65 billion for disaster relief for states affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene Sep 26, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 151. (H.R. 2608) On a motion to table (kill) legislation that would have kept federal government agencies and programs operating through November 18, 2011, and would have paid for disaster assistance for states affected by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene by cutting $1.5 billion from a program that guarantees loans for the manufacturing of fuel efficient vehicles Sep 23, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 150. (H.R. 2832) Final passage of legislation that would extend all trade adjustment assistance programs (which provide job retraining and financial assistance for workers who have lost their jobs as a result of trade policy, as well as assistance to U.S. manufacturers that had been adversely affected by imports competition) through fiscal year 2016 Sep 22, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 149. (H.R. 2832) On an amendment that would extend all trade adjustment assistance programs (which provide job retraining and financial assistance for workers who have lost their jobs as a result of trade policy, as well as assistance to U.S. manufacturers that had been adversely affected by imports competition) through fiscal year 2016 Sep 22, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 145. (H.R. 2832) On an amendment that would have eliminated a program that provided financial assistance to U.S. manufacturers that had been adversely affected by imports competition Sep 21, 2011. N W
Roll Call 143. (H.R. 2832) On an amendment that would have cut funding for trade adjustment assistance (TAA, which provides job retraining to workers who have lost their jobs as a result of trade agreements) by $1 billion per year, which would have effectively reduced TAA funding to 2008 levels Sep 21, 2011. N W
Roll Call 137. (H.R. 2887) On an amendment that would have reduced funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 2008 funding levels (which would have effectively cut $4 billion from the FAA) Sep 15, 2011. N W
Roll Call 133. (H. J. Res. 66) On an amendment that would have required the Obama administration to propose a plan to save taxpayers $7 billion by consolidating federal government programs with “duplicative and overlapping missions” Sep 15, 2011. N W
Roll Call 130. (S. J. Res. 25) On a motion to bring up a resolution that would have blocked a $500 billion increase in the U.S. debt limit Sep 08, 2011. N W
Roll Call 128. (H.R. 1249) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have prohibited fees collected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to be transferred to other government agencies Sep 08, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 122. (S. 627) Legislation that would have raised the U.S. debt limit by $2.7 trillion and cut federal government spending by $2.2 trillion – On the motion to end debate on the debt bill Jul 31, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 120. Number:120 Title:(S. 627) On a motion to table (kill) legislation that would have cut $917 billion from federal government programs, raised the U.S. debt limit by $900 billion, and required Congress to pass a balanced budget amendment to the constitution prior to any subsequent increases in the debt limit Jul 29, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 116. (H.R. 2055) On tabling (killing) a motion to bring up legislation that would cut $111 billion from federal programs in 2012, cap federal government spending as percentage of gross domestic product, and require Congress to pass a balanced budget constitutional amendment before raising the U.S. debt limit Jul 22, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 113. (H.R. 2055) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have prevented funds provided by a veterans bill from being spent until the Senate passed a budget blueprint bill to set limits on federal government spending in fiscal year 2012 Jul 20, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 110. (H.R. 2055) Legislation that would provide annual funding for veterans’ programs and military base construction in fiscal year 2012 – On the motion to end debate on the bill Jul 14, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 108. (S. 1323) Legislation expressing support for a deficit reduction bill that would require Americans earning at least $1 million per year to pay more in federal taxes – On the motion to end debate Jul 13, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 107. (S. 1323) On a motion to bring up legislation expressing support for a deficit reduction bill that would require Americans earning at least $1 million per year to pay more in federal taxes Jul 11, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 102. (S. Res. 116) On an amendment that would require the Congressional Research Service to publish an analysis of all legislation brought up in the Senate to determine whether such legislation would create a government program that is duplicative of existing government programs Jun 29, 2011. N W
Roll Call 98. On a motion requesting absent senators to report to the Senate floor, thereby allowing the Senate to proceed with its normal business Jun 28, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 96. (S. 679) On an amendment that would have required the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate Jun 23, 2011. N W
Roll Call 95. (S. 679) On an amendment that would have banned presidents from appointing White House “czars,” or high-ranking policy officials with interagency authority who were not subject to congressional oversight Jun 23, 2011. N W
Roll Call 94. (S. 782) On a motion to end debate on legislation authorizing federal funding for economic development programs Jun 21, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 87. (S. 782) On an amendment that would have allowed small businesses to sue federal agencies over regulations that have not yet been finalized, and would also have required federal agencies to consider the “indirect economic impact” of regulations on small businesses. Jun 09, 2011. N W
Roll Call 79. (S. Con. Res. 21) A budget resolution that would have cut $1.5 trillion from social programs over ten years, including cuts to public education, environmental protection, food stamps, and cancer research. This budget resolution would also have cut more than $1 trillion from Medicaid by converting the program into a block grant – On the motion to bring up the bill May 25, 2011. N W
Roll Call 64. (S. 493) Legislation requiring federal agencies to set aside a portion of their research and development budgets for contracts with small businesses – On the motion to end debate on the bill May 04, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 57. (H.R. 910) On an amendment authorizing the Obama administration—without congressional approval--to rescind $5 billion from programs that the administration deemed to be duplicative Apr 06, 2011. N L
Roll Call 56. (S. 493) On an amendment that would have required the Obama administration to identify $5 billion in savings from duplicative programs in the federal budget—and required the administration to submit to Congress a list of programs from which to rescind federal funding. Apr 06, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 37. (H.R. 1) Final passage of legislation that would have funded the federal government through September 2011 and cut $4.7 billion in federal funding from government programs, including scientific research initiatives, grants to states for law enforcement programs, and education programs for gifted and talented children. Mar 09, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 36. (H.R. 1) Final passage of legislation that would have funded the federal government through September 2011 and cut $61 billion in federal funding from government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs Mar 09, 2011. N W
Roll Call 30. (S. 23) On an amendment that would have expressed support for a U.S. constitutional amendment requiring the federal government to balance its budget. This amendment was offered to legislation overhauling the federal patent system. Mar 02, 2011. N W
Roll Call 28. (S. 23) On tabling (killing) an amendment that would have required the federal government to pay bondholders and social security payments before any other obligations (such as veterans’ benefits, aid to public schools, etc.) in the event that the national debt exceeded its legal limit. Mar 01, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 24. (S. 223) On tabling (killing) an amendment that would have reduced the proportion that the federal government was paying for airport safety and efficiency improvements (under the Airport Improvement Program) from 95% to 75%. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 17, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 23. (S. 223) On tabling (killing) an amendment requiring communities to be at least 90 miles from a medium or large hub airport (airports which can be used for transfer flights) in order to qualify for the Essential Air Services program, which subsidized airline service to rural communities. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 17, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 21. (S. 223) On tabling (killing) an amendment that would have eliminated the Essential Air Services program, which subsidized airline service to rural communities. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 17, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 18. (H.R. 1) On tabling (killing) an amendment that would have reduced the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual budget back to its 2008 level. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 15, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 8. (S. 223) On a motion to waive the Senate’s budget rules and pass an amendment repealing a provision of a major health care reform law enacted in 2010 that required small businesses to file a tax form (a 1099 form) for all individuals who had received $600 or more from a business in exchange for property or merchandise. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 6. (S. Res. 21) Final passage of a resolution that would have required senators who wish to filibuster legislation to speak for the duration of their filibuster. (A filibuster allows a single senator to block legislation from being voted on. A 60-vote majority is required to defeat a filibuster.) Jan 27, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 5. (S. Res. 10) Final passage of a resolution that would have overhauled the Senate’s rules, including prohibiting senators from anonymously blocking nominations (known as “secret holds”), and requiring senators who wish to filibuster legislation to speak for the duration of their filibuster. (A filibuster allows a single senator to block legislation from being voted on. A 60-vote majority is required to defeat a filibuster.) Jan 27, 2011. Y L
2011 House of Representatives
Roll Call 690. (S. 365) Final passage of legislation that would raise the U.S. debt limit by $2.4 trillion (to $16.7 trillion) through 2012, cut more than $900 billion from social programs and military spending, and create a commission to propose an additional $1.5 trillion in budgetary savings (either from spending cuts or tax revenue increases) Aug 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 687. (S. 365) Legislation that would raise the U.S. debt limit by $2.4 trillion (to $16.7 trillion) through 2012, cut more than $900 billion from social programs and military spending, and create a commission to propose an additional $1.5 trillion in budgetary savings (either from spending cuts or tax revenue increases) – On passage of a resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the debt limit bill Aug 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 686. (S. 365) Legislation that would raise the U.S. debt limit by $2.4 trillion (to $16.7 trillion) through 2012, cut more than $900 billion from social programs and military spending, and create a commission to propose an additional $1.5 trillion in budgetary savings (either from spending cuts or tax revenue increases) – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the debt limit bill Aug 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 554. (H.R. 1309) On an amendment that would have prohibited lenders from requiring homeowners to purchase flood insurance in an amount greater than the outstanding principal balance of a home loan Jul 12, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 536. (H.R. 2354) On an amendment that would increase funding by $6.36 million for dredging activities by the Army Corps of Engineers (in which sediment is removed from waterways in order keep them navigable)—and would simultaneously cut $6.36 million from the Corps’ administrative expenses account. Jul 11, 2011. N L
Roll Call 534. (H.R. 2354) On an amendment that would have increased funding for the Army Corps of Engineers construction projects by $186 million Jul 11, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 522. (H.R. 2219) On an amendment that would prohibit funds provided by a Defense Department funding bill from being used to enforce any regulation relating to the disclosure of political contributions Jul 07, 2011. N L
Roll Call 490. (H.R. 1249) On a motion that would have required the Patent and Trademark Office to “prioritize” applications for patents by inventors who “pledge to develop or manufacture their products, processes, and technologies in the United States” Jun 23, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 485. (H.R. 1249) On an amendment that would clarify that the 60-day period in which companies can apply to extend the term of their patents would begin on the next business day following the federal government’s decision allowing the patented product to go on the market Jun 23, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 482. (H.R. 1249) On an amendment that would have prohibited the U.S. from adopting a “first-to-file” patent system (which grants patent protection to the first person to file an application for a patent for an invention—regardless of whether that person is the actual inventor) until other nations agree to adopt a one-year patent “grace period” (which would give inventors one year to file an application for a patent after publishing an invention, and effectively prevent that inventor’s idea from being stolen). Jun 23, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 481. (H.R. 1249) On an amendment that would have allowed fees collected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to be transferred to other government agencies Jun 23, 2011. N L
Roll Call 477. (H.R. 2021) On a motion that would have required the Environmental Protection Agency to submit a report to Congress determining whether a bill loosening regulations on air pollution caused by oil and gas drilling would lower gas prices for consumers Jun 22, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 475. (H.R. 2021) On an amendment that would have required the Environmental Protection Agency to submit a report to Congress determining the extent to which an oil drilling bill would lower gas prices for consumers. Jun 22, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 466. (H.R. 672) Final passage of legislation that would have eliminated the Election Assistance Commission, which provides federal funding and guidance to states to administer elections Jun 22, 2011. N W
Roll Call 465. (H.R. 2021, H.R. 1249) Legislation that would ease air pollution regulations for oil and gas drilling, as well as a separate, unrelated patent reform bill – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills Jun 22, 2011. N L
Roll Call 464. (H.R. 2021, H.R. 1249) Legislation that would ease air pollution regulations for oil and gas drilling, as well as a separate, unrelated patent reform bill—On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills Jun 22, 2011. N L
Roll Call 463. (H.R. 2021, H.R. 1249) Legislation that would ease air pollution regulations for oil and gas drilling, as well as a separate, unrelated patent reform bill–On whether to bring up the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills Jun 22, 2011. N L
Roll Call 456. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have prohibited the Agriculture Department from storing data in facilities in foreign countries Jun 16, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 449. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have required the Agriculture Department to set aside funding for cooperatives that support farmers who are members of minority groups. Jun 16, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 444. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have prohibited funds provided by an agriculture bill from being used to pay settlements in discrimination lawsuits filed by black farmers Jun 16, 2011. N W
Roll Call 442. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would increase funding by $6 million for a high-speed broadband internet loan program Jun 16, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 440. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have increased funding provided by an agriculture bill for the Food and Drug Administration by $49 million. Jun 16, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 426. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have increased funding by $1 million for the Microbiological Data Program, which tests fruits and vegetables for bacteria that can cause food-borne illnesses Jun 15, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 420. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have provided $1 million to the Food and Drug Administration to combat outbreaks of food-borne illness linked to E. coli. Jun 15, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 409. (H.R. 2017) Final passage of legislation that would provide annual funding for Homeland Security Department programs Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 407. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have eliminated federal funding for a program in which the federal government deputizes local law enforcement officers to identify and detain undocumented immigrants. Jun 02, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 406. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would cut funding for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners by $270 million (TSA screeners are the security personnel at airports who screen passengers as they pass through security before boarding a plane). Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 405. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have prohibited funds provided by a Homeland Security bill from being used for new leases of buildings in the District of Columbia Jun 02, 2011. N W
Roll Call 404. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would prohibit federal agencies from requiring a company seeking a federal contract to disclose political contributions as a condition of being considered for that contract. Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 401. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have prohibited Homeland Security Department employees appointed by the president from delaying or reversing a decision to comply with a Freedom on Information Act request. (The Freedom of Information Act ensures that citizens have access to government records.) Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 398. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would prohibit the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement from using funds provided by a Homeland Security bill to release on bond or parole undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 397. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would prohibit funding provided by a Homeland Security bill from being allocated to over 300 community organizations which supporters of the amendment contended had some affiliation with ACORN. (ACORN was a coalition of community-based groups that advocated on behalf of the poor which had come under fire from conservatives who had alleged that the group had perpetrated voter fraud.) Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 394. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have prohibited funds provided by a Homeland Security Department funding bill from being used to violate the War Powers Resolution. (The War Powers Resolution requires the president to obtain congressional authorization for a commitment of U.S troops to an armed conflict lasting more than 60 days.) Jun 02, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 393. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would allow funds provided by a Homeland Security Department funding bill to be used for rehiring laid-off firefighters, and preventing such layoffs from occurring in the first place Jun 02, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 389. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would allow small and midsized American cities to receive federal funding from the Urban Area Security Initiative. (The Urban Area Security Initiative provides federal funding to urban areas for measures that help local governments prevent and respond to terrorist attacks.) Jun 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 387. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would increase by $10 million funding for a border security program that helped residents along the U.S.-Mexico border to communicate via cell phone with the Border Patrol. Jun 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 385. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have increased funding for the Urban Area Security Initiative by $337 million. The Urban Area Security Initiative provides federal funding to urban areas for measures that help local governments prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. Jun 01, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 379. (H.R. 1954) Passage of legislation that would have increased the public debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. May 31, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 360. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have established a National Office for Cyberspace to guard against cyber attacks (computer and internet-based warfare) May 26, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 359. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would prohibit the disturbance of sunken military aircraft only if such aircraft were carrying out non-commercial missions when they were sunk May 26, 2011. N L
Roll Call 358. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have required the Defense Department to disclose data relating to the maintenance of military aircraft provided that such information would not reveal flight patterns or tactical techniques or procedures. May 26, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 351. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have required the Defense Department to conduct an outreach program for women and minority-owned businesses prior to awarding defense contracts. May 25, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 350. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have required that any financial savings that resulted from assigning duties which had previously been carried out by contractors to federal government employees be used for deficit reduction. May 25, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 347. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that prohibited federal agencies from requiring a company seeking a federal contract to disclose political contributions as a condition of being considered for that contract May 25, 2011. N L
Roll Call 342. (H.R. 1540) Legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill May 25, 2011. N L
Roll Call 341. (H.R. 1540) Legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill May 25, 2011. N L
Roll Call 326. (H.R. 754) On an amendment expressing the “sense of Congress” that intelligence agencies should make rail security a priority and include funding for rail security in their annual budgets May 13, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 313. (H.R. 1231) On an amendment that would have required oil companies seeking new leases for oil and gas drilling to renegotiate previous leases on which they paid no royalties May 11, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 277. (H. Con. Res. 34) Final passage of a budget resolution setting the parameters for all federal government spending, cutting $5.8 trillion from federal programs over 10 years, and converting the Medicare program for the elderly into a private health insurance voucher system Apr 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 273. (H. Con. Res. 34) On an amendment sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus that would have allowed income tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 to expire, and preserved Medicare as a guaranteed, government-run health care program for the elderly. The amendment also would have increased funding for food stamps, job training programs, food safety inspections, community health care centers, and financial aid for low-income college students. Apr 15, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 253. (H.R. 1363) Final passage of legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for one week Apr 08, 2011. N L
Roll Call 252. (H. J. Res 37) Final passage of legislation overturning federal “network neutrality” rules. (“Network Neutrality” regulations prohibit Internet service companies from charging higher fees to online content providers for service that enables their web sites to download more quickly.) Apr 08, 2011. N L
Roll Call 251. (H. J. Res 37) On tabling (killing) a Democratic effort to appeal the Speaker’s ruling that a Democratic motion continuing to fund federal government programs and agencies at current levels for one week violated House rules. Apr 08, 2011. N L
Roll Call 250. (H. J. Res 37) Legislation overturning federal “network neutrality” rules. (“Network Neutrality” regulations prohibit Internet service companies from charging higher fees to online content providers for service that enables their web sites to download more quickly.)– On a procedural vote allowing the House to bring up the bill for debate Apr 08, 2011. N L
Roll Call 247. (H.R. 1363) Final passage of legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for one week and cutting $12 billion from a number of domestic programs, including home heating assistance for low income Americans as well as clean water programs Apr 07, 2011. N L
Roll Call 245. (H.R. 1363) On tabling (killing) a Democratic effort to appeal the Speaker’s ruling that a Democratic motion continuing to fund federal government programs and agencies at current levels for one week violated House rules. Apr 07, 2011. N L
Roll Call 243. (H.R. 1363) Legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for one week and cutting $12 billion from a number of domestic programs, including home heating assistance for low income Americans and clean water programs – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 07, 2011. N L
Roll Call 242. (H.R. 1363) Legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for one week and cutting $12 billion from a number of domestic programs, including home heating assistance for low income Americans and clean water programs – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 07, 2011. N L
Roll Call 227. (H. J. Res. 37) Legislation overturning federal “network neutrality” rules. (“Network Neutrality” refers to a regulation prohibiting Internet service companies from giving preferential treatment to online content providers that pay more for faster service.) – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 05, 2011. N L
Roll Call 226. (H. J. Res. 37) Legislation overturning federal “network neutrality” rules. (“Network Neutrality” refers to a regulation prohibiting Internet service companies from giving preferential treatment to online content providers that pay more for faster service.) – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 05, 2011. N L
Roll Call 224. (H.R. 1255) Final passage of legislation which provided that if the Senate failed to pass a bill funding the federal government through September 2011, a House-passed government funding bill would be “deemed” current law Apr 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 223. (H.R. 1255) On a motion that would have prohibited members of Congress from being paid retroactively following a federal government shutdown. Apr 01, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 222. (H.R. 1255) Legislation which provided that if the Senate failed to pass a bill funding the federal government through September 2011, a House-passed government funding bill would be “deemed” current law – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the underlying bill Apr 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 221. (H.R. 1255) Legislation which provided that if the Senate failed to pass a bill funding the federal government through September 2011, a House-passed government funding bill would be “deemed” current law – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the underlying bill Apr 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 219. (H.R. 658) On a motion that would have deployed federal air marshals on all high-risk passenger airplane flights. Apr 01, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 218. (H.R. 658) On an amendment requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to publish cost and benefit studies on the effects of its regulations on each segment of the aviation industry. (The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has regulatory authority over all civil aviation in the United States.) Apr 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 214. (H.R. 658) On an amendment that would have authorized Doña Ana County in New Mexico to enter into a land transfer agreement allowing the county to build an alternative access road to its airport Apr 01, 2011. N W
Roll Call 213. (H.R. 1255) Legislation which provided that if the Senate failed to pass a bill funding the federal government through September 2011, a House-passed government funding bill would be “deemed” current law – On a procedural vote allowing House leaders to bring up the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the underlying bill Apr 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 211. (H.R. 658) On an amendment that would have required ticket agents and all other sellers of airplane tickets to disclose the cost of checking baggage. The amendment would also have required that passengers receive refunds for lost baggage that had been checked on a flight. Mar 31, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 210. (H.R. 658) On an amendment that would have established a special rule-making committee within the Federal Aviation Administration to recommend regulations ensuring that aircrafts are properly equipped with technology that maintains pilot visibility when “dense, continuous smoke is present in the cockpit of the aircraft.” (The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has regulatory authority over all civil aviation in the United States.) Mar 31, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 209. (H.R. 658) On an amendment that would have required mechanics working as federally contracted employees at aircraft repair stations to undergo criminal background checks Mar 31, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 207. (H.R.658) On an amendment blocking new federal regulation of lithium battery shipments. The amendment contained also contained a completely separate provision shielding airlines and airports from negligence lawsuits relating to their safety management systems. Mar 31, 2011. N L
Roll Call 205. (H.R. 658) Legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration, and limiting the ability of federal aviation and railroad workers to form unions) – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill. Mar 31, 2011. N L
Roll Call 192. (H.R. 1076) Final passage of legislation eliminating all federal funding for National Public Radio Mar 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 190. (H.R. 1076) Legislation eliminating all federal funding for National Public Radio – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 189. (H.R. 1076) Legislation eliminating all federal funding for National Public Radio – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 180. (H. Con. Res. 30) On a resolution providing for an adjournment of Congress during the week of March 21-March 25, 2011. Mar 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 179. (H. J. Res. 48) Final passage of legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for three weeks—and cutting $6 billion in federal expenditures, including funding for state law enforcement programs, the National Park Service, the Census Bureau, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Mar 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 177. (H. J. Res. 48) Legislation funding federal government programs and agencies for three weeks – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 159. (H.R. 662) On a motion that would have rescinded all funding for the planning, design, or construction of the Gravina Island Bridge and the Knik Arm Bridge in Alaska. This motion was offered to legislation extending transportation programs (such as highway safety initiatives, grants for anti-drunk driving measures, and public transportation programs) that were set to expire on March 4, 2011. Mar 02, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 155. (H.R. 662) Legislation extending transportation programs (such as highway safety initiatives, grants for anti-drunk driving measures, and public transportation programs) that were set to expire on March 4, 2011. (This bill extended the legal authority for those programs to continue through September 30, 2011.) – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Mar 02, 2011. N L
Roll Call 154. (H. J. Res. 44) Final passage of legislation funding the federal government through March 18, 2011 and cutting $4 billion from government programs, including renewable energy research, aid to poorly performing schools, and urban economic development initiatives. Mar 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 152. (H. J. Res. 44) Legislation funding the federal government through March 18, 2011 and cutting $4 billion from government programs, including renewable energy research, aid to poorly performing schools, and urban economic development initiatives – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Mar 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 151. (H. J. Res. 44) Legislation funding the federal government through March 18, 2011 and cutting $4 billion from government programs, including renewable energy research, aid to poorly performing schools, and urban economic development initiatives – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Mar 01, 2011. N L
Roll Call 147. (H.R. 1) Final passage of legislation funding the federal government through September 2011 and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs Feb 19, 2011. N L
Roll Call 137. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to implement or maintain a searchable public consumer safety information database. Feb 18, 2011. N L
Roll Call 124. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used for renovation or construction at the United Nations headquarters. Feb 18, 2011. N L
Roll Call 100. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to impose penalties on Americans who had not obtained health insurance—which they were required to do under the 2010 health care reform law that was supported by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011. N L
Roll Call 95. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have prohibited federal funds from being used by U.S. intelligence agencies to obtain access to library circulation records, library patron lists, book sales records, or book customer lists. Feb 18, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 89. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have increased funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (which regulates banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions—and guards against abusive practices by financial institutions against consumers) by $63 million. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 88. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have increased funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission (which regulates financial markets) by $131 million. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 87. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for the salaries and expenses of White House czars--high-ranking policy officials with interagency authority who were not subject to congressional oversight. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 85. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for a program that reimburses plaintiffs for attorneys’ fees when they successfully sue the federal government. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 83. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for the enforcement of “network neutrality” rules. (“Network Neutrality” refers to a regulation prohibiting Internet service companies from giving preferential treatment to online content providers that pay more for faster service.) This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 82. (H.R. 1) On an amendment waving a provision of current law that required fire departments receiving federal funding to limit salaries, and prohibited them from laying off firefighters for two years. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y W
Roll Call 81. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for carrying out activities of the Presidential Election Campaign Fund, which provides public funding for presidential candidates and political parties’ nominating conventions. Feb 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 66. (H.R. 514) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance program known as the Patriot Act. Those provisions—which were set to expire on February 28, 2011—included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records. Feb 17, 2011. N L
Roll Call 65. (H.R. 1) On an amendment eliminating $10 million in funding for sewer construction in Tijuana, Mexico. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N L
Roll Call 63. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated all funding (more than $64 million) for an environmental science research program. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N W
Roll Call 59. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated $24 million in funding for the Selective Service System, which maintains information on individuals who could potentially be eligible for military conscription (a military draft). This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 52. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated $10 million in funding for the construction of scientific research facilities. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N W
Roll Call 51. (H.R. 1) On an amendment eliminating approximately $34 million in funding for the National Drug Intelligence Center, which provides information to law enforcement relating to drug consumption, production, and trafficking. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N L
Roll Call 45. (H.R. 514) Legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act” -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Specifically, the bill extended provisions allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). Feb 16, 2011. N L
Roll Call 39. (H.R. 1) Legislation funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Feb 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 38. (H.R. 1) Legislation funding the federal government through September 2011 and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Feb 15, 2011. N L
Roll Call 36. (H.R. 514) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance law known as the “Patriot Act.” Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). Feb 14, 2011. N L
Roll Call 35. (H.R. 514) On a motion that would have required all investigations of U.S. citizens conducted under a controversial government surveillance law known as the Patriot Act to “be conducted in a manner that complies with the Constitution of the United States…” The motion also would have required courts to expedite cases brought by American Citizens who claim that their civil rights have been violated as a result of the Patriot Act. Feb 14, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 32. (H. Res. 72) On a motion that would have required congressional committees to “place a high priority on preserving the standards that ensure the safety of the nation's food supply, safe drinking water, and the safety of children's toys” when conducting a review of federal regulations. This motion was offered to legislation instructing congressional committees to review existing, pending, and proposed regulations from federal agencies and identify which of those regulations may have been hindering economic growth and job creation. Feb 11, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 29. (H.R. 514) Legislation extending expiring provisions of a terrorism surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act” -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Specifically, the bill extended provisions allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business records (such as library records). Feb 10, 2011. N L
Roll Call 26. (H.R. 514) Passage of legislation that would have extended expiring provisions of a terrorism surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act.” Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business records (such as library records). Feb 08, 2011. N W
Roll Call 25. (H.R. 359) Final passage of legislation eliminating public funding for presidential campaigns. Jan 26, 2011. N L
Roll Call 24. (H.R. 359) On a motion that would have required independent groups that fund campaign advertisements to disclose their financial donors. A motion to recommit with instructions is the minority's opportunity to torpedo or significantly change a bill before a final up-or-down vote on the measure. Jan 26, 2011. Y L
Roll Call 22. (H.R. 359) Legislation eliminating public funding for presidential campaigns – On bringing to a final vote a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jan 26, 2011. N L
Roll Call 20. (H. Res. 38) Final Passage of a resolution requiring the House Budget Committee to set funding allocations for all federal programs (except those affecting national security) at 2008 levels or less. Jan 25, 2011. N L
Roll Call 18. (H. Res. 38) Legislation requiring the House Budget Committee to set funding allocations for all federal programs (except those affecting national security) at 2008 levels or less – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the measure Jan 24, 2011. N L
Roll Call 17. (H. Res. 38) Legislation requiring the House Budget Committee to set funding allocations for all federal programs (except those affecting national security) at 2008 levels or less – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the measure. Jan 24, 2011. N L
Roll Call 6. (H. Res. 5) Final passage of a resolution revising the procedural rules of the House of Representatives, including eliminating House floor voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, and revising budget rules to make it easier for Republican leaders to bring up tax cut bills that increase federal budget deficits. Jan 05, 2011. N L
Roll Call 4. (H. Res. 5) Legislation revising the procedural rules of the House of Representatives, including eliminating House floor voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, and revising budget rules to make it easier for Republican leaders to bring up tax cut bills that increased federal budget deficits – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the measure. Jan 05, 2011. N L
Roll Call 3. (H. Res. 5) On a motion to table (kill) a Democratic proposal that would have required a special committee (made up of five members of Congress – 3 Republicans and 2 Democrats) to determine whether a Republican resolution eliminating voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories (such as Puerto Rico) was constitutional. Jan 05, 2011. N L
2010 Senate
Roll Call 251. S 510. (Overhauling food safety laws) Motion to begin debating a bill that would overhaul the nation’s food safety laws and expand the Food and Drug Administration’s enforcement powers/On the motion Nov 18, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 250. S 510. (Overhauling food safety laws) Motion to begin debating a bill that would overhaul the nation’s food safety laws and expand the Food and Drug Administration’s enforcement powers/On the motion Nov 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 248. H Con Res 321. (Adjournment) On adopting a resolution providing for the House and Senate to adjourn until Nov. 15, 2010, after the congressional mid-term elections are over/On passing the bill Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 247. HR 3081. (Stopgap appropriations bill) On passing a bill that would provide stopgap appropriations through Dec. 3, 2010, for most federal agencies and departments/On passing the bill Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 246. HR 3081. (Stopgap appropriations bill) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would have extended the temporary appropriations bill from Dec. 3, 2010 through Feb. 4, 2011/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 245. HR 3081. (Stopgap appropriations bill) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would have reduced U.S. federal spending by 5 percent, except primarily for defense-related spending/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 240. S 3628. (Campaign finance disclosure rules) Motion to begin debate on a bill that would require chief executives whose companies fund campaign advertisements to appear during those advertisements, as well as preventing certain companies from contributing to election campaigns/On the motion Sep 23, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 238. S 3454. (Fiscal 2011 Defense Department authorization) Motion to begin debating a bill that would authorize funding for defense-related programs in fiscal 2011, and repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays in the military/On the motion Sep 21, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 222. On a motion requiring all senators to report to the Senate floor, thereby allowing Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to address the full Senate on a contentious small business lending bill Jul 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 221. HR 5297. (Small business lending fund) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would provide tax incentives and loans to small businesses/On the cloture motion Jul 29, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 220. S 3628. (Campaign finance disclosure) Motion to begin debating a bill that would require CEOs to appear on ads funded by their companies or unions, and also prohibit certain companies from contributing to elections/On the cloture motion Jul 27, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 219. HR 4899. (Supplemental appropriations for fiscal 2010) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would have provided supplemental funding for fiscal 2010, primarily to fund military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan/On the cloture motion Jul 22, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 218. HR 5297. (Small business lending fund) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment that would create a $30 billion small business lending fund/On the cloture motion Jul 22, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 214. HR 4213. (Unemployment benefits extension) Motion to suspend the Senate’s rules and allow an amendment to be offered that would have added language prohibiting any federal legal action being taken to invalidate Arizona’s newly-passed laws requiring police to check on peoples’ immigration status/On the motion Jul 21, 2010. N W
Roll Call 212. HR 4213. (Unemployment benefits extension) Motion to suspend the Senate’s rules and an amendment to be offered that would require the Senate’s website to display the amount of deficit spending the Senate has allowed, among other things/On the motion Jul 21, 2010. N W
Roll Call 211. HR 4213. (Unemployment benefits extension) Motion to suspend the Senate’s rules and send a bill extending unemployment insurance benefits back to the committee to add language that would pay for the bill through other spending reductions/On the motion Jul 21, 2010. N W
Roll Call 208. HR 4173. (Overhaul of financial regulations) On passing a bill that would overhaul regulation of the financial services industry/On passing the bill Jul 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 207. HR 4173. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to preserve a bill that would overhaul regulation of the financial services industry/On the motion Jul 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 206. HR 4173. (Overhaul of financial regulations) On bringing debate to a close on a bill that would overhaul federal regulation of the financial services industry/On the cloture motion Jul 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 202. HR 5297. (Small business tax initiatives) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would create small business tax incentives and a new lending fund for small businesses/On the motion Jun 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 197. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Motion to prevent the addition of language that would make permanent an expiring tax break on capital gains, offered to a bill to a bill that would extend expired tax provisions and other programs such as unemployment insurance/On the motion Jun 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 193. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) On preserving a Republican substitute for a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits, several expired tax provisions, and other items/On the motion Jun 17, 2010. N W
Roll Call 192. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Isakson of Georgia amendment that would that would extend a deadline for homebuyers to claim a first-time homebuyer tax credit, paid for with unspent stimulus money/On agreeing to the amendment Jun 16, 2010. N W
Roll Call 183. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Motion to kill an amendment that would require reports on risks posed by foreign holdings of U.S. debt and require the president to cut spending if that risk was too high/On the motion Jun 09, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 182. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Baucus of Montana amendment that would require annual reports on risks posed by U.S. debt held by foreign interests/On agreeing to the amendment Jun 09, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 181. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Motion to preserve an amendment that would have frozen spending levels between fiscal 2011 and 2013 at the levels set in fiscal 2010/On the motion Jun 09, 2010. N W
Roll Call 176. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) On passing a bill that would provide supplemental spending for fiscal 2010, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan/On final passage May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 173. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Collins of Maine amendment that would prohibit the EPA from enforcing lead paint regulations on some building contractors/On agreeing to the amendment May 27, 2010. N L
Roll Call 171. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would provide supplemental funding for fiscal 2010, including for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan/On the cloture motion May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 170. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Motion to kill an amendment that would have raised money to pay for some federal programs by cutting spending on other programs/On the motion May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 169. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Motion to kill an amendment that would have raised money to pay for some federal programs by cutting spending on other programs characterized as wasteful/On the motion May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 163. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to endorse the idea that auto dealers should be exempt from being regulated by a new consumer financial protection entity/On the motion May 24, 2010. N L
Roll Call 162. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) On passing a bill that aims to strengthen consumer protections through overhauling the financial regulatory system/On final passage May 20, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 161. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to allow to go forward a measure that aims to strengthen consumer financial protections/On the motion May 20, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 160. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to bring debate to a close on a measure that would overhaul financial regulatory oversight/On the cloture motion May 20, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 159. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Whitehouse of Rhode Island amendment that would allow individual state laws capping fees and interest rates to apply to consumer credit/On agreeing to the amendment May 19, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 158. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would overhaul financial regulatory oversight/On the cloture motion May 19, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 156. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit trading what are known as “naked” credit default swaps/On agreeing to the amendment May 18, 2010. N L
Roll Call 155. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Carper of Delaware amendment that would allow state attorneys general to enforce state banking laws, but only if there were no federal protections in place/On agreeing to the amendment May 18, 2010. N L
Roll Call 154. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Corker of Tennessee amendment that would prohibit state attorneys general from enforcing new and existing banking laws/On agreeing to the amendment May 18, 2010. N W
Roll Call 153. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment that would prohibit any grants and loans to state and local governments that have defaulted or may default without federal aid/On agreeing to the amendment May 18, 2010. N W
Roll Call 151. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to allow an amendment that would count the debt of government-backed mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as part of the federal budget/On the motion May 17, 2010. N W
Roll Call 150. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would require that the consumer protection bureau created by a consumer financial overhaul bill end in four years unless Congress renews it/On agreeing to the amendment May 13, 2010. N W
Roll Call 149. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Durbin of Illinois amendment that would require the creation of new rules for debit card “swipe fees” that more directly relate to the actual cost of those transactions/On agreeing to the amendment May 13, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 144. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Chambliss of Georgia amendment that would create more regulation for certain types of financial transactions instead of disallowing them altogether/On agreeing to the amendment May 12, 2010. N W
Roll Call 142. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Corker of Tennessee amendment that would require federal banking regulators to create minimum standards for underwriting loans, including methods for determining someone’s financial ability to repay the loan/On agreeing to the amendment May 12, 2010. N W
Roll Call 141. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Merkley of Oregon amendment that would prohibit mortgage brokers and loan originators from receiving payments based on the terms of their loans, and would institute other lending prohibitions/On agreeing to the amendment May 12, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 140. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) McCain of Arizona amendment that would end the federal government’s direct control over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac within 30 days of the bill becoming law/On agreeing to the amendment May 11, 2010. N W
Roll Call 139. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Dodd of Connecticut amendment that would require a study on ending direct federal control over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac/On agreeing to the amendment May 11, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 133. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Shelby of Alabama amendment that would replace consumer protection language in a financial overhaul bill with a provision that would grant the FDIC authority over large mortgage originators other than banks/On agreeing to the amendment May 06, 2010. N W
Roll Call 127. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to begin debating a bill that seeks to close gaps and loopholes in financial regulations and strengthen oversight of consumer lending, among other items/On the third of three cloture motions Apr 28, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 126. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to begin debating a bill that seeks to close gaps and loopholes in financial regulations and strengthen oversight of consumer lending, among other items/On the second of three cloture motions Apr 27, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 125. Procedural motion to require senators’ attendance on the Senate floor to compel Republican cooperation on a financial reform bill/On the motion Apr 26, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 124. S 3217. (Overhaul of financial regulations) Motion to begin debating a bill that seeks to close gaps and loopholes in financial regulations and strengthen oversight of consumer lending, among other items/On the first of three cloture motions Apr 26, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 114. HR 4851. (Extending expired programs, including those for the unemployed) Motion to kill an amendment that would shift federal funds that had been allocated but never actually spent and use them to pay for a bill to extend expired programs, including those that help the unemployed/On the motion Apr 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 113. HR 4851. (Extending unemployment benefits and other items) On killing an amendment that would take back at least $20 billion in money that had been allocated for other uses but never spent, and also add other provisions to raise revenue/On the motion Apr 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 111. HR 4851. (Extending unemployment benefits and other items) Motion to kill an amendment that would take back $20 billion in unspent funds/On the motion Apr 14, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 89. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage (by waiving the Senate’s budget rules) of an amendment that would have prohibited the District of Columbia from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples until the city holds a referendum on whether or not legalize same-sex marriage Mar 24, 2010. N W
Roll Call 74. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to allow states to choose not to comply with health care reform legislation Mar 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 60. HR 1586. (Reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration) McCain of Arizona amendment that would make it easier to defeat bills allowing members of Congress to direct money home to pet projects/On the amendment Mar 18, 2010. N W
Roll Call 59. HR 1586. (Reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration) Motion to allow to go forward an amendment that create new spending limits, except for Defense Department and homeland security-related spending/On the motion Mar 18, 2010. N W
Roll Call 57. HR 1586. (Reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration) Motion to allow to go forward an amendment that would limit spending for the next three years/On the motion Mar 18, 2010. N W
Roll Call 55. HR 2847. (Business tax exemptions for new employee hiring and infrastructure programs) On passing a bill intended to create jobs through tax breaks for businesses that hire new employees, and infrastructure programs, among other items/On passing the bill Mar 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 54. HR 2847. (Business tax exemptions for new employee hiring and infrastructure programs) Motion to waive the Senate’s budget rules and allow to go forward a bill intended to create jobs through tax breaks for businesses that hire new employees, and infrastructure programs/On the motion Mar 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 50. HR 1586. (Reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration) Motion to kill an amendment that would create a new Senate rule that would make it easier to defeat legislation that contains money for local projects for members of Congress/On the motion Mar 16, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 49. HR 2847. (Business tax exemptions for new employee hiring and infrastructure programs) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill intended to create jobs through tax breaks for businesses that hire new employees and infrastructure programs/On the cloture motion Mar 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 48. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) On passing a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items/On passing the bill Mar 10, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 47. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items (Second cloture vote) On the motion Mar 10, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 46. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items (First cloture vote)/On the motion Mar 09, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 42. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow to go forward an amendment that would create new spending limits/On the motion Mar 04, 2010. N W
Roll Call 41. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow an amendment that would establish a national sales tax holiday, paid for by unspent stimulus money/On the motion Mar 04, 2010. N W
Roll Call 40. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to preserve an amendment that would use unspent stimulus money to give workers a six-month federal payroll tax holiday/On the motion Mar 04, 2010. N W
Roll Call 39. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow to go forward a bill that would extend expiring programs such as unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies/On the motion Mar 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 38. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to kill an amendment that would pay for a bill extending several expiring programs by canceling allegedly wasteful federal programs/On the motion Mar 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 37. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to kill an amendment that would pay for a bill extending several expiring programs by using unspent stimulus money/On the motion Mar 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 35. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow an amendment that would pay certain Social Security recipients $250, using unspent stimulus money/On the motion Mar 03, 2010. N W
Roll Call 33. HR 4691. (Short-term extensions of programs to benefit the unemployed and other items) Motion to preserve an amendment that would pay for a bill to extend programs that benefit the unemployed and other items by using unspent money from the 2009 stimulus law/On the motion Mar 03, 2010. N W
Roll Call 26. HR 1299. (Travel promotion) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would create a non-profit corporation to promote travel/On the motion Feb 25, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 25. HR 2847. (Jobs package) On passing a bill intended to spur job creation/On the motion Feb 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 24. HR 2847. (Jobs package) On whether to allow to go forward a bill intended to spur job creation/On the motion Feb 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 23. HR 2847. (Jobs package) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill intended to spur job creation and other items/On the motion Feb 22, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 14. H J Res 45. (Debt limit increase) On passing a bill that would increase the amount of money the U.S. can be in debt/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 13. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Baucus of Montana amendment that would increase the amount of money the U.S. can be in debt/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 12. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Reid of Nevada amendment that would require any legislation containing mandatory spending, which Congress has no control over, not to raise the deficit On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 11. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Sessions of Alabama amendment that would create new limits on congressional spending equal to the levels in the fiscal 2010 budget resolution that sets spending targets for the federal government/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2010. N W
Roll Call 10. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Brownback of Kansas amendment that would create a commission to recommend to Congress cuts to inefficient programs, which Congress would have to consider as legislation/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2010. N W
Roll Call 9. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would take back all money that’s been appropriated but hasn’t been spent for the past two years/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 26, 2010. N W
Roll Call 8. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would take back unspent money from 13 federal agencies doled out in the prior year’s appropriations bills/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 26, 2010. N W
Roll Call 7. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Coburn amendment that would take back $245 million in unspent money from one of the prior year’s appropriations bills and return that money to the general treasury/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 26, 2010. N W
Roll Call 2. H J Res 45. (Increasing the debt limit) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would eliminate the Troubled Asset Relief Program and reduce the maximum amount the United States can be in debt/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 21, 2010. N W
2010 House of Representatives
Roll Call 656. (S. 3874) Final passage of legislation effectively eliminating lead from faucets and other fixtures used for drinking water Dec 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 654. (H.R. 2142) Final passage of legislation that would have required federal government agencies to establish performance standards intended to help assess and improve the efficiency of those agencies Dec 17, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 653. (H. J. Res 105) Legislation keeping government programs and agencies operating for three days to prevent the government from shutting down – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Dec 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 625. (H.R. 5281) Final passage of legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally Dec 08, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 623. (H.R. 5281) Legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Dec 08, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 622. (H.R. 3082) Final passage of legislation funding all government agencies and programs at existing funding levels (i.e., funding levels that were in place in 2010) through September 30, 2011, and implementing new food safety regulations Dec 08, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 619. (H.R. 3082) Legislation funding all government agencies and programs at existing funding levels (i.e., funding levels that were in place in 2010) through September 30, 2011, and implementing new food safety regulations – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Dec 08, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 615. (H. Res. 1752) On a resolution allowing the House to bring up a “rule” setting a time limit for debate and limiting amendments -- to all legislation considered in the House of Representatives until December 18 -- on the same day it was passed by the House Rules Committee. This resolution was intended to expedite consideration of major legislation, including a bill extending expiring income tax cuts; legislation implementing stricter food safety regulations; a bill providing annual funding for the Defense Department; and legislation allowing children (who were not born in the U.S.) of illegal immigrants to remain in the country legally. Dec 08, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 593. (H. J. Res. 101) Final passage of legislation to keep government agencies and programs operating until December 18, 2010 Dec 01, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 589. (H. J. Res. 101) Legislation to keep government agencies and programs operating until December 18, 2010 – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Dec 01, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 584. (H.R. 4783) Final passage of legislation approving settlements in discrimination lawsuits brought against the federal government by African American and Native American farmers, and extending a cash assistance program for poor families for 6 months Nov 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 583. (H.R. 4783) Legislation approving settlements in discrimination lawsuits brought against the federal government by African American and Native American farmers, and extending a cash assistance program for poor families for 6 months – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Nov 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 564. (H.R. 1682) Final passage of legislation (known as a “continuing resolution” or “CR”) to keep all government agencies and programs operating through December 3, 2010 Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 563. (H.R. 512) Final passage of legislation prohibiting chief state election officials (state officials charged with supervising state and federal elections) – including secretaries of state -- from taking an active role in campaigns for federal elections over which they have supervisory authority Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 560. (H.R. 1682) Legislation (known as a “continuing resolution,” or “CR”) to keep all government agencies and programs operating through December 3, 2010 – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 559. (H.R. 1682) Legislation (known as a “continuing resolution,” or “CR”) to keep all government agencies and programs operating through December 3, 2010 – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 558. (H.R. 2701) Final passage of legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 550. (H.R. 847) Final passage of legislation establishing a new health care program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 548. (H.R. 847, H.R. 2701, H.R. 2378) Legislation establishing a health program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; separate legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies; as well as a third bill that would enable the federal government to impose tariffs on countries that undervalue their currencies – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to all three bills Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 547. (H.R. 847, H.R. 2701, H.R. 2378) Legislation establishing a health program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; separate legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies; as well as a third bill that would enable the federal government to impose tariffs on countries that undervalue their currencies (such tariffs were intended to make U.S. exports more competitive) – On bringing to a final vote a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to all three bills Sep 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 539. (H.R. 5297) Final passage of legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less Sep 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 536. (H.R. 5297) Legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less –On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Sep 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 535. (H.R. 5297) Legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Sep 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 534. On a motion to table (kill) an effort to appeal a ruling by the Speaker of the House of Representatives that a resolution pledging not to hold a “lame-duck” session of Congress after the 2010 midterm elections violated House rules. (Lame-duck sessions are held after an election but before the newly elected Congress is sworn into office.) Sep 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 532. (H.R. 5131) Final Passage of legislation creating a new national park (the “Coltsville National Historic Park”) in Hartford, Connecticut Sep 22, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 518. (H.R. 1586) Final passage of legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees Aug 10, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 517. (H.R. 1586) Legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to this bill Aug 10, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 516. (H.R. 1586) Legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to this bill Aug 10, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 499. (H.R. 5850) Final passage of legislation providing roughly $67 billion for programs operated by the departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development in 2011 Jul 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 497. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to transportation, housing, and urban affairs legislation that would have eliminated a provision of the bill providing $1 million for the restoration of the Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, NY, which was designed by famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 496. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to transportation, housing, and urban affairs legislation that would have eliminated a provision of the bill providing $1 million for an economic revitalization project in downtown Tacoma, Washington Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 493. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to a transportation, housing, and urban affairs bill that would have cut $18.6 billion from programs operated by the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 492. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to a transportation, housing, and urban affairs bill that would have cut $10.5 billion from programs operated by the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 491. (H.R. 847) Final Passage of legislation establishing a health program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 Jul 29, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 490. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to a transportation, housing, and urban affairs bill that would have cut $12.4 billion from programs operated by the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 489. (H.R. 5850) On an amendment to transportation, housing, and urban affairs legislation that would have cut $1.8 billion from programs operated by the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Jul 29, 2010. N W
Roll Call 486. (H.R. 5893) Legislation providing roughly $9 billion in infrastructure investment programs (programs intended to create jobs through the construction of things like roads and bridges) and approximately $3.5 billion for employment assistance programs for low-income families – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Jul 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 485. (H.R. 5850) Legislation providing approximately $67 billion for programs operated by the departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development in 2011 – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jul 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 484. (H.R. 5850) Legislation providing roughly $67 billion for programs relating to transportation, housing, and urban development in 2011 – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jul 29, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 480. (H.R. 5822) On an amendment to a Veterans Affairs Department funding bill that prohibited the measure’s funds from being used to transfer detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison to a facility in the United States Jul 28, 2010. N L
Roll Call 467. (H.R. 1320) Final passage of legislation barring members of federal advisory committees (which make policy recommendations to federal government agencies) from being appointed based on their political affiliation, and requiring those committees to provide transcripts of their meetings and disclose information relating to members’ conflicts of interest Jul 26, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 430. (H.R. 4899) On an amendment to war funding legislation providing $37 billion for ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, $10 billion for an “Education Jobs Fund” to prevent teacher layoffs, $5 billion for Pell Grants, and $700 million for border security enforcement Jul 01, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 428. (H.R. 4899) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation providing $37 billion for ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, $10 billion to help local school districts prevent teacher layoffs, and $208 million for border security enforcement Jul 01, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 422. (H.R. 5618) On an amendment that would have required that unspent funds from the economic stimulus bill enacted in February, 2009 be used to pay for legislation extending unemployment insurance – On a motion to table (kill) an effort to appeal the Speaker’s ruling that the amendment violated House rules Jul 01, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 413. (H.R. 4173) Passage of major financial regulatory reform legislation intended to prevent the kind of economic crisis that occurred in September 2008 Jun 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 412. (H.R.4173):On a motion that would have amended financial regulatory reform legislation to require a sweeping audit of the Federal Reserve Jun 30, 2010. N W
Roll Call 410. (H.R. 4173) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to financial regulatory reform legislation Jun 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 407. (H.R. 4173) On a resolution allowing the House of Represenatatives to bring up financial regulatory reform legislation as well as separate legislation extending unemployment insurance for laid-off workers Jun 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 406. (H.R. 4173) On bringing to a final vote a resolution allowing the House of Representatives to bring up financial regulatory reform legislation as well as separate legislation extending unemployment insurance for laid-off workers Jun 30, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 391. (H.R. 5175) Passage of legislation requiring organizations to report all campaign donations over $600 to the Federal Election Commission and prohibiting organizations with a federal government contract worth more than $10 million from working actively for a political candidate or party Jun 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 390. (H.R. 5175) On a motion to recommit (which is the minority's opportunity to torpedo or significantly change a bill before a final up-or-down vote on the measure) on campaign finance reform legislation that would have banned political “robocalls” (automated calls to voters urging support for or opposition to a political candidate) unless explicitly authorized by a political candidate and would have provided for an expedited judicial review process determining the constitutionality of the bill. The motion to recommit would also have required this expedited process to be used for any subsequent legislation giving the District of Columbia a member of the House with full voting rights. Jun 24, 2010. N W
Roll Call 389. (H.R. 5175) On an amendment to a campaign finance reform bill that required the funders of a political television advertisement to include the city and state of their place of residence or principal place of business in the advertise advertisement’s “disclaimer” (in which the funder of the ad acknowledges financing it) Jun 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 386. (H.R. 5175) Legislation requiring organizations to report all campaign donations over $600 to the Federal Election Commission and prohibiting organizations with a federal government contract worth more than $10 million from working actively for a political candidate or party – On a resolution setting a time limit for floor debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 385. (H.R. 5175) Legislation requiring organizations to report all campaign donations over $600 to the Federal Election Commission and prohibiting organizations with a federal government contract worth more than $10 million from working actively for a political candidate or party – On bringing to a final vote a resolution setting a time limit for floor debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 375. (H.R. 5297) Passage of legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less Jun 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 374. (H.R. 5297) On an amendment to small business legislation that would have required the Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (which had been created to assist troubled banks during the serious economic decline of 2008 and 2009) to oversee a new small business loan fund created by the underlying bill Jun 17, 2010. N W
Roll Call 369. (H.R. 5297) Legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 368. (H.R. 5297) Legislation establishing a “Small Business Lending Fund,” and authorizing the Treasury Department to make up to $30 billion of capital investments in banks with total assets of $10 billion or less – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 17, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 359. (H.R. 5486, H.R. 5297) Legislation exempting investments in small businesses from capital gains taxes, as well as a separate bill intended to increase lending to small businesses – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills. Jun 15, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 343. (H.R. 4173) On a motion instructing a conference committee (which resolves differences between House and Senate versions of bills after they have passed both chambers) resolving differences between a House and Senate version of financial regulatory reform legislation to prohibit the federal government from stabilizing troubled financial institutions under any circumstancesDescription:This was a vote on a Republican motion instructing a conference committee resolving differences between a House and Senate version of financial regulatory reform legislation to prohibit the federal government from stabilizing troubled financial institutions under any circumstances. (When the House and Senate pass two different versions of the same bill, they generally hold a conference to resolve the discrepancies between the two. Each body appoints a representative number of its members to participate in the conference.) This procedure, known as a “motion to instruct conferees,” directs the conferees on a bill take a specific action with regard to the legislation that is the object of the conference. Jun 09, 2010. N W
Roll Call 335. (H.R. 5136) On an amendment to legislation authorizing funding for Defense Department programs in 2011 that would have prohibited the bill’s funds from being used to transfer inmates from the Guantanamo Bay prison to the United States May 28, 2010. N L
Roll Call 334. (H.R. 5136) On a motion to table (kill) an appeal of the ruling of the House Speaker that a motion to freeze the salaries of all federal employees violated House rules May 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 332. (H.R. 5116) Passage of legislation authorizing $86 billion to be spent over six years on research intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research May 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 331. (H.R. 5116) On an motion to recommit (which is the minority's opportunity to torpedo or significantly change a bill before a final up-or-down vote on the measure) that would have frozen spending on existing programs in (in a bill intended to make the U.S more competitive in the world economy) at 2010 levels in any year in which there was a federal budget deficit. May 28, 2010. N W
Roll Call 327. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment that would have eliminated a provision establishing an “innovative services initiative” intended to help small manufacturers increase their profits by reducing their energy usage and environmental waste. The provision was part of a bill intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world. May 28, 2010. N W
Roll Call 326. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment that would have eliminated a provision establishing a pilot program in which the National Science Foundation would award cash prizes for innovative research. The provision was part of a bill intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world. May 28, 2010. N W
Roll Call 324. (H.R. 4213) Passage of legislation extending unemployment insurance for laid-off workers through November 30, 2010, extending through 2010 tax credits for small businesses, and extending through 2012 a bonds program that offers state and local governments to invest in infrastructure. May 28, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 317. (H.R. 5136) On an amendment to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Defense Department that repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy towards gay servicemembers, which prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military while barring military officials from inquiring about soldiers’ sexuality. May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 307. (H.R. 5136) Legislation authorizing annual funding in 2011 for Defense Department programs – on the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill. May 27, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 277. (H.R. 5325) Legislation authorizing $47 billion to be spent over three years on research intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research May 19, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 271. (H. Res. 1338) Passage of a resolution “recognizing the significant accomplishments of AmeriCorps and encouraging all citizens to join in a national effort to raise awareness about the importance of national and community service,” which most Republicans opposed on the basis that some AmeriCorps volunteers are currently employed by Planned Parenthood (a pro-abortion rights organization which provides abortions through its clinics, along with a variety of other reproductive health and counseling services) May 13, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 270. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment to legislation authorizing funding for scientific and technological research that eliminated all new programs established by the bill (including a loan guarantee program for small manufacturers seeking to improve their competitiveness through technological innovation), froze spending on existing programs at 2010 levels, and prohibited federal funds from being used to view, download, or exchange pornography May 13, 2010. N L
Roll Call 267. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment (to legislation authorizing funding for scientific and technological research) doubling – to $100 million – funding for a loan guarantee program for small manufacturers seeking to improve their competitiveness through technological innovation May 13, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 264. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment (to legislation authorizing funding for scientific and technological research) establishing a “clean energy consortium” intended to further the commercialization of clean energy technologies May 12, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 263. (H.R. 5116) On an amendment (to legislation authorizing funding for scientific and technological research) that would have eliminated provisions in the bill creating a loan guarantee program for small manufacturers seeking to improve their competitiveness through technological innovation and creating a “regional innovation program” within the Commerce Department to help small businesses develop new technologies in order to improve competitiveness May 12, 2010. N W
Roll Call 259. (H.R. 5116) Legislation authorizing $86 billion to be spent over six years on research intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill May 12, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 191. (H. Res. 1125) A resolution expressing support for the goals of "National Public Works Week," which acknowledges the contributions of infrastructure projects to the quality of life in the U.S. -- On a motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Mar 25, 2010. Y L
Roll Call 190. (H.R. 1586) Passage of legislation providing $53 billion for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operations (the FAA is the federal agency that oversees and regulates aviation activities in the U.S.), and establishing new procedures intended to improve aviation safety Mar 25, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 188. (H.R. 1586) Legislation providing $53 billion for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operations (the FAA is the federal agency that oversees and regulates aviation activities in the U.S.), and establishing new procedures intended to improve aviation safety – On the resolution setting a time limit for floor debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 25, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 185. (H.R. 4899) Legislation providing $5.1 billion to aid communities affected by natural disasters, and $600 million for a summer youth jobs program -- On tabling (killing) an effort to appeal the chair's ruling that an amendment using funds from the economic stimulus law to pay for new spending in the disaster relief bill violated House rules Mar 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 182. (H.R. 4849) Passage of legislation providing small businesses with tax incentives intended to spur job creation and expanding a bond program for infrastructure projects Mar 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 179. (H.R. 4899) Legislation providing $5.1 billion to aid communities affected by natural disasters, and $600 million for a summer youth jobs program -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 173. (H.R. 4849) Legislation providing small businesses with tax incentives intended to spur job creation and expanding a bond program for infrastructure projects -- On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Mar 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 172. (H.R. 4849) Legislation providing small businesses with tax incentives intended to spur job creation and expanding a bond program for infrastructure projects -- On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Mar 23, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 90. (H.R. 2847) Passage of legislation intended to aid job creation through tax credits and highway construction funding Mar 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 88. (H.R. 2847) Legislation intended to aid job creation through tax credits and highway construction funding -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Mar 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 87. (H.R. 2847) Legislation intended to aid job creation through tax credits and highway construction funding -- On bringing to a final vote a resolution outlining the terms for debate on the bill Mar 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 82. (H.R. 4247) Passage of legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students Mar 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 78. (H.R. 4247) Legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students -- On the resolution setting the terms for debate on the bill Mar 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 73. (H.R. 2701) Passage of legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Feb 26, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 72. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On a motion to recommit with instructions Feb 26, 2010. N W
Roll Call 69. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On an amendment to make a number of technical and substantive changes to the bill, including requiring a 15-year prison sentence for intelligence officials engaging in certain interrogation techniques, and imposing new record-keeping requirements for intelligence briefings provided to Congress Feb 26, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 67. (H.R. 3961) Final passage of legislation to extend several expiring provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the USA PATRIOT Act Feb 25, 2010. N L
Roll Call 66. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On the resolution outlining the terms for debate on the bill Feb 25, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 63. (H.R. 4626) Legislation to repeal the health insurance industry's exemption from antitrust regulations -- On a motion to recommit with instructions Feb 24, 2010. N W
Roll Call 60. (H.R. 4626) Legislation to repeal the health insurance industry's exemption from antitrust regulations -- On the resolution outlining the terms for debate on the bill Feb 24, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 48. (H. J. Res. 45) On passage of a joint resolution that would enact statutory "pay-as-you-go" rules" requiring that all tax cuts and spending increases be offset with tax increases or budget cuts, and, in effect, increase the debt limit by $1.9 trillion. Feb 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 46. (H. J. Res. 45) Legislation to enact statutory "pay-as-you-go" rules" requiring that all tax cuts and spending increases be offset with tax increases or budget cuts -- On the resolution that would outlining the rules for floor debate, and raise the debt limit by $1.9 trillion. Feb 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 45. (H. J. Res. 45) Legislation to enact statutory "pay-as-you-go" rules" requiring that all tax cuts and spending increases be offset with tax increases or budget cuts -- On bringing to a final vote the resolution to outline the rules for floor debate and raise the debt limit by $1.9 trillion. Feb 04, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 30. (H.R. 4061) Legislation to reauthorize National Science Foundation programs designed to guard against unauthorized access to computers and networks/On a resolution outlining the rules for floor debate Feb 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 29. (H.R. 4061) Legislation to reauthorize National Science Foundation programs designed to guard against unauthorized access to computers and networks/On bringing to a final vote a resolution outlining the rules for floor debate Feb 03, 2010. Y W
Roll Call 2. (H J Res 64) On sustaining the president's veto of a short-term Defense Department spending bill and rejecting his authority to "pocket veto" the measure. Jan 13, 2010. N W
2009 Senate
Roll Call 397. (H.R. 4314) On passage of legislation that increased the national debt to allow the government to continue operating Dec 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 393. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on tabling (killing) a motion that would have allowed the Senate to debate prohibiting trading “earmarks” for votes Dec 23, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 374. (H.R. 3288) On final passage of legislation providing nearly $450 billion in fiscal year 2010 funding for several federal departments Dec 13, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 373. (H.R. 3288) Legislation providing nearly $450 billion in fiscal year 2010 funding for several federal departments - - on a motion to invoke cloture (bring debate to an end) on the legislation Dec 12, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 372. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 consolidated spending) Motion to preserve the final agreement between the House and Senate on a massive consolidated fiscal 2010 appropriations bill allocating spending for many federal deparatments and agencies /On the motion Dec 11, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 371. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 consolidated spending) Motion to begin considering the final agreement between the House and Senate on a massive consolidated fiscal 2010 appropriations bill allocating spending for many federal deparatments and agencies/On the motion Dec 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 366. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Ensign amendment that would limit attorney fees in medical malpractice suits/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 347. HR 3082. (Fiscal 2010 military construction and VA spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit funds in the bill from being used to construct or modify prisons in the U .S. to hold Guantanamo Bay detainees/On the motion Nov 17, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 345. HR 3082. (Fiscal 2010 military construction and VA spending) Motion to rewrite the bill to increase funding for disabled veterans and decrease funding for local projects requested by individual senators/On the motion Nov 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 340. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-science spending) On passing a bill that funds the departments of Commerce and Justice and science spending in fiscal 2010/On passing the bill Nov 05, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 339. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-science spending) Motion to preserve an amendment that would decrease funding to a manufacturing innovation program and instead increase funding to a state criminal assistance program/On the motion Nov 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 337. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-science spending) Motion to preserve an amendment that would decrease funds for modernizing the Commerce Department’s headquarters and redirect them to the Office of Inspector General/On the motion Nov 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 336. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-science spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds from going to the National Science Foundation’s political science program/On agreeing to the amendment Nov 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 335. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce, Justice and science spending) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that funds the departments of Commerce and Justice and science spending in fiscal 2010/On the motion Nov 05, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 331. HR 2996. (Fiscal 2010 environmental spending) On passing a conference report on a bill to fund the Interior Department and Environmental Protection Agency in fiscal 2010/On passing the bill Oct 29, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 330. HR 2996. (Fiscal 2010 environmental spending) Motion to preserve a conference report on the bill that funds the Environmental Protection Agency in fiscal 2010/On the motion Oct 29, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 327. HR 2647. (Fiscal 2010 Defense Department authorization) On adopting a conference report on a bill that would fund Defense Department programs in fiscal 2010 and expand federal hate crimes laws to include sexual identity /On adopting the report Oct 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 326. HR 2647. (Fiscal 2010 Defense Department authorization) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would fund Defense Department programs in fiscal 2010 and expand federal hate crimes laws to include sexual identity/On the motion Oct 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 320. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science spending) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would fund the departments of Commerce and Justice and science programs such as NASA/On the motion Oct 13, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 319. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science spending) Motion to reduce the fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science spending bill by $3.4 billion/On the motion Oct 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 318. HR 2997. (Fiscal 2010 agriculture spending) On adopting a conference report on the fiscal 2010 Agriculture Department spending bill/On adopting the report Oct 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 317. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would delete $20 million for public telecommunications facilities grants/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 316. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-State spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit policing funds from going to police departments that don’t ask people about their immigration status/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 07, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 314. HR 3326. (Fiscal 2010 defense spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would reduce hypersonic wind tunnel development by $9.5 million/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 311. HR 3326. (Fiscal 2010 defense spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would bar any congressionally-directed spending paid for through the Defense Department’s operations and maintenance accounts/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 310. HR 3326. (Fiscal 2010 defense spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would only release $1.5 billion to the U.S. military reserve and National Guard if they first report to the Defense Department on how they plan to spend that money/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 306. On confirming Thomas E. Perez to be an assistant attorney general at the Justice Department/On the nomination Oct 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 302. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) On passing legislation that would spend $4.6 billion in fiscal 2010 for the legislative branch/On passing the bill Sep 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 301. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) Motion to preserve a measure that would spend $4.6 billion for the operations of the legislative branch/On the motion Sep 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 300. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) Motion to preserve a measure that would spend $4.6 billion for the operations of the legislative branch/On the motion Sep 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 296. HR 2996. (Fiscal 2010 environment spending) Motion to kill an attempt to strike $4.3 billion in funding in the fiscal 2010 environment and Interior Department spending bill/On the motion Sep 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 294. HR 2996. (Fiscal 2010 environmental spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would require funding for the Save America’s Treasures program to instead be awarded through competitive bidding/On the motion Sep 23, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 291. HR 2996. (Fiscal 2010 environment spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would prohibit funding for the Des Moines Art Center/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 22, 2009. N W
Roll Call 287. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending bill) On passing a $122 billion bill that funds federal transportation and housing programs in fiscal 2010/On passing the bill Sep 17, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 286. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) Motion to take back unspent economic stimulus funding that is duplicated in the fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending bill/On the motion Sep 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 285. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would prohibit funds from going to the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 284. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would prohibit certain funds from going to the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 282. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) Motion to rewrite the bill to reduce funding by $12.7 billion/On the motion Sep 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 281. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment that would prohibit economic stimulus funding from being used for certain kinds of signs/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 278. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds from going toward museums/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 276. HR 3288. (Fiscal 2010 transportation and housing spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would mandate that pet project-directed spending would go instead to improving the aviation system/On the motion Sep 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 270. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) On passing a bill that would provide $2 billion for the Cash for Clunkers program/On passing the bill Aug 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 269. HR 3435. (Car voucher program) Motion to allow a bill to add money to the Cash for Clunkers program to retain its emergency funding designation/On the motion Aug 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 268. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) Motion to preserve an amendment that would replace the current $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit with a new $15,000 principal residence tax credit/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 267. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) Vitter of Louisiana amendment that would prohibit the automobile bailout law from being expanded beyond Dec. 31, 2009/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 265. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) Motion to preserve an amendment that seeks to prevent a deficit increase as a result of an increase for the Cash for Clunkers program/On the motion Aug 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 264. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would end the Cash for Clunkers program on Aug. 8, 2009/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 263. HR 3435. (Car voucher funding) Motion to kill an amendment that would restrict eligibility for the “Cash for Clunkers” program/On the motion Aug 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 258. HR 2997. (Fiscal 2010 agriculture spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would remove $5 million for grants to public educational TV stations that serve rural areas/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 256. HR 2997. (Fiscal 2010 agriculture spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would delete $17.5 million for the High Energy Cost Grant Program/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 253. HR 3357. (Solvency of federal trust funds) Motion to defeat a parliamentary maneuver against a bill that would keep the federal highway trust fund from running out of money /On the motion Jul 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 252. HR 3357. (Solvency of federal trust funds) Sessions of Alabama amendment that would take back unspent economic stimulus money and redirect it to highway spending/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 251. HR 3357. (Solvency of federal trust funds) Motion to preserve an amendment that would restore $8.6 billion from the Highway Trust Fund/On the motion Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 250. HR 3357. (Solvency of federal trust funds) Ensign of Nevada amendment that would use $7.5 billion in unspent economic stimulus funding to replenish the unemployment trust fund/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 249. HR 3357. (Solvency of federal trust funds) Vitter of Louisiana amendment that would direct that money used for highway spending should come from unspent stimulus funding/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 247. HR 3183. (Fiscal 2010 energy and water spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds from being used for contracts and grants unless they were subjected to a competitive bidding process/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 29, 2009. N W
Roll Call 245. HR 3183. (Fiscal 2010 energy and water spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would reduce administrative funding at the Energy Department/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 29, 2009. N W
Roll Call 243. HR 3183. (Fiscal 2010 energy and water spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would prohibit funds from being used for any projects in the bill not already authorized/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 28, 2009. N W
Roll Call 233. S 1390. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment expanding federal hate crimes law/On the motion Jul 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 231. S 1390. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Hatch of Utah amendment that would prevent portions of another amendment that would strengthen hate crimes laws from taking effect/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 228. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 homeland security spending) Sanders of Vermont amendment that would increase firefighter assistance grants/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 09, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 224. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 homeland security spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would delete funding for the Advanced Training Center in West Virginia/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 223. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 homeland security spending) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would remove funding for the Whitefish Emergency Operations Center in Montana/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 221. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 Homeland Security spending) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency to award grants through competitive bidding/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 220. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 homeland security spending) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would require the U.S.-Mexico border fence to prevent pedestrian traffic and be finished by the end of 2010/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 08, 2009. N L
Roll Call 219. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 homeland security spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would make a citizenship verification program permanent/On the motion Jul 08, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 218. HR 2892. (Fiscal 2010 Homeland Security spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would strike funding for bus security grants and for the Federal Emergency Management Agency/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 07, 2009. N W
Roll Call 217. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) On passing a bill to authorize $4.7 billion in fiscal 2010 for legislative branch operations/On final passage Jul 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 216. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) On whether to continue considering the legislative branch spending bill even though some believe it violates the Constitution/On the motion Jul 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 215. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would prohibit funds from being used to preserve a Nebraska museum’s photo archive/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 214. HR 2918. (Fiscal 2010 legislative branch spending) Motion to defeat another motion that would send the bill back to its committee to reduce spending/On the motion Jun 25, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 211. S 1023. (Tourism promotion) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill intended to promote more U.S. tourism/On the motion Jun 22, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 206. HR 1256. (Tobacco regulation) on passage Jun 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 205. HR 1256. (Tobacco regulation) Burr amendment that would allow a new agency under the Department of Health and Human Services to regulate tobacco products/On agreeing to the amendment Jun 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 204. HR 1256. (Tobacco regulation) Motion to bring debate to a close on a measure that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to exercise control over tobacco manufacturing, sale and promotion/On the motion Jun 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 192. HR 627. (Credit card regulations) Motion to preserve an amendment that would require all spending bills to include information about its effects on the national debt/On the motion May 13, 2009. N W
Roll Call 191. HR 627. (Credit card regulations) Motion to preserve an amendment that would limit the annual percentage rate applicable to credit cards to 15 percent/On the motion May 13, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 173. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) On adopting the conference report on budget resolution for fiscal year 2010/On passing the measure Apr 29, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 166. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Sessions of Alabama motion to instruct conferees to cap fiscal 2010 and 2011 spending at 2009 levels and only allow one percent increases beyond that through 2014/On the motion Apr 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 165. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Motion to instruct conferees on a budget resolution to insist that the measure limit the increase in public debt to an amount no greater than what was accumulated between 1789 and Jan. 20, 2009/On the motion Apr 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 162. S 386. (Financial fraud) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would cap the amount of money a whistleblower can collect/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 154. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) On adopting a bill that would set spending and revenue targets for fiscal 2010/On passing the bill Apr 02, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 151. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would allow for future legislation to reduce the impact of consumer product safety laws on businesses/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 149. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Motion to preserve an amendment that would make it easier to defeat legislation that includes certain types of member-requested projects/On the motion Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 148. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would allow for legislation that would block economic stimulus money from being used to provide further bailouts to auto manufacturers/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 147. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Durbin of Illinois amendment that would make it easier to defeat legislation that provided estate tax relief without also providing tax relief to middle income Americans/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 146. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Lincoln of Arkansas amendment that would allow for legislation to raise the exemption level for the estate tax/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N L
Roll Call 143. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Bennett of Utah amendment that would allow for a reduction in future spending equal to the amount of money spent by the 2009 economic stimulus law/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 140. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Sanders of Vermont amendment that would allow for future legislation to establish a national usury law/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 139. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Grassley of Iowa amendment that would provide for legislation preventing the Alternative Minimum Tax from applying to certain taxpayers through 2014/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 136. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Landrieu of Louisiana amendment that would allow for an increase in funding to pay for the impact of any legislation addressing how Outer Continental Shelf-related drilling revenues are distributed/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 132. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Motion to send the budget resolution back to its committee to limit non-defense spending to 2009’s projected rate of inflation/On the motion Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 129. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) McCain of Arizona amendment that would provide for increased defense and veterans spending, extend expiring Bush-era tax cuts, overhaul the tax code and create a commission to retool Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 02, 2009. N W
Roll Call 124. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Crapo of Idaho amendment that would have expanded the scope of a rule preventing bills from exceeding certain spending levels/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 01, 2009. N W
Roll Call 123. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment that would provide for a bipartisan task force to examine long-term fiscal imbalances/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 01, 2009. N W
Roll Call 122. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Cornyn of Texas amendment that would erect new barriers to legislation that increases federal income taxes/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 01, 2009. N L
Roll Call 120. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Sessions of Alabama amendment that would put a brake on non-defense spending for the next few years/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 01, 2009. N W
Roll Call 119. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Alexander of Tennessee amendment seeking to hold down the public debt/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 01, 2009. N W
Roll Call 118. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 budget resolution) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment seeking to hold down public debt/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 31, 2009. N W
Roll Call 110. HR 1388. (National service programs) Motion to preserve an amendment that would increase the borrowing authority of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/On the motion Mar 25, 2009. N W
Roll Call 105. HR 146. (Public lands bill) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit funds in the bill from being used for certain member pet projects (known as earmarks)/On the motion Mar 19, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 96. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would fund most domestic agencies in fiscal 2009/On the motion Mar 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 92. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reinstating the "Fairness Doctrine," requiring broadcasters to portray contrasting sides of a public or political issue/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 10, 2009. N W
Roll Call 90. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Cornyn of Texas amendment that would prohibit state attorneys general from paying outside lawyers contingency fees in certain product safety cases/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 10, 2009. N W
Roll Call 88. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would require the State Department to certify that funds made available for Gaza reconstruction would not be diverted to Hamas/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 87. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would require a report on whether sending more money to the Egyptian government could help expand counter-smuggling efforts in Gaza/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 86. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) McCain of Arizona amendment that would prohibit funds from going to member projects not listed in the bill’s text/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 84. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Motion to allow an amendment that would shift $400 million to a health and safety fund for American Indians/On the motion Mar 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 80. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds for being used for certain projects related to a lobbying firm under investigation/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 79. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds for being used for certain member pet projects/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 78. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would shift money from state and local grants to prosecute unsolved civil rights crimes to a program coordinating existing anti-crime efforts in high-crime neighborhoods/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 76. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Motion to cut non-military and homeland security-related funding back to 2008 levels, adjusted for inflation/On the motion Mar 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 75. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Motion to change the bill to reduce funding levels by $22.2 billion/On the motion Mar 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 74. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending bill) McCain of Arizona amendment that would delete funding for agencies in fiscal 2009 and replace it with a freeze at 2008 levels/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 73. S 160. (DC voting rights) On passing a bill that would add two seats in the House, one for Washington, DC and one for Utah/On passing the bill Feb 26, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 70. S 160. (District of Columbia voting rights) Durbin amendment that would encourage diversity in media ownership and ensure broadcast licenses are used in the public interest/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 26, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 69. S 160. (District of Columbia vote) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would cede most of the land inside the bounds of Washington, D.C., to Maryland/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 67. S 160. (DC voting rights) Motion to declare unconstitutional a bill to give the District of Columbia full voting rights in the House of Representatives/On the motion Feb 25, 2009. N W
Roll Call 65. S 160. (DC voting rights) Motion to begin debating a bill that would give the District of Columbia voting rights in the House and an additional House seat for Utah/On the motion Feb 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 64. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) On adopting a bill that would allocate $787.2 billion in economic stimulus spending/On passing the bill Feb 13, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 63. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve the emergency spending designation of an economic stimulus bill/On the motion Feb 13, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 61. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) On passing a bill that would provide $838 billion in tax cuts and economic stimulus spending/On passing the bill Feb 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 60. HR 1. (Economic stimulus). Motion to preserve a compromise amendment to an economic stimulus bill/On the motion Feb 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 59. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment that would provide $838 billion in tax cuts and additional spending to stimulate the economy/On the motion Feb 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 58. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would replace most of the economic stimulus bill with an across-the-board tax rebate/On the motion Feb 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 57. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Bunning of Kentucky amendment that would significantly raise the amount of money individuals may deduct for capital losses/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 53. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Graham of South Carolina amendment that would create a new loan program to provide more help to avert home foreclosures/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 51. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds from being used for a laundry list of projects Coburn considers wasteful spending/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 06, 2009. N L
Roll Call 49. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve a Republican amendment that would delete economic stimulus spending and replace it with provisions focused on cutting taxes/On the motion Feb 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 48. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve a Republican amendment that would replace the text of the bill with provisions focused on bolstering housing programs and increasing tax credits/On the motion Feb 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 46. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would create a new parliamentary rule against unauthorized member pet projects in spending bills/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 45. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve a Republican amendment that would cut economic stimulus spending and significantly bolster tax cuts and other tax relief/On the motion Feb 05, 2009. N W
Roll Call 43. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would repeal the 1993 tax increase on Social security benefits for one year, paid for by cutting other programs/On the motion Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 41. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would provide $5.2 billion for Defense Department purchases by cutting other programs/On the motion Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 40. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would require spending cuts after two quarters of economic growth greater than 2 percent of the gross domestic product/On the motion Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 39. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would prohibit funding in the economic stimulus bill for any program not authorized prior to Feb. 1, 2009/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 38. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would delete the economic stimulus bill and instead make permanent a number of expiring tax cuts, reduce corporate tax rates and reduce the estate tax/On the motion Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 37. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Vitter of Louisiana amendment that would delete $35 billion from the economic stimulus bill/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 36. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would reduce the tax rate corporations pay when they send their overseas earnings back to the United States/On the motion Feb 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 34. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would remove a certain tax break for motion picture productions/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 03, 2009. N L
Roll Call 33. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) Motion to preserve an amendment that would allocate an additional $25 billion for infrastructure projects/On the motion Feb 03, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 5. (S.J.Res. 5); On a resolution to prevent the release of $350 billion in funds, which had been authorized in 2008 to help financial institutions deal with the severe financial crisis. Jan 15, 2009. N W
2009 House of Representatives
Roll Call 991. (H.R. 2847) On passage of legislation redirecting funds previously used to bail out distressed major financial institutions to economic stimulus programs; the legislation also provided fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Defense and Commerce, the Justice Department and various other government agencies Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 988. (H.R. 4314) On passage of legislation that increased the legal national debt ceiling, which was necessary to allow the government to continue operating Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 983. (H.Res. 976) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Defense and Commerce, the Justice Department and various other government operations - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Defense and Commerce, the Justice Department and various other government operations. Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 982. (H.Res. 976) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Defense and Commerce, the Justice Department and various other government agencies - - on the motion that the House immediately vote on the resolution setting the terms for considering the legislation Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 980. (H.Res.973) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Defense and Commerce, the Justice Department and various other government agencies - - on the motion that the House waive a procedural rule so it could begin to consider the legislation Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 979. On Ordering the Previous Question: H RES 973 Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules Dec 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 968. (H.R. 4173) On passage of legislation designed to prevent the kind of major financial crisis that had recently occurred, and to implement the most significant regulatory reform of the financial industry since the Great Depression Dec 11, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 967. (H.R. 4173) Legislation designed to implement the most significant regulatory reform of the financial industry since the Great Depression - - on a motion to remove all the regulatory reform provisions and substitute language terminating the program that provided “bail out” funds to major financial institutions and companies Dec 11, 2009. N W
Roll Call 966. (H.R. 4173) On the Bachus of Alabama amendment, which was put forward as a Republican substitute for the bill designed to implement the most significant regulatory reform of the financial industry since the Great Depression Dec 11, 2009. N W
Roll Call 965. (H.R. 4173) On the Minnick of Idaho amendment that would have moved the proposed new Consumer Financial Protection Agency into the Treasury Department, and required that the standards used by the new agency be in accordance with those already used by the Federal Trade Commission Dec 11, 2009. N W
Roll Call 964. (H.R. 4173) On the Schakowsky of Illinois amendment that required additional regulatory review of “reverse mortgage” lenders to protect senior citizens from abusive lending practices Dec 11, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 963. (H.R. 4173) On the of Marshall of Georgia amendment that would have allowed bankruptcy courts to modify home mortgages to prevent foreclosures Dec 11, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 954. (H.R. 4173) On the Sessions of Texas amendment to eliminate a private right of legal action against credit rating agencies; the amendment was offered to the legislation designed to prevent major financial crises and to implement the most significant regulatory reform of the financial industry since the Great Depression Dec 10, 2009. N W
Roll Call 953. (H.R. 4173) On the Frank of Massachusetts amendment that provided several billion dollars to stem the ongoing wave of mortgage foreclosures, gave consumers the same access to their credit scores as lenders, and made other changes designed to curtail abuses in the financial system Dec 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 949. (H.R. 3288) On passage of legislation providing nearly $450 billion in fiscal year 2010 funding for several federal departments Dec 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 948. (H.Res. 961) Legislation providing nearly $450 billion in fiscal year 2010 funding for several federal departments - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Dec 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 947. (H.Res. 961) Legislation providing nearly $450 billion in fiscal year 2010 funding for several federal departments - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Dec 10, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 931. (H.R.3288) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Transportation and for the Department of Housing and Urban Development - - on a motion to instruct the House representatives to the House-Senate conference on the bill Dec 08, 2009. N L
Roll Call 929. (H.R. 4154) On final passage of legislation designed to make the estate tax permanent and to reduce its impact on those who will be required to pay it Dec 03, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 928. (H.R. 4154) Legislation designed to make the estate tax permanent and to reduce its impact on those who will be required to pay it - - on a motion to have language added that would have suspended the imposition of the tax in the remaining portion of fiscal year 2010 and in all of fiscal year 2011 Dec 03, 2009. N W
Roll Call 927. (H.R. 4154) On whether to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling by the House Speaker that had prevented a vote on whether to recommit to committee a bill designed to extend the estate tax and have language added eliminating that tax Dec 03, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 924. (H. Res. 941) Legislation designed to make the estate tax permanent and to reduce its impact on those who will be required to pay it - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation. Dec 03, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 923. (H. Res. 941) Legislation designed to make the estate tax permanent and to reduce its impact on those who will be required to pay it - - on a motion for an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation. Dec 03, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 898. (H. Con. Res. 214): Legislation authorizing funding for programs that support local firefighters - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation. Nov 18, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 897. (H. Con. Res. 214): Legislation authorizing federal funding for programs that support local firefighters - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Nov 18, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 875. (H.R. 2868) On passage of legislation designed to extend and enhance the authority of the Department of Homeland Security to protect against acts of terrorism aimed at chemical facilities Nov 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 872. On the Dent of Pennsylvania amendment that would have eliminated the requirement that designs and techniques that constitute “inherently safer technology” be required in all U.S. chemical facilities. Nov 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 871. On the Dent of Pennsylvania amendment that would have maintained the existing Department of Homeland Security federal chemical facility security regulations, rather than imposing new ones Nov 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 870. On the Barton of Texas amendment that would have allowed new federal chemical facility regulations to supersede stricter state and local laws and rules Nov 06, 2009. N W
Roll Call 869. On the Thompson of Mississippi amendment clarifying the kind of information about chemical facility security that the Department of Homeland is obligated to disclose Nov 06, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 857. (H.Res. 885) Legislation to extend and enhance the authority of the Department of Homeland Security to protect against acts of terrorism aimed at chemical facilities - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Nov 05, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 856. (H.Res. 885) Legislation to extend and enhance the authority of the Department of Homeland Security to protect against acts of terrorism aimed at chemical facilities - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Nov 05, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 851. (H.R. 3639): On passage of a bill to move up the effective date for certain new consumer protections for credit card holders Nov 04, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 850. (H.R. 3639): A bill to move up the effective date for certain new consumer protections for credit card holders - - on the motion to add language that would have required that the new protections be effective on February 22, 2010 unless the Federal Reserve System certified that credit card companies could implement them by December 1, 2009, the effective date of the bill Nov 04, 2009. N W
Roll Call 849. (H.R. 3639): On the Sutton of Ohio amendment to impose a nine month moratorium on increases in annual percentage rates, fees and finance charges on credit cards, and on changes in the terms of balance repayments Nov 04, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 847. (H.R. 3639): On the Maffei of New York amendment to make certain new legislatively-mandated consumer protections for credit card holders effective immediately upon enactment, instead of waiting until later in the year Nov 04, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 842. (H.Res. 884): A bill to move forward the effective dates for certain new consumer protections for credit card holders - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Nov 04, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 841. (H.Res. 884): A bill to move up the effective date for certain new consumer protections for credit card holders - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Nov 04, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 829. (H.R. 3854): Legislation that modified and expanded a variety of Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs - - on a motion to add language mandating a study of the effect of several government policies on the credit risk of federal small business loans. Oct 29, 2009. N L
Roll Call 810. (H.Res. 853) Legislation authorizing fiscal year 2010 funding for The Coast Guard - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Oct 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 809. (H.Res. 853) Legislation authorizing fiscal year 2010 funding for The Coast Guard - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Oct 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 784. (H.R. 2892) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security Oct 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 783. (H.R. 2892) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on a motion to send the report back to the conference that developed it with instructions not to agree to any language that would allow a detainee held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to be brought to the United States for prosecution or incarceration Oct 15, 2009. N W
Roll Call 781. (H.Res. 829) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 780. (H.Res. 829 ) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 770. (H.R. 2647) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department Oct 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 769. (H.R. 2647) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on a motion to send the measure back to the House-Senate conference committee that developed it, and eliminate any provision providing for the transfer or release of individuals imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay Oct 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 765. (H.Res. 808) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 764. (H.Res. 808) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 761. (H.R. 2997) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration Oct 07, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 757. (H.Res. 799) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Oct 07, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 756. (H.Res. 799) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a motion to move immediately to a vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Oct 07, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 752. (H.R. 3183) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for energy and water development programs Oct 01, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 749. (H.Res.788) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for energy and water development programs - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Oct 01, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 746. (H.R. 2892) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on a motion to instruct the House representatives to the House-Senate conference that would develop the report not to add any language that would allow the transfer to the United States of terrorism suspects being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Oct 01, 2009. N L
Roll Call 742. (H.R. 2997) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a motion to instruct the House representatives to the conference not to agree to a final version unless it is made available to them 72 hours before they vote on it Sep 29, 2009. N L
Roll Call 739. (H.R.2918) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for Congress; the measure also provided stop-gap funding to keep the federal government operating for a few weeks into the 2010 fiscal year pending the passage of full-year 2010 appropriation bills for all the executive branch departments and agencies Sep 25, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 738. (H.R. 2918) The bill incorporating the agreement between the House and Senate on the level of fiscal year 2010 funding to be provided for the operations of Congress; the bill also provided funds to keep the executive branch of the federal government operating for six weeks into the 2010 fiscal year- - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Sep 25, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 734. (H. R. 2918) A bill to provide fiscal year 2010 funding for the Legislative Branch - - on instructing the Members who would be representing the House in the House-Senate conference on the bill not to add a resolution to that bill which would also allow the departments and agencies of the Executive Branch to keep operating into fiscal year 2010 Sep 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 733. (H. R. 2918) A bill to provide fiscal year 2010 funding for the Legislative Branch - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on requesting a conference with the Senate to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate-passed funding bills Sep 23, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 718. (H.R.3221) The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee to add language prohibiting any of its funds being awarded to ACORN, a nation-wide association of community organizations focused on housing and voter registration Sep 17, 2009. N L
Roll Call 686. (H.R. 3269) On passage of a bill that gave federal regulatory agencies authority over the level of executive pay and bonuses, and also increased the level of shareholder input on the way the pay and bonuses are determined Jul 31, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 685. (H.R. 3269) Legislation that gave federal banking regulatory agencies authority over the level of executive pay and bonuses, and increased shareholder input into the way in which executive pay and bonuses were determined - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee and have language added requiring the disclosure of information about any persons or organizations spending funds to influence the outcome of a shareholder vote on the level of executive pay and bonuses Jul 31, 2009. N W
Roll Call 684. (H.R. 3269) On the Garrett of New Jersey amendment, which would have modified or removed many provisions of pending legislation that imposed new restrictions on the manner in which the amount of pay and bonuses paid to executives was determined Jul 31, 2009. N W
Roll Call 683. (H.R. 3269) On the Frank of Massachusetts amendment permitting the government to require executives at banks that had received federal “bail outs” in order to remain in business to give back a portion of their annual bonuses Jul 31, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 682. (H.R. 3435) On passage of a bill that provided two billion dollars in additional funding for the “Cash for Clunkers” program; that program provided cash rebates of a few thousand dollars each to consumers to encourage them to trade-in their old gas guzzling cars for new ones that get better gas mileage Jul 31, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 680. (H.R. 2749) On final passage of a bill designed to improve the monitoring for consumer safety of domestic and imported food Jul 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 679. (H.R. 2749) Legislation designed to improve the monitoring of domestic and imported food - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee, with instructions to add language directing the Food and Drug Administration to spend new revenues generated by the bill on purchases of food from producers before it comes to market, and on additional food inspections Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 677. (H. Res. 691) Legislation designed to improve the monitoring for safety of domestic and imported food - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 30, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 673. (H.R. 3326) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have deleted an earmark for the Model for Green Laboratories and Clean Rooms project from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Defense Department Jul 30, 2009. N W
Roll Call 657. (H.R. 2749) On passing the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, which was designed to improve the monitoring of both domestic and imported food for safety Jul 29, 2009. Y L
Roll Call 646. (H.R. 3293) On final passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Jul 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 645. (H.R. 3293) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee to have one billion dollars added for special education programs Jul 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 644. (H.R. 3293) On the Wittman of Virginia amendment, which would have reduced the total in the bill providing 2010 fiscal year funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education by $803 million Jul 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 641. (H.R. 3293) On agreeing to the Obey of Wisconsin amendment, which made a number of additions and reductions to the bill providing $161 billion in 2010 fiscal year funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; none of the changes was for more than $10 million, and the total of all increases was offset by the total of all reductions. Jul 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 639. (H. Res. 673) Legislation providing 2010 fiscal year funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 637. (H.R.3288) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding bill for the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, and Transportation Jul 23, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 636. (H.R.3288) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, and Transportation - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee to reduce all spending figures to the amounts requested by the Obama Administration Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 635. (H.R. 3288) On the Hensarling of Texas amendment, which would have deleted $750,000 earmarked for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Transportation Improvement Program Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 634. (H.R. 3288) On the Hensarling of Texas amendment, which would have deleted $2,000,000 earmarked for the approach road to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 633. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $500,000 earmarked for Rib Mountain Drive in Wisconsin Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 632. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $500,000 earmarked for the Millennium Technology Park project in Pennsylvania Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 631. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $250,000 earmarked for the Monroe County Farmer's Market in Kentucky Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 630. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $400,000 earmarked for the renovation of a vacant building in Jal, New Mexico Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 629. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $250,000 earmarked for the construction of a monument honoring Dominican immigrants in New York City Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 628. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $250,000 earmarked for the Murphy Theatre Community Center in Wilmington, Ohio Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 627. (H.R. 3288) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have deleted $500,000 earmarked for the terminal replacement project at Grand Forks, North Dakota International Airport Jul 23, 2009. N W
Roll Call 612. (H.R. 2920) On final passage of legislation designed to control the federal deficit; this would be accomplished by requiring any reductions in federal revenues to be offset by new revenue increases, and any additions to federal spending to be offset by other spending reductions Jul 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 611. (H.R. 2920) Legislation designed to control the federal deficit; the bill required any reductions in federal revenues to be offset by new revenue increases, and any additions to federal spending to be offset by other spending reductions - - on a motion to impose new limits on federal spending in fiscal years 2011 through 2013 Jul 22, 2009. N W
Roll Call 610. (H.R. 2920) On the Ryan of Wisconsin amendment to the “Pay-As-You-Go” Act; the amendment would have imposed limits on spending increases and total federal spending that would be determined by the rate of inflation and by the level of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product Jul 22, 2009. N W
Roll Call 606. (H.Res. 665) Legislation requiring any changes in federal law that reduce revenue or increase spending be fully offset by other revenue increases or spending reductions - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Jul 22, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 592. (H.R. 3183) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 590. (H.R. 3183) On the Hensarling of Texas amendment that would have eliminated a $500,000 earmark for the purchase of automated remote electric and water meters by South River, N.J. from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 589. (H.R. 3183) On the Hensarling of Texas amendment that would have eliminated a $6.2 million earmark for the removal of Pier 36 in San Francisco from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 588. (H.R. 3183) On the Hensarling of Texas amendment that would have eliminated a $500,000 earmark for heating and air conditioning improvements at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 587. (H.R. 3183) On the Flake of Arizona amendment that would have eliminated a $1,600,000 earmark for the Boston Architectural College's Urban Sustainability Initiative from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 585. (H.R. 3183) On the Flake of Arizona amendment that would have eliminated a $2,000,000 earmark for the West Coast Port of Embarkation site from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 580. (H.R. 3183) On the Blackburn of Tennessee amendment that would have made a 5% across-the-board cut in all discretionary amounts in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development Jul 17, 2009. N W
Roll Call 573. A resolution to prevent the FCC from implementing the “Fairness Doctrine”, which required the holders of broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance in a balanced way - - on a motion to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling that the resolution was not in order Jul 17, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 571. (H. R. 3170) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Small Business Administration, the federal courts and many other federal government operations. Jul 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 568. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to, which would have eliminated a $100,000 earmark for the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse in Pennsylvania. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 567. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona, which would have eliminated a $100,000 earmark for the Myrtle Beach International Trade and Conference Center in South Carolina. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 566. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, would have eliminated a $125,000 earmark for the Defense Procurement Assistance Program in Pennsylvania. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 565. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona, which would have eliminated $90,000 earmarked for the Commercial Kitchen Business Incubator in California. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 564. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have eliminated $100,000 earmarked for the Florida Institute of Technology. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 563. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment that would have eliminated $150,000 earmarked in the bill for the Green Business Incubator in Maryland. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 562. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have eliminated $200,000 earmarked for the Greenstone Group project, a small business incubator in Minnesota. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 560. (H.R. 3170) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have eliminated $200,000 that had been earmarked for the Commercial Driver Training Institute of Arkansas State University. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 557. (H.R. 3170) On the Blackburn of Tennessee amendment to the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Small Business Administration, the federal courts and many other federal government operations. The amendment would have reduced all discretionary funding in the bill by 5%. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 556. (H.R. 3170) On the Emerson of Missouri amendment, which would have eliminated half of the funding for state grants made by the Election Assistance Commission Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 555. (H.R. 3170) On the Price of Georgia which would have eliminated funding for the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Jul 16, 2009. N W
Roll Call 553. (H. Res, 644) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Small Business Administration, the federal courts and many other federal government operations - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 552. (H. Res, 644) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Small Business Administration, the federal courts and many other federal government operations - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 16, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 539. (H. Res, 622) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for energy and water development - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 538. (H. Res, 622) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 energy and water development funding - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 15, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 525. (H.R.3081) On passage of the fiscal year 2010 State Department funding bill. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 523. (H.R. 3081) On tabling (killing) an appeal of a ruling of the Speaker that a motion to add language in favor of permitting unlimited amendments to all legislation was out of order Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 522. (H.R. 3081) On the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have eliminated an $8 million special educational, professional, and cultural exchange grants program Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 517. (H.R. 3081) On the Buyer of Indiana amendment to the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the State Department; the amendment would have reduced funding for diplomatic and consular programs, global health efforts and the Agency for International Development back to their fiscal year 2009 levels. Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 513. (H.Res.617) On agreeing to the rule setting the terms for debating the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the State Department. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 512. (H.Res.617) On moving immediately to a vote on the rule setting the terms for debating the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the State Department. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 511. (H.R.2965) On a motion to table (kill) an appeal of a procedural ruling. The ruling had prevented a vote on adding language to H.R. 2965 that said unlimited amendments should be allowed to all funding bills the House considered. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 510. (H. R. 2997) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 509. (H.R.2965) On a motion to table (kill) an appeal of a procedural ruling. The ruling had prevented a vote on adding language to H.R. 2965 that said unlimited amendments should be allowed to all legislation the House considered. Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 508. (H. R. 2997) On the Kingston of Georgia Amendment, which would have prohibited any money in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and rural programs from being used for rural broadband loan and loan guarantee programs before September 15, 2010. Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 505. (H. R. 2997) On the Flake of Arizona Amendment, which would have eliminated $638,000 earmarked for a project at the Environmental Management Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 502. (H. R. 2997) On the Blackburn of Tennessee Amendment that would have reduced overall discretionary spending by 5% in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 501. (H. R. 2997) On the Broun of Georgia Amendment that would have reduced fiscal year 2010 funding for the Food and Drug Administration by $373 million Jul 09, 2009. N W
Roll Call 498. (H. R. 2997) On the DeLauro of Connecticut Amendment, which made a series of changes totaling $5.5 million to the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration Jul 09, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 494. (H. Res, 609) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a procedural vote to decide whether the House should reconsider its previous decision to approve the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 493. (H. Res, 609) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 492. (H. Res, 609) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a procedural vote to decide whether the House should reconsider its previous decision to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. N W
Roll Call 491. (H. Res, 609) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 489. (H.Res. 609) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a procedural motion relating to whether the House should bring up and consider the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 485. (H.R.2965)On tabling (killing) an appeal of a ruling of the Speaker of the House that a motion in favor of permitting unlimited amendments to all legislation was out of order Jul 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 480. (H.Res. 610) Legislation reauthorizing funding for the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jul 08, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 474. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated $150,000 that had been earmarked for the Historic Fort Payne Coal and Iron Building rehabilitation project in Alabama. Jun 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 473. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated $1 million that had been earmarked for a project of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation in San Francisco, California. Jun 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 472. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated $150,000 in funds that had been earmarked for the Tarrytown, New York Music Hall restoration project. Jun 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 471. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated $150,000 in funds that had been earmarked for the Village Park Historic Project of the Traditional Arts in Canton, New York. Jun 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 470. (H. R. 2996) On the Campbell of California amendment, which would have eliminated one million dollars from the bill that had been earmarked for a lodge at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Jun 26, 2009. N W
Roll Call 464. (S.Con. Res. 31) Agreeing to the resolution providing for an adjournment of the two Houses of Congress for the July 4 Recess. Jun 26, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 462. (H.Res. 578) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - - on whether the House should move immediately to a vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jun 25, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 461. (H.R. 2647) A resolution requiring that an unlimited number of amendments could be offered on all spending bills - - on a motion to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling that the resolution was not in order Jun 25, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 446. (H.R.2892) On the Flake of Arizona amendment that would have removed $10 million in funding for the National Institute for Homeland Security Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 444. (H.R.2892) On agreeing to the Flake of Arizona amendment, which would have returned $600,000 designated for Emeryville, California to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 443. (H.R.2892) On the Neugebauer of Texas amendment, which would have made a $2.76 billion reduction in the overall spending in the bill that funded the Department of Homeland Security for the 2010 fiscal year Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 442. (H.R.2892) On the King of Iowa amendment explicitly prohibiting the Department of Homeland Security from hiring illegal immigrants Jun 24, 2009. N L
Roll Call 441. (H.R.2892) On the Poe of Texas amendment, which would have increased funding for the National Predisaster Mitigation Fund by $32 million Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 440. (H.R.2892) On the Duncan of Tennessee amendment, which would have reduced by $41 million the amount provided in fiscal year 2010 for federal air marshals Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 437. (H.R.2892) On agreeing to the King of New York amendment to add $50 million to the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Jun 24, 2009. N L
Roll Call 436. (H.R.2892) On agreeing to the Lewis of California amendment, which increased the amount provided for the Customs and Border Protection agency and funded 200 additional Border Patrol agents Jun 24, 2009. N L
Roll Call 431. (H.Res.573) On a roll call vote forced by the Republican minority as a delaying tactic; the vote was a protest against the limitations the Democratic majority was placing on the number of amendments Members could offer to spending bills Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 430. (H.Res.573) Legislation providing funds for the Department of Homeland Security for the 2010 fiscal year - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jun 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 429. (H.Res.573) On a roll call vote forced by the Republican minority as a delaying tactic; the vote was a protest against the limitations the Democratic majority was placing on the number of amendments Members could offer to spending bills Jun 24, 2009. N W
Roll Call 428. (H.Res. 573) Legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for the 2010 fiscal year - - on a procedural motion to move immediately to a vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jun 24, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 413. (H.R.2918) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for congressional operations. Jun 19, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 410. (H.Res.559) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the operations of Congress - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jun 19, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 409. (H. Res. 559) Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the operations of Congress - - on a procedural vote to determine whether the House should move to another vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Jun 19, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 408. (H.R.2847) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce and Justice and certain other federal agencies. Jun 18, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 407. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote forced by the Republican minority; the vote was formally on whether the House should reconsider its previous approval of the addition of certain neutral language added by the Appropriations Committee to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 405. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure initiated by the Republican minority to protest the limitation that the Democratic majority was placing on the number of amendments that could be offered to spending bills Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 404. (H.R. 2847) On a motion made as a method to gain control of the House floor and argue against the administration decision to advise interrogated enemy combatants of their right to remain silent and their right to an attorney Jun 18, 2009. N L
Roll Call 403. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority. The vote was on whether the House should reconsider its decision to table (kill) a motion to reverse a ruling; the ruling had prevented consideration of an effort to add language to an appropriation bill prohibiting any funds from being used to provide “Miranda rights” to detainees in Afghanistan. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 402. (H.R.2847) On the motion to table (kill) the vote on whether to reverse a ruling relating to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice; the ruling sought to be reversed was that a motion to recommit the appropriations bill and add language prohibiting any funds in H.R. 2847 from being used to provide “Miranda rights” to detainees in Afghanistan was not in order. Jun 18, 2009. Y W
Roll Call 401. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its previous approval of the Hodes of New Hampshire amendment, which added a requirement all federal departments and agencies receiving funds under the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice track and report the amount of previously appropriated funds that had not been disbursed. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 393. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should to reconsider a its previous approval of the Boswell of Iowa amendment, which transferred $2.5 million in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice to the National Criminal History Improvement program. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 389. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its approval of the Bordallo of Guam amendment, which was designed to insure that at least $500,000 in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice would be awarded for Western Pacific fishery projects. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 387. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its previous rejection of the Schock of Illinois amendment, which proposed transferring $500,000 in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice from the Census Bureau to the International Trade Administration. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 386. (H.R.2847) On the Schock of Illinois amendment, which proposed transferring $500,000 from the Bureau of the Census to the International Trade Administration in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 383. (H.R.2847) On the Burton of Indiana amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit any funds in the bill from being used to relocate census personnel to the Office of the President. Jun 18, 2009. N L
Roll Call 382. (H.R.2847) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit funds under the bill from being used for the Institute for Seafood Studies project at Nichols State University in Louisiana. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 381. (H.R.2847) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit funds under the bill from being used for the JASON Science Education Project in Ashburn, Virginia. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 380. (H.R.2847) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit funds under the bill from being used for the Drew University Environmental Science Initiative in New Jersey. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 379. (H.R.2847) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit funds under the bill from being used for the Innovative Science Learning Center in Florence, South Carolina. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 378. (H.R.2847) On the Flake of Arizona amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit funds under the bill from being used for the National Drug Intelligence Center. Jun 18, 2009. N W
Roll Call 377. (H.R.2847) On the Campbell of California amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit any funds in th