House of Representatives

The details of every House of Representatives vote can be found by clicking the bill title.  This includes how each congressman voted and the bill text.

114: Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
House Vote #438
Jul 28, 2017 12:52 p.m.
Passed 414/0
On Passage of the Bill in the House

H.R. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
House Vote #437
Jul 28, 2017 12:45 p.m.
Passed 380/35
On Passage of the Bill in the House

H.Res. 481: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3180) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intel
House Vote #436
Jul 28, 2017 10:27 a.m.
Passed 224/186
On the Resolution in the House

H.R. 3219: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
House Vote #435
Jul 27, 2017 5:19 p.m.
Passed 235/192
On Passage of the Bill in the House

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3219: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
House Vote #434
Jul 27, 2017 5:13 p.m.
Failed 193/234

H.Amdt. 267 (Cartwright) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division A (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. 10004. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to plan for, begin, continue, complete, process, or approve a public-pri
House Vote #433
Jul 27, 2017 4:56 p.m.
Agreed to 253/172
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 265 (Nadler) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to strike sections 8094 and 8095, relating to the release or transfer detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay to secure facilities in the United States and allow for funding to construct, acquire, or
House Vote #432
Jul 27, 2017 4:51 p.m.
Failed 172/252
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 261 (Boyle) to H.R. 3219: Amendment to increase by $30 million each the Navy Environmental Restoration Account and the Air Force Environmental Restoration Account for the purpose of remediating perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooct
House Vote #431
Jul 27, 2017 4:46 p.m.
Agreed to 256/169
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 260 (Suozzi) to H.R. 3219: Amendment to increase Environmental Restoration, Navy funding by $34,734,000 and decrease Operations and Maintenance, Defense-Wide by $34,734,000.
House Vote #430
Jul 27, 2017 4:41 p.m.
Agreed to 214/211
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 255 (Perry) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division D (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. ___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement or enforce the final rule published by the Secretary of Energy e
House Vote #429
Jul 27, 2017 2:24 p.m.
Failed 177/248
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 254 (Blackburn) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division D (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. __. Each amount appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act that is not required to be appropriated or otherwise made availabl
House Vote #428
Jul 27, 2017 2:20 p.m.
Failed 140/285
On the Amendment in the House

H.Res. 478: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the r
House Vote #427
Jul 27, 2017 2:15 p.m.
Passed 230/196
On the Resolution in the House

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 478: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the ...
House Vote #426
Jul 27, 2017 2:08 p.m.
Passed 233/185

H.Amdt. 248 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division D, before the short title, insert the following: Sec. XX. The amounts otherwise provided by this Act are revised by reducing the amount made available for "Corps of Engineers-Civil--Invest
House Vote #425
Jul 26, 2017 11:20 p.m.
Agreed to 234/192
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 246 (Pingree) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to strike section 505 on page 325 that pertains to National Ocean Policy and Ocean Planning.
House Vote #424
Jul 26, 2017 11:15 p.m.
Failed 192/235
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 244 (Garamendi) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to reduce the Weapons Activities--Recapitalization--Infra tructure to the Presidents Budget level and increases the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by the same amount.
House Vote #423
Jul 26, 2017 11:12 p.m.
Failed 180/247
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 240 (Esty) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to increase funding to the Advanced Manufacturing Office within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $20 million by cutting $40 million from the Fossil Energy Research and Development.
House Vote #422
Jul 26, 2017 11:09 p.m.
Failed 203/224
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 235 (Norcross) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to add $161.725 million to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for research and development to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
House Vote #421
Jul 26, 2017 11:06 p.m.
Failed 186/241
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 234 (Castor) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $177,000,000 and reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by $355,000,000.
House Vote #420
Jul 26, 2017 11:03 p.m.
Failed 181/246
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 227 (King) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division C (before the short title), insert the following Sec. __. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement, administer, or enforce the prevailing wage requirements in subchap
House Vote #419
Jul 26, 2017 11 p.m.
Failed 178/249
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 219 (Takano) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division B (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. ___. There is appropriated, for salaries and expenses of the Office of Technology Assessment as authorized by the Technology Assessment Ac
House Vote #418
Jul 26, 2017 10:57 p.m.
Failed 191/236
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 217 (Griffith) to H.R. 3219: At the end of division B (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. ___. The Budget Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office, comprising 89 employees with annual salaries aggregating $15,000,0
House Vote #417
Jul 26, 2017 10:53 p.m.
Failed 116/309
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 216 (Perry) to H.R. 3219: Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation to the Congressional Budget Office.
House Vote #416
Jul 26, 2017 10:48 p.m.
Failed 107/314
On the Amendment in the House

H.Res. 473: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes.
House Vote #415
Jul 26, 2017 2:02 p.m.
Passed 232/192
On the Resolution in the House

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 473: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the Department ...
House Vote #414
Jul 26, 2017 1:55 p.m.
Passed 230/193

H.R. 3364: Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
House Vote #413
Jul 25, 2017 5:13 p.m.
Passed 419/3
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

H.J.Res. 111: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”.
House Vote #412
Jul 25, 2017 5:06 p.m.
Passed 231/190
On Passage of the Bill in the House

H.Res. 468: Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 111) providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitrat
House Vote #411
Jul 25, 2017 1:37 p.m.
Passed 233/188
On the Resolution in the House

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 468: Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 111) providing for congressional ...
House Vote #410
Jul 25, 2017 1:30 p.m.
Passed 229/184

H.R. 3218: Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
House Vote #409
Jul 24, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Passed 405/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

114: Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
House Vote #408
Jul 24, 2017 7:03 p.m.
Failed 219/186
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

H.R. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
House Vote #407
Jul 24, 2017 6:54 p.m.
Failed 241/163
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

H.R. 218: King Cove Road Land Exchange Act
House Vote #406
Jul 20, 2017 12:09 p.m.
Passed 248/179
On Passage of the Bill in the House

H.Amdt. 212 (Grijalva) to H.R. 218: Amendment sought to prohibit the Act from taking effect until $20 Million in federal funds given to Alaska for transportation purposes in King Cove is repaid to the Federal Government.
House Vote #405
Jul 20, 2017 11:44 a.m.
Failed 167/260
On the Amendment in the House

H.Amdt. 210 (Tsongas) to H.R. 218: Amendment sought to require mitigation measures, previously adopted in P.L. 111-11, to ensure that impacts to migratory birds, wildlife, and wetlands are minimized.
House Vote #404
Jul 20, 2017 11:39 a.m.
Failed 190/234
On the Amendment in the House

H.R. 2825: DHS Authorization Act of 2017
House Vote #403
Jul 20, 2017 11:33 a.m.
Passed 386/41
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 2825 authorizes the activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provides necessary oversight and guidance to the Department to ensure that it is effectively carrying out the mission of securing the homeland. A full section-by-section of the legislation can be found here and executive summary can be ...

H.R. 2910: Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act

 House Vote #402
 Jul 19, 2017 5:56 p.m.
 Passed 248/179
On Passage of the Bill in the House
 House Vote #400
 Jul 19, 2017 5:35 p.m.
 Failed 192/236
 House Vote #399
 Jul 19, 2017 5:30 p.m.
 Failed 180/249
 House Vote #398
 Jul 19, 2017 5:24 p.m.
 Passed 254/175
On Passage of the Bill in the House
 House Vote #396
 Jul 19, 2017 5:03 p.m.
 Failed 179/247
 House Vote #395
 Jul 19, 2017 4:58 p.m.
 Failed 182/246
 House Vote #392
 Jul 19, 2017 2:01 p.m.
 Passed 235/190


H.R. 806: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

 House Vote #391
 Jul 18, 2017 5:43 p.m.
 Passed 229/199
On Passage of the Bill in the House
 House Vote #389
 Jul 18, 2017 5:20 p.m.
 Failed 190/236
 House Vote #388
 Jul 18, 2017 5:16 p.m.
 Failed 186/242
 House Vote #387
 Jul 18, 2017 5:12 p.m.
 Failed 191/235
 House Vote #386
 Jul 18, 2017 5:08 p.m.
 Failed 182/241
 House Vote #385
 Jul 18, 2017 5:04 p.m.
 Failed 194/232
 House Vote #384
 Jul 18, 2017 2:36 p.m.
 Passed 420/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House


H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

 House Vote #378
 Jul 14, 2017 11:39 a.m.
 Passed 344/81
On Passage of the Bill in the House
 House Vote #376
 Jul 14, 2017 11:12 a.m.
 Agreed to 424/0
 House Vote #375
 Jul 14, 2017 11:08 a.m.
 Agreed to 234/190
 House Vote #374
 Jul 14, 2017 11:05 a.m.
 Agreed to 244/181
 House Vote #373
 Jul 14, 2017 11:01 a.m.
 Agreed to 235/189
 House Vote #372
 Jul 14, 2017 10:57 a.m.
 Failed 208/217
 House Vote #368
 Jul 13, 2017 5:38 p.m.
 Failed 185/234
On the Amendment in the House
 House Vote #366
 Jul 13, 2017 5:29 p.m.
 Failed 198/220
On the Amendment in the House
 House Vote #353
 Jul 13, 2017 1:19 p.m.
 Failed 77/326
 House Vote #352
 Jul 12, 2017 7:16 p.m.
 Passed 230/190
On Passage of the Bill in the House
 House Vote #349
 Jul 12, 2017 3:06 p.m.
 Passed 416/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House


H.R. 1719: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act

 House Vote #346
 Jul 11, 2017 7:10 p.m.
 Passed 401/15
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
 House Vote #345
 Jul 11, 2017 6:53 p.m.
 Passed 406/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House


H.R. 3004: Kate’s Law
House Vote #344
Jun 29, 2017 5:26 p.m.
Passed 257/167
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 3004 protects public safety by enhancing penalties for deported felons who return to the United States. Specifically, the bill provides for: A sentence of not more than 10 years for an alien convicted of 3 or more misdemeanors or a felony Imprisonment of not more than 15 years for ...

 House Vote #343
 Jun 29, 2017 5:20 p.m.
 Failed 193/232
 House Vote #342
 Jun 29, 2017 5:14 p.m.
 Passed 228/195
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 3003 strengthens current law to combat dangerous sanctuary policies that shield unlawful and criminal immigrants from federal immigration enforcement. Specifically, the bill clarifies U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer authority – the tool used by federal immigration enforcement officers to pick up criminal aliens from local jails – ...


H.Res. 415: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3004) to amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to reentry of removed aliens, and providing for proceedings during the period from July 3, 2017, through July 10, 2017.

 House Vote #340
 Jun 29, 2017 2:04 p.m.
 Passed 236/191
On the Resolution in the House
 House Vote #338
 Jun 28, 2017 5:27 p.m.
 Passed 423/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
 House Vote #337
 Jun 28, 2017 5:19 p.m.
 Passed 218/210
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Health care costs are skyrocketing. Total health care spending went from 7.2 percent of GDP in 1970 to 17.8 percent in 2015. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects that it will rise further to 19.9 percent by 2025. Among the causes of this growth are medical malpractice lawsuits, ...
 House Vote #336
 Jun 28, 2017 5:12 p.m.
 Failed 191/235
 House Vote #333
 Jun 28, 2017 2:04 p.m.
 Passed 232/183
 House Vote #330
 Jun 27, 2017 4:30 p.m.
 Passed 424/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 220, as amended, allows for the expansion of the existing Terror Lake hydroelectric project located on Kodiak Island within the Kodiak Island National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, to meet the growing needs of its 13,800 residents and the U.S. Coast Guard facility on the island. Without this expansion, the community ...
 House Vote #329
 Jun 27, 2017 4:20 p.m.
 Passed 424/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 497 directs the Secretary of the Interior to exchange 327 acres of federal land in San Bernardino County, California, for 310 acres of land owned by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District. The federal land is adjacent to existing mining operations and would allow the expansion of those ...
 House Vote #327
 Jun 27, 2017 1:55 p.m.
 Passed 238/178
 House Vote #324
 Jun 26, 2017 7:13 p.m.
 Passed 409/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 2258 exempts active duty military and reserve personnel with qualifying experience from certain testing requirements when they try to obtain a commercial driver’s license. Currently, certain veterans are eligible for this exemption, which was included in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Background Under current Federal Motor Carrier ...
 House Vote #323
 Jun 26, 2017 6:52 p.m.
 Passed 409/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
The FAST Act created an alternative process for physicians and doctors of osteopathy at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to become Certified Medical Examiners to perform physical examinations on eligible veterans and then issue the medical certificates required to operate a commercial motor vehicle. H.R. 2547 would expand this ...
 House Vote #322
 Jun 23, 2017 11:01 a.m.
 Passed 377/34
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 2842 connects low-income Americans looking for work with employers looking to fill job openings, including through apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training. Specifically, the legislation provides funding for states to subsidize employment for a limited time for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients to provide work experience ...
House Vote #321
Jun 23, 2017 10:53 a.m.
Agreed to 264/147
House Vote #320
Jun 23, 2017 10:42 a.m.
Agreed to 380/32
House Vote #319
Jun 22, 2017 4:32 p.m.
Passed 233/180
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #315
Jun 21, 2017 4:39 p.m.
Passed 300/118
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #311
Jun 21, 2017 2:19 p.m.
Passed 227/188


H.R. 2866: Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act

House Vote #310
Jun 20, 2017 7 p.m.
Passed 382/19
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
House Vote #309
Jun 20, 2017 6:51 p.m.
Passed 391/8
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #308
Jun 15, 2017 1:40 p.m.
Passed 267/144
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 2581 amends section 214 of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017, as passed by the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, which provides a tax credit under the Internal Revenue Code for the purchase of health insurance in the individual market, so that the ...


S. 1094: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

House Vote #307
Jun 13, 2017 4:35 p.m.
Passed 368/55
On Passage of the Bill in the House
A string of scandals hit the Department of Veterans Affairs in the past few years, including dozens of veterans dying due to lack of care within the required 14 days at VA hospitals, forcing President Obama’s VA Secretary to resign. A new bill that recently passed the Senate aims to ...
House Vote #306
Jun 13, 2017 4:10 p.m.
Passed 238/184
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 2581 amends the premium tax credit under section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code to specify that advance payments of the credit are not to be made with respect to an individual unless the Secretary of the Treasury has received confirmation from the Secretary of Health and Human Services ...
House Vote #305
Jun 13, 2017 4:03 p.m.
Failed 193/231
House Vote #304
Jun 13, 2017 1:34 p.m.
Passed 238/166
House Vote #301
Jun 12, 2017 6:59 p.m.
Passed 402/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
House Vote #300
Jun 12, 2017 6:52 p.m.
Passed 400/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 2292 authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, upon the request of the licensee for the project numbered 13287 (Cannonsville Hydroelectric Project, New York), to extend the time period during which the licensee is required to commence construction for up to four consecutive two-year periods from the date of the ...
House Vote #299
Jun 8, 2017 4:38 p.m.
Passed 233/186
On Passage of the Bill in the House
This bill would make sweeping changes to the financial regulatory system by revising the changes that were put in place after the 2008-2009 economic crash. The bill would weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and regulations that prevent commercial banks from trading for their own ...
House Vote #297
Jun 8, 2017 4:24 p.m.
Agreed to 235/184
On the Amendment in the House
House Vote #294
Jun 7, 2017 5:06 p.m.
Passed 282/137
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #292
Jun 7, 2017 4:39 p.m.
Passed 228/186
House Vote #287
Jun 6, 2017 7:02 p.m.
Passed 397/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended in the House
H.Res. 92 summarizes the terrorist attack outside the Manchester Arena following a concert by American recording artist Ariana Grande in the United Kingdom on May 22, 2017. Specifically, the resolution: 1) Condemns in the strongest terms the brutal attack that took the lives of at least 22 people, and seriously ...
House Vote #286
Jun 6, 2017 6:55 p.m.
Passed 397/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended in the House
H.Res, 354 summarizes the incident outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence on May 16, 2017. Specifically, the resolution notes: 1) Armed members of Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail acted to suppress the First Amendment rights of U.S. citizens by beating, kicking, and choking unarmed demonstrators; 2) The demonstrators did not instigate ...


H.R. 1973: Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017

House Vote #285
May 25, 2017 11:47 a.m.
Passed 415/3
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 1973 extends the mandatory reporting requirements of child abuse to national governing bodies, like USA gymnastics, to ensure that reports are immediately made to local or federal law enforcement authorities. The bill also allows civil suits by minors against sex abuse perpetrators to be brought by clarifying that once ...
House Vote #284
May 25, 2017 11:40 a.m.
Passed 368/51
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 1761 amends a Federal statute against sexual exploitation of a minor to protect child pornography victims by closing a loophole that requires the Defendant to have specific intent to produce child pornography prior to abusing a child.
House Vote #283
May 25, 2017 11:32 a.m.
Failed 180/238
House Vote #282
May 24, 2017 5:10 p.m.
Passed 256/165
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 953 amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act of CWA) to clarify that it is the intent of Congress that pesticides registered and properly used under FIFRA do not require an additional CWA ...
House Vote #278
May 24, 2017 2 p.m.
Passed 419/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #277
May 24, 2017 1:53 p.m.
Passed 418/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #274
May 24, 2017 1:31 p.m.
Passed 225/187
House Vote #273
May 23, 2017 5:10 p.m.
Passed 418/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
House Vote #270
May 22, 2017 7:04 p.m.
Passed 371/30
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #269
May 22, 2017 6:57 p.m.
Passed 372/30
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1862 increases the coverage of current laws relating to unlawful sexual conduct with minors during foreign travel. Under current law, certain types of sexual contact are not covered under the criminal definition of “illicit sexual conduct.” This bill expands the definition to include this sexual contact, so that offenders ...
House Vote #268
May 19, 2017 11:47 a.m.
Passed 229/177
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the Administrative Office of the U.S. ...
House Vote #266
May 18, 2017 4:27 p.m.
Passed 411/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1892 authorizes the governors of a state or, territory, or possession of the United States and the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder (public safety officer) working in ...
House Vote #265
May 18, 2017 4:20 p.m.
Passed 271/143
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Summary H.R. 115 amends the federal criminal code to include the killing or attempted killing of a local or state law enforcement officer or first responder as an aggravating factor in Federal death penalty determinations. The legislation would cover the killing of any law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first ...
House Vote #262
May 17, 2017 6:29 p.m.
Passed 418/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1177 directs the Secretary of Agriculture to remove a deed restriction on land that was conveyed from the federal government to the city of Old Town, Maine so that the city can move forward with economic development plans that would, purportedly, create 175 new jobs. The Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant ...
House Vote #261
May 17, 2017 6:21 p.m.
Passed 229/188
House Vote #258
May 16, 2017 6:53 p.m.
Passed 408/3
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1616 amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authorization to establish within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI) to be operated by the U.S. Secret Service for the dissemination of homeland security information related to the investigation and prevention of ...


H.R. 1644: Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act

House Vote #257
May 4, 2017 2:29 p.m.
Passed 419/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1644 amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 to modify and increase the President’s authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security Council resolution regarding North Korea. Specifically, the bill expands sanctions to deter North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs, targets those ...
House Vote #256
May 4, 2017 2:18 p.m.
Passed 217/213
On Passage of the Bill in the House
The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), H.R. 1628, is the House Republicans' leading proposal to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare, but we'll abbreviate it ACA) and "defund" Planned Parenthood. ### Update - May 4, 2017 A new deal among the Republican factions was reached. ...
House Vote #255
May 4, 2017 2:10 p.m.
Passed 429/0
On Passage of the Bill in the House
This bill has been proposed to be passed in tandem with the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). In order to meet the requirements of the budget reconciliation process so that the AHCA is not subject to the Senate filibuster, ...
House Vote #254
May 4, 2017 11:10 a.m.
Passed 233/186


On Approving the Journal

House Vote #251
May 3, 2017 4:41 p.m.
Passed 236/178
House Vote #250
May 3, 2017 4:28 p.m.
Passed 423/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1678 re-establishes a three year statute of limitations on actions to recover Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants provided to state or local governments following a declared disaster. This limitation does not apply in situations where there is evidence of fraud, waste, or abuse. The Robert T. Stafford Emergency ...
House Vote #249
May 3, 2017 4:19 p.m.
Passed 309/118
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, that is, through the end of September 2017. Prior to this vote, this bill, H.R. 244, was the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of ...
House Vote #248
May 3, 2017 2:22 p.m.
Passed 425/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1665 requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to give greater weight and consideration to severe localized impact when making a recommendation to the President for a major disaster declaration. Under current law, FEMA considers the extent of both statewide and localized damage when determining whether to recommend that ...
House Vote #245
May 2, 2017 5:34 p.m.
Passed 237/176
House Vote #244
May 2, 2017 5:25 p.m.
Passed 229/197
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 1180 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the option of selecting compensatory time off in lieu of cash for overtime wages. An employee will be able to choose, based upon a voluntary agreement with his or her employer, to have his or her overtime ...
House Vote #242
May 2, 2017 2:49 p.m.
Passed 419/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1679 requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure its ongoing efforts to modernize its grant management system, provide secure online access to applicants, and include robust accessibility and transparency measures. Specifically, FEMA’s modernization efforts shall include an online interface where applicants can complete forms, submit materials and ...
House Vote #239
May 1, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Passed 407/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 657 extends whistleblower protections for federal employees who refuse to violate rules and regulations. The Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) generally provides protections for federal employees who make disclosures evidencing illegal or improper government activities. In order to trigger the protections of the WPA, a case must contain the following ...
House Vote #238
May 1, 2017 7:04 p.m.
Passed 406/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Since 1982, the SEC has hosted an annual government-business capital formation forum to review concerns of small business called the "SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation," (“Forum”) as mandated by the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980. The main focus of the Forum is to provide a ...
House Vote #237
May 1, 2017 6:54 p.m.
Passed 405/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 910 establishes a safe harbor that would allow broker-dealers to issue research reports that cover Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), so that these reports are not considered “offers” under the securities law. The research reports would need to meet certain requirements to be eligible for this safe harbor. Under current ...
House Vote #236
Apr 28, 2017 11:29 a.m.
Passed 382/30
On Passage of the Bill in the House
This bill extended federal government funding through May 5, 2017. It was enacted on the day funding was to end. The federal government is currently funded through "continuing appropriations" legislation that maintains government spending levels as they were for arbitrary periods of time. Traditionally, though not recently, the federal government ...
House Vote #234
Apr 27, 2017 3:43 p.m.
Passed 249/163
House Vote #233
Apr 27, 2017 3:35 p.m.
Passed 425/0
On Passage of the Bill in the House
This bill would make Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, which would make their records available to the public on request. The Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”) are government-sponsored enterprises (private ...
House Vote #231
Apr 27, 2017 2:17 p.m.
Passed 417/3
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
S. 496 repeals the Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform rule. On December 20, 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued the final rule ‘‘Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform’’ (81 Fed. Reg. 93448). This rule significantly alters transportation planning regulations, ...


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House Vote #228
Apr 26, 2017 3:40 p.m.
Passed 237/161
House Vote #227
Apr 26, 2017 3:32 p.m.
Passed 378/48
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #226
Apr 26, 2017 3:22 p.m.
Agreed to 410/14
House Vote #223
Apr 25, 2017 7:08 p.m.
Passed 409/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to study and implement better screening for TSA's 900,000 employees following attempts by TSA employees to detonate a bomb at an airport, gun and drug smuggling, and employees who became involved in terrorist activities overseas. The new screening would include creating a ...
House Vote #222
Apr 25, 2017 6:52 p.m.
Passed 411/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended in the House
This non-binding House resolution asks the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase emergency funding by $100,000,000 to respond to the famine in South Sudan by providing food and other resources. In 2011, the Republic of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. In December 2013, ...


H.R. 1219: Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017

House Vote #221
Apr 6, 2017 10:31 a.m.
Passed 417/3
On Passage of the Bill in the House


H.R. 1304: Self-Insurance Protection Act

House Vote #220
Apr 5, 2017 3:57 p.m.
Passed 400/16
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #219
Apr 5, 2017 3:45 p.m.
Passed 228/185
House Vote #216
Apr 4, 2017 4:57 p.m.
Passed 331/87
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #210
Apr 3, 2017 7:15 p.m.
Passed 394/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
House Vote #209
Apr 3, 2017 6:52 p.m.
Passed 398/3
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended in the House


H.R. 1431: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017

House Vote #208
Mar 30, 2017 10:40 a.m.
Passed 229/193
On Passage of the Bill in the House


H.R. 1430: HONEST Act

House Vote #206
Mar 29, 2017 4:54 p.m.
Passed 228/194
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #205
Mar 29, 2017 4:45 p.m.
Failed 189/232
House Vote #202
Mar 28, 2017 5:56 p.m.
Passed 215/205
On Passage of the Bill in the House
A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade Commission maintains jurisdiction over _most_ ...
House Vote #201
Mar 28, 2017 5:48 p.m.
Passed 228/190
 
House Vote #200
Mar 28, 2017 3:47 p.m.
Passed 231/189
**This was not the vote related to Internet privacy. See the final House vote on S.J.Res. 34.** This was a procedural vote ahead of the final vote setting the rules of debate.


H.R. 654: Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017

House Vote #196
Mar 27, 2017 7:13 p.m.
Passed 395/11
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 654 directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ). Specifically, FEMA is required to develop a plan and identify the necessary funding for an earthquake ...
House Vote #195
Mar 27, 2017 6:53 p.m.
Passed 408/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1117 directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to foster more open communications between disaster response operations and affected communities after an emergency or disaster by providing more transparency, increased consistency, and better assistance during the recovery phase after a disaster or emergency. Specifically, the bills requires FEMA to ...


On Approving the Journal

House Vote #194
Mar 24, 2017 11:17 a.m.
Passed 218/201
House Vote #193
Mar 24, 2017 11:11 a.m.
Passed 424/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1365 codifies activities executed by the Chief Procurement Officer of the Department of Homeland Security. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Under Secretary for Management to designate an official to manage acquisition innovation activities in the Department.


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House Vote #190
Mar 23, 2017 9:01 p.m.
Passed 202/197


H.R. 1238: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

House Vote #187
Mar 22, 2017 3:47 p.m.
Passed 406/6
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1238 amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a program to coordinate the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts related to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense from acts of terrorism and other high-consequence events that pose a risk to homeland security.
House Vote #186
Mar 22, 2017 3:39 p.m.
Passed 236/175
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #184
Mar 22, 2017 1:52 p.m.
Passed 416/7
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 372 amends a section of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 which exempted the insurance industry from the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act. The Act ensures that health insurance issuers are subject to the same antitrust and unfair trade practices laws that all businesses have had to comply with. ...
House Vote #182
Mar 22, 2017 1:36 p.m.
Passed 230/189


H.R. 1297: Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2017

House Vote #181
Mar 21, 2017 4:55 p.m.
Passed 415/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1297 revises the requirements for the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) with the purpose of improving the quality and timeliness of the review that the Department of Homeland Security carries out. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to: conduct a risk assessment to inform the Quadrennial ...
House Vote #178
Mar 21, 2017 1:49 p.m.
Passed 414/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1353 requires annual updates from the Transportation Security Administration on strategic investment goals relating to technology procurement. In addition, the bill requires congressional notification for any changes in procurement costs.
House Vote #175
Mar 20, 2017 7:13 p.m.
Passed 407/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1252 establishes the Under Secretary for Management as the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Acquisition Officer responsible for approving, pausing, modifying, or canceling major acquisition programs as needed. The legislation defines major acquisition programs as total expenditures above $300 million. The Under Secretary can delegate such authorities for amounts ...
House Vote #174
Mar 20, 2017 7:06 p.m.
Passed 409/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 1249 requires the Department of Homeland Security to develop a Multiyear Acquisition Strategy as part of each Future Years Homeland Security Program to guide the overall direction of Department acquisitions, while also providing flexibility to deal with every-changing threats and risks.
House Vote #173
Mar 20, 2017 6:51 p.m.
Passed 408/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 1294 requires that the Department of Homeland Security’s major acquisition programs be subject to great Departmental and Congressional oversight when they fail to meet key cost, schedule, or performance requirements. Specifically, the legislation establishes a remediation plan and root cause analysis of a “breach” in a major acquisition program. ...

On Approving the Journal

House Vote #172
Mar 17, 2017 11:44 a.m.
Passed 246/143
House Vote #169
Mar 16, 2017 6:05 p.m.
Passed 240/175
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #168
Mar 16, 2017 5:58 p.m.
Passed 237/178
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #164
Mar 16, 2017 2:13 p.m.
Passed 243/165
House Vote #161
Mar 15, 2017 7:47 p.m.
Passed 223/183
House Vote #159
Mar 15, 2017 6:57 p.m.
Passed 407/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #158
Mar 10, 2017 11:29 a.m.
Passed 230/188
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 720 amends Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability by restoring mandatory sanctions for filing frivolous lawsuits, in an effort to protect individuals and businesses from unnecessary legal costs. Specifically, the bill: (1) restores mandatory sanctions for filing frivolous lawsuits in violation of ...
House Vote #156
Mar 10, 2017 11:02 a.m.
Failed 189/229
House Vote #155
Mar 10, 2017 10:58 a.m.
Failed 190/227
House Vote #154
Mar 10, 2017 10:53 a.m.
Failed 185/225
House Vote #153
Mar 10, 2017 10:49 a.m.
Failed 181/225
House Vote #152
Mar 9, 2017 7:19 p.m.
Passed 224/194
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 725 establishes a uniform standard for determining whether a defendant has been fraudulently joined to a lawsuit in order to defeat federal diversity jurisdiction. In addition, the legislation also makes clear that Federal courts may consider evidence outside the pleadings when deciding a motion to remand a case that ...
House Vote #151
Mar 9, 2017 7:14 p.m.
Failed 187/233
House Vote #148
Mar 9, 2017 6:52 p.m.
Passed 220/201
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 985 prohibits a federal court from certifying any proposed class seeking monetary relief for personal injury or economic loss unless the party seeking the class action shows that each proposed class member suffered the same type and scope of injury as the named class representative or representatives. The bill ...
House Vote #144
Mar 9, 2017 6:21 p.m.
Failed 191/230

On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #143
Mar 9, 2017 6:18 p.m.
Failed 190/230

On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #142
Mar 9, 2017 6:15 p.m.
Failed 192/230

On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #141
Mar 9, 2017 6:11 p.m.
Failed 189/228

On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #140
Mar 9, 2017 6:07 p.m.
Failed 182/227

On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #137
Mar 8, 2017 5:45 p.m.
Passed 314/98

House Vote #136
Mar 8, 2017 5:19 p.m.
Passed 371/48
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic conditions, and $4.76 billion is ...
House Vote #135
Mar 8, 2017 4:56 p.m.

Failed 114/290

House Vote #134
Mar 8, 2017 3:33 p.m.
Failed 107/277
House Vote #132
Mar 8, 2017 3:09 p.m.
Failed 127/295
House Vote #128
Mar 7, 2017 7:29 p.m.

Passed 227/186

House Vote #126
Mar 2, 2017 11:14 a.m.
Passed 246/176
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #120
Mar 1, 2017 6:18 p.m.
Passed 241/184
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #114
Mar 1, 2017 3:07 p.m.
Passed 240/185
On Passage of the Bill in the House
House Vote #113
Mar 1, 2017 3 p.m.
Failed 190/235
House Vote #110
Mar 1, 2017 2:27 p.m.
Failed 189/231
On the Amendment in the House
House Vote #102
Feb 27, 2017 7:34 p.m.
Passed 369/42
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #101
Feb 27, 2017 7:27 p.m.
Passed 229/185

House Vote #100
Feb 27, 2017 6:52 p.m.
Passed 415/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 699 amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to modify provisions relating to certain land exchanges in the Mt. Hood Wilderness in the State of Oregon. Specifically, the bill modifies the terms of a land exchange between the Forest Service and the Mt. Hood Meadows ski area ...
House Vote #99
Feb 16, 2017 3:27 p.m.
Passed 230/188
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 43 would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on December 19, 2016, relating to Title X family planning funds in which states would be blocked from restricting Title X family planning funds to abortion providers. To rephrase, if it becomes law, ...
House Vote #98
Feb 16, 2017 3:16 p.m.
Passed 225/193
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 69 would nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, amending regulations for National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that govern predator control and public participation and closure procedures. The rule amended regulations for the National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska, referring to existing mandates ...

House Vote #97
Feb 15, 2017 5:10 p.m.
Passed 236/189
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 42 disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, defining the occupations eligible for drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants. "Occupations” listed by the Department that may regularly require drug testing are only jobs that require carrying a firearm, aviation flight crews, ...
House Vote #96
Feb 15, 2017 5:02 p.m.
Passed 231/193
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 66 disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 30, 2016, establishing a “safe harbor” from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for government-run IRAs managed by states for private sector workers. Under the final rule, states will not have to comply with the ...
House Vote #95
Feb 15, 2017 4:53 p.m.
Passed 234/191
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 67 disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 30, 2016, establishing a “safe harbor” from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for government-run IRAs managed by states and certain political subdivisions for private sector workers. Under the final rule, cities and large political ...

House Vote #92
Feb 14, 2017 4:38 p.m.
Passed 250/171
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 428 requires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to survey the gradient boundary along the Red River in Oklahoma and Texas. Specifically, the bill: - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to commission a survey of the entire 116-mile segment of contested land along the Red River to identify ...
House Vote #87
Feb 13, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Passed 407/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 974 would allow the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, when awarding procurement contracts for good or services, to give preference to government contractors that employ veterans on a full-time basis. The Secretary is required to determine the preference based on the percentage of full-time employees of the ...
House Vote #86
Feb 13, 2017 6:54 p.m.
Passed 409/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
H.R. 244, as amended, would require the Department of Labor (DOL) to establish the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, within two years of enactment, to annually recognize private and public sector businesses for their efforts to employ veterans. DOL would make awards to employers, on a voluntary basis, who recruit, employ, ...
House Vote #85
Feb 7, 2017 5:10 p.m.
Passed 240/181
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 58, would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Education on October 31, 2016, imposing new standards on teacher education and preparation. The rule to be nullified establishes definitions and requirements for states and institutions of higher education to develop measures for assessing teacher preparation performance ...
House Vote #84
Feb 7, 2017 5:03 p.m.
Passed 234/190
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 57 would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Education on November 28, 2016, to implement the accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The bill's sponsors feel that while the Department had authority to issue regulations to implement ...
House Vote #83
Feb 7, 2017 4:57 p.m.
Passed 234/186
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 44, which passed the House and Senate on March 7, 2017, would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on December 12, 2016, to establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management ...
House Vote #80
Feb 6, 2017 6:58 p.m.
Passed 407/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
House Vote #79
Feb 6, 2017 6:51 p.m.
Passed 409/1
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

House Vote #78
Feb 3, 2017 10:34 a.m.
Passed 221/191
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J. Res. 36 nullifies a rule that was issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that requires operators to take various actions to reduce waste of gas lost during oil and gas production activities through venting or flaring of the gas, and through equipment leaks. Bill sponsors considered the ...
House Vote #77
Feb 2, 2017 4:07 p.m.
Passed 235/180
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 40, now P.L. 115-8, disapproved of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration (SSA) announcing it would share information with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) on individuals who receive Disability Insurance benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments and meet five defined criteria thus precluding those ...
House Vote #76
Feb 2, 2017 3:56 p.m.
Passed 236/187
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 37 nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Defense (DoD), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (as members of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council) on August 25, 2016 implementing Executive Order 13673. The rule imposes three obligations on federal contractors and ...

House Vote #73
Feb 1, 2017 4:50 p.m.
Passed 228/194
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.J.Res. 38, now P.L. 115-5, disapproved of the rule submitted by the Department of Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. The new rule attempted to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining. It established a buffer zone rule blocking mining within 100 feet of streams, and imposed stricter policies ...
House Vote #72
Feb 1, 2017 4:43 p.m.
Passed 235/187
On Passage of the Bill in the House
The third bill signed into law by President Trump repeals a regulatory rule created by Democrats in the wake of the 2008 financial crash. Republicans hail it as a breath of fresh air for American businesses, but Democrats say it will harm both our financial system and our environment. #### ...
House Vote #67
Jan 30, 2017 7 p.m.
Passed 396/8
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

House Vote #66
Jan 30, 2017 6:50 p.m.
Passed 388/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 374 makes permanent an existing fishery management program for Dungeness crabs currently operated by the states of Washington, Oregon and California. The bill maintains the ability of the Secretary of Commerce to assume management of the crab fishery in federal waters.
House Vote #65
Jan 24, 2017 4:48 p.m.
Passed 238/183
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Permanently banning federal funding for abortions is a top Republican social policy priority. H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, passed the House last month and would accomplish that goal. H.R. 771, the EACH Woman Act, would do the opposite and permanently repeal ...
House Vote #63
Jan 24, 2017 2:11 p.m.
Passed 236/183
On the Resolution in the House
House Vote #61
Jan 23, 2017 7:04 p.m.
Passed 408/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 582 requires all Multi-Line Telephone Systems (MLTS) to have a default configuration that allows users to directly dial 9-1-1, without the need for additional digits or prefix, from any phone with dialing facilities. In addition, the MLTS must be configured to notify a designated central point of contact when ...
House Vote #60
Jan 23, 2017 6:51 p.m.
Passed 398/5
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
"Spoofing" occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is often used as part of an attempt to trick someone into giving away valuable personal information so it can be used in fraudulent activity or sold illegally. Under the ...
House Vote #59
Jan 13, 2017 3:37 p.m.
Passed 268/151
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is a non-uniformed civilian, while the ...
House Vote #58
Jan 13, 2017 3:31 p.m.
Passed 227/198
On the Resolution in the House
It’s no secret that the President and congressional Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Their main method of preparing to do so is Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 which passed the Senate and House in early January 2017. #### What the resolution does Introduced by ...
House Vote #57
Jan 13, 2017 3:24 p.m.
Failed 149/272
On the Amendment in the House

House Vote #54
Jan 12, 2017 5:40 p.m.
Passed 239/182
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 238 authorizes appropriations to operate the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) through 2021 and make changes in some of the agency’s operating procedures. The bill also would amend the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to provide greater protections for customer funds held by entities that broker transactions in commodity futures ...
House Vote #53
Jan 12, 2017 5:34 p.m.
Failed 190/235

House Vote #51
Jan 12, 2017 5:12 p.m.
Passed 243/184
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 78 replaces guidance adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2012 that currently governs the use of economic analysis in SEC rulemakings. H.R. 78 would require the SEC to identify and assess the significance of problems prior to regulating. The bill further requires the SEC’s Chief Economist ...

House Vote #45
Jan 11, 2017 6:46 p.m.
Passed 238/183
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 5 combines six previously passed bills to eliminate what bill sponsors call overly burdensome red tape and regulation. Major provisions of the legislation include: Title I which requires agencies to choose the lowest-cost rulemaking alternative that meets statutory objectives and requires greater opportunity for public input and vetting of ...
House Vote #40
Jan 11, 2017 6:11 p.m.
Failed 190/233
On the Amendment in the House
House Vote #34
Jan 11, 2017 1:46 p.m.
Passed 386/17
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. ##### What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit private sector software engineers, designers ...

House Vote #31
Jan 10, 2017 5:57 p.m.
Passed 344/73
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 79 amends the Securities Act of 1933 to clarify that certain startup companies are able to give presentations about their company and host certain types of events, like a “demo day,” without violating certain SEC investment solicitation bans. The bill attempts to ensure that startup companies do not inadvertently ...
House Vote #28
Jan 10, 2017 2:05 p.m.
Passed 248/162

House Vote #25
Jan 9, 2017 7:03 p.m.
Passed 404/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 304 amends the Controlled Substances Act to ensure that paramedics and other emergency medical services (EMS) professionals are able to continue to administer controlled substances, such as pain narcotics and anti-seizure medications, pursuant to standing or verbal orders when authorized by State law. Further, the bill specifies that EMS ...
House Vote #24
Jan 9, 2017 6:53 p.m.
Passed 405/0
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House
H.R. 315 requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to collect data to better place maternity health care professionals in existing primary care health professional shortage areas. Currently, maternity health care professionals can participate in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) but they are not always placed where they ...
House Vote #23
Jan 5, 2017 8:11 p.m.
Passed 237/187
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 26 amends the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to require congressional approval of major agency regulations before those regulations can go into effect. Specifically, the bill requires Congress to pass, and the President to sign, a joint resolution approving a new major regulation issued by a regulatory agency before the ...

House Vote #11
Jan 5, 2017 7:05 p.m.
Passed 342/80
On the Resolution in the House
H.Res. 11 expresses it is the sense of the House of Representatives opposing United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. On December 23, 2016 the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2334 by a vote of 14-0. The United States abstained. The resolution states that Israel’s settlement activity constitutes a “flagrant ...

House Vote #8
Jan 4, 2017 4:48 p.m.
Passed 238/184
On Passage of the Bill in the House
H.R. 21 amends the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to allow joint resolutions disapproving en bloc regulations submitted to Congress for review within 60 legislative days of the end of a presidential term. Under current law, Congress can only use the CRA to disapprove one regulation at a time. Midnight rules ...
House Vote #6
Jan 3, 2017 5:34 p.m.
Passed 234/193
On the Resolution in the House
House Resolution 5 passed earlier this month, setting the rules for how the House of Representatives would operate in the 115th Congress (2017–2018). Here are several notable rules which took effect, including ones controversially changing the accounting tactics for a likely Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) repeal, potentially drastically cutting the ...
House Vote #2
Jan 3, 2017 2:04 p.m.
Result: Ryan (WI)
House Vote #1
Jan 3, 2017 12:35 p.m.
Result: Passed
This vote established a quorum for the first meeting of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 115th Congress.
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