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Roll Call 284. (H.R. 1213) On a motion that would have barred health insurance companies from participating in state-based health insurance “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance) if they denied coverage to individuals with cancer or any other pre-existing medical condition. May 03, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 270. (H. Con. Res. 35) Passage of legislation that would effectively defund the landmark 2010 health care reform law that expanded health insurance coverage to 31 million previously uninsured Americans, and prohibited insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing medical conditions Apr 14, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 264. (H.R. 1217) Final passage of legislation eliminating the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which invested $15 billion in preventive health care initiatives such as immunizations, school health centers, primary care physician training programs, and anti-obesity measures Apr 13, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 263. (H.R. 1217) On a motion that would have allowed a preventive health care program to continue exclusively for senior citizens Apr 13, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 262. (H.R. 1217) On an amendment that would have required the Government Accountability Office, which undertakes investigations and studies for Congress, to conduct a study on the impact of a preventive health care program on states and local communities. Apr 13, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 261. (H.R. 1217) On an amendment that would have required the Government Accountability Office, which undertakes investigations and studies for Congress, to conduct a study on the impact of a preventive health care program on preventing chronic diseases and promoting public health Apr 13, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 99. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to pay the salary of any federal employee to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. . Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 98. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by any federal employee to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 97. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by employees of the Health and Human Services Department (the federal agency that enforces laws relating to health care) to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
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 Y W
Roll Call 549. (H.R. 847) 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) that would have eliminated a tax on U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations (which had not paid taxes on income earned in the U.S.), and cut payments to medical providers treating 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center. Sep 29, 2010. N N 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 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. N Y 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 N W
Roll Call 189. (H.Con. Res. 85) On approval of the fiscal year 2010 budget proposed by the Republican Study Committee Apr 02, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 23. Requiring the federal government to negotiate with drug companies for the prices of drugs covered under Medicare (H.R. 4)/On passage Jan 12, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 22. Requiring the federal government to negotiate with drug companies for the prices of drugs covered under Medicare (H.R. 4)/Motion to recommit with instructions to add language that ensures that beneficiaries will not be restricted in their access to prescription drugs and that the negotiations will not result in the price increase of prescription drugs for any group Jan 12, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 20. Federal funding of embryonic stem cell research (H.R. 3)/On passage Jan 11, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 19. Federal funding of embryonic stem cell research (H.R. 3)/Motion to recommit the bill to the Energy and Commerce Committee with instructions to include language prohibiting entities involved in a certain type of cell transfer associated with human cloning from receiving federal funding Jan 11, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 204. H.R. 810. Stem-Cell Research/Vote on Bill to Expand Embryonic Stem-Cell Research. May 24, 2005. N Y W
Roll Call 670. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to End Debate on the Final Version of Prescription Drug Legislation. Nov 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 669. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote on Final Passage of a Conference Report on Prescription Drug Legislation. Nov 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 668. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Conference Report on Prescription Drug Legislation With Instructions that the Measure Be Amended to Allow the Importation of Prescription Drugs from Canada. Nov 22, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 666. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Allow Consideration of the Conference Report on Prescription Drug Legislation. Nov 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 665. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Allow Consideration of the Conference Report on Prescription Drug Legislation. Nov 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 660. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Allow Same-Day Consideration of a Rule Governing Debate on the Prescription Drug Conference Report. Nov 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 659. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Allow the Consideration of a Rule Governing Debate on the Prescription Drug Conference Report. Nov 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 650. H R 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Sixth and Final Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the Conference Report Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Nov 20, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 637. H R 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Fifth of Six Votes to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the Conference Report Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Nov 19, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 624. H R 2673. Fiscal 2004 Omnibus Appropriations/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Include Provisions in the Omnibus Conference Report Which Would Allow the Importation of Less-Expensive Canadian Prescription Drugs Into the United States. Nov 18, 2003. N Y W
Roll Call 619. H R 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Fourth of Six Votes to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the Conference Report Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Nov 07, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 615. H.R.1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Third of Six Votes to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the House Bill Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Nov 06, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 599. H.R.1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Second of Six Votes to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the House Bill Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Oct 30, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 573. H.R.1. Prescription Drug Benefit/First of Six Votes to Instruct House Conferees to Drop Provisions in the House Bill Which Would Allow Private Health Plans to Compete Directly With Medicare by 2010. Oct 28, 2003. Close Vote Absent Y L
Roll Call 542. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Strike Health Savings Accounts From the Conference Committee Version of the Prescription Drug Bill. Oct 15, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 533. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Strike Health Savings Accounts From the Conference Committee Version of the Prescription Drug Bill. Oct 07, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 528. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Oct 01, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 524. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Sep 30, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 522. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Sep 25, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 510. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Sep 23, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 502. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Sep 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 455. H.R. 2861. Fiscal 2004 VA-HUD Appropriations/Vote to Fully-Fund a Program Which Provides Shelter and Transitional Housing Arrangements to the Homeless. Jul 25, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 445. H.R. 2427. Importation of Prescription Drugs/Vote to Allow the Importation of Less-Expensive Prescription Drugs. Jul 24, 2003. N Y W
Roll Call 420. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Prevent the Federal Government from Interfering With State Laws that have Decriminalized the Use of Medical Marijuana. Jul 23, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 348. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Protest Vote Against Spending Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Education and Other Domestic Programs. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 347. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Protest Vote Against Spending Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Education and Other Domestic Programs. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L