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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. Y 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. N Y 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. Y 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. Y N L
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. Y N W
Roll Call 186. H.R. 1591 "Emergency" supplemental appropriations for the ongoing war in Iraq/On passage Mar 23, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 182. H. Res. 261 Providing for consideration of a bill (H.R. 1591) to make "emergency" supplemental appropriations for the war in Iraq/On agreeing to the resolution Mar 22, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 99. H Con. Res. 63. Disapproving of President Bush's decision to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq/On agreeing to the resolution Feb 16, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 97. H. Res. 157 Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res 63) disapproving President Bush's decision to deploy more than 20,000 additional U.S. combat troops to Iraq/On agreeing to the resolution Feb 13, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 96. H. Res. 157 Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 63) disapproving of President Bush's plan to deploy more than 20,000 additional U.S. combat troops to Iraq/Ordering the previous question Feb 13, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 451. H.R. 2985. Appropriations/Vote to Approve Conference Report for Legislative Branch Appropriations (Funding) Bill. Jul 28, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 153. H.R. 366. Education/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit (Amend or Kill) Vocational and Technical Educational Bill in order to Draw Clear Boundaries Regarding Relationships between Federal Agencies and Journalists. May 04, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 52. H.R. 841. Governance/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill to Require, in Extraordinary Circumstances, States to Hold Special Elections to Fill Vacancies in the House of Representatives No More Than 49 Days After the Vacancy is Announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 51. H.R. 841. Governance: Procedural Vote to Recommit to Committee with Instructions A Bill to Require, in Extraordinary Circumstances, States to Hold Special Elections to Fill Vacancies in the House of Representatives No More Than 49 Days After the Vacancy is Announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 50. H.R. 841. Governance/Vote on Amendment to Allow 5 Days to File an Appeal in U.S. District Court Following a Special Election Held Pursuant to an Announcement by the Speaker of the House Due to the Death or Disability of More Than 100 Members of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 49. H.R. 841. Governance/Vote on Amendment to A Bill to Require, in Extraordinary Circumstances, States to Hold Special Elections to Fill Vacancies in the House of Representatives No More Than 49 Days After the Vacancy is Announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 7. Electoral College/Vote to Override an Objection to Certification of Presidential Electors from Ohio. Jan 06, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 6. H. Res. 5. Rules of the House of Representatives/Vote on Final Passage of Republican-Drafted Resolution Establishing Rules to Govern the 109th Congress. Jan 04, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 3. H. Res. 5. Rules of the House of Representatives/Vote on a Point of Order Asserting that Proposed Rules Governing House of Representatives Permitting a "Provisional Quorum" to Govern House of Representatives in the Event of a Catastrophe is Unconstitutional. Jan 04, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 130. A vote on final passage of the Republican-drafted Continuity in Representation Act (HR 2844) designed to ensure the continuity of the House of Representatives in the event of a massive disaster. Apr 22, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 129. A vote on a Democratic amendment to the "Continuity in Representation Act (HR 2844) -- a bill permitting expedited elections to assure the House's continued functioning in case large numbers of its members are killed in a terrorist attack or other catastrophe - striking the bill's 10-day deadline for political parties to select nominees. Apr 22, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 128. A vote on passage of a Democratic amendment that would have altered the Republican "Continuity in Representation Act" (HR 2844) -- a measure designed to ensure the continuity of the House membership in the event of a catastrophe that kills most of the House members -- by extending the time frame for conducting special elections from 45 to 75 days. Apr 22, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 127. A vote on passage of a rulemaking underlying the Continuity in Representation Act (HR 2844) that allows the full chamber to begin consideration of a measure designed to provide for new elections in the event more than 100 representatives are killed in a mass catastrophe. Apr 22, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 126. A Democratic-requested procedural vote related to the Republican-drafted "Continuity in Representation Act" (HR 2844) in an attempt to keep the bill from advancing on the House floor. The bill provides a statutory plan for salvaging the legislative branch of government, in the event a large number of House lawmakers were killed, such as through a major terrorist attack. Apr 22, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 553. H.R. 3289. Fiscal 2004 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan/Vote to Reduce the Reconstruction Budget for Iraq by Fifty Percent Until the Administration Presents a Clear Plan of Action to Congress Regarding Iraq's Reconstruction. Oct 17, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 552. H.R. 3289. Fiscal 2004 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan/Vote to Strike Provisions Which Would Grant the Administration with Broad Discretion Over Future Military Construction Projects. Oct 16, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 550. H.R. 3289. Fiscal 2004 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan/Vote to Eliminate Provisions in the Bill Which Would Provide the Administration with Broad Discretion Over the Use of U.S. Taxpayer Funds in Iraq. Oct 16, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 320. H.R. 2417. Fiscal 2004 Intelligence Authorization/Vote to Investigate Whether the Bush Administration Failed to Provide Intelligence to U.N. Weapons Inspectors on the Whereabouts of Weapons of Mass Destruction In Order to Justify Military Action Against Iraq. Jun 26, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 319. H.R. 2417. Fiscal 2004 Intelligence Authorization/Vote to Investigate Whether the Bush Administration Disclosed Erroneous Information to the Public to Justify War Against Iraq. Jun 26, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 221. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Passage of a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 220. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 208. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 207. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 202. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 201. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 21, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 103. H.R. 1559. Fiscal 2003 War Supplemental/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill to Fund the Initial Stages of the Iraqi War and Limit Congressional Power in Determining the Specific Uses of Those Funds. Apr 03, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 477. H.R. 5710. Homeland Security Department/Final Passage of an Anti-Labor, Executive Power-Enhancing Bill to Create a Department of Homeland Security. Nov 13, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 476. HR 5710. Homeland Security Department/Vote to Recommit to Committee an Anti-Labor, Executive Power-Enhancing Bill to Create a Department of Homeland Security. Nov 13, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 475. HR 5710. Homeland Security Department/Vote on Rules of Debate on an Anti-Labor, Executive Power-Enhancing Bill to Create a Department of Homeland Security. Nov 13, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 455. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Final Passage of Bill to Allow an Unprovoked U.S. Attack Against Iraq. Oct 10, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 454. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Allow an Unprovoked U.S. Attack Against Iraq. Oct 10, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 453. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Require Congressional Compliance Prior to Military Action in Iraq. Oct 10, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 452. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Impel President to Work Through U.N. to Disarm Iraq. Oct 10, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 370. H.R. 3009. Trade Promotion Authority/Final Passage of a Conference Report Enabling the President to Place International Trade Agreements Above Worker and Environmental Protections. Jul 27, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 369. H.R. 3009. Trade Promotion Authority/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill Enabling the President to Place International Trade Agreements Above Worker and Environmental Protections. Jul 26, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 367. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Final Passage of Anti-Labor (Republican) Version of Bill Which Restricts Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department and Limits Congressional Oversight of Department. Jul 26, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 364. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Allow Congressional Oversight of Department. Jul 26, 2002. Y N W
Roll Call 363. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Allow Congressional Oversight of Department and Protect the Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 360. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Protect the Labor Rights of Employees in Department. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 358. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Allow President to Nullify Collective Bargaining Rights of Public Employees in Department Jul 26, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 357. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote on Compromise Measure to Protect the Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 356. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Allow the President to Revoke the Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department. Jul 26, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 354. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Keep the Customs Service Distinct From the Massive (and Potentially Cumbersome) Department of Homeland Security. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 353. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Keep the Federal Emergency Management Agency Distinct From the Massive (and Potentially Cumbersome) Department of Homeland Security. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 352. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Strengthen Congressional Oversight of Department Activities. Jul 26, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 347. HR 4628. Authorizing Intelligence Programs for 2003/Vote to Establish an Independent Task Force to Examine Security Failures Involving the September 11th Attacks. Jul 24, 2002. N Y W
Roll Call 264. HR 3009. "Fast Track" Trade Bill/Vote to Allow House Participation In Drafting International Trade Agreements Which Subvert Worker and Environmental Protections. Jun 26, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 201. HR 4775. 2002 Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Curb President's Discretion in Funding the National Guard. May 23, 2002. N Y L