What: All Issues : Human Rights & Civil Liberties : Support for Independent International Law
 Who: All Members : New York, District 2 : King, Pete
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Human Rights & Civil LibertiesSupport for Independent International Law
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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 357. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would require all foreign terrorism suspects to be tried in military tribunals (special trials run by the U.S. military, which do not grant suspects the same constitutional rights as suspects tried in U.S. courts). May 26, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 356. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have allowed terrorism suspects detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba (a facility operated by the United States) to be transferred to the U.S. and prosecuted in U.S. courts May 26, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 558. (H.R. 2701) Final passage of legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Sep 29, 2010. N 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 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 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. Y N L
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 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. Y N 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 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. Y 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. N 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. N 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. Y N L
Roll Call 457. (H.R. 2647) On the Holt of New Jersey amendment, which required the videotaping of the interrogations of all detainees being held by the Department of Defense or taking place in a Department facility, including the Guantanamo Naval Base Jun 25, 2009. N Y 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. Y 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. Y 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. N Y W
Roll Call 329. (H.R.2346) Legislation providing supplemental fiscal year 2009 spending authority for a number of federal departments and agencies - - on instructing the House Members negotiating the final version of the bill with the Senate conferees to agree both to certain lower Senate-passed spending levels, and to the Senate-passed prohibition on the release of photographs of suspected terrorists being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison Jun 11, 2009. Y N L
Roll Call 328. (H.R.2410) On passage of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act providing funding for foreign diplomatic and political operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 321. (H.R. 2410) On the Ros-Lehtinen of Florida Amendment, which would have withheld $4.5 million in funds for the International Atomic Energy Agency Jun 10, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 320. (H.R. 2410) On the Berman of California Amendment, which made a wide range of changes to the bill providing funding for foreign relations operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 14. Implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission (H.R. 1)/Motion to recommit with instructions Jan 09, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 69. H. Res. 151. Appropriations/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 1268, a Bill to Provide Emergency Supplemental Funds Primarily for U.S. Military Activities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mar 15, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 31. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote on Final Passage of Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 30. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote to Defeat Motion to Recommit with Instructions (Amend or Kill) Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 23. H. Res. 71. Immigration, Homeland Security/Vote to Defeat a Point of Order Regarding Mandates to be Imposed upon the States in H.R. 418, a Bill to Alter Certain Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Laws. Feb 09, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 150. A vote on passage of a Republican-drafted resolution (H Res 627) entitled "Deploring the Abuse of Persons in United States Custody in Iraq," which Democrats say does not go far enough in terms of holding anyone accountable for such abuses. May 06, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 147. A vote by the full House on a Republican motion to "order the previous question" (cut off debate) on this resolution (H Res 628) condemning the harsh treatment of Iraqi prisoners, but which Democrats say fails to call for accountability, including an independent congressional inquiry into the prison abuses. May 06, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 365. H.R. 1950. State Department Authorization/Vote to Reduce U.S. Contributions to the United Nations. Jul 15, 2003. N N W
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 218. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Castigate France For Its Anti-War Stance on Iraq. May 22, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 216. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Transfer Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons into Conventional Weapons Research. May 22, 2003. N Y 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 311. HR 5093. Interior Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Eliminate Restrictions on a Review of Money Owed to American Indians. Jul 17, 2002. Y Y W
Roll Call 269. HR 5010. Defense Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Revoke Funding to the Missile Defense Program. Jun 27, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 214. Procedural Motion/Vote to Table (Kill) a Requirement that the President Obtain Congressional Approval Before Withdrawing from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Jun 06, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 155. HR 4546. Defense Authorization for 2003/Vote to Ban U.S. Funding to the International Criminal Court. May 09, 2002. Y N L