What: All Issues : Human Rights & Civil Liberties : Human Rights Abuses
 Who: All Members : New York, District 2 : King, Pete
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Human Rights & Civil LibertiesHuman Rights Abuses
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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 335. (H.R. 5136) On an amendment to legislation authorizing funding for Defense Department programs in 2011 that would have prohibited the bill’s funds from being used to transfer inmates from the Guantanamo Bay prison to the United States May 28, 2010. Absent N L
Roll Call 82. (H.R. 4247) Passage of legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students Mar 03, 2010. Y Y W
Roll Call 78. (H.R. 4247) Legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students -- On the resolution setting the terms for debate on the bill Mar 03, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 73. (H.R. 2701) Passage of legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Feb 26, 2010. Absent Y W
Roll Call 72. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On a motion to recommit with instructions Feb 26, 2010. Absent N W
Roll Call 69. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On an amendment to make a number of technical and substantive changes to the bill, including requiring a 15-year prison sentence for intelligence officials engaging in certain interrogation techniques, and imposing new record-keeping requirements for intelligence briefings provided to Congress Feb 26, 2010. Absent Y W
Roll Call 784. (H.R. 2892) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security Oct 15, 2009. Y 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 361. (H.R.2847) On the Lewis of California amendment that would have prohibited any money in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce and Justice from being used to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility Jun 18, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 360. (H.R.2847) On the Lewis of California amendment that would have prohibited any money in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce and Justice to be used to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility Jun 18, 2009. Y N 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 283. A resolution to appoint a committee to investigate whether Speaker Pelosi accurately charged the CIA with misleading her about its use of interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists - - on whether to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling that prevented a vote on the resolution. May 21, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 262. (H.Res. 434) The bill to provide additional fiscal year 2009 funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - - on agreeing to the rule setting the terms for debating the bill May 14, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 261. (H.Res. 434) The bill to provide additional fiscal year 2009 funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill May 14, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 222. H.R. 1815. Defense/Vote on Passage of Bill to Authorize Military Activities of the Defense Department. May 25, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 186. H.R. 1817. Homeland Security/Vote on Amendment to Require Secretary of Homeland Security to Submit Report to Congress Regarding Border Violence. May 18, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 177. H.R. 2360. Appropriations/Homeland Security/Vote on Amendment to Prevent Homeland Security Funds from Going to State and Local Governments that Refuse to Share Information with Federal Authorities. May 17, 2005. N 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 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 421. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Restrict the Number of Death Penalty Convictions. Jul 23, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 202. HR 4775. 2002 Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Prevent Colombian Counternarcotics Funding for Use in Colombia's Civil War. May 23, 2002. N Y L