What: All Issues : War & Peace : General US Intervention Overseas
 Who: All Members : New York, District 2 : King, Pete
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War & PeaceGeneral US Intervention Overseas
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Roll Call 529. (H.R. 2219) On an amendment that would have reduced the number of U.S. troops stationed in Europe from 80,000 to 30,000 Jul 08, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 494. (H.R. 2278) Final passage of legislation that would have allowed federal funds to be used only for limited purposes in Libya, including search and rescue missions, surveillance and intelligence gathering, and aerial refueling (in-flight refueling for military aircraft) Jun 24, 2011. N N W
Roll Call 492. (H. J. Res. 68, H.R. 2278) Legislation that would authorize continued U.S. military operations in Libya, as well as a separate bill that would allow federal funds to be used only for limited purposes in Libya, including search and rescue missions, surveillance and intelligence gathering, and aerial refueling (in-flight refueling for military aircraft) – On the resolution providing a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to both bills Jun 24, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 412. (H. Con. Res. 51) On passage of a resolution that called on President Obama to withdraw U.S. troops from Libya within 15 days of the resolution’s enactment Jun 03, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 411. (H. Res. 292) On passage of a resolution reprimanding President Obama for not seeking authorization from Congress for military action in Libya, and calling on the president to submit a report to Congress clarifying and justifying the U.S. mission in that country. This resolution also expressed opposition to the use of U.S ground troops in Libya, or more specifically, “the presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya.” Jun 03, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 410. (H. Con. Res. 51, H. Res. 292) Two separate resolutions relating to U.S. military operations in Libya: the first would have required President Obama to withdraw U.S. troops from Libya within 15 days; the second resolution reprimanded President Obama for not seeking authorization from Congress for military action in Libya, and called on the president to submit a report to Congress clarifying and justifying the U.S. mission in that country – On setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to both resolutions Jun 03, 2011. 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 365. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have reduced the number of U.S. troops stationed in Europe from 80,000 to 30,000 over five years. May 26, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 361. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have eliminated a highly controversial provision in a Defense bill that that granted the president the authority to "use all necessary and appropriate force during the current armed conflict with Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and associated forces." May 26, 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 325. (H.R. 754) On an amendment that would have required the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to the House and Senate intelligence committees on human rights violations committed by Argentina’s military government during the 1970s and 1980s. May 13, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 77. (H.R. 1) On an amendment eliminating $10.7 million in funding for the East-West Center, which was established to improve relations between the United States and Asia. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 76. (H.R. 1) On an amendment eliminating $42.7 million in funding for the United States Institute of Peace, which was established to help resolve international conflicts peacefully. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 59. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated $24 million in funding for the Selective Service System, which maintains information on individuals who could potentially be eligible for military conscription (a military draft). This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 937. (H.Res. 915) On passage of a resolution encouraging Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote a free and independent press Dec 08, 2009. Y N L
Roll Call 524. (H.R.3081) Legislation providing the fiscal year 2010 funding for the State Department - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee and reduce the amount for the Organization of American States by $15 million, and increase the amount for the National Endowment for Democracy by the same amount. Jul 09, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 454. (H.R. 2647) On the McGovern of Massachusetts amendment requiring public disclosure of the names of students and instructors at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation - - there were claims that such disclosure would make these students and instructors targets of terrorist attacks Jun 25, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 325. (H.R.2410) On the Royce of California Amendment which would have designated the African nation of Eritrea as a “state sponsor of terrorism.” Jun 10, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 328. A vote on an amendment to help small businesses by shifting $79 million from other accounts to the Small Business Administration's guaranteed lending program, to help keep fees assessed to lenders and borrowers at current rates. Jul 07, 2004. N Y W