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Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr.

(DE)

Current Office: U.S. Senate


Current District: Senior Seat
Office Seeking: President, U.S. Senate
First Elected: 11/07/1972
Last Elected: 11/05/2002
Next Election: 2008
Party: Democratic

Abortion Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for
02/26/2008 Abortions N Amendment Adopted – Senate (52 - 42)
S Amdt 3896
Prohibiting Funds for Groups that Perform Abortions
10/18/2007 NV Amendment Rejected – Senate (41 - 52)
S Amdt 3330
Prohibiting U.S. Assistance for Groups that Support Coercive
09/06/2007 Abortion NV Amendment Adopted – Senate (48 - 45)
S Amdt 2707
Unintended Pregnancy Amendment
03/17/2005 Y Amendment Rejected – Senate (47 - 53)
S Con Res 18
Prohibit Partial-Birth Abortion bill
10/21/2003 NV Bill Passed – Senate (64 - 33)
S3
Prohibit Partial-Birth Abortion bill
10/21/2003 Y Conference Report Adopted – Senate (64 - 34)
S3
Military Abortion Amendment
06/21/2002 Y Amendment Passed – Senate (52 - 40)
S 2514
Military Abortions Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
06/20/2000 N
S 2549 (50 - 49)
Violent Protestors Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/02/2000 Y
S 625 (80 - 17)
Roe v. Wade Amendment Amendment passed - Senate
10/21/1999 Y
S 1692 (51 - 47)
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1999 Bill passed - Senate
10/21/1999 Y
S 1692 (63 - 34)
Overseas Military Abortions Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
05/26/1999 N
S 1059 (51 - 49)
Late-Term Abortion - Override President's Veto Veto Override Failed - Senate
09/18/1998 Y
HR 1122 (64 - 36)
Overseas Military Hospital Abortions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/25/1998 Y
S 2057 (44 - 49)
Fetal Tissue Research Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/04/1997 N
S 1061 (38 - 60)
Abortion Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/22/1997 Y
S 1023 (54 - 45)
Abortions at Overseas Military Facilities Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/10/1997 Y
S 936 (48 - 51)
Partial-Birth Abortion bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/20/1997 Y
HR 1122 (64 - 36)
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Veto Override Failed - Senate
09/26/1996 Y
HR 1833 (57 - 41)
Overseas Abortion Amendment Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
06/19/1996 N
S 1745 (45 - 51)
Medical Professionals Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/19/1996 Y
HR 3019 (63 - 37)
12/07/1995 Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1995 Y Bill Passed - Senate
HR 1833 (54 - 44)

Agriculture Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm
Veto Override Passed - Senate
06/18/2008 Bill) Y
(80 - 14)
HR 6124
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
HR 2419 (82 - 13)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/15/2008 Y
HR 2419 (81 - 15)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/2007 NV
HR 2419 (79 - 14)
Limit on Farm Subsidies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 Y
S Amdt 3695 (56 - 43)
Income Limit for Subsidies to Farmers Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
S Amdt 3810 (48 - 47)
Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/11/2007 NV
S Amdt 3711 (37 - 58)
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/08/2002 Y
HR 2646 (64 - 35)
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Bill Passed - Senate
02/13/2002 Y
HR 2646 (58 - 40)
Agricultural Appropriations Amendment Tabling motion passed - Senate
03/25/1999 N
S Con Res 20 (53 - 45)
Agricultural Research bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/12/1998 Y
S 1150 (92 - 8)
Agricultural Market Transition Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/28/1996 Y
HR 2854 (74 - 26)
Public Rangelands Management Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
03/21/1996 N
S 1459 (51 - 46)
Farm bill Bill Passed - Senate
02/07/1996 Y
S 1541 (64 - 32)

Appropriations

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
03/29/2007 Y
HR 1591 (51 - 47)
Transit Security Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/12/2006 Y
HR 5441 (50 - 50)
Defense Department FY 2007 Authorization bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/22/2006 Y
S 2766 (96 - 0)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
06/15/2006 Y
HR 4939 (98 - 1)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Bill Passed - Senate
05/04/2006 Y
HR 4939 (78 - 20)
Influenza Vaccine Injury Compensation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/03/2006 Y
HR 4939 (53 - 46)
Sugarcane Growers Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/02/2006 N
HR 4939 (40 - 59)
12/21/2005 Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations bill N Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
HR 2863 (56 - 44)
Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/21/2005 Y
HR 2863 (93 - 0)
Commerce, Justice, Science, Appropriations Bill FY 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/16/2005 Y
HR 2862 (94 - 5)
Defense Department FY2006 Authorization bill Bill Passed - Senate
11/15/2005 Y
S 1042 (98 - 0)
Foreign Operations FY2006 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/10/2005 Y
HR 3057 (91 - 0)
Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
HR 2744 (81 - 18)
After School Funding Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/27/2005 Y
HR 3010 (41 - 56)
Labor, HHS, Education, FY 2006 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/27/2005 Y
HR 3010 (94 - 3)
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/26/2005 N
HR 3010 (46 - 53)
Transportation, Treasury, HUD, Judiciary, Appropriation Bill Passed - Senate
10/20/2005 Y
HR 3058 (93 - 6)
Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/07/2005 Y
HR 2863 (97 - 0)
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/05/2005 Y
HR 2863 (50 - 49)
Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Appropriations Act Bill Passed - Senate
09/22/2005 Y
HR 2744 (97 - 2)
Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/29/2005 Y
HR 2361 (99 - 1)
Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/29/2005 Y
HR 2985 (96 - 4)
Foreign Operations FY2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/20/2005 Y
HR 3057 (98 - 1)
US Agency for International Development Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/19/2005 N
HR 3057 (59 - 40)
Increase the Number of Detention Beds Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/14/2005 N
HR 2360 (42 - 56)
Homeland Security Department FY 2006 Appropriations Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/14/2005 Y
HR 2360 (96 - 1)
Air Cargo Security Programs Implementation Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
07/11/2005 Y
HR 2360 (45 - 53)
Energy and Water Appropriations bill FY 2006 Passed - Senate
07/01/2005 Y
HR 2419 (92 - 3)
Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/29/2005 Y
HR 2361 (94 - 0)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/10/2005 Y
HR 1268 (100 - 0)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 Bill Passed - Senate
04/21/2005 Y
HR 1268 (99 - 0)
Future Military Funding for Iraq Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/18/2005 NV
HR 1268 (61 - 34)
Legislative Branch FY2005 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/21/2004 Y
HR 4755 (94 - 2)
Defense Department FY2005 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/22/2004 Y
HR 4613 (96 - 0)
Defense Department FY2005 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/24/2004 Y
HR 4613 (98 - 0)
Budget Appropriations, FY2005 resolution Resolution Adopted - Senate
03/12/2004 N
S Con Res 95 (51 - 45)
01/22/2004 Omnibus FY2004 Appropriations Bill N Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 2673 (65 - 28)
Fiscal 04 Military Construction Appropriation-Adoption Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/12/2003 Y
HR 2559 (98 - 0)
Department of Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations, Bill Passed - Senate
11/06/2003 Y
HR 2660 (94 - 0)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004 Bill Passed - Senate
11/06/2003 Y
HR 2673 (93 - 1)
Terrorism Information Awareness bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/25/2003 Y
HR 2658 (95 - 0)
Energy and Water Appropriations, FY 2004 bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/16/2003 Y
HR 2754 (92 - 0)
Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2004 bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/24/2003 Y
HR 2555 (93 - 1)
Terrorism Information Awareness bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/17/2003 Y
HR 2658 (95 - 0)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, FY 2003 bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/11/2003 Y
HR 2657 (85 - 7)
Fiscal 04 Military Construction Appropriations-Passage Bill Passed - Senate
07/11/2003 Y
HR 2559 (91 - 0)
Appropriations for Operations in Iraq Bill Passed - Senate
04/03/2003 Y
S 762 (93 - 0)
Fiscal 03 Omnibus Appropriations-Adoption Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/13/2003 Y
H J Res 2 (76 - 20)
Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 Bill Passed - Senate
01/23/2003 N
H J Res 2 (69 - 29)
Department of Defense Appropriations, FY2003 bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/16/2002 Y
HR 5010 (93 - 1)
Department of Defense Appropriations, FY2003 bill Bill Passed - Senate
08/01/2002 Y
HR 5010 (95 - 3)
Legislative Branch Appropriation, FY2003 bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/25/2002 Y
HR 5121 (85 - 14)
Supplemental Appropriations, FY2002 bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/24/2002 Y
HR 4775 (92 - 7)
Military Construction Appropriations Act FY2003 Bill Passed - Senate
07/18/2002 Y
HR 5011 (96 - 3)
Supplemental Appropriations, FY2002 bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/07/2002 Y
HR 4775 (71 - 22)
District of Columbia FY2002 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/07/2001 Y
HR 2944 (79 - 20)
Department of Transportation Appropriations Act FY 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/04/2001 Y
HR 2299 (97 - 2)
Agriculture FY2002 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/15/2001 Y
HR 2330 (92 - 7)
Appropriations bill FY2002, Commerce, Justice, State Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/15/2001 Y
HR 2500 (98 - 1)
Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/08/2001 Y
HR 2620 (87 - 7)
Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations Act, 2002 Bill Passed - Senate
11/06/2001 Y
HR 3061 (89 - 10)
Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/01/2001 Y
HR 2590 (83 - 15)
Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/01/2001 Y
HR 2311 (96 - 2)
Foreign Operations FY2002 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/24/2001 Y
HR 2506 (96 - 2)
Military Construction FY2002 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/18/2001 Y
HR 2904 (96 - 1)
10/17/2001 Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002 Y Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 2217 (95 - 3)
Military Construction FY2002 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/26/2001 NV
HR 2904 (97 - 0)
Foreign Operations FY 2001 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/25/2000 Y
HR 4811 (65 - 27)
District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/19/1999 Y
HR 3194 (74 - 24)
DC/Labor/HHS/Education FY 2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted ; President vetoed - Senate
11/02/1999 N
HR 3064 (49 - 48)
Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/15/1999 Y
HR 2684 (93 - 5)
Defense Department Appropriations bill, FY2000 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/14/1999 Y
HR 2561 (87 - 11)
FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/13/1999 N
HR 1906 (74 - 26)
Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/06/1999 N
HR 2606 (214 - 211)
Transportation Department FY2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report adopted - Senate
10/04/1999 Y
HR 2084 (88 - 3)
Energy FY2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/27/1999 Y
HR 2605 (96 - 3)
Interior Department FY2000 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/23/1999 N
HR 2466 (89 - 10)
District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/16/1999 N
HR 2587 (52 - 39)
Transportation Department FY2000 Appropriations bill Bill passed - Senate
09/16/1999 Y
HR 2084 (95 - 0)
Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report passed - Senate
09/16/1999 NV
HR 2490 (54 - 38)
Agricultural Aid Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
08/04/1999 Y
S 1233 (89 - 8)
Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/30/1999 Y
S 1234 (97 - 2)
Cuba Travel Ban Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
06/30/1999 N
S 1234 (55 - 43)
Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2000 Bill Passed - Senate
06/16/1999 Y
HR 1905 (95 - 4)
Military Construction FY2000 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/16/1999 Y
S 1205 (97 - 2)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations-Conference Report Conference Report adopted - Senate
05/20/1999 Y
HR 1141 (64 - 36)
Appropriations bill FY99, Omnibus Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/21/1998 Y
HR 4328 (65 - 29)
FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/08/1998 Y
HR 4194 (96 - 1)
Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/06/1998 N
HR 4101 (55 - 43)
Defense Department FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/29/1998 Y
HR 4103 (94 - 2)
Appropriations bill FY99, Treasury, Postal Service Bill Passed - Senate
09/03/1998 Y
HR 4104 (91 - 5)
Marriage Penalty Bill Tabling Motion Rejected . - Senate
07/29/1998 Y
S 2312 (48 - 51)
Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/21/1998 Y
HR 4112 (90 - 9)
Space Station Termination Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/07/1998 N
S 2168 (33 - 66)
11/08/1997 Appropriations bill FY98, Labor, HHS, Education Y Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 2264 (91 - 4)
Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/1997 Y
HR 2378 (55 - 45)
Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/25/1997 NV
HR 2266 (93 - 5)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/12/1997 Y
HR 1871 (78 - 21)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
06/05/1997 N
HR 1469 (67 - 31)
Appropriations bill FY97, Energy and Water Development Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/17/1996 Y
HR 3816 (92 - 8)
Appropriations bill FY96, Omnibus Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/25/1996 Y
HR 3019 (88 - 11)
Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/28/1996 N
HR 1561 (52 - 44)
Appropriations bill FY96, Omnibus Bill Passed - Senate
03/19/1996 N
HR 3019 (79 - 21)
Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/14/1995 N
HR 1977 (58 - 40)
Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/1995 N
HR 1561 (82 - 16)
Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/14/1995 N
HR 2099 (54 - 44)
Appropriations bill FY96, Commerce, Justice, State Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/07/1995 N
HR 2076 (50 - 48)
Appropriations bill FY96, Defense Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/16/1995 N
HR 2126 (59 - 39)
Appropriations bill FY96, Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/15/1995 N
HR 2020 (63 - 35)
Appropriations bill FY96, Foreign Relations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/01/1995 Y
HR 1868 (90 - 6)
Military Construction FY96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/22/1995 Y
HR 1817 (86 - 14)
Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Bill Passed . - Senate
09/06/1995 N
HR 1530 (64 - 34)
Military Construction FY96 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/21/1995 Y
HR 1817 (84 - 10)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions Bill Passed - Senate
07/21/1995 Y
HR 1944 (90 - 7)

Arts and Humanities

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


NEA Funding Amendment Tabled - Senate
08/05/1999 Y
HR 2466 (80 - 16)

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Higher Education Act Amendments and Extensions Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4137 (83 - 8)
Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4040 (89 - 3)
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
S 3186 (50 - 35)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
HR 3221 (72 - 13)
Funding Amendment to AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/16/2008 Bill N
(31 - 64)
S Amdt 5077
Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Bill Passed - Senate
07/16/2008 Y
HR 5501 (80 - 16)
Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
07/15/2008 Y
HR 6331 (70 - 26)
Medicare Bill Cloture Invoked - Senate
07/09/2008 Y
HR 6331 (69 - 30)
Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/25/2008 Y
S Amdt 4983 (79 - 16)
Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm
Veto Override Passed - Senate
06/18/2008 Bill) Y
(80 - 14)
HR 6124
Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/17/2008 Y
HR 6049 (52 - 44)
Increasing Taxes on Profits, Rescinding Certain Tax
Deductions, and Increasing Tax Incentives for Alternative Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/10/2008 Y
Energy Programs for Oil Companies (51 - 43)
S 3044
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
HR 2419 (82 - 13)
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4818 (70 - 26)
05/22/2008 GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Y Amendment Adopted - Senate
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/15/2008 Y
HR 2419 (81 - 15)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
HR 3221 (84 - 12)
Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 (88 - 8)
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Earmark Moratorium Motion Rejected - Senate
03/13/2008 N
S Amdt 4347 (29 - 71)
Restriction of Federal Assistance Based on Compliance with
Motion Agreed - Senate
03/13/2008 Federal Immigration Laws Y
(58 - 40)
S Amdt 4309 to S Con Res 70
Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/06/2008 Y
HR 4040 (79 - 13)
Health Care for Indigenous Peoples Bill Passed - Senate
02/26/2008 Y
S 1200 (83 - 10)
Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for
Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/26/2008 Abortions N
(52 - 42)
S Amdt 3896
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/13/2008 Y
HR 2082 (51 - 45)
Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - Senate
02/07/2008 Y
HR 5140 (81 - 16)
Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
01/22/2008 Y
HR 4986 (91 - 3)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations NV
(70 - 25)
HR 2764
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/2007 NV
HR 2419 (79 - 14)
Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
HR 6 (86 - 8)
Limit on Farm Subsidies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 Y
S Amdt 3695 (56 - 43)
Income Limit for Subsidies to Farmers Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
S Amdt 3810 (48 - 47)
Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/11/2007 NV
S Amdt 3711 (37 - 58)
Temporary Tax Adjustments Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
12/06/2007 NV
HR 3996 (46 - 48)
Temporary Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act of
Bill Passed - Senate
12/06/2007 2007 NV
(88 - 5)
HR 3996
Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Y
(53 - 45)
HR 4156
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 of Defense N
(45 - 53)
S 2340
Water Resources Development Act of 2007 Veto Override Passed - Senate
11/08/2007 NV
HR 1495 (79 - 14)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
11/01/2007 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of Y Bill Passed - Senate
2007 (CHIP) (64 - 30)
HR 3963
Amtrak Reauthorization Bill Passed - Senate
10/30/2007 NV
S 294 (70 - 22)
Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/25/2007 N
S Amdt 3453 (28 - 66)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
Prohibiting Funds for Groups that Perform Abortions Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3330 (41 - 52)
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Bill Passed - Senate
10/16/2007 Appropriations Act of 2008 Y
(75 - 19)
HR 3093
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
10/03/2007 Y
S Amdt 3117 (95 - 1)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
09/27/2007 Reauthorization NV
(67 - 29)
HR 976
Bridge Repair Funding Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/10/2007 NV
S Amdt 2792 (60 - 33)
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/07/2007 NV
HR 2669 (79 - 12)
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Bill Passed - Senate
08/02/2007 Reauthorization Y
(68 - 31)
HR 976
Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 1 (85 - 8)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 2638 (89 - 4)
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2480 (89 - 1)
REAL ID Funding Motion Agreed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2405 (50 - 44)
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Bill Passed - Senate
07/20/2007 Y
HR 2669 (78 - 18)
Energy Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
HR 6 (65 - 27)
Alternative Energy Subsidies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
S Amdt 1704 (57 - 36)
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
2008 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/17/2007 Y
S Con Res 21 (52 - 40)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 with
Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/26/2007 Iraq Withdrawal Timeline Y
(51 - 46)
HR 1591
Congressional Budget for 2008 Passed - Senate
03/23/2007 Y
S Con Res 21 (52 - 47)
Death/EstateTax and Minimum Wage Bill of 2006 Cloture Motion Not Invoked - Senate
08/03/2006 N
HR 5970 (56 - 42)
Tax Reconciliation bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/11/2006 N
HR 4297 (54 - 44)
Education Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/16/2006 Y
S Con Res 83 (49 - 51)
03/16/2006 Debt Limit Increase Resolution N Resolution Passed - Senate
H J Res 47 (52 - 48)
2007 Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/16/2006 N
S Con Res 83 (51 - 49)
Natural Resources and Environment Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/16/2006 Y
S Con Res 83 (48 - 49)
Reinstate Pay-As-You-Go through 2011 Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/14/2006 Y
S Con Res 83 (50 - 50)
Tax Reconciliation bill Bill Passed - Senate
02/02/2006 N
HR 4297 (66 - 31)
Budget Reconciliation bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/21/2005 N
S 1932 (51 - 50)
Tax Reconciliation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
11/18/2005 N
S 2020 (64 - 33)
Earned Income Tax Credit Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (55 - 43)
Hurricane Victims Tax Benefit Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (44 - 55)
Pay As You Go Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (50 - 48)
Temporary Tax on Crude Oil Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (50 - 48)
Tax Rate Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (40 - 59)
Medicare Prescription Drug Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (51 - 48)
Budget Reconciliation bill Bill Passed - Senate
11/03/2005 N
S 1932 (52 - 47)
Pay As You Go Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (50 - 49)
Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/28/2005 N
H CON RES 95 (52 - 47)
Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Concurrent Resolution Adopted - Senate
03/17/2005 N
S Con Res 18 (51 - 49)
Education Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (51 - 49)
Perkins Vocational Education Program Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (44 - 56)
Homeland Security Grant Program Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (63 - 37)
Native American Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (45 - 55)
Tax Subsidy for Domestic Companies Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (40 - 59)
JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength) Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/11/2004 N
HR 4520 (69 - 17)
Increased Child Tax Credit bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/23/2004 Y
HR 1308 (92 - 3)
Jumpstart Our Business Strength (JOBS) Act Bill Passed - Senate
05/11/2004 Y
S 1637 (92 - 5)
Internet Access Tax bill Bill Passed - Senate
04/29/2004 Y
S 150 (93 - 3)
Jobs and Economic Growth bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/23/2003 N
HR 2 (51 - 50)
Jobs and Economic Growth bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/15/2003 N
HR 2 (51 - 49)
Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/11/2003 N
H Con Res 95 (51 - 50)
03/26/2003 Budget Resolution FY2004 N Resolution Adopted - Senate
S Con Res 23 (56 - 44)
ANWR Oil Drilling Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/19/2003 Y
S Con Res 23 (52 - 48)
Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, 2001 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/26/2001 N
HR 1836 (58 - 33)
Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, 2001 Bill passed - Senate
05/23/2001 N
HR 1836 (62 - 38)
Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/10/2001 N
H Con Res 83 (53 - 47)
Marriage Tax Relief Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/21/2000 Y
HR 4810 (60 - 34)
Death/Estate Tax Elimination Act of 2000 Bill Passed - Senate
07/14/2000 N
HR 8 (59 - 39)
Death/Estate Tax Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/13/2000 Y
HR 8 (46 - 53)
Congressional Budget resolution FY 2001 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/13/2000 N
H Con Res 290 (50 - 48)
Congressional Budget resolution FY 2001 Resolution Adopted - Senate
04/07/2000 N
H Con Res 290 (51 - 45)
Financial Freedom Act of 1999 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/05/1999 N
HR 2488 (50 - 49)
Taxpayer Refund Act of 1999 Bill Passed - Senate
07/30/1999 N
S 1429 (57 - 43)
Financial Services Modernization Bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/06/1999 N
S 900 (54 - 44)
Congressional Budget Resolution, FY 2000 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/15/1999 N
H Con Res 68 (54 - 44)
Congressional Budget Resolution, FY 2000 Resolution Adopted - Senate
03/25/1999 N
H Con Res 68 (55 - 44)
Underage Tobacco Usage amendment Motion to Table Rejected - Senate
06/04/1998 NV
S 1415 (29 - 66)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/30/1998 Y
HR 3579 (88 - 11)
Budget Resolution FY99 Resolution Adopted - Senate
04/02/1998 N
S Con Res 86 (57 - 41)
Medicare Choices Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/01/1998 N
S Con Res 86 (51 - 47)
Personal Retirement Accounts Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/01/1998 N
S Con Res 86 (51 - 49)
School Modernization Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
04/01/1998 N
S Con Res 86 (54 - 46)
Deficit Neutral Reserve Fund Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/31/1998 Y
S Con Res 86 (46 - 52)
Tobacco Immunity Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/31/1998 Y
S Con Res 86 (79 - 19)
Budget Reconciliation bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/1997 Y
HR 2015 (85 - 15)
Budget Reconciliation Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/1997 Y
HR 2014 (92 - 8)
Budget Reconciliation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/27/1997 Y
HR 2014 (80 - 18)
Family Tax Relief Amendment Amendment Rejected . - Senate
06/26/1997 Y
S 949 (38 - 61)
Budget Reconciliation bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/25/1997 Y
S 947 (73 - 27)
Budget Resolution FY1999-2000 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
06/05/1997 Y
H Con Res 84 (76 - 22)
05/23/1997 Budget Resolution FY1999-2000 Y Resolution Passed - Senate
H Con Res 84 (78 - 22)
Budget Deficit Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted . - Senate
05/22/1997 Y
S Con Res 27 (52 - 47)
Balanced Budget amendment Bill Failed - Senate
03/04/1997 Y
S J Res 1 (66 - 34)
Minimum Wage Increase bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/02/1996 Y
HR 3448 (76 - 22)
Minimum Wage Increase bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/1996 Y
HR 3448 (74 - 24)
FY1997 Appropriations Act Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report Adopted - Senate
06/13/1996 N
H Con Res 178 (53 - 46)
Balanced Budget Proposed Constitutional Amendment Resolution Failed - Senate
06/06/1996 Y
H J Res 1 (64 - 35)
Continuing Appropriation bill Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
11/16/1995 N
H Joint Res 122 (60 - 37)
Budget Reconciliation bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/27/1995 N
HR 2491 (52 - 47)
Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
06/29/1995 N
H Con Res 67 (54 - 46)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/25/1995 N
HR 1158 (61 - 38)
Fiscal 1996 Budget Resolution - Adoption Resolution Passed - Senate
05/25/1995 N
H Con Res 67 (57 - 42)
Pay-As-You-Go Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
03/23/1995 N
S4 (49 - 48)
Balanced Budget Proposed Constitutional Amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
03/02/1995 Y
H J Res 1 (65 - 35)
Business and Consumers

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4040 (89 - 3)
Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
07/15/2008 Y
HR 6331 (70 - 26)
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/2008 Act of 2008 N
(69 - 28)
HR 6304
Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/2008 Surveillance Bill Y
(32 - 66)
S Amdt 5064
Medicare Bill Cloture Invoked - Senate
07/09/2008 Y
HR 6331 (69 - 30)
Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm
Veto Override Passed - Senate
06/18/2008 Bill) Y
(80 - 14)
HR 6124
Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/17/2008 Y
HR 6049 (52 - 44)
Increasing Taxes on Profits, Rescinding Certain Tax
Deductions, and Increasing Tax Incentives for Alternative Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/10/2008 Y
Energy Programs for Oil Companies (51 - 43)
S 3044
Carbon Emissions Cap and Trade Plan Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/06/2008 NV
S Amdt 4825 (48 - 36)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
HR 2419 (82 - 13)
05/15/2008 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Y Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 2419 (81 - 15)
Optional Wind Damage Insurance Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/07/2008 NV
S Amdt 4719 (19 - 74)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
HR 3221 (84 - 12)
Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 (88 - 8)
Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the Legalization of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/14/2008 Importing Certain Prescription Drugs Y
(73 - 23)
S Amdt 4299
Immigration Enforcement and Employer Sanctions
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 Amendment Y
(53 - 45)
S Amdt 4259
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/13/2008 the Development of Oil Shale and Offshore Natural Gas N
(47 - 51)
S Amdt 4207 to S Con Res 70
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 Y
Not Covered by a Moratorium (56 - 43)
S Amdt 4329 to S Con Res 70
Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/06/2008 Y
HR 4040 (79 - 13)
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2008 N
S 2248 (68 - 29)
Striking Telecommunications Companies' Civil Immunity for
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(31 - 67)
S Amdt 3907
FISA as Exclusive Means for Conducting Electronic
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(57 - 41)
S Amdt 3910
Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - Senate
02/07/2008 Y
HR 5140 (81 - 16)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/2007 NV
HR 2419 (79 - 14)
Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
HR 6 (86 - 8)
Limit on Farm Subsidies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 Y
S Amdt 3695 (56 - 43)
Income Limit for Subsidies to Farmers Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
S Amdt 3810 (48 - 47)
Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/11/2007 NV
S Amdt 3711 (37 - 58)
Amtrak Reauthorization Bill Passed - Senate
10/30/2007 NV
S 294 (70 - 22)
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/07/2007 NV
HR 2669 (79 - 12)
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Bill Passed - Senate
07/20/2007 Y
HR 2669 (78 - 18)
Union Organization Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/26/2007 Y
HR 800 (51 - 48)
Energy Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
HR 6 (65 - 27)
Alternative Energy Subsidies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
S Amdt 1704 (57 - 36)
Clean Energy Achievement Criteria Motion Agreed - Senate
06/14/2007 Y
S Amdt 1538 (56 - 39)
06/06/2007 Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain N Amendment Rejected - Senate
Crimes (46 - 51)
S Amdt 1184
Point Based Immigration Expiration Date Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1202 (42 - 55)
Five Year Expiration for Guest Worker Program Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1316 (49 - 48)
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
Guest Worker Number Reduction Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/23/2007 Y
S Amdt 1169 (74 - 24)
FDA Drug Import Certification Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/07/2007 NV
S Amdt 1010 (49 - 40)
Price-Gouging During Emergencies Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (57 - 42)
Targeted Case Management Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (46 - 52)
Corporate Financing of Terrorism Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/26/2005 Y
S 1042 (47 - 51)
Bankruptcy Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/10/2005 Y
S 256 (74 - 25)
Violent Protestor Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/08/2005 Y
S 256 (46 - 53)
Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/07/2005 N
S 256 (38 - 61)
Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/07/2005 Y
S 256 (46 - 49)
Pension Funding Equity Act of 2004 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/08/2004 Y
HR 3108 (78 - 19)
Accounting Industry Reform bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/15/2002 Y
S 2673 (97 - 0)
Terrorism Insurance Bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/18/2002 Y
S 2600 (84 - 14)
Bankruptcy Reform bill Bill Passed - Senate
02/02/2000 Y
HR 833 (83 - 14)

Campaign Finance and Election Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Lobbying and Donation Regulations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
08/02/2007 Y
S1 (83 - 14)
Help America Vote Act of 2002 Conference Reported Adopted - Senate
10/16/2002 Y
HR 3295 (92 - 2)
Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act of 2001 Bill Passed - Senate
04/11/2002 Y
HR 565 (99 - 1)
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001 Bill Passed - Senate
03/20/2002 Y
HR 2356 (60 - 40)
Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act of 2001 Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
02/27/2002 N
S 565 (46 - 51)
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001 Bill Passed - Senate
04/02/2001 Y
S 27 (59 - 41)
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001 Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/26/2001 Y
S 27 (51 - 46)
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act - Union Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/21/2001 Y
S 27 (69 - 31)
03/20/2001 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001 N Amendment Adopted - Senate
S 27 (70 - 30)
'527' Political Groups-Passage Bill Passed - Senate
06/29/2000 Y
HR 4762 (92 - 6)
Federal Election Commission term length Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
07/30/1998 Y
S 2312 (45 - 54)
Campaign Finance Reform Amendment Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
02/25/1998 N
S 1663 (48 - 50)
Campaign Finance Reform Amendment Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
02/24/1998 N
S 1663 (48 - 51)
Campaign Finance Reform bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/25/1996 Y
S 1219 (54 - 46)

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/2008 Act of 2008 N
(69 - 28)
HR 6304
Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/2008 Surveillance Bill Y
(32 - 66)
S Amdt 5064
Equal Pay Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
04/23/2008 Y
HR 2831 (56 - 42)
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/13/2008 Y
HR 2082 (51 - 45)
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2008 N
S 2248 (68 - 29)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Bill Passed - Senate
10/16/2007 Appropriations Act of 2008 Y
(75 - 19)
HR 3093
Expressing Support for General Petraeus and All Members of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/20/2007 the Armed Forces NV
(72 - 25)
S Amdt 2934
Expressing Support for All Men and Women in the U.S.
Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/20/2007 Armed Forces NV
(50 - 47)
S Amdt 2947
Habeas Corpus for Detainees of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2022 (56 - 43)
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/18/2007 Y
S 1257 (57 - 42)
Foreign Intelligence Acquisition Bill Passed - Senate
08/03/2007 N
S 1927 (60 - 28)
Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 1 (85 - 8)
REAL ID Funding Motion Agreed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2405 (50 - 44)
Sense of the Senate on Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2351 (94 - 3)
Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1250 (57 - 39)
English as the Common Language Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1384 (58 - 39)
Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
06/27/2006 N
S J Res 12 (66 - 34)
Flag Desecration amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
03/29/2000 N
S J Res 14 (63 - 37)
Religious Memorials at Schools Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/18/1999 Y
S 254 (85 - 13)
Phone Recording Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
07/22/1998 Y
S 2260 (50 - 50)
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Bill Passed - Senate
09/10/1996 Y
HR 3396 (85 - 14)
Employment Nondiscrimination Act of 1996 Bill Failed - Senate
09/10/1996 Y
S 2056 (49 - 50)
Flag Desecration bill Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
12/12/1995 N
S J Res 31 (63 - 36)

Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Earmark Moratorium Motion Rejected - Senate
03/13/2008 N
S Amdt 4347 (29 - 71)
Expressing Support for General Petraeus and All Members of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/20/2007 the Armed Forces NV
(72 - 25)
S Amdt 2934
Expressing Support for All Men and Women in the U.S.
Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/20/2007 Armed Forces NV
(50 - 47)
S Amdt 2947
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/18/2007 Y
S 1257 (57 - 42)
Lobbying and Donation Regulations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
08/02/2007 Y
S1 (83 - 14)
Investigating Contracts in Iraq Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/10/2005 Y
S 1042 (44 - 54)
Congressional Pay Raise Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
10/18/2005 Y
HR 3058 (92 - 6)
Financial Relief For Hurricane Katrina Victims Amend Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/15/2005 Y
HR 2862 (43 - 52)
Congressional Commission on Hurricane Katrina Motion Rejected - Senate
09/14/2005 Y
HR 2862 (44 - 54)
Special Committee on Contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq Motion Rejected - Senate
09/14/2005 Y
HR 2862 (44 - 53)
Congressional Pay Raise Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
10/23/2003 Y
HR 2989 (60 - 34)
Term Limits bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
04/23/1996 N
S J Res 21 (58 - 42)
Senate Gift Reform Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
07/28/1995 Y
S Res 158 (98 - 0)
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
07/25/1995 Y
S 1060 (98 - 0)
Filibuster Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
01/05/1995 Y
S Res 14 (76 - 19)

Crime Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Immigration Enforcement and Border Fence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 N
S Amdt 4231 (61 - 37)
06/06/2007 Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain N Amendment Rejected - Senate
Crimes (46 - 51)
S Amdt 1184
Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1250 (57 - 39)
Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1333 (66 - 32)
Hate Crimes Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/20/2000 Y
S 2549 (57 - 42)
Juvenile Crime bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/20/1999 Y
S 254 (73 - 25)
Violent Crime Victims Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/23/1997 N
S Con Res 27 (51 - 49)

Defense

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4818 (70 - 26)
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan with
Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/22/2008 Provisions Regarding Conduct and Congressional Oversight Y
(34 - 63)
S Amdt 4817
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
01/22/2008 Y
HR 4986 (91 - 3)
Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3875 (24 - 71)
Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations NV
(70 - 25)
HR 2764
Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Y
(53 - 45)
HR 4156
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 of Defense N
(45 - 53)
S 2340
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
Iraq Troop Reduction Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/21/2007 Y
S Amdt 2898 (47 - 47)
Time Between Troop Deployments Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2909 (56 - 44)
Sense of the Senate on Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2351 (94 - 3)
Iraq Troop Reduction Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/18/2007 Y
S Amdt 2087 (52 - 47)
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 with
Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/26/2007 Iraq Withdrawal Timeline Y
(51 - 46)
HR 1591
Status of Detainees Substitute Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
11/15/2005 N
S 1042 (84 - 14)
11/15/2005 Judicial Review of Detainees Amendment Y Amendment Rejected - Senate
S 1042 (44 - 54)
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
11/10/2005 N
S 1042 (49 - 42)
National Commission on Detainees Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/08/2005 Y
S 1042 (43 - 55)
National Defense Authorization Act - Cloture Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/26/2005 N
S 1042 (50 - 48)
Military Construction FY2005 Authorization bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/23/2004 Y
S 2400 (97 - 0)
Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization - Conference Report Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/12/2003 Y
HR 1588 (95 - 3)
Emergency Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan Bill Passed - Senate
10/17/2003 Y
S 1689 (87 - 12)
Defense Department FY2004 Authorization Bill -
Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization-Passage
05/22/2003 Y Senate
S 1050
(98 - 1)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 Conference Reported Adopted - Senate
12/13/2001 Y
S 1438 (96 - 2)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 Bill Passed - Senate
10/02/2001 Y
S 1438 (99 - 0)
Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Treaty rejected - Senate
10/13/1999 Y
Treaty Doc. 105 (48 - 51)
FY 2000 Defense Authorization-Conference Report Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/22/1999 Y
S 1059 (93 - 5)
FY 2000 Defense Auth.--Passage Bill passed - Senate
05/27/1999 Y
S 1059 (92 - 3)
FY 2000 Defense Auth.--Base Closures Amendment failed - Senate
05/26/1999 Y
S 1059 (40 - 60)
10/01/1998 Defense Department FY99 Authorization bill Y Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 3616 (96 - 2)
American Missile Protection bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/09/1998 N
S 1873 (59 - 41)
Military Closure Amendment Amendment Adopted . - Senate
06/25/1998 N
S 2057 (48 - 45)
Separate Housing Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/25/1998 N
S 2057 (39 - 53)
Authorization bill, FY99, Defense Department Bill Passed - Senate
06/25/1998 Y
S 2057 (88 - 4)
Line Item Veto Cancellation bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
02/25/1998 Y
HR 2631 (78 - 20)
Defense Department FY98-99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/06/1997 Y
HR 1119 (90 - 10)
Base Closure Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/09/1997 N
S 936 (66 - 33)
Intelligence Appropriations Declassification amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/19/1997 Y
S 858 (43 - 56)
Chemical and Biological Weapons Threat Reduction Act Bill Passed - Senate
04/17/1997 N
S 495 (53 - 44)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/10/1996 Y
HR 3230 (73 - 26)
Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Conference Report Adopted - Senate
01/26/1996 N
S 1124 (56 - 34)
Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/19/1995 N
HR 1530 (51 - 43)
Military Construction FY96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/22/1995 Y
HR 1817 (86 - 14)
Space-Based Laser Program Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
08/10/1995 Y
S 1087 (57 - 41)
Drug Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Illegal Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/09/1998 N
S 1415 (52 - 46)
U.S.- Mexico Drug Trafficking Prevention Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/20/1997 Y
H J Res 58 (94 - 5)

Education

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Higher Education Act Amendments and Extensions Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4137 (83 - 8)
GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
Permanent Residence for Certain Undocumented Immigrants Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
10/24/2007 Y
S 2205 (52 - 44)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/07/2007 NV
HR 2669 (79 - 12)
Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Bill Passed - Senate
07/20/2007 Y
HR 2669 (78 - 18)
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/26/2005 Y
HR 3010 (44 - 51)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/26/2005 Y
HR 3010 (46 - 53)
To Increase The Maximum Federal Pell Grant Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/25/2005 Y
HR 3010 (48 - 51)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act Bill Passed - Senate
05/13/2004 Y
S 1248 (95 - 3)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act Bill Passed - Senate
05/13/2004 Y
HR 1350 (95 - 3)
No Child Left Behind Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/18/2001 Y
HR 1 (87 - 10)
Funding for Special Education Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
06/28/2000 Y
HR 4577 (51 - 47)
Education Savings Accounts bill Bill passed - Senate
03/02/2000 Y
S 1134 (61 - 37)
Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/21/1999 Y
HR 800 (98 - 1)
Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 Bill Passed - Senate
03/11/1999 Y
HR 800 (98 - 1)
Higher Education Programs Authorization Extension bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
09/29/1998 Y
HR 6 (96 - 0)
Higher Education Programs Authorization Extension bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/1998 Y
HR 6 (96 - 1)
06/24/1998 Education Savings Accounts bill Y Conference Report Adopted - Senate
HR 2646 (59 - 36)
Training Programs bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/05/1998 Y
HR 1385 (91 - 7)
Educational Savings Account bill Bill Passed - Senate
04/23/1998 N
HR 2646 (56 - 43)
Education Funding Amendment Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
09/11/1997 Y
S 1061 (49 - 51)

Employment and Affirmative Action

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Equal Pay Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
04/23/2008 Y
HR 2831 (56 - 42)
Unemployment Benefits Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/11/2004 Y
S 1637 (59 - 40)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
03/06/1998 Y
S 1173 (58 - 37)

Energy Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
S 3186 (50 - 35)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
HR 3221 (72 - 13)
Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/17/2008 Y
HR 6049 (52 - 44)
Increasing Taxes on Profits, Rescinding Certain Tax
Deductions, and Increasing Tax Incentives for Alternative Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/10/2008 Y
Energy Programs for Oil Companies (51 - 43)
S 3044
Carbon Emissions Cap and Trade Plan Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/06/2008 NV
S Amdt 4825 (48 - 36)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
HR 3221 (84 - 12)
Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 (88 - 8)
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/13/2008 the Development of Oil Shale and Offshore Natural Gas N
(47 - 51)
S Amdt 4207 to S Con Res 70
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 Y
Not Covered by a Moratorium (56 - 43)
S Amdt 4329 to S Con Res 70
Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
HR 6 (86 - 8)
Energy Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
HR 6 (65 - 27)
Alternative Energy Subsidies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
S Amdt 1704 (57 - 36)
Preventing Petroleum Export Organizations (NOPEC Act of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/19/2007 2007) NV
(70 - 23)
S Amdt 1519
Offshore Drilling in Virginia Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/14/2007 N
S Amdt 1566 (43 - 44)
Clean Energy Achievement Criteria Motion Agreed - Senate
06/14/2007 Y
S Amdt 1538 (56 - 39)
Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 Bill Passed - Senate
08/01/2006 N
S 3711 (71 - 25)
ANWR Revenues Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/16/2006 N
S Con Res 83 (51 - 49)
LIHEAP Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/16/2006 Y
S Con Res 83 (51 - 49)
Alaska Judicial Review Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (48 - 51)
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/26/2005 Y
HR 3010 (54 - 43)
Energy Policy Act of 2005 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/29/2005 N
HR 6 (74 - 26)
Energy Policy Act of 2005 Bill Passed - Senate
06/28/2005 Y
HR 6 (85 - 12)
Reduction in Dependence on Foreign Oil Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/16/2005 Y
HR 6 (47 - 53)
Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/16/2005 Y
HR 6 (52 - 48)
Environmental Effects Caused by Ethanol Amendment Motion to Table Agreed - Senate
06/14/2005 N
HR 6 (59 - 38)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/16/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (49 - 51)
Energy Omnibus bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/31/2003 Y
HR 6 (84 - 14)
06/10/2003 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Amendment Y Amendment Adopted - Senate
S 14 (67 - 32)
Reduction of Foreign Oil Dependence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/10/2003 Y
S 14 (99 - 1)
Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Act of 2001 Bill Passed - Senate
04/25/2002 Y
HR 4 (88 - 11)
Nuclear Waste Disposal bill Bill Passed - Senate
04/15/1997 N
S 104 (65 - 34)
Yucca Mountain Alternate Sites amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
04/15/1997 N
S 104 (59 - 39)
Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
07/31/1996 N
S 1936 (63 - 37)

Environmental Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm
Veto Override Passed - Senate
06/18/2008 Bill) Y
(80 - 14)
HR 6124
Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/17/2008 Y
HR 6049 (52 - 44)
Increasing Taxes on Profits, Rescinding Certain Tax
Deductions, and Increasing Tax Incentives for Alternative Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/10/2008 Y
Energy Programs for Oil Companies (51 - 43)
S 3044
Carbon Emissions Cap and Trade Plan Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/06/2008 NV
S Amdt 4825 (48 - 36)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
HR 2419 (82 - 13)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/15/2008 Y
HR 2419 (81 - 15)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
HR 3221 (84 - 12)
Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 (88 - 8)
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/13/2008 the Development of Oil Shale and Offshore Natural Gas N
(47 - 51)
S Amdt 4207 to S Con Res 70
Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including
the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 Y
Not Covered by a Moratorium (56 - 43)
S Amdt 4329 to S Con Res 70
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/2007 NV
HR 2419 (79 - 14)
Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
HR 6 (86 - 8)
Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/11/2007 NV
S Amdt 3711 (37 - 58)
Water Resources Development Act of 2007 Veto Override Passed - Senate
11/08/2007 NV
HR 1495 (79 - 14)
Energy Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
HR 6 (65 - 27)
Alternative Energy Subsidies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/21/2007 Y
S Amdt 1704 (57 - 36)
Offshore Drilling in Virginia Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/14/2007 N
S Amdt 1566 (43 - 44)
Clean Energy Achievement Criteria Motion Agreed - Senate
06/14/2007 Y
S Amdt 1538 (56 - 39)
Removal of ANWR Provision from HR 2863 Concurrent Resolution Adopted - Senate
12/21/2005 Y
S Con Res 74 (48 - 45)
ANWR Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (48 - 51)
EPA's Clean Air Mercury Rule Resolution Failed: - Senate
09/13/2005 Y
S J Res 20 (47 - 51)
Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 Bill Passed - Senate
10/30/2003 N
HR 1904 (80 - 14)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
04/06/2000 N
S Con Res 101 (51 - 49)
Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act Bill Passed - Senate
02/10/2000 N
S 1287 (64 - 34)
Federal Land Grazing Fee Amendment Tabling Motion Rejected - Senate
09/17/1996 N
HR 3662 (50 - 50)
Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1995 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/02/1996 Y
S 1316 (98 - 0)

Executive Branch

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


On the Nomination of Michael B. Mukasey for the Office of
Nomination Confirmed - Senate
11/08/2007 Attorney General NV
(53 - 40)
PN 958
Attorney General No Confidence Vote Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/11/2007 NV
S J Res 14 (53 - 38)
United States Attorneys Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
03/20/2007 NV
S 214 (94 - 2)
Andrew von Eschenbach, Commissioner of Food and Drugs Nomination Confirmed - Senate
12/07/2006 NV
PN 1396 (80 - 11)
Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense Nomination Confirmed - Senate
12/06/2006 NV
PN 2191 (95 - 2)
Michael Hayden Confirmation Nomination Confirmed - Senate
05/26/2006 Y
PN 1552 (78 - 15)
Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Confirmation Confirmed - Senate
01/31/2006 N
PN 1059 (58 - 42)
John Roberts, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Confirmed - Senate
09/27/2005 N
PN 801 (77 - 22)
Second cloture motion on John Bolton, Ambassador to UN Second Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/20/2005 N
PN 326 (54 - 38)
Thomas B. Griffith, US Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/14/2005 Y
PN 202 (73 - 24)
Janice R Brown, US Circuit Court Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/09/2005 N
PN 201 (56 - 43)
William H. Pryor, Jr., US Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/09/2005 N
PN 200 (53 - 45)
Richard A Griffin, US Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/09/2005 NV
PN 195 (95 - 0)
David W. McKeague, US Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/09/2005 NV
PN 196 (96 - 0)
First cloture motion on John Bolton, Ambassador to UN Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
05/26/2005 N
PN 326 (56 - 42)
Priscilla R. Owen, US Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate
05/25/2005 N
PN 194 (55 - 43)
05/24/2005 Motion to invoke cloture on Priscilla R. Owen N Cloture Invoked - Senate
PN 194 (81 - 18)
John Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence Nomination Confirmed - Senate
04/21/2005 Y
PN 329 (98 - 2)
Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/15/2005 Y
PN 122 (98 - 0)
Alberto R. Gonzales, for Attorney General Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/03/2005 N
PN 12 (60 - 34)
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/26/2005 Y
PN 8 (85 - 13)
Objection to Presidential Electoral Vote Certificate Objection Not Sustained - Senate
01/06/2005 N
S Con Res 1 (1 - 74)
Michael Leavitt, Adiminstrator of the EPA Nomination Confirmed - Senate
10/28/2003 Y
PN 884 (88 - 8)
Thomas Ridge, Secretary of Homeland Security Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/22/2003 Y
PN 1 (94 - 0)
John Ashcroft for Attorney General Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/01/2001 N
PN 107 (58 - 42)
Christine Todd Whitman for Administrator of the EPA Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/30/2001 Y
PN 97 (99 - 0)
Gale Ann Norton for Secretary of the Interior Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/30/2001 N
PN 96 (75 - 24)
Norman Y. Mineta for Secretary of Transportation Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/24/2001 Y
PN 14 (100 - 0)
Thompson for Secretary of Health and Human Services Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/24/2001 Y
PN 93 (100 - 0)
Martinez for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/23/2001 Y
PN 93 (100 - 0)
Anthony Principi for Secretary of Veterans Affairs Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/23/2001 Y
PN 102 (100 - 0)
Alan Greenspan for Chairman of the Federal Reserve Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/03/2000 Y
PN 729 (89 - 4)
Ronnie L. White for U.S. District Judge in Missouri Nomination Rejected - Senate
10/05/1999 Y
PN 49 (45 - 54)
Richard Holbrooke for Representative to the UN Nomination Confirmed - Senate
08/05/1999 Y
PN 100 (81 - 16)
Lawrence H. Summers for Secretary of the Treasury Nomination Confirmed - Senate
07/01/1999 Y
PN 341 (97 - 2)
Impeachment of President Clinton - Article I Acquitted - Senate
02/12/1999 NG
H Res 611 (45 - 55)
Impeachment of President Clinton - Article II Acquitted - Senate
02/12/1999 NG
H Res 611 (50 - 50)
David Satcher for Surgeon General Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/10/1998 Y
PN 623 (63 - 35)
Alexis M. Herman for Secretary of Labor Nomination Confirmed - Senate
04/30/1997 Y
PN 82 (85 - 13)
Secretary of Energy Nomination Nomination Confirmed - Senate
03/12/1997 Y
PN 169 (99 - 1)
Secretary of Transportation Nomination Nomination Confirmed - Senate
02/06/1997 Y
PN 83 (98 - 0)
William M. Daley, Secretary of Commerce Nomination Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/30/1997 Y
PN 81 (95 - 2)
Andrew M. Cuomo for Secretary of HUD Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/29/1997 Y
PN 80 (99 - 0)
Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/22/1997 Y
PN 1 (99 - 0)
William S. Cohen for Secretary of Defense Nomination Confirmed - Senate
01/22/1997 Y
PN 2 (99 - 0)
06/20/1996 Greenspan Nomination Y Nomination Confirmed - Senate
PN 951 (91 - 7)
Nomination of Laurence H. Meyer Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/20/1996 Y
PN 952 (98 - 0)
Nomination of Alice M. Rivlin Nomination Confirmed - Senate
06/20/1996 Y
PN953 (57 - 41)
Line-Item Veto bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/27/1996 Y
S4 (69 - 31)
Foster Nomination Second Cloture Vote Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/22/1995 Y
PN 245 (57 - 43)
Line-Item Veto bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/23/1995 Y
S4 (69 - 29)

Family and Children Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of
Bill Passed - Senate
11/01/2007 2007 (CHIP) Y
(64 - 30)
HR 3963
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
09/27/2007 Reauthorization NV
(67 - 29)
HR 976
08/02/2007 State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Y Bill Passed - Senate
Reauthorization (68 - 31)
HR 976
Point Based Immigration Expiration Date Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1202 (42 - 55)
Child Custody Protection Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/25/2006 N
S 403 (65 - 34)
Teen Pregnancy Education Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/25/2006 Y
S 403 (48 - 51)
Federal Marriage Amendment Bill Failed - Senate
07/14/2004 N
S J Res 40 (48 - 50)
Enhance AMBER Alert bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/10/2003 Y
S 151 (98 - 0)
Enhance AMBER Alert bill Bill Passed - Senate
02/24/2003 NV
S 151 (84 - 0)

Federal, State, and Local Relations

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Restriction of Federal Assistance Based on Compliance with
Motion Agreed - Senate
03/13/2008 Federal Immigration Laws Y
(58 - 40)
S Amdt 4309 to S Con Res 70
REAL ID Funding Motion Agreed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2405 (50 - 44)
Foreign Aid and Policy Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Funding Amendment to AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/16/2008 Bill N
(31 - 64)
S Amdt 5077
Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Bill Passed - Senate
07/16/2008 Y
HR 5501 (80 - 16)
Limiting Countries for HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Motion Agreed - Senate
07/15/2008 Funding Y
(70 - 24)
S Amdt 5078
Nomination of General Petraeus as Military Leader of the
Nomination Confirmed - Senate
07/10/2008 Middle East Y
(95 - 2)
PN 1641
Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4818 (70 - 26)
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan with
Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/22/2008 Provisions Regarding Conduct and Congressional Oversight Y
(34 - 63)
S Amdt 4817
GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
01/22/2008 Y
HR 4986 (91 - 3)
Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3875 (24 - 71)
12/18/2007 Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations NV Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations NV
(70 - 25)
HR 2764
United States-Peru Trade Agreement Bill Passed - Senate
12/04/2007 NV
HR 3688 (77 - 18)
Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Y
(53 - 45)
HR 4156
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 of Defense N
(45 - 53)
S 2340
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Federalism in
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/26/2007 Iraq Y
(75 - 23)
S Amdt 2997
Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Iran and the
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/26/2007 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps N
(76 - 22)
S Amdt 3017
Limiting Mexican Trucks to Commercial Zones Near the
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/11/2007 Border Between the U.S. and Mexico Y
(75 - 23)
S Amdt 2797
Prohibiting U.S. Assistance for Groups that Support Coercive
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/06/2007 Abortion NV
(48 - 45)
S Amdt 2707
Sense of the Senate on Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2351 (94 - 3)
Preventing Petroleum Export Organizations (NOPEC Act of Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/19/2007 NV
2007) (70 - 23)
S Amdt 1519
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
Media in the Middle East Amendment Motion to Table Adopted - Senate
09/07/2006 N
HR 5631 (51 - 44)
National Defense Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/16/2006 N
S Con Res 83 (50 - 50)
Reporting Matters in Iraq Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/15/2005 Y
S 1042 (40 - 58)
Iraq Progress Reports Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
11/15/2005 Y
S 1042 (79 - 19)
International Courts Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
12/07/2001 N
HR 3338 (78 - 21)
Troop Withdrawal from Kosovo Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/18/2000 Y
S 2521 (53 - 47)
Kosovo Resolution Resolution Adopted - Senate
03/23/1999 Y
S Con Res 21 (58 - 41)
Religious Persecution Freedom bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/09/1998 Y
HR 2431 (98 - 0)
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/01/1998 Y
S 2334 (49 - 44)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
06/24/1998 Y
S 2057 (65 - 31)
Iran Missile Sanctions bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/22/1998 N
HR 2709 (90 - 4)
State Department FY98-99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/28/1998 N
HR 1757 (51 - 49)
03/13/1998 Saddam Hussein War Crime Prosecution bill Y Resolution Adopted - Senate
S Con Res 78 (93 - 0)
Chemical Weapons Convention bill Treaty Ratified - Senate
04/24/1997 Y
S Res 75 (74 - 26)
Cuba Sanctions bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/05/1996 Y
HR 927 (74 - 22)
The START II Treaty Treaty Ratified - Senate
01/26/1996 Y
103-1 (87 - 4)
Deployment of US Armed Forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina Resolution Passed - Senate
12/13/1995 Y
S J Res 44 (69 - 30)
Cuba Sanctions bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/19/1995 NV
HR 927 (74 - 24)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Self-Defense Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
07/26/1995 Y
S 21 (69 - 29)

Government Reform

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Homeland Security Act of 2002 Bill Passed - Senate
11/19/2002 Y
HR 5005 (90 - 9)

Gun Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Prohibiting Funds in the Bill S 1200 from Being Used to
Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/25/2008 Decrease Gun Ownership N
(78 - 11)
S Amdt 4070
Firearm Confiscation Prohibition Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/13/2006 Y
HR 5441 (84 - 16)
Firearms Manufacturers Protection bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/29/2005 N
S 397 (65 - 31)
Child Safety Lock Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/28/2005 Y
S 397 (70 - 30)
Firearms Manufacturers Protection bill Bill Failed - Senate
03/02/2004 N
S 1805 (8 - 90)
Gun Show Sale Regulation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/20/1999 Y
S 254 (51 - 50)
Gun Lock Requirement Amendment Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted . - Senate
07/21/1998 N
S 2260 (61 - 39)

Health Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4040 (89 - 3)
Funding Amendment to AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/16/2008 Bill N
(31 - 64)
S Amdt 5077
Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Bill Passed - Senate
07/16/2008 Y
HR 5501 (80 - 16)
Limiting Countries for HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Motion Agreed - Senate
07/15/2008 Funding Y
(70 - 24)
S Amdt 5078
Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
07/15/2008 Y
HR 6331 (70 - 26)
Medicare Bill Cloture Invoked - Senate
07/09/2008 Y
HR 6331 (69 - 30)
Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm
Veto Override Passed - Senate
06/18/2008 Bill) Y
(80 - 14)
HR 6124
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
HR 2419 (82 - 13)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/15/2008 Y
HR 2419 (81 - 15)
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the Legalization of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/14/2008 Importing Certain Prescription Drugs Y
(73 - 23)
S Amdt 4299
Codifying the Definition of a Child Eligible for SCHIP Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/14/2008 N
S Amdt 4233 (46 - 52)
Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/06/2008 Y
HR 4040 (79 - 13)
Health Care for Indigenous Peoples Bill Passed - Senate
02/26/2008 Y
S 1200 (83 - 10)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate
12/14/2007 NV
HR 2419 (79 - 14)
Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/11/2007 NV
S Amdt 3711 (37 - 58)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of
Bill Passed - Senate
11/01/2007 2007 (CHIP) Y
(64 - 30)
HR 3963
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
Prohibiting Funds for Groups that Perform Abortions Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3330 (41 - 52)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
09/27/2007 Reauthorization NV
(67 - 29)
HR 976
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Bill Passed - Senate
08/02/2007 Reauthorization Y
(68 - 31)
HR 976
FDA Drug Import Certification Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/07/2007 NV
S Amdt 1010 (49 - 40)
Medicaid Generic Drug Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (49 - 50)
Medical Assistance and Prescription Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (54 - 45)
Hurricane Health Care for Survivors Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (48 - 51)
AIDS Drug Assistance Program Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/27/2005 Y
HR 3010 (46 - 50)
Medicaid Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/17/2005 N
S Con Res 18 (49 - 51)
Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/27/2003 Y
S1 (76 - 21)
Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/31/2002 Y
S 812 (78 - 21)
Patients' Bill of Rights bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/29/2001 Y
S 1052 (59 - 36)
Off-budget Lockbox Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/29/2000 Y
HR 4577 (60 - 37)
Social Security and Medicare Surplus Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/29/2000 N
HR 4577 (54 - 43)
Health Care Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/29/2000 N
HR 4577 (51 - 47)
Outpatient Prescription Drugs Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/22/2000 Y
HR 4577 (44 - 53)
Patient Bill of Rights bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/15/1999 N
S 1344 (53 - 47)
Patient Lawsuit Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/15/1999 N
S 1344 (53 - 47)
Women's Health and Cancer Rights Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/14/1999 N
S 1344 (55 - 45)
Patients' Bill of Rights Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
06/22/1999 N
S 1233 (53 - 47)
Human Cloning Research bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
02/11/1998 N
S 1601 (42 - 54)
Private Contracts Amendment Motion Agreed to - Senate
06/25/1997 Y
S 947 (64 - 35)
Assisted Suicide Bill Bill Passed - Senate
04/16/1997 Y
HR 1003 (99 - 0)
Health Insurance Portability bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/02/1996 Y
HR 3103 (98 - 0)
04/18/1996 Deletion of Medical Savings Accounts Amendment Y Amendment Adopted - Senate
S 1028 (52 - 46)
Ryan White CARE reauthorization Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
07/27/1995 Y
S 641 (97 - 3)

Housing and Property Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
HR 3221 (72 - 13)
Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/25/2008 Y
S Amdt 4983 (79 - 16)
Optional Wind Damage Insurance Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/07/2008 NV
S Amdt 4719 (19 - 74)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
HR 3221 (84 - 12)
Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
04/10/2008 Y
S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 (88 - 8)
Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - Senate
02/07/2008 Y
HR 5140 (81 - 16)

Immigration

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Immigration Enforcement and Border Fence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 N
S Amdt 4231 (61 - 37)
Immigration Enforcement and Employer Sanctions
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 Amendment Y
(53 - 45)
S Amdt 4259
Restriction of Federal Assistance Based on Compliance with
Motion Agreed - Senate
03/13/2008 Federal Immigration Laws Y
(58 - 40)
S Amdt 4309 to S Con Res 70
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Permanent Residence for Certain Undocumented Immigrants Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
10/24/2007 Y
S 2205 (52 - 44)
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
10/03/2007 Y
S Amdt 3117 (95 - 1)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 2638 (89 - 4)
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2480 (89 - 1)
Second Immigration Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/28/2007 Y
S 1639 (46 - 53)
Immigration Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/07/2007 Y
S 1348 (34 - 61)
Declaring English the National Language Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1151 (64 - 33)
Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain
Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Crimes N
(46 - 51)
S Amdt 1184
Point Based Immigration Expiration Date Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1202 (42 - 55)
Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1250 (57 - 39)
Five Year Expiration for Guest Worker Program Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1316 (49 - 48)
Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1333 (66 - 32)
English as the Common Language Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1384 (58 - 39)
Guest Worker Number Reduction Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/23/2007 Y
S Amdt 1169 (74 - 24)
Secure Fence Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
10/31/2006 Y
HR 6061 (283 - 138)
Double-Layered Fencing Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/13/2006 N
HR 5441 (29 - 71)
Triple-Layered Fencing Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/20/2006 Y
HR 5631 (94 - 3)
Confidentiality Requirement Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/25/2006 N
S 2611 (49 - 49)
Immigration Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/25/2006 Y
S 2611 (62 - 36)
H-2C Visa Program Ammendment Amendment Failed - Senate
05/24/2006 Y
S 2611 (48 - 49)
Orange Card Program Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/23/2006 Y
S 2611 (37 - 61)
Employer Verification Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/23/2006 Y
S 2611 (58 - 40)
"State Criminal Alien Assistance Program" Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/18/2006 Y
S 2611 (43 - 52)
English As National Language Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/18/2006 N
S 2611 (62 - 35)
05/18/2006 English as Unifying Language Amendment Y Amendment Adopted - Senate
S 2611 (58 - 39)
Employment-based Immigrant Visa Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/17/2006 N
S 2611 (50 - 48)
American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act, 2000 Bill Passed - Senate
10/03/2000 Y
S 2045 (96 - 1)
Temporary Farm Workers Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/23/1998 Y
S 2260 (68 - 31)
U.S. Citizen Recruitment Amendment Tabling Motion Passed - Senate
05/18/1998 N
S 1723 (59 - 39)
Non-Immigrant Specialty Workers bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/18/1998 N
S 1723 (78 - 20)
Public Assistance to Legal Immigrants Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/02/1996 N
S 1664 (40 - 60)
Immigration Reform bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/02/1996 Y
HR 2202 (97 - 3)
Asylum Seeker Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/01/1996 Y
S 1664 (51 - 49)
Citizen Verification Pilot Program Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
05/01/1996 Y
S 1664 (54 - 46)
Legal Immigrants Assistance Eligibility Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
04/30/1996 N
S 1664 (46 - 53)
Foreign Student Public Education Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
04/25/1996 N
S 1664 (53 - 46)
Foreign Student Program Amendment Tabling Motion Adopted - Senate
04/25/1996 N
S 1664 (53 - 47)
Indigenous Peoples

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Health Care for Indigenous Peoples Bill Passed - Senate
02/26/2008 Y
S 1200 (83 - 10)
Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for
Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/26/2008 Abortions N
(52 - 42)
S Amdt 3896
Prohibiting Funds in the Bill S 1200 from Being Used to
Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/25/2008 Decrease Gun Ownership N
(78 - 11)
S Amdt 4070

Labor

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
Union Organization Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/26/2007 Y
HR 800 (51 - 48)
06/06/2007 Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain N Amendment Rejected - Senate
Crimes (46 - 51)
S Amdt 1184
Point Based Immigration Expiration Date Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1202 (42 - 55)
Five Year Expiration for Guest Worker Program Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1316 (49 - 48)
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
Guest Worker Number Reduction Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/23/2007 Y
S Amdt 1169 (74 - 24)
Minimum Wage Adjustment Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/21/2006 Y
S 2766 (52 - 46)
Increasing Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/21/2006 N
S 2766 (45 - 53)
Ergonomics Regulations resolution Resolution Adopted - Senate
03/06/2001 N
S J Res 6 (56 - 44)
Two Year Minimum Wage Increase Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
11/09/1999 N
S 625 (50 - 48)
Three Year Minimum Wage Increase Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
11/09/1999 N
S 625 (54 - 44)
Teamwork for Employees and Managers Act of 1995 Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/10/1996 N
S 295 (61 - 38)
Team Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/10/1996 N
HR 743 (53 - 46)
Minimum Wage Increase Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/1996 Y
HR 3448 (46 - 52)
Legal Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/2008 Act of 2008 N
(69 - 28)
HR 6304
Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/2008 Surveillance Bill Y
(32 - 66)
S Amdt 5064
Codifying the Definition of a Child Eligible for SCHIP Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/14/2008 N
S Amdt 4233 (46 - 52)
Immigration Enforcement and Border Fence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/13/2008 N
S Amdt 4231 (61 - 37)
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/13/2008 Y
HR 2082 (51 - 45)
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2008 N
S 2248 (68 - 29)
Striking Telecommunications Companies' Civil Immunity for
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(31 - 67)
S Amdt 3907
FISA as Exclusive Means for Conducting Electronic
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(57 - 41)
S Amdt 3910
On the Nomination of Michael B. Mukasey for the Office of
Nomination Confirmed - Senate
11/08/2007 Attorney General NV
(53 - 40)
PN 958
Habeas Corpus for Detainees of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2022 (56 - 43)
06/19/2007 Preventing Petroleum Export Organizations (NOPEC Act of NV Amendment Adopted - Senate
2007) (70 - 23)
S Amdt 1519
Declaring English the National Language Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1151 (64 - 33)
Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain
Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/06/2007 Crimes N
(46 - 51)
S Amdt 1184
Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1333 (66 - 32)
English as the Common Language Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 Y
S Amdt 1384 (58 - 39)
Victims' Rights bill Bill Passed - Senate
04/22/2004 Y
S 2329 (96 - 1)
Unborn Victims of Violence Act 2004 Bill Passed - Senate
03/25/2004 N
HR 1997 (61 - 38)
Securities Litigation bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/13/1998 N
S 1260 (79 - 21)
Product Liability bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/21/1996 N
HR 956 (59 - 40)
Legal Reform bill Veto Overridden - Senate
12/22/1995 N
HR 1058 (68 - 30)
Legal Reform bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/05/1995 N
HR 1058 (65 - 30)
Legal Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/28/1995 N
HR 1058 (70 - 29)
Product Liability bill Bill Passed - Senate
05/10/1995 N
HR 956 (61 - 37)
Military Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Nomination of General Petraeus as Military Leader of the
Nomination Confirmed - Senate
07/10/2008 Middle East Y
(95 - 2)
PN 1641
Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4818 (70 - 26)
Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan with
Amendment Rejected - Senate
05/22/2008 Provisions Regarding Conduct and Congressional Oversight Y
(34 - 63)
S Amdt 4817
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3875 (24 - 71)
Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Y
(53 - 45)
HR 4156
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 of Defense N
(45 - 53)
S 2340
Permanent Residence for Certain Undocumented Immigrants Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
10/24/2007 Y
S 2205 (52 - 44)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
09/21/2007 Iraq Troop Reduction Amendment Y Amendment Rejected - Senate
S Amdt 2898 (47 - 47)
Time Between Troop Deployments Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2909 (56 - 44)
Iraq Troop Reduction Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/18/2007 Y
S Amdt 2087 (52 - 47)
Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
05/24/2007 of 2007 Y
(80 - 14)
HR 2206
Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/27/2007 N
HR 1591 (48 - 50)
United States Policy in Iraq Resolution of 2007 Resolution Failed - Senate
03/15/2007 Y
S J Res 9 (48 - 50)
Habeas Review Amendment Amemendment Adopted - Senate
09/28/2006 Y
S 3930 (48 - 51)
Military Commissions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/28/2006 Y
S 3930 (47 - 52)
Oversight of CIA Interrogation and Detention Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/28/2006 Y
S 3930 (46 - 53)
Military Commissions Act of 2006 Bill Passed - Senate
09/28/2006 N
S 3930 (65 - 34)
Cluster Munitions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/06/2006 N
HR 5631 (30 - 70)
Troop Redeployment Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
06/22/2006 N
S 2766 (13 - 86)
Military Funding and Tax Cuts Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
02/02/2006 Y
HR 4297 (44 - 53)
Condemning Iraq Abuse of Prisoners resolution Resolution Adopted - Senate
05/21/2004 Y
SRes 356 (92 - 0)
10/11/2002 Use of Military Force Against Iraq Y Joint Resolution Adopted - Senate
H J Res 114 (77 - 23)

National Security Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/2008 Act of 2008 N
(69 - 28)
HR 6304
Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/2008 Surveillance Bill Y
(32 - 66)
S Amdt 5064
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/13/2008 Y
HR 2082 (51 - 45)
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2008 N
S 2248 (68 - 29)
Striking Telecommunications Companies' Civil Immunity for
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(31 - 67)
S Amdt 3907
FISA as Exclusive Means for Conducting Electronic
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(57 - 41)
S Amdt 3910
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Y
(53 - 45)
HR 4156
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
11/16/2007 N
of Defense (45 - 53)
S 2340
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Bill Passed - Senate
10/16/2007 Appropriations Act of 2008 Y
(75 - 19)
HR 3093
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
10/03/2007 Y
S Amdt 3117 (95 - 1)
Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Federalism in
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/26/2007 Iraq Y
(75 - 23)
S Amdt 2997
Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Iran and the
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/26/2007 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps N
(76 - 22)
S Amdt 3017
Habeas Corpus for Detainees of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
09/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2022 (56 - 43)
Limiting Mexican Trucks to Commercial Zones Near the
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/11/2007 Border Between the U.S. and Mexico Y
(75 - 23)
S Amdt 2797
Foreign Intelligence Acquisition Bill Passed - Senate
08/03/2007 N
S 1927 (60 - 28)
Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 1 (85 - 8)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 2638 (89 - 4)
Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2480 (89 - 1)
REAL ID Funding Motion Agreed - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
S Amdt 2405 (50 - 44)
Sense of the Senate on Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/19/2007 Y
S Amdt 2351 (94 - 3)
Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/2007 N
S Amdt 1250 (57 - 39)
Implementing 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Bill Passed - Senate
03/13/2007 Y
S4 (60 - 38)
Security of Cargo Containers Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/13/2006 Y
HR 4954 (43 - 55)
National Security Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/12/2006 Y
HR 4954 (41 - 57)
Rail and Transit Security Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
07/12/2006 Y
HR 5441 (50 - 50)
USEMA Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/11/2006 Y
HR 5441 (87 - 11)
FEMA Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/11/2006 N
HR 5441 (32 - 66)
USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Conference Report Adopted - Senate
03/02/2006 Y
HR 3199 (89 - 10)
USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
12/16/2005 N
HR 3199 (52 - 47)
Disclosure of Classified Information Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/14/2005 Y
HR 2360 (44 - 53)
National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004 Bill Passed - Senate
10/06/2004 Y
S 2845 (96 - 2)
USA Patriot Act of 2001 Bill Passed - Senate
10/25/2001 Y
HR 3162 (98 - 1)
Military Force Authorization resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
09/14/2001 Y
S J Res 23 (98 - 0)
Comprehensive Terrorism Prevention Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
04/17/1996 Y
S 735 (91 - 8)
06/07/1995 Comprehensive Terrorism Prevention Act Y Bill passed - Senate
S 735 (91 - 8)
Anti-terrorism Wiretaps Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/06/1995 Y
S 735 (77 - 19)

Regulatory Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Prescription Drug bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/24/1997 Y
S 830 (98 - 2)
Small Business Impact Analysis Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/11/1995 Y
S 343 (53 - 45)
Small Business Impact Analyses Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/10/1995 N
S 343 (60 - 36)

Reproductive Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Codifying the Definition of a Child Eligible for SCHIP Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/14/2008 N
S Amdt 4233 (46 - 52)
Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for
Amendment Adopted - Senate
02/26/2008 Abortions N
(52 - 42)
S Amdt 3896
Prohibiting Funds for Groups that Perform Abortions Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3330 (41 - 52)
Prohibiting U.S. Assistance for Groups that Support Coercive Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/06/2007 NV
Abortion (48 - 45)
S Amdt 2707

Science and Medical Research

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Stem Cell Research Act of 2007 Passed - Senate
04/11/2007 Y
S5 (63 - 34)
HOPE Stem Cell Research Act of 2007 Passed - Senate
04/11/2007 Y
S 30 (70 - 28)
Stem Cell Research Bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/18/2006 Y
HR 810 (63 - 37)

Senior and Social Security Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
07/15/2008 Y
HR 6331 (70 - 26)
Medicare Bill Cloture Invoked - Senate
07/09/2008 Y
HR 6331 (69 - 30)
GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the Legalization of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/14/2008 Importing Certain Prescription Drugs Y
(73 - 23)
S Amdt 4299
Medicare Part D Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate
02/02/2006 Y
HR 4297 (52 - 45)
Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (51 - 47)
Medicare Premiums Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (49 - 50)
Prescription Drug Plan Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
11/03/2005 Y
S 1932 (43 - 56)
Prescription Drugs Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
03/17/2005 Y
S Con Res 18 (49 - 50)
Social Security Earnings Cap Bill Passed - Senate
03/22/2000 Y
HR 5 (100 - 0)
Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
12/06/1995 N
HR 660 (94 - 3)

Social Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Same Sex Marriage Resolution Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
06/07/2006 N
SJ Res. 1 (49 - 48)
Hate Crimes Bill Motion Rejected - Senate
06/11/2002 Y
S 625 (54 - 43)
Puerto Rican Nationals resolution Joint Resolution Adopted - Senate
09/14/1999 Y
S J Res 33 (95 - 2)
Technology and Communication

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate
07/09/2008 Act of 2008 N
(69 - 28)
HR 6304
Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence
Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/09/2008 Surveillance Bill Y
(32 - 66)
S Amdt 5064
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2008 N
S 2248 (68 - 29)
Striking Telecommunications Companies' Civil Immunity for
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(31 - 67)
S Amdt 3907
FISA as Exclusive Means for Conducting Electronic
Amendment Rejected - Senate
02/12/2008 Surveillance Y
(57 - 41)
S Amdt 3910
Income Limit for Subsidies to Farmers Amendment Rejected - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
S Amdt 3810 (48 - 47)
Reduction of SPAM bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/22/2003 Y
S 877 (97 - 0)
Do-Not-Call Registry bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/25/2003 Y
HR 3161 (95 - 0)
FCC Media Ownership bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/16/2003 Y
S J Res 17 (55 - 40)
Internet Tax Freedom bill Bill Passed - Senate
10/08/1998 Y
S 442 (96 - 2)
Internet Gambling Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
07/23/1998 N
S 2260 (90 - 10)
Telecommunications bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
02/01/1996 Y
S 652 (91 - 5)
Telecommunications bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/15/1995 Y
S 652 (81 - 18)

Trade Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/31/2008 Y
HR 4040 (89 - 3)
Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the Legalization of
Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/14/2008 Importing Certain Prescription Drugs Y
(73 - 23)
S Amdt 4299
Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Bill Passed - Senate
03/06/2008 Y
HR 4040 (79 - 13)
United States-Peru Trade Agreement Bill Passed - Senate
12/04/2007 NV
HR 3688 (77 - 18)
U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Bill Passed - Senate
09/19/2006 N
HR 5684 (62 - 32)
U.S. -Oman Free Trade Agreement Bill Passed - Senate
06/29/2006 N
S 3569 (60 - 34)
CAFTA Implementation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
07/28/2005 N
HR 3045 (55 - 45)
CAFTA Implementation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/30/2005 N
S 1307 (54 - 45)
U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/07/2003 N
HR 2738 (66 - 31)
U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Bill Passed - Senate
07/07/2003 N
HR 2739 (66 - 32)
Trade Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/01/2002 N
HR 3009 (64 - 34)
U.S.-China Relations Act of 2000 Bill Passed - Senate
09/19/2000 Y
HR 4444 (83 - 15)
Tabling Motion Agreed To, Amendment Rejected -
China Nonproliferation Act
09/13/2000 Y Senate
HR 4444
(65 - 32)
Africa Free Trade bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/11/2000 Y
HR 434 (77 - 19)
Africa Free Trade bill Bill Passed - Senate
11/03/1999 Y
HR 434 (76 - 19)
Most Favored Nation Repeal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
07/17/1997 N
S 955 (22 - 77)

Transportation Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/13/2007 NV
HR 6 (86 - 8)
Amtrak Reauthorization Bill Passed - Senate
10/30/2007 NV
S 294 (70 - 22)
Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/25/2007 N
S Amdt 3453 (28 - 66)
Limiting Mexican Trucks to Commercial Zones Near the
Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/11/2007 Border Between the U.S. and Mexico Y
(75 - 23)
S Amdt 2797
Bridge Repair Funding Amendment Adopted - Senate
09/10/2007 NV
S Amdt 2792 (60 - 33)
Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/26/2007 Y
HR 1 (85 - 8)
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users Conference Report Adopted - Senate
07/29/2005 Y
HR 3 (91 - 4)
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users Bill Passed - Senate
05/17/2005 Y
HR 3 (89 - 11)
Highway Trust Fund bill Bill Passed - Senate
02/12/2004 Y
S 1072 (76 - 21)
Aviation Administration FY2004-2006 Authorization bill Bill Passed - Senate
06/12/2003 Y
HR 2115 (94 - 0)
Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act Bill Passed - Senate
09/21/2001 Y
S 1450 (96 - 1)
Transportation Reauthorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
05/22/1998 Y
HR 2400 (88 - 5)
Intermodal Transportation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/12/1998 Y
S 1173 (96 - 4)
Blood Alcohol Content Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
03/04/1998 Y
S 1173 (62 - 32)
Federal Aviation Authorization Act of 1996 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
10/03/1996 Y
HR 3539 (92 - 2)
National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
11/17/1995 N
S 440 (80 - 16)
Drinking and Driving Minors Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/21/1995 Y
S 440 (64 - 36)
Commercial Vehicle Speed Limit Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/20/1995 Y
S 440 (51 - 49)
06/20/1995 Motorcycle Helmet Amendment N Amendment Rejected - Senate
S 440 (44 - 53)

Veterans Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
01/22/2008 Y
HR 4986 (91 - 3)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
10/01/2007 NV
HR 1585 (92 - 3)
Tax Rate Extension Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate
02/02/2006 Y
HR 4297 (44 - 53)
Additional Funding For Veterans Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate
11/17/2005 Y
S 2020 (43 - 55)
Health Care for Veterans Amendment Motion Failed - Senate
10/05/2005 Y
HR 2863 (48 - 51)

Welfare and Poverty

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
S 3186 (50 - 35)
Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
07/26/2008 Y
HR 3221 (72 - 13)
Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
06/26/2008 Extension, and GI Bill Y
(92 - 6)
HR 2642
Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - Senate
06/25/2008 Y
S Amdt 4983 (79 - 16)
GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate
05/22/2008 Y
S Amdt 4803 (75 - 22)
Concurrent Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
03/14/2008 Y
S Con Res 70 (51 - 44)
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
11/07/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(56 - 37)
HR 3043
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of
Bill Passed - Senate
11/01/2007 2007 (CHIP) Y
(64 - 30)
HR 3963
Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and
Bill Passed - Senate
10/23/2007 Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies NV
(75 - 19)
HR 3043
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
09/27/2007 Reauthorization NV
(67 - 29)
HR 976
State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Bill Passed - Senate
08/02/2007 Reauthorization Y
(68 - 31)
HR 976
Welfare Reform Act of 1996 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
08/01/1996 Y
HR 3734 (78 - 21)
Welfare Reform Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
07/23/1996 Y
HR 3734 (74 - 24)
Welfare Reform Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
12/22/1995 N
HR 4 (52 - 47)
Welfare Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
09/19/1995 Y
HR 4 (87 - 12)
Naturalized Citizen Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
09/14/1995 Y
HR 4 (37 - 61)

Women's Issues

Date Bill Title Vote Outcome


Equal Pay Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
04/23/2008 Y
HR 2831 (56 - 42)
Inclusion of Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
12/18/2007 NV
HR 2764 (76 - 17)
Prohibiting Funds for Groups that Perform Abortions Amendment Rejected - Senate
10/18/2007 NV
S Amdt 3330 (41 - 52)

Vote Key
Y Yea
N Nay
NV Not Voting, Excused, Absent, or Present
PY Pair Yea
PN Pair Nay