Recent Votes

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Recent Senate Votes
Military Construction-VA Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (97-2, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate passed its version of the military construction and Department of Veterans Affairs appropriations bill for the upcoming fiscal year. The $144 billion bill differs slightly from the House version that passed on June 14. A conference committee will work out a final bill.

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
  • Sen. Mike Lee voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

Motion to Table; Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 – Vote Agreed to (51-46, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate agreed to this motion to table the House-passed “Cut, Cap and Balance” debt ceiling and balanced-budget plan. The move essentially kills the bill.

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
  • Sen. Mike Lee voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Recent House Votes

Cut, Cap, and Balance Act – Vote Passed (234-190, 8 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would make a debt ceiling increase contingent on passage of a balanced-budget constitutional amendment. The White House indicated the president would veto it. The Senate rejected the bill later in the week.

  • Rep. Rob Bishop voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (241-173, 18 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill to alter the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a mortgage and credit card watchdog group created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law. The bill would raise the threshold by which the Financial Stability Oversight Council can overturn CFPB regulations and require Senate confirmation of a director before the CFPB can begin operating. The Senate is unlikely to pass the bill.

  • Rep. Rob Bishop voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

Legislative Branch Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (252-159, 21 Not Voting)

This $3.3 billion bill would fund the legislative branch in the upcoming fiscal year. It marks a 6.4 percent reduction from the current funding level. It is not clear when the Senate will take up the bill.

  • Rep. Rob Bishop voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

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