Recent Senate Votes
Cloture Motion; Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
With this vote the Senate chose to open debate on a bill that would give the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco, but would not allow the agency to ban cigarettes or other tobacco products.
Vote Agreed to (84-11, 4 Not Voting)
Sen. Orrin Hatch [ e-mail | bio ] voted NO
Sen. Robert Bennett [ e-mail | bio ] voted YES
Recent House Votes
Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act
This bill would authorize programs, advisory groups and spending to improve security at U.S. airports and rail systems. It also prohibits the TSA from using whole-body imaging machines at primary security checkpoints of airports.
Vote Passed (397-25, 11 Not Voting)
Rep. Rob Bishop [ e-mail | bio ] voted YES
Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act
The House approved this bill that would provide paid leave to federal employees for 4 of the 12 weeks of parental leave available to them.
Vote Passed (258-154, 1 Present, 20 Not Voting)
Rep. Rob Bishop [ e-mail | bio ] voted NO
(Information provided by Congress.org)
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