CT Reps Vote – December 19, 2005

Catching up once again on the votes from Congress and the Senate.

Here’s the big one that happened:
Cloture Motion; USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act – Vote Rejected (52-47, 1 Not Voting)

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presents:
MegaVote
December 19, 2005

In this MegaVote for Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District:


Recent Congressional Votes –
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Senate: Cloture Motion; USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act
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House: USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act
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House: Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2006
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House: Pension Protection Act
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House: Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act
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House: Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act
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House: Defense Appropriations Act, FY2006
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House: Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
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Senate: Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005
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Senate: Defense Appropriations Act, FY2006


Recent Senate Votes
Cloture Motion; USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act – Vote Rejected (52-47, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to invoke cloture and move to a final vote on the PATRIOT Act reauthorization.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted Not Voting……send
e-mail or see bio

Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted NO……send

e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
USA PATRIOT and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act – Vote Passed (251-174, 9 Not Voting)

The House approved the conference report that would make permanent 14 of the 16 provisions of the PATRIOT Act.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send
e-mail or see bio


Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2006 – Vote Passed (215-213, 6 Not Voting)

The House approved this $142.5 billion conference report funding the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education for the 2006 fiscal year.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send
e-mail or see bio


Pension Protection Act – Vote Passed (294-132, 7 Not Voting)

This House bill is intended to protect employer-funded pension plans and help the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation remain solvent.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send
e-mail or see bio


Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act – Vote Passed (239-182, 13 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill intended to combat illegal immigration.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send
e-mail or see bio


Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act – Vote Passed (413-0, 20 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this $79 million bill to harvest stem cells from umbilical cord blood and create a single databank for researchers to share information.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES……send
e-mail or see bio


Defense Appropriations Act, FY2006 – Vote Passed (308-106, 2 Present, 18 Not Voting)

The House approved this $453 billion bill funding the Department of Defense for the 2006 fiscal year.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES……send
e-mail or see bio


Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005 – Vote Passed (212-206, 16 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that is intended to reduce the deficit by $40 billion over five years.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send
e-mail or see bio


Upcoming Votes
Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 2005
– S.1932

The Senate is expected to vote on this deficit reduction package early in the week.


Defense Appropriations Act, FY2006
– H.R.2863

The Senate is scheduled to take up the Defense spending bill this week, prior to adjourning for Christmas.


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