CT Reps Vote – October 31, 2005

The decisions are in… The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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October 31, 2005

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
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Senate: Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2006
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House: Federal Housing Finance Reform Act
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House: Disapproving BRAC Recommendations
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House: Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
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Senate: Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation
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House: Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005


Recent Senate Votes
Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2006 – Vote Passed (94-3, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this $145.7 billion bill funding the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education for the 2006 fiscal year.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted YES……send

e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Federal Housing Finance Reform Act – Vote Passed (331-90, 12 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill to reform the administrative structure governing the three federal housing agencies.

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


Disapproving BRAC Recommendations – Vote Failed (85-324, 1 Present, 23 Not Voting)

By rejecting this resolution, the House cleared the way for the latest round of military base closures to proceed.

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


Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act – Vote Passed (228-184, 21 Not Voting)

This House bill would institute mandatory penalties against lawyers who file frivolous lawsuits.

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


Upcoming Votes
Deficit Reduction Omnibus Reconciliation
– S.1932

The Senate is scheduled to take up this bill intended to trim $39 billion from the budget deficit. The House is expected to take up their version of the bill the following week.


Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005
– H.R.4128

This House bill would prohibit the use of Federal funds in instances where private property is seized through eminent domain for economic development purposes.


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