Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 made their way onto the floor. Are they protecting us from broken goods that led up to bankruptcy? = ) Thanks one and all! More info on the votes from March 14, 2005 inside.
March 14, 2005
In this MegaVote for Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
* House: Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: 2006 Fiscal Year Budget Resolution
* House: Emergency Supplemental Wartime Appropriations Act
Recent Senate Votes:
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Vote Passed (74-25, 1 Not Voting)
The Senate approved this bill that would make it harder for people who declare bankruptcy to get out of paying their debts.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO
Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted NO
Recent House Votes:
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
Vote Passed (417-9, 9 Not Voting)
The House passed this $284 billion bill that would fund transportation projects over the next six years.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
2006 Fiscal Year Budget Resolution – S.Con.Res.18
The Senate and House are set to begin debating 2006 fiscal year budget resolutions this week. Both resolutions are expected to cost around $2.6 trillion. The budget resolution serves as an outline of spending priorities in the appropriations process.
Emergency Supplemental Wartime Appropriations Act – H.R.1268
The House is scheduled to take up this $81.3 billion supplemental spending bill providing funds for tsunami relief and military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.