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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 30, 2017
By Congress.org @ 9:30 PM :: 5264 Views :: Congressional Delegation

May 30, 2017

In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Branstad Nomination
  • Senate: Sullivan Nomination
  • Senate: Thapar Nomination
  • House: Pesticides Regulations
  • House: Prosecution of Child Pornography
  • House: Child Abuse Reporting

Editor's Note: The House and Senate are not doing legislative business in their respective chambers this week.

Recent Senate Votes

Branstad Nomination - Vote Confirmed (82-13, 5 Not Voting) 
 
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Terry Branstad to be U.S. ambassador to China. 
 
Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES 
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted NO


Sullivan Nomination - Vote Confirmed (94-6) 
 
The Senate confirmed the nomination of John Sullivan to be deputy secretary of State. 
 
Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES 
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES


Thapar Nomination - Vote Confirmed (52-44, 4 Not Voting) 
 
The Senate confirmed Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to be a judge for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. 
 
Sen. Brian Schatz voted Not Voting 
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted Not Voting


Recent House Votes

Pesticides Regulations - Vote Passed (256-165, 9 Not Voting) 
 
The bill would generally prohibit EPA and states from requiring that entities applying pesticides near navigable waters must first obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act, if the application is authorized under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 
 
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted NO

 


Prosecution of Child Pornography - Vote Passed (368-51, 11 Not Voting) 
 
The bill would make the production of child pornography a crime whenever a minor is engaged in sexually explicit conduct, regardless of whether the conduct was initiated for the purposes of producing such content. 
 
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted YES

 


Child Abuse Reporting - Vote Passed (415-3, 12 Not Voting) 
 
The bill would require adults authorized to interact with minors or amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport's governing body, and it would allow victims of abuse to seek damages in court. 
 
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted YES

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