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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted October 9, 2021
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Hawaii Congressional Delegation

from GovTrack.us, Oct 9, 2021

Sep 29, 2021 — Bill Text

S. 2900: Federal Employees Civil Relief Act

This bill’s text is now available.

Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI] is the sponsor of this bill.

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI].

Sep 29, 2021 — Bill Text

S. 2885: Macadamia Tree Health Initiative Amendments Act

This bill’s text is now available.

Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI] is the sponsor of this bill.

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI].

Sep 29, 2021 — Bill Text

S. 2884: Coffee Plant Health Initiative Amendments Act

This bill’s text is now available.

Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] is the sponsor of this bill.

Trackers: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Sep 29, 2021 — Bill Text

H.R. 5422: Macadamia Tree Health Initiative Amendments Act

This bill’s text is now available.

Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele [D-HI2] is the sponsor of this bill.

Trackers: Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele [D-HI2].

Sep 29, 2021 — Bill Text

H.R. 5421: Coffee Plant Health Initiative Amendments Act

This bill’s text is now available.

Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele [D-HI2] is the sponsor of this bill.

Trackers: Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele [D-HI2].

Oct 4, 2021 5:31 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN560: Jonathan Eugene Meyer, of Ohio, to be General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security

Nomination Confirmed 51/47

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 5, 2021 11:35 a.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Paloma Adams-Allen to be a Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development: Paloma Adams-Allen, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

Cloture Motion Agreed to 78/21

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 5, 2021 2:15 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN634: Paloma Adams-Allen, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

Nomination Confirmed 79/20

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 5, 2021 2:56 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Lauren J. King to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington: Lauren J. King, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington

Cloture Motion Agreed to 55/44

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 5, 2021 5:38 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN568: Lauren J. King, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington

Nomination Confirmed 55/44

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 6, 2021 — Introduced

S. 2950: A bill to combat illegal deforestation by prohibiting the importation of products made wholly or in part of certain commodities produced on land undergoing illegal deforestation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

2 cosponsors are on that committee.

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI].

Oct 6, 2021 11:48 a.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Sarah A.L. Merriam to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Connecticut: Sarah A.L. Merriam, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut

Cloture Motion Agreed to 53/47

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 6, 2021 2:25 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN640: Sarah A.L. Merriam, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut

Nomination Confirmed 54/46

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 7, 2021 — Introduced

S. 2982: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to establish or expand programs to implement evidence-aligned practices in health care settings for the purpose of reducing the suicide rates of covered individuals,

Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

1 cosponsor is on that committee.

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI].

Oct 7, 2021 3:52 p.m. — Vote

On the Motion to Discharge PN572: Catherine Elizabeth Lhamon, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education

Motion to Discharge Agreed to 50/49

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 7, 2021 7:22 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 1301 with an Amendment (Amdt. No. 3847)

Cloture Motion Agreed to 61/38

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

This was a vote to end a filibuster of the Senate bill to increase the public debt limit in the days prior to when the federal government was projected to reach the public debt limit, i.e. run out of money to pay back existing debts, government salaries, and other pre-existing obligations, which could have led to an economic crisis.

Prior to this vote, Democrats sought to hold a simple majority vote to pass the bill, which was expected to pass along party lines. However, Republicans filibustered the bill, putting their own members on the record in this vote to end the filibuster so that the bill would pass and an economic crisis would be averted. All of the Republicans ...

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 7, 2021 8:11 p.m. — Vote

S. 1301: [Increase of Public Debt Limit]

Motion Agreed to 50/48

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

This was a vote on the Senate proposal to increase the public debt limit in an amount, $480 billion, that was projected by the Treasury Department to be the amount of debt needed through early December 2021 to not reach the public debt limit.

The Treasury Department had forecast that the federal government would hit the debt limit, i.e. run out of money to pay back existing debts, government salaries, and other pre-existing obligations, on October 18, 2021 (about a week after this vote), creating the potential for a severe economic crisis. Failure to pay back existing debts risked a global loss of confidence in the U.S. economy and hampering the U.S.'s ability to borrow in ...

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

Oct 7, 2021 8:31 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Gustavo A. Gelpi to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the First Circuit: Gustavo A. Gelpi, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit

Cloture Motion Agreed to 54/39

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI], Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI].

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