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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted June 1, 2019
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From GovTrack.us, June 1, 2019

(Note: Congress was not in session last week but two resolutions were introduced by members of the Hawaii congressional delegation.)

 

May 23, 2019 — Bill Text

S.Res. 219: A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color to serve in Congress.

This resolution’s text is now available.

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

 

May 30, 2019 — Introduced

H.Res. 411: Defining Presidential wars not declared by Congress under article I, section 8, clause 11 (Declare War Clause) as impeachable “high crimes and misdemeanors” within the meaning of article II, section 4 of the Constitution and defining the mean

Sponsor: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2]

This resolution was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

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CongDelHawaii  Week Ending May 26, 2019

From GovTrack.us

VOTES and BILLS INTRODUCED:

May 22, 2019 — Bill Text

S.Con.Res. 14: A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.

This resolution’s text for status Passed Congress (May 22, 2019) is now available.

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

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

S. 1598: A bill to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]

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

Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] is a member of the committee.

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

S. 1618: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to expand the capacity to improve health outcomes and increase access to specialized care.

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.

2 cosponsors are on that committee.

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

S.Res. 218: A resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.

Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]

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

Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] is a member of the committee.

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

H.R. 2908: To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Ed Case [D-HI1]

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

1 cosponsor is on that committee.

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

H.R. 2917: To hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for dubious marketing and distribution of opioid products and for their role in creating and exacerbating the opioid epidemic in the United States.

Sponsor: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor and House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

 

May 22, 2019 — Introduced

H.R. 2916: To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide hospital care and medical services to veterans in the Freely Associated States of the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federat

Sponsor: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

1 cosponsor is on that committee.

 

May 22, 2019 5:22 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN243: Carl J. Nichols, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia

Nomination Confirmed 55/43

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

May 22, 2019 5:42 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN218: Kenneth D. Bell, of North Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina

Nomination Confirmed 55/43

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

May 23, 2019 — Introduced

S.Res. 219: A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color to serve in Congress.

Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]

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

Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] is a member of the committee.

 

May 23, 2019 11:04 a.m. — Vote

On Approving the Journal

Passed 223/194

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

May 23, 2019 11:24 a.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1994: Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019

Failed 200/222

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: No

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

 

May 23, 2019 11:34 a.m. — Vote

H.R. 1994: Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019

Passed 417/3

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

May 23, 2019 12:46 p.m. — Vote

S. 151: TRACED Act

Bill Passed 97/1

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

May 23, 2019 3:47 p.m. — Vote

On the Motion (Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: H.R. 2157, as Amended)

Motion Agreed to 84/9

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

May 23, 2019 4:15 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 2157: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019

Bill Passed 85/8

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

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