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CongDelHawaii--Votes Cast and Bills Introduced

From GovTrack.us, September 29, 2019

 

Sep 17, 2019 — Bill Text

S. 2484: Keeping Our Commitment to Overseas Veterans Act of 2019

This bill’s text is now available.

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

 

 

Sep 17, 2019 — Bill Text

S. 2482: Protect American Values Act

This bill’s text is now available.

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

 

 

Sep 17, 2019 — Bill Text

S. 2489: Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2019

This bill’s text is now available.

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

 

 

Sep 19, 2019 — Bill Text

H.R. 4401: Restore the Fairness Doctrine Act of 2019

This bill’s text is now available.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] is the sponsor of this bill.

 

 

Sep 23, 2019 5:34 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Brian McGuire to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury: Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

Cloture Motion Agreed to 82/6

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 11:39 a.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Joseph Cella to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republics of Fiji, Kiribati, and the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu: Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu

Cloture Motion Agreed to 55/37

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 12:14 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Daniel Habib Jorjani to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior: Daniel Habib Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior

Cloture Motion Agreed to 50/41

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 12:38 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: David Fabian Black to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security: David Fabian Black, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025

Cloture Motion Agreed to 66/25

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 3:40 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN408: Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

Nomination Confirmed 88/6

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 4:25 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN114: Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu

Nomination Confirmed 56/38

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 4:44 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN552: Daniel Habib Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior

Nomination Confirmed 51/43

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 5:02 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN87: David Fabian Black, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025

Nomination Confirmed 68/26

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 24, 2019 7:02 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 3190: Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019

Passed 394/21

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Not Voting

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 — Introduced

S.Res. 337: A resolution expressing concern about the fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI]

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

1 cosponsor is on that committee.

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 — Introduced

S.Res. 333: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the provisions contained in subtitle B of title XI of the House amendment (relating to paid family leave for Federal personnel

Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI]

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 12:18 p.m. — Vote

S.J.Res. 54: A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Joint Resolution Passed 54/41

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 1:37 p.m. — Vote

On Ordering the Previous Question on the Amendment and the Resolution: H.Res. 577: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2203) to increase transparency, accountability, and ...

Passed 227/191

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 1:48 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 577: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2203) to increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training f

Passed 228/191

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 4:03 p.m. — Vote

S.Res. 331: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the inclusion of the provisions of S. 2118 (116th Congress) (relating to the prohibition of United States persons from dealing

Resolution Agreed to 91/4

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 4:34 p.m. — Vote

S.Res. 332: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the conference on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the provisions contained in section 630A of the House amendment (relating to the repeal of a requirement of

Resolution Agreed to 94/0

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 4:51 p.m. — Vote

S.Res. 333: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the provisions contained in subtitle B of title XI of the House amendment (relating to paid family leave for Federal personnel

Resolution Rejected 47/48

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 5:13 p.m. — Vote

S.Res. 335: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the members of the conference to include the provisions contained in section 2906 of the Senate bill (relating to replenishmen

Resolution Agreed to 52/42

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 5:37 p.m. — Vote

S.Res. 336: A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the members of the conference to consider potential commonsense solutions regarding family and medical leave, including volunt

Resolution Agreed to 55/39

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 5:42 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 1595: Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019

Passed 321/103

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 5:55 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: General John E. Hyten for Appointment as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: Gen. John E. Hyten, in the Air Force, to be General

Cloture Motion Agreed to 73/21

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 6 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2203: Homeland Security Improvement Act

Failed 207/216

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: No

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 6:07 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 2203: Homeland Security Improvement Act

Passed 230/194

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 6:14 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Eugene Scalia, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Labor: Eugene Scalia, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Labor

Cloture Motion Agreed to 52/42

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 6:18 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Table: H.Res. 590: Raising a question of the privileges of the House.

Passed 232/193

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Aye

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

 

 

Sep 25, 2019 6:24 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 576: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the whistleblower complaint of August 12, 2019, made to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community.

Passed 421/0

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 — Introduced

S. 2578: A bill to increase the participation of historically underrepresented demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and industry.

Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [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.

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 — Introduced

S. 2579: A bill to direct the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to carry out programs and activities to ensure that Federal science agencies and institutions of higher education receiving Federal research and development funding are

Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [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.

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 12:15 p.m. — Vote

S.Amdt. 942 (Paul) to H.R. 4378

Amendment Rejected 24/73

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 12:54 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 4378: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019

Bill Passed 81/16

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 1:53 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN585: Gen. John E. Hyten, in the Air Force, to be General

Nomination Confirmed 75/22

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 2:07 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1099: Eugene Scalia, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Labor

Nomination Confirmed 53/44

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 4:43 p.m. — Vote

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 591: Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 54) relating to a ...

Passed 230/187

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 4:52 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 591: Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 54) relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Passed 229/186

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 5:12 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 3525: U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act

Failed 202/213

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Nay

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

 

 

Sep 26, 2019 5:21 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 3525: U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act

Passed 230/184

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

 

 

Sep 27, 2019 — Introduced

H.R. 4547: To impose safety requirements on commercial air tour flights, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Ed Case [D-HI1]

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

 

 

Sep 27, 2019 11:03 a.m. — Vote

S.J.Res. 54: A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Passed 236/174

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Not Voting

 

 

Sep 27, 2019 11:13 a.m. — Vote

H.R. 3722: Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2019

Passed 403/1

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Yea

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Not Voting

 

 

Sep 27, 2019 11:27 a.m. — Vote

On Motion to Table: H RES 603 Raising a question of the privileges of the House

Passed 222/184

Rep. Case [D-HI1]: Aye

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Not Voting

 

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