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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 18, 2017
By Congress.org @ 4:46 PM :: 4062 Views :: Congressional Delegation

September 18, 2017

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

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • Senate: Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • House: Criminal Gang Members
  • House: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Bill

Editor's Note: The House is not in session this week.

Recent Senate Votes

Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization - Vote Agreed to (61-36, 3 Not Voting)

Corker, R-Tenn., motion to table the McConnell, R-Ky., for Paul, R-Ky., amendment to the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment to the bill. The Paul amendment would sunset, six months after enactment, the 2001 authorization for the use of military force in Afghanistan and the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq.

Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted NO


Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (80-17, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Pamela H. Patenaude to be deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sen. Brian Schatz voted NO
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted NO


Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization - Vote Agreed to (84-9, 7 Not Voting)

Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment that would authorize $692 billion in discretionary funding for defense programs in fiscal 2018.

Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES


Recent House Votes

Criminal Gang Members - Vote Passed (233-175, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted NO


Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations - Vote Passed (211-198, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill, as amended, that would provide $1.23 trillion for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2018 spending bills, including $621.5 billion for defense and $511 billion for nondefense discretionary spending.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO 

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted NO


Upcoming Votes

Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Bill - HR2810

The bill would authorize more than $680 billion for the Pentagon and related agencies as well as the Overseas Contingency Operations account.

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