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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted August 6, 2018
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From GovTrack.us, August 6, 2018

Jul 31, 2018 12:16 p.m. — Vote

S. 1182: National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018

Motion Agreed to 86/12

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension.

The NFIP was originally set to expire on September 30, 2017. On September 8, 2017, Congress passed a short-term extension set to expire on December 8, 2017.

Recognizing the program is broken and in need of repair, Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874), a collection of seven bills approved by the House Financial Services Committee that would reauthorize the NFIP for five years, introduce private market competition, and provide programmatic reforms to ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Jul 31, 2018 2:16 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1808: Britt Cagle Grant, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit

Nomination Confirmed 52/46

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Jul 31, 2018 2:46 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Amdt. No. 3399 to H.R. 6147

Cloture Motion Agreed to 94/4

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 11:07 a.m. — Vote

S.Amdt. 3464 (Leahy) to H.R. 6147: To provide for election security grants.

Amendment Rejected 50/47

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 11:50 a.m. — Vote

S.Amdt. 3522 (Lee) to H.R. 6147: To prohibit the use of funds to enforce standards of identity with respect to certain food.

Amendment Rejected 14/84

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 12:15 p.m. — Vote

S.Amdt. 3524 (Baldwin) to H.R. 6147: To appropriate funds to carry out programs relating to the innovation, process improvement, and marketing of dairy products.

Amendment Agreed to 83/15

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 12:39 p.m. — Vote

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3402 to S.Amdt. 3399 to H.R. 6147 (Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019)

Motion to Table Agreed to 54/44

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 1:06 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 6147: Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

Bill Passed 92/6

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

H.R. 6147 provides a total of $58.675 billion in total discretionary budget authority for agencies within the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act and the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. This includes $35.252 billion for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, and related agencies and $24.423 billion for the financial services and general government provisions.

###Division A ####Title I—Department of the Interior

The bill provides a total of $13.046 billion for the Department of the Interior, including funding for:

  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM): The bill provides a total of $1.4 billion for the BLM, an increase of $55 million above the FY 2018 enacted level.

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Aug 1, 2018 1:58 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 5515: John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Conference Report Agreed to 87/10

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

H.R. 5515 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2019. The bill complies with the bipartisan budget agreement and authorizes $639.1 billion in base funding. Further, the bill authorizes an additional $69 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund to cover contingency operations. When factoring in $8.9 billion for mandatory defense spending, a total of $717 billion is authorized to be appropriated. Significant provisions of the legislation include:

Caring for Troops and Their Families – The NDAA increases the size of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Naval and Air Reserve, and Air Guard, fully funds a 2.6% pay raise for ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Weekly Updates

Jul 31, 2018 12:16 p.m. — Vote

S. 1182: National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018

Motion Agreed to 86/12

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension.

The NFIP was originally set to expire on September 30, 2017. On September 8, 2017, Congress passed a short-term extension set to expire on December 8, 2017.

Recognizing the program is broken and in need of repair, Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced the 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874), a collection of seven bills approved by the House Financial Services Committee that would reauthorize the NFIP for five years, introduce private market competition, and provide programmatic reforms to ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Jul 31, 2018 2:16 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1808: Britt Cagle Grant, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit

Nomination Confirmed 52/46

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

Jul 31, 2018 2:46 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Amdt. No. 3399 to H.R. 6147

Cloture Motion Agreed to 94/4

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

 

 

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