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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 16, 2018
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From GovTrack.org, September 16, 2018

Sep 4, 2018 5:31 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Elad L. Roisman to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission: Elad L. Roisman, of Maine, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2023

Cloture Motion Agreed to 83/14

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 4, 2018 6:53 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, ...

Failed 171/221

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 4, 2018 7:01 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 6439: Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018

Passed 272/119

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

BITMAP is an HSI-led initiative that fills biometric databases with data collected from special interest aliens, violent criminals, fugitives, and known or suspected terrorists encountered within illicit pathways. BITMAP was established to equip international partner-country law enforcement officers to collect and share biometric and biographic data on special interest individuals and to identify potential threat actors transiting through participating countries. BITMAP further provides infrastructure and capability for host governments to collect biometric data on individuals they encounter transiting through illicit pathways. The information collected under the auspices of BITMAP is shared with U.S. law enforcement and Intelligence Community members; DHS in turn provides information back to the host countries concerning the individuals whom they enrolled. Through this process, ICE ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 5, 2018 12:10 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN2047: Elad L. Roisman, of Maine, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2023

Nomination Confirmed 85/14

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 5, 2018 1:29 p.m. — Vote

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 1049: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1635) to amend the loan counseling ...

Passed 221/186

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 5, 2018 1:36 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 1049: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1635) to amend the loan counseling requirements under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4606) to provide that application

Passed 224/180

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 5, 2018 5:31 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1635: Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

Failed 187/224

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 5, 2018 5:51 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 1635: Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

Passed 406/4

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

H.R. 1635 amends the loan counseling requirements under the Higher Education Act of 1965 to promote greater financial literacy in the following ways:

Ensuring borrowers who participate in the federal loan program receive interactive counseling each year that reflects their individual borrowing situation before they accept their loan;
Providing awareness about the financial obligations students and parents are accumulating by requiring borrowers to consent each year before receiving federal student loans;
Informing low-income students about the terms and conditions of the Pell Grant program through annual counseling that will be provided to all grant recipients, and;
Directing the Secretary of Education to maintain and disseminate a consumer-tested, online counseling tool that institutions can use to provide annual loan counseling ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 1:26 p.m. — Vote

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 1051: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6691) to amend title 18, United ...

Passed 224/181

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 1:34 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 1051: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6691) to amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the definition of “crime of violence”, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Passed 225/179

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 1:48 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1525: Dominic W. Lanza, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona

Nomination Confirmed 60/35

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 2:14 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1650: Charles J. Williams, of Iowa, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa

Nomination Confirmed 79/12

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 3:28 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 6147: Interior, Environment, Financial Services and General Government, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug ...

Failed 187/218

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 3:35 p.m. — Vote

H.Amdt. 962 (Pallone) to H.R. 4606: Page 3, line 18, insert "after opportunity for hearing and public input," after "delay,".

Failed 176/227

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 3:41 p.m. — Vote

H.Amdt. 963 (DeGette) to H.R. 4606: Amendment sought to require export applications to show that the natural gas to be exported was produced using available techniques to minimize methane emissions from leaks or venting.

Failed 195/210

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 3:58 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 4606: Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act

Failed 178/231

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 6, 2018 4:09 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 4606: Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act

Passed 260/146

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 7, 2018 10:49 a.m. — Vote

H.R. 6691: Community Safety and Security Act of 2018

Passed 247/152

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

H.R. 6691 amends the definition of the term “crime of violence” in the U.S. Code. Specifically:

Under subsection (a)(1), the term is defined by enumerating offenses that would qualify as crimes of violence. Subsection (a)(2) maintains the current definition of crime of violence that includes offenses that have “as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another.” Additionally, subsection (a)(3) clarifies that any inchoate offense involving the listed offenses also are included in the definition.

Subsection (b) defines the offenses in the enumerated list provided in subsection (a)(1) for the purposes of this section. It offers definitions for “abusive sexual contact,” “aggravated sexual ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 6 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture: Charles P. Rettig to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Department of the Treasury: Charles P. Rettig, of California, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the term expiring November 12, 2022

Cloture Motion Agreed to 63/34

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 6:32 p.m. — Vote

On the Nomination PN1620: Charles P. Rettig, of California, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the term expiring November 12, 2022

Nomination Confirmed 64/33

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Nay

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 6:56 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 5923: Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act

Passed 379/3

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 6:57 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 5895: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019

Conference Report Agreed to 92/5

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

H.R. 5895 provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and family housing for the Department of Defense, and other related agencies. This legislation provides a total of $145.4 billion in discretionary funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.

The major provisions of the bill are as follows:

Division A – Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

The Energy and Water Development provisions of the legislation total $44.7 billion, which is $1.5 billion above the Fiscal Year 2018 enacted level and $8.17 billion above the President’s budget request. Total defense ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 7:09 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 3186: Every Kid Outdoors Act

Passed 383/2

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

H.R. 3186 allows fourth grade students and certain accompanying adults free access to federal public lands and waters administered by the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where an admission fee is charged. This codifies the existing Every Kid in a Park program and requires a report to Congress on the results of the program for the seven years the program is authorized.

Since 2015, the Department of the Interior, through the “Every Kid in a Park'' initiative, has offered fourth graders and their families free entrance to our national parks and other federal lands. The initiative launched prior to the National Park Service's Centennial ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 12, 2018 7:19 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 4689: To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska.

Passed 378/1

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 13, 2018 1 p.m. — Vote

H.Res. 1059: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3798) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affo

Passed 222/171

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 13, 2018 1:08 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 1911: Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017

Passed 393/2

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

H.R. 1911 amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to mandate that the position of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall hold the rank of Ambassador. Specifically, the legislation establishes that the Special Envoy will be nominated by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, report directly to the Secretary of State, not hold any other office, and serve as the primary advisor to, and coordinate the efforts of the United States government to monitor and combat anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic incitement that occur in foreign countries.

The Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism advances U.S. foreign policy on anti-Semitism and develops and implements policies and projects to support efforts to ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

 

Sep 13, 2018 3:57 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 5895: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019

Passed 377/20

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

H.R. 5895 provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and family housing for the Department of Defense, and other related agencies. This legislation provides a total of $145.4 billion in discretionary funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.

The major provisions of the bill are as follows:

Division A – Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

The Energy and Water Development provisions of the legislation total $44.7 billion, which is $1.5 billion above the Fiscal Year 2018 enacted level and $8.17 billion above the President’s budget request. Total defense ...

Trackers: Roll Call Votes.

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