Mega Vote May 1, 2017

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Perdue Nomination
Senate: Acosta Nomination
House: Register of Copyrights
House: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Oversight
House: Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Senate: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations
Senate: Clayton Nomination
House: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations
House: Workers Comp Time
Recent Senate Votes
Perdue Nomination – Vote Confirmed (87-11, 1 Present, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Sonny Perdue to be secretary of Agriculture.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO

Acosta Nomination – Vote Confirmed (60-38, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Alexander Acosta to be secretary of Labor.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO

Recent House Votes
Register of Copyrights – Vote Passed (378-48, 4 Not Voting)

The bill would require the U.S. Copyright Office’s Register of Copyrights be recommended by a select panel, nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. It would limit a Register of Copyrights’ term to 10 years.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted Not Voting

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Oversight – Vote Passed (425-0, 5 Not Voting)

The bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted Not Voting

Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations – Vote Passed (382-30, 18 Not Voting)

The joint resolution would extend continuing appropriations for federal government operations through May 5, 2017. It also would provide for an extension, through May 5, of health care benefits for retired coal miners.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted Not Voting

Upcoming Votes
Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations – HR244

The Senate will consider legislation to continue funding the government through September 30, 2017. The bill would appropriate more than $1 trillion for various federal departments and agencies.

Clayton Nomination – PN47

The Senate will debate the nomination of Jay Clayton to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations – HR244

The House will consider legislation to continue funding the government through September 30, 2017. The bill would appropriate more than $1 trillion for various federal departments and agencies.

Workers Comp Time – HR1180

The bill would allow private sector employees to opt to receive comp time instead of overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.

NY 23rd Tom Reed

Register of Copyrights – Vote Passed (378-48, 4 Not Voting)

The bill would require the U.S. Copyright Office’s Register of Copyrights be recommended by a select panel, nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. It would limit a Register of Copyrights’ term to 10 years.

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Oversight – Vote Passed (425-0, 5 Not Voting)

The bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government.

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations – Vote Passed (382-30, 18 Not Voting)

The joint resolution would extend continuing appropriations for federal government operations through May 5, 2017. It also would provide for an extension, through May 5, of health care benefits for retired coal miners.

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

NY 27th Chris Collins

Register of Copyrights – Vote Passed (378-48, 4 Not Voting)

The bill would require the U.S. Copyright Office’s Register of Copyrights be recommended by a select panel, nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. It would limit a Register of Copyrights’ term to 10 years.

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Oversight – Vote Passed (425-0, 5 Not Voting)

The bill that would require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comply with the agency requirements of the Freedom of Information Act while they are under the conservatorship of the federal government.

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

Short-Term Fiscal 2017 Continuing Appropriations – Vote Passed (382-30, 18 Not Voting)

The joint resolution would extend continuing appropriations for federal government operations through May 5, 2017. It also would provide for an extension, through May 5, of health care benefits for retired coal miners.

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

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