Mega Vote May 30, 2017

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

Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Branstad Nomination
Senate: Sullivan Nomination
Senate: Thapar Nomination
House: Pesticides Regulations
House: Prosecution of Child Pornography
House: Child Abuse Reporting
Editor’s Note: The House and Senate are not doing legislative business in their respective chambers this week.

Recent Senate Votes
Branstad Nomination – Vote Confirmed (82-13, 5 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Terry Branstad to be U.S. ambassador to China.

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

Sullivan Nomination – Vote Confirmed (94-6)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of John Sullivan to be deputy secretary of State.

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

Thapar Nomination – Vote Confirmed (52-44, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Amul R. Thapar of Kentucky to be a judge for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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

Recent House Votes
Pesticides Regulations – Vote Passed (256-165, 9 Not Voting)

The bill would generally prohibit EPA and states from requiring that entities applying pesticides near navigable waters must first obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act, if the application is authorized under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted NO

Prosecution of Child Pornography – Vote Passed (368-51, 11 Not Voting)

The bill would make the production of child pornography a crime whenever a minor is engaged in sexually explicit conduct, regardless of whether the conduct was initiated for the purposes of producing such content.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES

Child Abuse Reporting – Vote Passed (415-3, 12 Not Voting)

The bill would require adults authorized to interact with minors or amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport’s governing body, and it would allow victims of abuse to seek damages in court.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES

New York’s 27th Congressional District:

Pesticides Regulations – Vote Passed (256-165, 9 Not Voting)

The bill would generally prohibit EPA and states from requiring that entities applying pesticides near navigable waters must first obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act, if the application is authorized under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

Prosecution of Child Pornography – Vote Passed (368-51, 11 Not Voting)

The bill would make the production of child pornography a crime whenever a minor is engaged in sexually explicit conduct, regardless of whether the conduct was initiated for the purposes of producing such content.

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

Child Abuse Reporting – Vote Passed (415-3, 12 Not Voting)

The bill would require adults authorized to interact with minors or amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport’s governing body, and it would allow victims of abuse to seek damages in court.

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

New York’s 23rd Congressional District:

Pesticides Regulations – Vote Passed (256-165, 9 Not Voting)

The bill would generally prohibit EPA and states from requiring that entities applying pesticides near navigable waters must first obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act, if the application is authorized under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Prosecution of Child Pornography – Vote Passed (368-51, 11 Not Voting)

The bill would make the production of child pornography a crime whenever a minor is engaged in sexually explicit conduct, regardless of whether the conduct was initiated for the purposes of producing such content.

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Child Abuse Reporting – Vote Passed (415-3, 12 Not Voting)

The bill would require adults authorized to interact with minors or amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport’s governing body, and it would allow victims of abuse to seek damages in court.

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

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