Mega Vote September 11, 2017

Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations
House: Emergency Hurricane Harvey Supplemental Appropriations
House: Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
House: Complete Consideration of Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations
House: Deport Criminal Gang Members
Recent Senate Votes
Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations – Vote Passed (80-17, 3 Not Voting)

McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the bill with a Senate amendment that would make available $15.25 billion in emergency supplemental funding for fiscal 2017 to partially cover the costs of responding to multiple natural disasters, including Hurricane Harvey. The amendment would suspend the public debt limit from the bill’s date of enactment until Dec. 8, 2017, and would provide for government operations to be funded at fiscal 2017 levels until Dec. 8.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted YES

Recent House Votes
Emergency Hurricane Harvey Supplemental Appropriations – Vote Passed (419-3, 11 Not Voting)

Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would provide for the House to concur in the Senate amendments to a bill (HR 601) that would codify practices and programs at the United States Agency for International Development related to U.S. education assistance abroad, with further amendment that would appropriate $7.9 billion in emergency supplemental funding for fiscal 2017 as an initial payment to cover the costs of responding to Hurricane Harvey. The total would include $7.4 billion for the Homeland Security Department’s Disaster Relief Fund, which will be used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support ongoing hurricane response efforts. It would also include $450 million for the Small Business Administration’s disaster loan program to assist small businesses and homeowners.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations – Vote Passed (316-90, 27 Not Voting)

Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would make available $15.25 billion in emergency supplemental funding for fiscal 2017 to partially cover the costs of responding to multiple natural disasters, including Hurricane Harvey. The measure would suspend the public debt limit from the bill’s date of enactment until Dec. 8, 2017, and would provide for government operations to be funded at fiscal 2017 levels until Dec. 8, 2017.

Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES

Rep. Tom Reed voted YES

Rep. Chris Collins voted YES

 

Upcoming Votes
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization – HR2810

The Senate is expected to limit debate on the fiscal 2018 defense authorization measure and Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain is expected to offer a substitute amendment (S 1519). The bill would authorize more than $680 billion for the Pentagon and related agencies as well as the Overseas Contingency Operations account. .

Complete Consideration of Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations – HR3354

The House is expected to complete consideration of the measure, which combined eight of 12 annual spending bills for fiscal 2018 for purposes of amendment. A floor rule adopted last week also added the four-bill “security minibus” (HR 3219) passed in July, so that when this measure passes a full, 12-bill omnibus will be sent to the Senate.

Deport Criminal Gang Members – HR3697

The bill would make it easier to deport criminal gang members, including by making it illegal for foreign gang members to come to the United States and by providing for the detention and removal of non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. nationals if they are criminal gang members or participate in gang activity.

Upcoming Votes
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization – HR2810

The Senate is expected to limit debate on the fiscal 2018 defense authorization measure and Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain is expected to offer a substitute amendment (S 1519). The bill would authorize more than $680 billion for the Pentagon and related agencies as well as the Overseas Contingency Operations account. .

Complete Consideration of Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations – HR3354

The House is expected to complete consideration of the measure, which combined eight of 12 annual spending bills for fiscal 2018 for purposes of amendment. A floor rule adopted last week also added the four-bill “security minibus” (HR 3219) passed in July, so that when this measure passes a full, 12-bill omnibus will be sent to the Senate.

Deport Criminal Gang Members – HR3697

The bill would make it easier to deport criminal gang members, including by making it illegal for foreign gang members to come to the United States and by providing for the detention and removal of non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. nationals if they are criminal gang members or participate in gang activity.

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