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WASHINGTON – Here’s a look at how members of Congress in the region voted over the past week.
Event Fees for Veterans: The House passed the Free Veterans from Fees Act (HR 1029), sponsored by Representative Gregory W. Steube, R-Fla., To waive special use permit fees for military veterans events at memorials war on federal lands in Washington, DC, Region. One supporter, Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., Said: “It is the right thing to do, to try to reduce the cost of many of these important commemorative occasions taking place here in our nation’s capital. . ” The vote on October 19 was 421 yes to 3 no. Yes :
Rental cars and terrorism: The House passed the Darren Drake Act (HR 4089), sponsored by Rep. Josh Gottheimer, DN.J., to require the Homeland Security Department to issue guidelines to car rental companies on act prevention strategies terrorism using vehicles they hire. to individuals. The vote on October 19 was 379 to 51 against. Yes :
Manufacture of prescription drugs: The House passed the National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act (HR 4369), sponsored by Representative Frank Pallone Jr., DN.J. The bill would require the Food and Drug Administration to designate and fund certain colleges and universities as centers for the development of continued pharmaceutical drug manufacturing. The vote on October 19 was 368 yes to 56 no. Yes :
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Opioid Prevention Grants: The House passed the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act (HR 2379), sponsored by Representative David J. Trone, D-Md., To re-authorize until 2027 the federal government’s opioid response program for the sending grants to states and expanding the program to include both opioids and other forms of addiction. The vote on October 20 was 380 yes to 46 no. Yes :
Funding for drug abuse prevention: The House passed the Drug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act (HR 654), sponsored by Representative David P. Joyce, R-Ohio, to provide for waiver requirements that local governments must meet to receive matching federal funding in within the framework of drug-free communities. Support program. The vote on October 20 was 395 to 30 against. Yes :
Medical stocks: The House passed the Strengthening Americas Strategic National Stockpile Act (HR 3635), sponsored by Representative Elissa Slotkin, D-Mo. The bill would change how the federal government’s stockpile of equipment and drugs for use in a medical emergency operates, including establishing required storage levels and distribution plans. The vote on October 20 was 397 yes to 22 no. Yes :
Wireless networks: The House passed the Open RAN Outreach Act (HR 4032), sponsored by Representative Colin Z. Allred, D-Texas, to require the federal government to work with small telecommunications providers on their Open Radio Access Network deployment (RAN) wireless technology to their customers. The vote on October 20 was 410 for 17 against. Yes :
subpoena from Steve Bannon: The House passed a resolution (H. Res. 730), sponsored by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., To find Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusing to obey a subpoena issued by the special committee of the House to investigate. the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. Thompson said that “unlike other witnesses who have signed up and worked with our team to find a way to cooperate, Mr Bannon told us he would not comply because the former president told him not to do it “. An opponent of the resolution, Representative Jim Banks, R-Ind., Said: “The select committee despises Steve Bannon’s policies, so they are abusing their power to put him in jail.” The vote on October 21 was 229 yes to 202 no. Yes :
Election law: The Senate rejected a closure motion to end debate on a motion to review the Freedom to Vote Act (S. 2747), sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The bill would make many changes to voting and election procedures, including declaring November election day a federal holiday, stipulating that only currently convicted felons can be considered ineligible to vote due to offenses criminal offenses, and establishing new criminal offenses to prevent people from voting. The vote on October 20 was 49 to 51 against. No : Johnson R-WI; Yes :
- Baldwin D-WI
- Washington District Judge: The Senate has confirmed Tana Lin’s appointment to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. Lin has been a private attorney at a Seattle law firm since 2004. The vote on October 21 was 52 to 45 against.
Do not vote: Johnson R-WI; Yes :
Along with this week’s roll-call votes, the Senate also passed the Prison Camera Reform Act (S. 2899), to require the Director of the Prisons Office to address shortcomings and make upgrades. necessary for the security cameras and radio systems of the Bureau of Prisons to ensure the health and safety of employees and inmates.
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