Here is how members of Maryland's delegation on Capitol...

Votes in Congress

November 10, 1991|By Roll Call Report Syndicate

Here is how members of Maryland's delegation on Capitol Hill were recorded on important roll-call votes last week:

A yes vote was to block or slow nationwide branch banking.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

* X Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* N * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

* N * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

* N * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* N * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* N * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

Y * * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

By a vote of 381-31, the House sent President Bush a bill (S 1745) providing increased protection against bias at work. The bill makes it easier for women, minorities and others to file and win suits and collect cash damages. One politically sensitive provision subjects complaints against senators to internal hearing and federal appellate court review. Staff complaints against House members will be resolved only on the internal level.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member Y N X Member

* * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

Y * * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

Y * * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

Y * * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

Y * * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

Y * * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

Y * * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

SENATE: TO CONFIRM ROBERT GATES

By a vote of 64-31, the Senate confirmed Robert M. Gates as director of central intelligence, with debate dealing largely with any links he had with the Iran-contra scandal during his previous CIA tenure.

4( A yes vote was to confirm Mr. Gates.

N X Member Y N X Member

* * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: INDOOR AIR QUALITY

By a vote of 88-7, the Senate sent the House a bill (S 455) authorizing $242 million over five years to expand EPA regulation of indoor air quality at work and home. The measure adds a new EPA unit, expands research, provides grants to states and attempts to introduce a chemical-by-chemical regulatory approach.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member Y N X Member

* * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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