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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

October 11, 1992|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:

Y: YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: TO OVERRIDE CABLE VETO

By a vote of 308 for and 114 against, the House defeated President Bush's veto of a bill (S 12) empowering federal and local authorities to regulate cable television rates and service standards.

A yes vote was to regulate cable television.

Y N X Member

* - - Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

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

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

* - - McMillen, Tom, D-4th

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

* - - Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: ABORTION ISSUE

By a vote of 266 for and 148 against, the House failed to achieve the two-thirds majority needed to enact, over President Bush's veto, a bill (S 323) to permit federally funded clinics to provide abortion counseling as a family planning option.

A yes vote supported federally funded abortion counseling.

Y N X Member

* - - Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

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

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

* - - McMillen, Tom, D-4th

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

* - - Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: TO PASS TAX BILL

By a vote of 208 for and 202 against, the House approved the conference report on legislation (HR 11) providing $27 billion in tax breaks over five years to spur personal savings and business growth and attract capital to urban and rural "enterprise zones."

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y N X Member

- * - Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

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

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

* - - McMillen, Tom, D-4th

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

* - - Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

SENATE: TO PASS TAX BILL

By a vote of 67 for and 22 against, the Senate followed the House (above) and approved a five-year fiscal-stimulus bill (HR 11) providing about $27 billion in tax breaks, including $11.6 billion in incentives to draw investment to 50 urban and rural "enterprise zones." Revenue lost through the tax cuts is regained by new revenue that the bill would obtain mostly from businesses and the well-to-do.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y N X Member

* - - Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* - - Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: TO DEFEAT CABLE TV VETO

The Senate voted 74 for and 25 against to override President Bush's veto of legislation (S 12) subjecting the nation's 11,000 cable television franchises to regulation by the Federal Communications Commission and local authorities. A yes vote was to enact the bill.

Y N X Member

* - - Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* - - Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: TO OVERRIDE ABORTION VETO

The Senate voted 73 for and 26 against to override President Bush's veto of a bill (S 323) to permit professional staff at federally funded clinics to provide abortion advice and referrals to pregnant women. But the veto was upheld in a later House vote (above).

Y N X Member

* - - Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* - - Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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