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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

March 14, 1993|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:

YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: FETAL TISSUE RESEARCH

By a vote of 253 for and 173 against, the House approved an amendment to advance fetal-tissue research to combat diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

The amendment was added to a National Institutes of Health funding bill (HR 4) that already contained language helping President Clinton lift a longtime ban on the research. It removed obstacles placed by anti-abortion lawmakers in the path of government-sponsored research involving fetal tissue transplantation.

A yes vote was to advance federally sponsored fetal tissue research.

Y N X Member.. .. .. .. .. .. .

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

* N * Bartlett, Roscoe, D-6th

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

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

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

Y * * Wynn, Albert, D-4th

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: TO REJECT FREEZE

By a vote of 193 for and 234 against, the House rejected an amendment to freeze the $6.9 billion National Institutes of Health fiscal 1994 budget (above) at the previous year's level. The measure sought to save at least $1.7 billion.

yes vote was to freeze the new NIH budget at 1993 levels.

Y N X Member .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe, D-6th

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

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

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

* N * Wynn, Albert, D-4th

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: AIDS AND IMMIGRANTS

By a vote of 356 for and 58 against, the House endorsed a ban on the immigration of HIV-infected persons to the United States. The nonbinding vote urged acceptance of Senate-passed language writing the ban into the National Institutes of Health budget (above).

A yes vote was to ban HIV-infected immigrants from the United States.

Y N X Member .. .. .. .. .. .. .

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe, D-6th

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

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

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

Y * * Wynn, Albert, D-4th

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

SENATE: TO BREAK FILIBUSTER

By a vote of 62 for and 38 against, the Senate overcame a GOP talkathon against a bill (S 460) enabling people to register to vote while applying for a driver's license, welfare check, unemployment benefits and other government services.

The 57 Senate Democrats were joined by five Republicans to achieve the three-fifths majority needed to move toward passage of the "motor voter" bill. The Republicans were Durenberger of Minnesota, Hatfield of Oregon, Jeffords of Vermont, Packwood of Oregon and Specter of Pennsylvania.

yes vote was to move toward passage of the bill.

Y N X .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

Y* * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y* * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: REGISTRATION ISSUE

By a vote of 55 for and 42 against, the Senate tabled (killed) an amendment to S 460 (above) that sought to prohibit voter registration at public agencies such as welfare and unemployment offices.

A yes vote was to permit voter registration at public agencies.

Y N X .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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