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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

November 21, 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: NAFTA

By a vote of 234 for and 200 against, the House passed a bill (HR 3450) to ratify the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that over 15 years would phase out tariffs and other barriers to commerce among the United States, Mexico and Canada.

+ A yes vote supported NAFTA.

Y N X ... Member

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

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

* N * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* N * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: ABORTION ISSUE

By a vote of 350 for and 82 against, the House adopted an amendment limiting a bill (HR 796) to combat violence at abortion clinics.

6* A yes vote was to adopt the amendment.

N X ... Member

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

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* N * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: DEFENSE BUDGET

By a vote of 273 for and 135 against, the House gave its final approval of the Clinton administration's first military budget, a $261 billion measure for fiscal 1994 that is down about 4 percent from the comparable 1993 bill.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X ... Member

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

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

* N * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

Y * * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

SENATE: ABORTION CLINIC ACCESS

The Senate passed, 69 for and 30 against, a bill making it a federal crime to block entry to abortion clinics, damage a facility, threaten or harm patients or medical personnel or interfere in certain other ways with access to reproductive health services.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X ... Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: ASSAULT WEAPONS

By a vote of 56 for and 43 against, the Senate adopted an amendment to outlaw 19 semi-automatic pistols, rifles and shotguns as well as copycat versions of those assault weapons. The amendment was attached to an anti-crime bill (S 1607).

A yes vote was to outlaw a wide range of semi-automatic weapons.

Y N X ... Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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