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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

May 08, 1994|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: GUN BAN

By a vote of 216 for and 214 against, the House passed a bill (HR 4296) to outlaw for 10 years 19 types of semi-automatic "assault" weapons, copies of those guns and ammunition clips holding more than 10 rounds.

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

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

HOUSE: ABORTION CLINIC ACCESS

By a vote of 241 for and 174 against, the House approved the conference report on a bill (S 636) making it a federal crime to block entry to abortion clinics, to damage a facility, to threaten or to harm patients or medical personnel or to interfere in certain other ways with access to reproductive health services.

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

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

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

HOUSE: 1995 BUDGET

By a vote of 220 for and 183 against, the House approved the conference report on the Congressional Budget Resolution (H Con Res 218) for fiscal 1995-1999. For 1995, it projects spending of $1.51 trillion, receipts of $1.34 trillion and an annual deficit of nearly $175 billion.

A yes vote was to approve the Congressional Budget Resolution for FY '95 and later years.

Y 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

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

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

SENATE: GIFT BAN

By a vote of 39 for and 59 against, the Senate rejected an amendment to weaken a proposal that would ban virtually all gifts, meals and financial benefits that registered lobbyists and other special interests routinely provide to members of Congress and their staffs.

A yes vote was to weaken a bill to ban lobbyists' gifts to lawmakers and staff.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: TO REJECT PAY CUT

By a vote of 34 for and 59 against, the Senate rejected an amendment to cut the pay of members of Congress by 15 percent. House members and senators make $133,600 annually. The vote occurred during debate on S 1935 (above).

A yes vote was to broaden pending gift ban legislation to include

a 15 percent pay cut for lawmakers.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: CREDIT REPORTING

By a vote of 87 for and 10 against, the Senate sent to the House a bill (S 783) to give consumers more protection against abuses by credit reporting agencies and the banks, retailers and others who supply the credit data. The bill shifts the burden of proof for accuracy from the consumer, where it resides under federal law, credit bureaus and the companies that feed information to them.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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