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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

May 29, 1994|By Roll Call Report Syndicate

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

HOUSE: NEW HAITI POLICY

By a vote of 223-201, the House approved a Republican measure concerning military rule in Haiti and the quest by many Haitians to flee their country. The nonbinding advice was attached to a FY '95 defense authorization bill (HR 4301) that remained in debate.

A yes vote endorsed the GOP plan for Haiti.

Y N X Member

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

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: DRAFT REGISTRATION

By a vote of 125 for and 273 against, the House declined to free males turning 18 from mandatory draft registration. The amendment was offered to HR 4301 (above). The vote retained peacetime registration.

A yes vote was to end peacetime draft registration.

Y N X Member

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

* N * 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

HOUSE: C-17 AIRCRAFT

By a vote of 330-100, the House increased from four to six the number of C-17 military airlift planes to be built under HR 4301 (above). The amendment added $190 million to the 1995 defense budget. Built by McDonnell Douglas Corp., the Air Force's C-17 is designed to transport troops and equipment to global war zones.

A yes vote was to increase C-17 production.

Y N X Member

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

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

Y * * 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: MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

By a vote of 380 for and 42 against, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 4453) appropriating $8.8 billion in FY '95 for construction at U.S. military bases. The bill mostly upgrades housing and other facilities, but it also funds base closures ordered by Congress. .

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y N X Member

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

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

Y * * 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: TO REJECT FREEZE

By a vote of 187 for and 238 against, the House declined to freeze the FY '95 legislative branch budget (above) at the FY '94 level.

A yes vote was to freeze legislative branch spending.

Y N X Member

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

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: FOREIGN AID

By a vote of 337 for and 87 against, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 4426) appropriating $13.6 billion in foreign aid for FY '95, slightly less than the comparable 1994 figure. Countries receiving the largest grants are Israel ($3 billion) and Egypt ($2.1 billion). The bill also funds multinational banks that loan money under favorable terms to developing nations.

A yes vote was to pass the FY '95 foreign aid bill.

Y N X Member

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

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

Y * * 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

SENATE: KING HOLIDAY PANEL

By a vote of 94 for and four against, the Senate sent to conference with the House a bill extending through FY '99 the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission, which promotes the holiday, at a cost rising from $300,000 in 1995 to $500,000 in 1999.

A yes vote was to extend the King commission with an expanded budget.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: TO APPROVE DEREK SHEARER

By a vote of 67 for and 31 against, the Senate confirmed Derek Shearer as ambassador to Finland.

A yes vote was to confirm Shearer.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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