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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

September 25, 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:

YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: HAITI

By a vote of 353-45, the House adopted a resolution (H Con Res 290) commending the diplomatic and military moves Sept. 17 and 18 that landed American troops in Haiti without bloodshed and set the stage for Haiti's military dictatorship to relinquish power. The measure called for withdrawing U.S. forces "as soon as possible."

6* A yes vote was to pass the resolution.

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: SCHOOL PRAYER

By a vote of 369-55, the House urged its conferees on a bill renewing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (HR 6) to take a stand for constitutionally permitted school prayer.

A yes vote was to reaffirm House support of constitutionally permitted prayer in schools.

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: SMALL BUSINESS

By a vote of 370-48, the House sent to conference with the Senate a bill (HR 4801) to reauthorize the Small Business Administration's financial-support programs. For FY '95, the bill authorizes about $12.3 billion in loan guarantees, $1.8 billion in surety bond guarantees and $175 million in direct loans. Those levels would rise in FY '96-97.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

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: FUNDING DISPUTE

By a vote of 176 for and 242 against, the House rejected a bid to shift $38 million for Small Business Administration grants to a separate SBA program that helps businesses meet prepayment penalties when they refinance loans.

A yes vote was to transfer the $38 million for constituency projects to a program concerning loan prepayment penalties.

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

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

SENATE: HAITI

By a vote of 94-5, the Senate approved a resolution (HJ Res 259) praising President Clinton, the U.S. military and administration negotiators for their actions Sept. 17 and 18 averting war in Haiti and creating conditions for democratic rule there.

A yes vote was to commend the U.S. administration and military for their handling of the crisis in Haiti.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: D.C. BUDGET

By a vote of 71-27, the Senate approved the conference report on the FY 1995 appropriations bill (HR 4649) for the District of Columbia. The $3.5 billion measure includes a $660 million payment to compensate D.C., in part, for property tax revenue the city loses because of federally occupied land.

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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