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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

October 16, 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: NATIONAL PARK FEES

The House rejected a bill (HR 4533) enabling the National Park Service to raise entry fees to the public and charge market value to outside groups renting park facilities. The 238-174 tally fell short of the two-thirds majority required for passage under a short-cut parliamentary procedure.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

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

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

* N * 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: COMPLIANCE

By a 348-3 vote, the House changed its rules to require members to comply with 10 major workplace safety, civil rights and employee rights laws that affect the private sector.

A yes vote was to require compliance with the 10 laws through a change in House rules.

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: INFLATION ESCALATOR

By a vote of 195 for and 223 against, the House declined to kill a cost-of-living escalator that benefits certain counties, particularly those in the West containing expanses of U.S. land.

A yes vote was to remove inflation indexing for counties from the bill.

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

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

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

HOUSE: PROPERTY RIGHTS

By a 234-187 vote, the House adopted an amendment on the issue of compensating certain private property owners. The vote occurred as the House passed the American Heritage Partnership Program (HR 5044) authorizing public-private compacts to preserve historical and cultural areas.

A yes vote was to kill the proposed administrative procedure for compensating property owners.

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

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

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

SENATE: CALIFORNIA DESERT

By a 68-23 vote, the Senate silenced a GOP filibuster against legislation (S 21) giving federal protection to nearly a third of the 25 million-acre southeastern California desert.

OC A yes vote was to advance the California Desert Protection Act.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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