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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

July 02, 1995|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:

Y: YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: AMERICAN FLAG

By 312-120, the House achieved the two-thirds majority needed to approve a constitutional amendment (HJ Res 79) allowing states to outlaw physical desecration of the American flag.

A5 A yes vote approved the constitutional amendment.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: AID TO HAITI

The House voted 252-164 to make aid to Haiti contingent upon its establishing democratic rule in this year's elections, as called for in the 1987 Haitian Constitution.

6* A yes vote was to adopt the amendment.

N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

* * X 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

HOUSE: BALANCED BUDGET

By 239-194, the House passed a Republican-drafted blueprint (H Con Res 67) for balancing the budget by 2002. Specific bills now must be passed to make the plan stick, just as measures can be approved at any time to unravel it.

B6 A yes vote was to approve the GOP-authored budget.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, 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

HOUSE: ROLL BACK

By 276-151, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 1944) that rolls back current fiscal year spending by $16.4 billion in programs from veterans' health care to national service.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, 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

HOUSE: VETERANS SPENDING

Voting 192 for and 232 against, the House rejected a bid by Democrats to increase veterans' health care spending in HR 1944 (above) by $50 million and reduce spending for disaster relief by the same amount.

A yes vote was to spend more for veterans and less for disaster relief.

Y N X Member

* N * Ehrlich, Robert, 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: SECURITIES SUITS

Voting 70-29, the Senate passed a bill (S 240) making it more difficult to bring class-action suits alleging securities fraud.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: ANTI-DEFICIT PLAN

By 54-46, the Senate gave final Congressional approval of a Republican plan (H Con Res 67) to reach a balanced federal budget by 2002 while curbing spending growth by $983 billion and cutting taxes by $245 billion (see House issue above).

C7 A yes vote was to approve the GOP budget blueprint.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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