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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

September 12, 1999|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: FALN clemency

Voting 311 for and 41 against, the House approved on Sept. 9 a nonbinding measure (H Con Res 180) criticizing President Clinton for offering clemency to 16 imprisoned members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, which advocates independence for Puerto Rico. A yes vote was to condemn President Clinton for offering pardons to FALN members.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

Y- Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., R-2nd X-Hoyer, Steny H., D-5th

Y-Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th N-Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

Y-Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd Y-Cummings, Elijah E., D-7th

Y-Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st Y-Morella, Constance A., R-8th

House: Military draft

Voting 187 for and 232 against, the House defeated on Sept. 8 an amendment to keep the Selective Service in operation at a budget of $24.4 million next fiscal year.

A yes vote was to keep the Selective Service in operation.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

N-Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., R-2nd Y-Hoyer, Steny H., D-5th

Y-Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th N-Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

N-Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd N-Cummings, Elijah E., D-7th

Y-Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st Y-Morella, Constance A., R-8th

House: Space station

Voting 121 for and 298 against, the House refused on Sept. 8 to deny the Space Station most of its fiscal 2000 funding and thus kill the long-running project. A yes vote was to kill the Space Station.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

N-Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., R-2nd N-Hoyer, Steny H., D-5th

N-Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th N-Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

N-Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd N-Cummings, Elijah E., D-7th

Y-Gilchrest, Wayne T.,R-1st N- Morella, Constance A., R-8th

House: AIDS housing

The House on Sept. 8 voted, 212 for and 207 against, to increase spending by $10 million in fiscal 2000 for a program that provides residential housing and care for persons with AIDS. A yes vote was to transfer $10 million from Antarctic research to housing those with AIDS.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

N-Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., 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-Cummings, Elijah E., D-7th

N-Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st Y-Morella, Constance A., R-8th

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