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Roll Call Votes 105th Congress-1st session (1997)


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Vote (Tally)ResultQuestion: DescriptionIssueDate
298 (91-4)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report on h.r.2264; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2264Nov 08
297 (93-6)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination - Christina A. Snyder, USDist. judge central Dist of CAPN255Nov 07
296 (90-10)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: h.r.1119 conference report; An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to precribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.H.R. 1119Nov 06
295 (98-1)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nominiation-ronald lee gilman to be u.s. circuit judge for 6th circuiPN459Nov 06
294 (68-31)Agreed toOn the Motion to Proceed: motion to proceed to consider s. 1269; An original bill to establish objectives for negotiating and procedures for implementing certain trade agreements.S. 1269Nov 05
293 (100-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination James S. Gwin re: U.S.Judge for North. District of OhioPN328Nov 05
292 (69-31)Agreed toOn Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed; An original bill to establish objectives for negotiating and procedures for implementing certain trade agreements.S. 1269Nov 04
291 (56-44)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2646; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-free expenditures from education individual retirement accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses, to increase the maximum annual amount of contributions to such accounts, and for other purposes.H.R. 2646Nov 04
290 (92-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination: charles rossotti, to be commissioner of internal revenuePN351Nov 03
289 (93-2)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on motion to proceed to conf.rpt. on h.r.111; An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to precribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.H.R. 1119Oct 31
288 (56-41)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2646; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax-free expenditures from education individual retirement accounts for elementary and secondary school expenses, to increase the maximum annual amount of contributions to such accounts, and for other purposes.H.R. 2646Oct 31
287 (69-30)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1292; A bill disapproving the cancellations transmitted by the President on October 6, 1997, regarding Public Law 105-45.S. 1292Oct 30
286 (98-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination Charles J. Siragusa, to be U.S. District JudgePN455Oct 30
285 (78-20)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table: motion to table gramm motion to postpone re:conf. rpt. on h.r.1119; An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to precribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.H.R. 1119Oct 29
284 (99-1)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination- william e. kennard, to be a member of the fccPN337Oct 29
283 (84-14)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report to accompany h.r.2107; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2107Oct 28
282 (52-48)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on modified committee amdt to s. 1173; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 28
281 (91-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination - thomas s. foley to be ambassador to japanPN561Oct 27
280 (90-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination - wyche fowler, jr. to be ambassador to saudi arabiaPN216Oct 27
279 (91-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination - algenon L. Marbley to be u.s. district judgePN511Oct 27
278 (43-49)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture re: modified committee amdt to S.1173; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 24
277 (48-50)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture re:modified committee amendment to s.1173; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 23
276 (100-0)PassedOn the Joint Resolution: h.j.res.97; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1998, and for other purposes.H.J.Res. 97Oct 23
275 (48-52)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture Re: modified committee amendment to s.1173; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 23
274 (51-48)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1258: cloture motion re: amdt no. 1258 to s.25; To guarantee that contributions to Federal political campaigns are voluntary.S. 25Oct 09
273 (52-47)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: cloture motion, s.25 as modified; A bill to reform the financing of Federal elections.S. 25Oct 09
272 (54-45)Agreed toOn the Motion to Adjourn: motion to adjourn; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 08
271 (94-4)Agreed toOn the Motion for Attendance: motion to instruct sgt. at arms to request attendence of senators; A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs, and for other purposes.S. 1173Oct 08
270 (52-47)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture re:s.25 as modified; A bill to reform the financing of Federal elections.S. 25Oct 08
269 (99-1)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1253: MACK AMDT NO. 1253; To provide relief to certain aliens who would otherwise be subject to removal from the United States.S. 1156Oct 07
268 (99-1)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1253: motion to invoke cloture re: mack amdt no. 1253, as modified; To provide relief to certain aliens who would otherwise be subject to removal from the United States.S. 1156Oct 07
267 (53-47)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on s.25; A bill to reform the financing of Federal elections.S. 25Oct 07
266 (52-48)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1258: motion to invoke cloture re: lott amdt no. 1258 to s.25; To guarantee that contributions to Federal political campaigns are voluntary.S. 25Oct 07
265 (2-97)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1253: motion to table mack amdt no. 1253 as modified; To provide relief to certain aliens who would otherwise be subject to removal from the United States.S. 1156Oct 01
264 (55-45)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: h.r.2378 conference report; A bill making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2378Oct 01
263 (69-27)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1267: byrd amendments no. sp1267, sp1268, sp1269 en bloc; To prohibit alcoholic beverage advertisements on billboards, signs, posters, and other forms of advertising in certain publicly visible locations in the District of Columbia where children are likely to walk to school or play.S. 1156Sep 30
262 (99-0)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report on h.r.2203; A bill making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2203Sep 30
261 (99-0)PassedOn the Joint Resolution: h.j.res.94; A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1998, and for other purposes.H.J.Res. 94Sep 30
260 (58-41)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1249: Motion to invoke cloture - Coats Amdt. No. 1249; To provide scholarship assistance for District of Columbia elementary and secondary school students.S. 1156Sep 30
259 (97-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: NOMINATION KATHERINE HAYDEN: RE: U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE FOR N.J.PN364Sep 25
258 (93-5)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: h.r.2266 conference report; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2266Sep 25
257 (90-10)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: h.r.2209 conference report; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2209Sep 24
256 (98-2)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.830 as amended; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the regulation of food, drugs, devices, and biological products, and for other purposes.S. 830Sep 24
255 (98-2)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1130: modified committee substitute no. 1130 as modified; To provide a complete substitute.S. 830Sep 23
254 (65-35)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1177: motion to table reed (ri) amdt no. 1177; To ensure that determinations of the Secretary with respect to the intended uses of a device are based on the proposed labeling only if such labeling is not false or misleading.S. 830Sep 23
253 (39-61)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1139: durbin amendment no. 1139; To eliminate provisions relating to the discretion of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to track devices or to conduct postmarket surveillance of devices.S. 830Sep 23
252 (40-59)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1140: durbin amendment no. 1140; To require that entities and individuals accredited to conduct reviews of device notifications be subject to the conflict of interest standards that apply to employees of the Food and Drug Administration.S. 830Sep 23
251 (93-3)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.2107 as amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2107Sep 18
250 (81-14)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1245: murkowski amendment no. 1245; To establish conditions for the transfer of rights and interests in the Stampede Mine Site in Alaska to the Secretary of the Interior.H.R. 2107Sep 18
249 (59-39)SustainedOn the Point of Order S.Amdt. 1224: does the bumpers amdt. no. 1224 violate the constitution?; To ensure that Federal taxpayers receive a fair return for the extraction of locatable minerals on public domain land and that abandoned mines are reclaimed.H.R. 2107Sep 18
248 (34-64)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1223: kyl amendment no. 1223; To provide additional funding for law enforcement activities of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reduce gang violence.H.R. 2107Sep 18
247 (57-42)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1196: motion to table hutchinson amendment no. 1196 as modified; To authorize the President to implement the recently announced American Heritage Rivers Initiative subject to designation of qualified rivers by Act of Congress.H.R. 2107Sep 18
246 (39-61)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1186: hutchison amendment no. 1186; To provide for funding of the National Endowment for the Arts.H.R. 2107Sep 18
245 (36-63)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1187: HUTCHINSON AMDT NO. 1187; To provide financial assistance to States to support the arts.H.R. 2107Sep 17
244 (26-73)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1206: ABRAHAM AMDT NO. 1206; To decrease funding for the NEA.H.R. 2107Sep 17
243 (49-51)RejectedOn the Motion to Reconsider S.Amdt. 1205: motion to reconsider vote by which amdt no 1205 was not agreed to; To reduce funding for the Forest Service road construction and eliminate the purchaser credit program.H.R. 2107Sep 17
242 (49-51)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1205: bryan amdt no. 1205; To reduce funding for the Forest Service road construction and eliminate the purchaser credit program.H.R. 2107Sep 17
241 (23-77)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1188: ashcroft amdt no. 1188; To eliminate funding for programs and activities carried out by the National Endowment for the Arts.H.R. 2107Sep 17
240 (97-3)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report to accompany h.r.2016; A bill making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2016Sep 17
239 (94-4)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on committee substitute to s.830; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the regulation of food, drugs, devices, and biological products, and for other purposes.S. 830Sep 16
238 (98-1)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination Janet C. Hall to be U.S. District JudgePN363Sep 11
237 (100-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination Christopher Droney to be U.S. District JudgePN362Sep 11
236 (100-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination of joseph bataillon to be u.s. district judgePN14Sep 11
235 (92-8)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1061, as amended; An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1061Sep 11
234 (87-13)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1070: GREGG AMDT NO. 1070, AS MODIFIED; To prohibit the use of funds for national testing in reading and mathematics, with certain exceptions.S. 1061Sep 11
233 (58-42)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1081: NICKLES AMDT NO. 1081, AS AMENDED; To limit the use of taxpayer funds for any future International Brotherhood of Teamsters leadership election.S. 1061Sep 11
232 (49-51)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1122: Motion to table Gorton amdt. no. 1122, as modified; To provide certain education funding directly to local educational agencies.S. 1061Sep 11
231 (96-3)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1116: daschle amendment no. 1116 as modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding Federal Pell Grants and a child literacy initiative.S. 1061Sep 10
230 (91-8)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1098: coverdell amendment no. 1098; To enhance food safety for children through preventative research and medical treatment.S. 1061Sep 10
229 (27-72)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 1087: Motion to waive CBA, re:wellstone amdt. no. 1087; To increase funding for the Head Start Act.S. 1061Sep 10
228 (98-1)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1118: murray amendment no. 1118; To clarify the family violence option under the temporary assistance to needy families program.S. 1061Sep 10
227 (95-3)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1078: durbin amendment no.1078 as amended; To repeal the tobacco industry settlement credit contained in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 as amended.S. 1061Sep 10
226 (97-1)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1127: durbin amendment no. 1127; To express the sense of the Senate that attorneys' fees paid in connection with an action maintained by a State against one or more tobacco companies to recover tobacco-related costs affected by Federal tobacco settlement legislation should be publicly disclosed and should not displace spending in the settlement legislation intended for public health.S. 1061Sep 10
225 (48-50)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1126: motion to table wellstone amendment no. 1126; To establish that nothing in this Act may be construed to interfere with any agreement previously entered into between any State and any private attorney with respect to litigation involving tobacco.S. 1061Sep 10
224 (48-49)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1125: motion to table sessions amdt. no 1125 as further modified; To provide for certain limitations on attorneys' fees under any global tobacco settlement and for increased funding for children's health research.S. 1061Sep 10
223 (45-54)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 1091: mccain motion to waive budget act re: amdt no. 1091; To eliminate medicare incentive payments under plans for voluntary reduction in the number of residents.S. 1061Sep 09
222 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.120; A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the occasion of the death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.S.Res. 120Sep 09
221 (84-4)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1096: reed amendment no. 1096; To provide funding for grants to States for State Student Incentives under subpart 4 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.S. 1061Sep 08
220 (89-5)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on motion to proceed to consider s.830; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the regulation of food, drugs, devices, and biological products, and for other purposes.S. 830Sep 05
219 (96-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination-frank m. hull to be u.s. cirucuit judge for the 11th cir.PN392Sep 04
218 (96-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination-henry harold kennedy to be u.s. district judge for D.C.PN321Sep 04
217 (56-42)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1082: motion to table kennedy amendment no. 1082; Of a perfecting nature.S. 1061Sep 04
216 (97-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1079: d'amato amendment no. 1079 as modified; To increase the amounts made available to carry out title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965.S. 1061Sep 04
215 (38-60)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1077: coats amendment no. 1077; To prohibit the use of funds for research that utilizes human fetal tissue, cells, or organs that are obtained from a living or dead embryo or fetus during or after an induced abortion.S. 1061Sep 04
214 (95-3)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1074: wellstone amdt no. 1074 as modified; To provide for the establishment of a program for research and training with respect to Parkinson's disease.S. 1061Sep 03
213 (25-74)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 1056: kyl amdt no. 1056; To increase funding for Federal Pell Grants, with an offset from fiscal year 1998 funding for low-income home energy assistance.S. 1061Sep 03
212 (28-70)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 1057: motion to table harkin amdt no. 1057; To provide funding for activities of the Food and Drug Administration relating to the prevention of tobacco use by youth, with an offset.H.R. 2160Sep 03
211 (92-8)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report h.r.2014; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(2) and (d) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.H.R. 2014Jul 31
210 (78-22)Agreed toOn the Motion: motion to waive all points of order re: conference report h.r.2014; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(2) and (d) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.H.R. 2014Jul 31
209 (85-15)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report h.r.2015; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(1) and (c) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.H.R. 2015Jul 31
208 (98-1)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.2169 as amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2169Jul 30
207 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.39 as amended; A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to support the International Dolphin Conservation Program in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, and for other purposes.S. 39Jul 30
206 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1022, as amended; An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1022Jul 29
205 (95-0)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.98; A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the conditions for the United States becoming a signatory to any international agreement on greenhouse gas emissions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.S.Res. 98Jul 25
204 (45-55)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 986: feinstein amendment no. 986; To establish a Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals.S. 1022Jul 24
203 (27-72)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 984: motion to table lugar amendment no. 984; To make appropriations for grants through the National Endowment for Democracy.S. 1022Jul 24
202 (42-57)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 980: brownback amendment no. 980; To prohibit certain corporations from participating in the Advanced Technology Program.S. 1022Jul 24
201 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1033 as amended; An original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1033Jul 24
200 (54-45)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 972: motion to table wellstone amendment no. 972; To provide funds for outreach and startup for the school breakfast program, with an offset.S. 1033Jul 24
199 (59-40)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 970: motion to table bryan amdt no. 970; To limit funding for the market access program.S. 1033Jul 23
198 (52-48)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 968: motion to table harkin amdt. no. 968; To provide funding for tobacco and nicotine enforcement activities of the Food and Drug Administration.S. 1033Jul 23
197 (76-24)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 969: motion to table helms amdt no. 969 as modified; To impose an assessment on ethanol manufacturers.S. 1033Jul 23
196 (53-47)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 965: motion to table durbin amdt no. 965; To prohibit the use of appropriated funds to provide or pay the salaries of personnel who provide crop insurance or uninsured crop disaster assistance for tobacco for the 1998 or later crop years.S. 1033Jul 23
195 (81-19)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.109; A resolution condemning the Government of Canada for its failure to accept responsibility for the illegal blockade of a U.S. vessel in Canada, and calling on the President to take appropriate action.S.Res. 109Jul 23
194 (99-1)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.2158 as amended; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2158Jul 22
193 (69-31)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 944: motion to table bumpers amendment no. 944; To reduce the appropriation for the implementation of the space station program for the purpose of terminating the program.S. 1034Jul 22
192 (98-2)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.2016 as amended; A bill making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.H.R. 2016Jul 22
191 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1023 as amended; An original bill making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1023Jul 22
190 (54-45)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 936: dewine amendment no. 936; To prohibit the use of funds the pay for an abortion or to pay for the administrative expenses in connection with certain health plans that provide coverage for abortionsS. 1023Jul 22
189 (35-64)RejectedOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 937: motion to table bingaman amendment no. 937; To strike restrictions on current authorities under the National Energy Conservation Policy Act.S. 1023Jul 22
188 (100-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination: eric h. holder, jr. to be deputy attorney general1652PN281Jul 17
187 (88-12)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination: joel klein, to be an assistant attorney generalPN231Jul 17
186 (83-17)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 927: feinstein amdt no. 927; To allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for breast-cancer research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.S. 1023Jul 17
185 (91-8)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.955, as amended; An original bill making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 955Jul 17
184 (22-77)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 890: hutchinson amdt no. 890; To state the sense of the Senate that Most Favored Nations trade status for China should be revoked.S. 955Jul 17
183 (38-61)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 896: bingaman amdt no. 896; To provide for Cuban-American family humanitarian support and compassionate travel.S. 955Jul 17
182 (38-60)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 901: dodd amendment no. 901; To perfect the pending amendment.S. 955Jul 16
181 (35-64)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 891: allard amendment no. 891; To decrease the amount of funds available to OPIC for administrative expenses to carry out the credit and insurance programs.S. 955Jul 16
180 (99-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 886: mcconnell amendment no. 886 as modified; To restrict aid to Cambodia.S. 955Jul 16
179 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1004 as amended; An original bill making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1004Jul 16
178 (95-4)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 889: smith, of or amendment no. 889; To prohibit foreign assistance to the Government of Russia should it enact laws which would discriminate against minority religious faiths in the Russian Federation.S. 955Jul 16
177 (56-42)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 868: motion to table feingold amdt no. 868; To require a report to Congress on a revised project plan for the Animas-LaPlata project, to limit the diversion of water, to ensure the project be cost-effective, and to limit construction funds for the project.S. 1004Jul 15
176 (94-4)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.1005 as amended; An original bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.S. 1005Jul 15
175 (15-83)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 848: harkin amdt no. 848; To prohibit the use of taxpayer funds to underwrite restructuring costs associated with a business merger.S. 1005Jul 15
174 (78-11)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion: cloture motion re: nomination of Joel I. Klein, asst. attorney generaPN231Jul 14
173 (94-4)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.936, as amended; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.S. 936Jul 11
172 (19-79)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 677: feingold amdt no. 677; To require the Secretary of Defense to select one of the three new tactical fighter aircraft programs to recommend for termination.S. 936Jul 11
171 (43-56)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 799: bingaman amdt no 799 as modified; To reduce the amount authorized to be appropriated for the Space-Based Laser program in excess of the amount requested by the President.S. 936Jul 11
170 (83-16)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 636: motion to table boxer amendment no. 636; To amend title 10, United States Code, to make reimbursement of contractors for costs of excessive amounts of compensation for personnel unallowable under Department of Defense contracts and other contracts.S. 936Jul 10
169 (62-37)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 794: gramm amendment no. 794 as modified; No Statement of Purpose on File.S. 936Jul 10
168 (58-41)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 668: motion to table wellstone amendment no. 668; To require the Secretary of Defense to transfer $400,000,000 to the Secretary of Veterans' Affairs to provide funds for veterans' health care and other purposes.S. 936Jul 10
167 (48-51)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 593: murray amendment no. 593; To repeal the restriction on use of Department of Defense facilities for abortions.S. 936Jul 10
166 (72-27)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 422: grams amendment no. 422; To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on the availability and potential risks relating to the sale of certain computers.S. 936Jul 10
165 (66-33)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 771: dorgan amdt no. 771; To require a report on the actual costs and savings attributable to previous base closure rounds and on the need, if any, for additional base closure rounds.S. 936Jul 09
164 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 765: dodd amdt no.; To commend Mexico on the conduct of free and fair elections in Mexico.S. 936Jul 09
163 (46-53)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 424: gorton amdt no. 424; To require the Secretary of the Navy to set aside the previous selection of a recipient for donation of the USS Missouri and to carry out a fair process for selection of a recipient for the donation.S. 936Jul 09
162 (65-33)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 670: motion to table wellstone amdt no. 670; To require the Secretary of Defense to transfer $5,000,000 to the Secretary of Agriculture to provide funds for outreach and startup for the school breakfast program.S. 936Jul 09
161 (46-45)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: cloture motion re: s.936 d.o.d. authorization; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.S. 936Jul 08
160 (80-18)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.2014; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(2) and (d) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.H.R. 2014Jun 27
159 (41-57)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 577: allard amendment no. 577; To provide for the indexing of assets to determine capital gain.S. 949Jun 27
158 (37-61)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 582: motion to waive cba Re: Feingold amendment no. 582; To eliminate the percentage depletion allowance for certain minerals.S. 949Jun 27
157 (77-21)Agreed toOn the Motion: motion to waive cba Re: Section 702 of S. 949; An original bill to provide revenue reconciliation pursuant to section 104(b) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.S. 949Jun 27
156 (39-59)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 532: motion to waive cba Re: landrieu amendment no. 532; To allow taxpayers with income tax liability to take the child tax credit before the earned income tax credit, and for other purposes.S. 949Jun 27
155 (30-69)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 548: mccain amendment no. 548; To strike the provision relating to the extension and modification of subsidies for alcohol fuels.S. 949Jun 27
154 (51-48)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 579: motion to waive cba Re: harkin amendment no. 579; To improve health care quality and reduce health care costs by establishing a National Fund for Health Research that would significantly expand the nation's investment in medical research.S. 949Jun 27
153 (57-42)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 555: motion to waive cba Re: jeffords amendment no. 555; To encourage improvements in child care services and options for meeting employment-related child care needs.S. 949Jun 27
152 (72-28)Agreed toOn the Motion S.Amdt. 575: motion to waive cba Re: kohl amendment no. 575; To provide a credit against tax for employers who provide child care assistance for dependents of their employees.S. 949Jun 27
151 (33-67)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 541: bingaman amendment no. 541; To strike provisions establishing IRA Plus Accounts.S. 949Jun 27
150 (59-41)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 574: coverdell amendment no. 574; To allow tax-free expenditures from an education individual retirement account for elementary and secondary school expenses and to adjust the modifications to the minimum tax.S. 949Jun 27
149 (30-70)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 573: motion to waive cba Re: kennedy amendment no. 573; To increase the excise tax on cigarettes by 43 cents per pack and increase the tax on other tobacco products by a proportionate amount, and direct $12,000,000,000 of the resulting revenues be applied to the children's health initiative.S. 949Jun 27
148 (92-8)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 572: byrd amendment no. 572; To extend the number of hours for debate on a reconciliation bill and make other improvements.S. 949Jun 27
147 (53-47)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 538: motion to waive abraham amendment no. 538; To ensure that future revenue windfalls to the Federal Treasury are reserved for tax or deficit reduction -- not additional spending.S. 949Jun 27
146 (59-41)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 571: motion to waive cba Re: frist amendment no. 571; To establish an enforcement mechanism in the Senate to ensure a balanced budget beginning with fiscal year 2002 and to require the President to submit balanced budgets.S. 949Jun 27
145 (57-43)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 570: motion to waive cba Re: brownback amendment no. 570; To establish procedures to ensure a balanced Federal budget by fiscal year 2002.S. 949Jun 27
144 (42-58)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 569: motion to waive cba Re: craig amendment no. 569; To modify the pay-as-you-go requirement of the budget process to prohibit the use of tax increases to pay for mandatory spending increases.S. 949Jun 27
143 (48-52)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 568: motion to waive cba Re: bumpers amendment no. 568; To prohibit the scoring, for budget purposes, of revenues associated with the sale of certain Federal lands.S. 949Jun 27
142 (37-63)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 566: motion to waive cba Re: gramm amendment no. 566; To guarantee a balanced Federal budget and expand tax relief options.S. 949Jun 27
141 (98-2)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 537: domenici amendment no. 537 as amended; To implement the enforcement provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Agreement, enforce the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, extend the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 through fiscal year 2002, and make technical and conforming changes to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 and the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1995.S. 949Jun 27
140 (39-60)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 554: motion to waive cba Re: kerry amendment no. 554; To allow payroll taxes to be included in the calculation to tax liability for receiving the children's tax credit, and for other purposes.S. 949Jun 27
139 (46-54)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 552: gramm amendment no. 552; To let families decide for themselves how best to use their child tax credit.S. 949Jun 27
138 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 551: nickles amendment no. 551, as modified; To increase the deduction for self-employed health insurance costs, and for other purposes.S. 949Jun 27
137 (41-58)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 519: motion to waive CBA re: Durbin amdt no. 519; To increase the deduction for health insurance costs of self-employed individuals, and to increase the excise tax on tobacco products.S. 949Jun 26
136 (12-86)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 540: motion to waive CBA re: Byrd no. 540; To eliminate tax deductions for advertising and promotion expenditures relating to alcoholic beverages and to increase funding for programs that educate and prevent the abuse of alcohol among our Nation's youth.S. 949Jun 26
135 (80-19)Agreed toOn the Motion S.Amdt. 520: motion to waive re: roth amdt no. 520; To provide for children's health insurance initiatives.S. 949Jun 26
134 (38-61)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 527: daschle amdt no. 527; To provide tax relief for working families, to increase the rate and spread the benefits of economic growth, and for other purposes.S. 949Jun 26
133 (34-64)RejectedOn the Motion: motion to waive CBA re: Dorgan motion to refer; An original bill to provide revenue reconciliation pursuant to section 104(b) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.S. 949Jun 26
132 (24-75)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 517: dorgan amdt no 517; To impose a lifetime cap of $1,000,000 on capital gains reduction.S. 949Jun 26
131 (36-63)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 518: motion to waive CBA re: Bumpers amdt no. 518; To repeal the depletion allowance available to certain hardrock mining companies.S. 949Jun 26
130 (73-27)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.947; An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 104(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.S. 947Jun 25
129 (39-61)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 496: kerrey amendment no. 496, as modified; To strike the limitation on the coverage of abortions.S. 947Jun 25
128 (57-43)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 492: motion to table Kennedy amendment no. 492; To ensure the provision of appropriate benefits for uninsured with special needs.S. 947Jun 25
127 (38-62)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 504: motion to waive cba Re: kennedy amendment no. 504; To immediately transfer to part B certain home health benefits.S. 947Jun 25
126 (43-57)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 490: motion to waive cba Re: kennedy amendment no. 490; To improve the provisions relating to the Higher Education Act of 1965.S. 947Jun 25
125 (38-61)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 488: motion to waive cba Re: wellstone amendment no. 488; To provide for actuarially sufficient reimbursement rates for providers.S. 947Jun 25
124 (66-34)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 489: motion to table mikulski amendment no. 489; To strike the repeal of the Boren amendment.S. 947Jun 25
123 (71-29)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 471: motion to table specter amendment no. 471; To strike the limitations on Indirect Graduate Medical Education payments to teaching hospitals.S. 947Jun 25
122 (62-37)Agreed toOn the Motion: motion to waive cba Re:rockefeller pt. of order re: section 5001; An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 104(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.S. 947Jun 25
121 (52-48)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 469: motion to waive cba Re: specter amendment no. 469; To extend premium protection for low-income medicare beneficiaries under the medicaid program.S. 947Jun 25
120 (64-35)Agreed toOn the Motion S.Amdt. 468: motion to waive cba Re: kyl amendment no. 468; To allow medicare beneficiaries to enter into private contracts for services.S. 947Jun 25
119 (55-45)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 482: motion to waive cba Re: levin amendment no. 482; To allow vocational educational training to be counted as a work activity under the temporary assistance for needy families program for 24 months.S. 947Jun 25
118 (49-51)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 479: motion to waive cba Re: dodd amendment no. 479; To provide for medicaid eligibility of disabled children who lose SSI benefits.S. 947Jun 25
117 (46-54)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 451: motion to waive cba Re: d'amato amendment no. 451; To improve health care quality and reduce health care costs by establishing a National Fund for Health Research that would significantly expand the Nation's investment in medical research.S. 947Jun 25
116 (48-52)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 450: Motion to waive the CBA; To provide food stamp benefits to child immigrants.S. 947Jun 25
115 (25-75)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 445: Motion to waive CBA; Re: Reedamdt. no. 445; To provide for a complete substitute of division 1 of title V.S. 947Jun 25
114 (37-63)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 440: motion to waive CBA re: Kennedy amdt no. 440 (Division II); (1)To strike income-relating of the medicare part B premiums and deductibles; (2) To delay the effective date of income-relating of the medicare part B premiums and deductibles; and (3) To means-test Senatorial health benefits in the same way as the bill means-tests medicare part B premiums and deductibles.S. 947Jun 24
113 (70-30)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 440: motion to table kennedy amdt no. 440 (Division I); (1)To strike income-relating of the medicare part B premiums and deductibles; (2) To delay the effective date of income-relating of the medicare part B premiums and deductibles; and (3) To means-test Senatorial health benefits in the same way as the bill means-tests medicare part B premiums and deductibles.S. 947Jun 24
112 (62-38)Agreed toOn the Motion: motion to waive C.B.A. re: sect. 5611 of S. 947, Durbin pt of order; An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 104(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998.S. 947Jun 24
111 (59-41)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 429: motion to table kennedy amdt no 429; To strike the provision relating to the imposition of a copayment for part B home health services.S. 947Jun 24
110 (94-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 419: feinstein amendment no. 419; To prohibit the distribution of certain information relating to explosives, destructive devices, and weapons of mass destruction.S. 936Jun 19
109 (98-1)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.858 as amended; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.S. 858Jun 19
108 (43-56)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 416: torricelli amendment no. 416; To require an unclassified statement of the aggregate amount of appropriations for intelligence activities.S. 858Jun 19
107 (99-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 415: wellstone amendment no. 415; To express the sense of the Senate that any tax legislation enacted by the Congress this year should meet a standard of fairness in its distributional impact on upper, middle and lower income taxpayers, and that any such legislation should not disproportionately benefit the highest income taxpayers.S. 858Jun 19
106 (98-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s. 923, as amended; An Act to amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit interment or memorialization in certain cemeteries of persons committing Federal or State capital crimes.S. 923Jun 18
105 (90-5)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.1757 as amended; A bill to consolidate international affairs agencies, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State and related agencies for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.H.R. 1757Jun 17
104 (21-74)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 395: feingold amendment no. 395; To eliminate provisions creating a new Federal agency.S. 903Jun 17
103 (96-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 392: bennett amendment no. 392; To express the sense of the Senate on enforcement of the Iran-Iraq Arms Non-Proliferation Act of 1992 with respect to the acquisition by Iran of C-802 cruise missiles.S. 903Jun 17
102 (25-73)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 382: lugar amendment no. 382; To provide a substitute for title XXII relating to United Nations arrears payments.S. 903Jun 17
101 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 383: dewine amendment no. 383 as modified; To exclude from the United States aliens who have been involved in extrajudicial and political killings in Haiti.S. 903Jun 17
100 (78-21)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.1871; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.H.R. 1871Jun 12
99 (55-44)Agreed toOn the Motion to Adjourn: motion to adjournn/aJun 11
98 (55-37)Agreed toOn the Motion to Adjourn: motion to adjournn/aJun 10
97 (51-45)Agreed toOn the Motion to Adjourn: motion to adjournn/aJun 05
96 (76-22)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report to accompany h.con.res.84; A concurrent resolution establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 1998 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002.H.Con.Res. 84Jun 05
95 (67-31)Agreed toOn the Conference Report: conference report to accompany h.r.1469; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.H.R. 1469Jun 05
94 (53-44)Agreed toOn the Motion to Adjourn: motion to adjourn; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide to private sector employees the same opportunities for time-and-a-half compensatory time off, biweekly work programs, and flexible credit hour programs as Federal employees currently enjoy to help balance the demands and needs of work and family, to clarify the provisions relating to exemptions of certain professionals from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.S. 4Jun 04
93 (51-47)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on modified committee substitute amdt to s.4; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide to private sector employees the same opportunities for time-and-a-half compensatory time off, biweekly work programs, and flexible credit hour programs as Federal employees currently enjoy to help balance the demands and needs of work and family, to clarify the provisions relating to exemptions of certain professionals from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.S. 4Jun 04
92 (78-22)Agreed toOn the Concurrent Resolution: H.Con.Res. 84, as amended; A concurrent resolution establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 1998 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002.H.Con.Res. 84May 23
91 (63-37)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 340: motion to table specter amendment no. 340; To restore sufficient funding within the discretionary health function to maintain progress in medical research, offset by reductions in Federal agency administrative costs.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
90 (73-27)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 346: motion to table grams amdt no. 346; To require that the $225 billion CBO revenue receipt windfall be used for deficit reduction and tax relief, and that non-defense discretionary spending be kept at a freeze baseline level.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
89 (51-49)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 357: coverdell amdt no. 357; To provide children who have been victims of violent crime the ability to transfer to another school by allowing states and local educational agencies to use Federal eductation funds in the jurisdiction of the Labor Committee to assist such victims in attending any other school of their choice, whether public, private, or sectarian.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
88 (56-44)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 316: abraham amdt no. 316; To express the sense of the Senate that, to the extent that future revenues exceed the revenue aggregates contained in this resolution, those additional revenues should be reserved for deficit reduction and tax cuts only.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
87 (66-33)Agreed toOn the Motion: motion to waive CBA re: S.Con.Res. 27; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
86 (84-15)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 326: mccain amdt no. 326; To express the sense of the Senate regarding Truth in Budgeting and Spectrum Auctions.S.Con.Res. 27May 23
85 (52-47)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 301: motion to table inhofe amendment no. 301; To create a point of order against any budget resolution for fiscal years after 2001 that causes a unified budget deficit for the budget year or any of the 4 fiscal years following the budget year.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
84 (83-16)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 320: gramm amendment no. 320 as modified; To ensure that the 4.3 cent federal gas tax increase enacted in 1993, which for the first time dedicated a permanent gas tax increase to general revenues, will be transferred to the Highway Trust Fund, providing about $7 billion per year more for transportation infrastructure.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
83 (41-58)RejectedOn the Motion S.Amdt. 322: motion to waive CBA re: ashcroft amendment no. 322; To add enforcement mechanisms to reflect the stated commitment to reach a balanced budget in 2002, to maintain a balanced budget thereafter, and to achieve these goals without raising taxes.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
82 (81-18)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 330: motion to table bumpers amendment no. 330; To delay the effectiveness of the tax cuts assumed in the Budget Resolution until the Federal budget is balanced.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
81 (73-26)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 331: motion to table bumpers amendment no. 331; To ensure that the Medicare cuts that will be enacted are not used to pay for tax cuts and that instead the tax cuts are completely paid for by the closure of tax loopholes.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
80 (51-49)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 311: motion to table warner amendment no.311; To ensure that transportation revenues are used solely for transportation.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
79 (56-43)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 336: motion to table moseley-braun amendment no. 336; To provide $5 billion for school repair, renovation, modernization, and construction priorities, offset by closing tax loopholes.S.Con.Res. 27May 22
78 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 315: Mack amdt. no. 315; To express the sense of the Senate that the Federal commitment to biomedical research should be doubled over the next 5 years.S.Con.Res. 27May 21
77 (68-31)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 318: motion to table gramm amendment no. 318; To hold nondefense discretionary spending for fiscal years 1998 through 2002 to the levels proposed by President Clinton in his fiscal year 1997 budget request for these same years, saving $76 billion, and using these savings to increase the net tax cut from $85 billion to $161 billion, allowing full funding of the $500 per child tax credit and full funding of the capital gains tax cut.S.Con.Res. 27May 21
76 (55-45)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 297: Motion to table Hatch Amdt. No. 297; To provide affordable health coverage for low- and moderate-income children and for additional deficit reduction, financed by an increase in the tobacco tax; in addition to the amounts included in the bi-partisan budget agreement for one or both of the following: (1) Medicaid, including outreach activities to identify and enroll eligible children and providing 12-month continuous eligibility; and also to restore Medicaid for current disabled children losing SSI because of the new, more strict definition of childhood eligibility; and (2) a program of capped mandatory grants to States to finance health insurance coverage for uninsured children.S.Con.Res. 27May 21
75 (98-2)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 307: domenici amdt no. 307, as modified; To clarify the use of funds for health coverage for eligible children.S.Con.Res. 27May 21
74 (8-91)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 295: hollings amendment no. 295; To adjust the President's initiatives for increased spending and the tax cuts.S.Con.Res. 27May 20
73 (70-29)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 292: motion to table allard amendment no. 292; To require that any shortfall in revenues projected by the resolution be offset by reductions in discretionary spending.S.Con.Res. 27May 20
72 (61-39)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 296: motion to table dodd amendment no. 296 (as modified); To improve funding of critical programs to assist infants, toddlers and young children by increasing the discretionary spending caps by $15,752 billion in outlays over five years and offsetting this effort by closing corporate tax loopholes.S.Con.Res. 27May 20
71 (64-36)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.1122, as amended; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.H.R. 1122May 20
70 (36-64)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 289: daschle amdt no. 289; To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the performance of an abortion where the fetus is determined to be viable.H.R. 1122May 15
69 (28-72)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 288: Feinstein amdt no. 288; To prohibit certain abortions.H.R. 1122May 15
68 (53-47)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on Committee amendment to s.4; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide to private sector employees the same opportunities for time-and-a-half compensatory time off, biweekly work programs, and flexible credit hour programs as Federal employees currently enjoy to help balance the demands and needs of work and family, to clarify the provisions relating to exemptions of certain professionals from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.S. 4May 15
67 (100-0)Agreed toOn the Resolution of Ratification: resolution of ratification,-Flank Document agreement to CFC treaty; The Document Agreed Among the States Parties to the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) of November 19, 1990, adopted at Vienna on May 31, 1996 ("the Flank Document"). The Flank Document is Annex A of the Final Document of the first CFE Review ConferenceTreaty Doc. 105-5May 14
66 (98-1)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: Final Passage; A bill to amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, to reauthorize and make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.H.R. 5May 14
65 (68-31)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 245: motion to table smith amendment no. 245; To require a court in making an award under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to take into consideration the impact the granting of the award would have on the education of all children of State educational agencies and local educational agencies.S. 717May 14
64 (51-48)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 243: motion to table gorton amendment no. 243; To permit State and local educational agencies to establish uniform disciplinary policies.S. 717May 14
63 (78-22)Agreed toOn the Motion: shall the bill s.672 be read a third time?; An original bill making supplemental appropriations and rescissions for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.S. 672May 08
62 (62-38)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 118: motion to table gramm amendment no.118; To ensure full funding of disaster assistance without adding to the federal debt.S. 672May 08
61 (55-45)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 59: motion to table byrd amendment no. 59; To strike title VII, to strike those provisions providing for continuing appropriations in the absence of regular appropriations of fiscal year 1998.S. 672May 08
60 (54-46)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 66: motion to table warner amendment no.66; To modify the requirements for the additional obligation authority for Federal-aid highways.S. 672May 08
59 (51-49)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 64: motion to table bumpers amdt no. 64; To strike section 310.S. 672May 07
58 (89-11)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 145: d'amato amdt no. 145; To rescind JOBS Funds, extend the transition period for aliens receiving SSI funds, and for other purposes.S. 672May 07
57 (100-0)Agreed toOn the Cloture Motion: motion to invoke cloture on s.672; An original bill making supplemental appropriations and rescissions for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.S. 672May 07
56 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 54: Grams amendment no. 54; A bill to facilitate recovery from the recent flooding across North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota by providing greater flexibility for depository institutions and their regulators, and for other purposes.S. 672May 06
55 (99-1)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s. 543 as amended; A bill to provide certain protections to volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities in lawsuits based on the activities of volunteers.S. 543May 01
54 (85-13)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination of Alexis M. Hermin to be secretary of laborPN82Apr 30
53 (55-44)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: cloture motion on the motion to proceed to s.543; A bill to provide certain protections to volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities in lawsuits based on the activities of volunteers.S. 543Apr 30
52 (53-46)RejectedOn the Cloture Motion: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 543; A bill to provide certain protections to volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities in lawsuits based on the activities of volunteers.S. 543Apr 29
51 (74-26)Agreed toOn the Resolution of Ratification: Resolution of ratification-chemical weapons convention; An executive resolution to advise and consent to the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention, subject to certain conditions.S.Res. 75Apr 24
50 (66-34)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 51: biden amendment no. 51; To stike condition no. 32, relating to stemming the proliferation of chemical weapons.S.Res. 75Apr 24
49 (56-44)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 50: biden amendment no. 50; To strike condition no. 31, relating to the excercise of right to bar certain inspectors.S.Res. 75Apr 24
48 (66-34)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 49: biden amendment no. 49; To strike condition no. 33, relating to effective verification.S.Res. 75Apr 24
47 (66-34)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 48: biden amendment no.48; To strike condition no. 29, relating to Russian elimination of chemical weapons.S.Res. 75Apr 24
46 (71-29)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: biden amendment no. 47; To strike condition no. 30, relating to chemical weapons in other states.S.Res. 75Apr 24
45 (53-44)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.495 as modified; A bill to provide criminal and civil penalties for the unlawful acquisition, transfer, or use of any chemical weapon or biological weapon, and to reduce the threat of acts of terrorism or armed aggression involving the use of any such weapon against the United States, its citizens, or Armed Forces, or those of any allied country, and for other purposes.S. 495Apr 17
44 (99-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: h.r.1003; A bill to clarify Federal law with respect to restricting the use of Federal funds in support of assisted suicide.H.R. 1003Apr 16
43 (97-0)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.522, as amended; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized access of tax returns and tax return information by Federal employees and other persons, and for other purposes.S. 522Apr 15
42 (65-34)PassedOn Passage of the Bill: s.104, as amended; A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.S. 104Apr 15
41 (66-32)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 43: murkowski amdt no.43; To establish the level of annual fee for each civilian nuclear power reactor.S. 104Apr 15
40 (59-39)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 31: motion to table bingaman amdt no.31; To provide for the case in which the Yucca Mountain site proves to be unsuitable or cannot be licensed and to strike the automatic default to a site in Nevada.S. 104Apr 15
39 (36-56)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 41: bingaman amendment no.41; To strike all provisions relating to special consideration of potential sites for an interim storage facility.S. 104Apr 10
38 (24-69)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 33: bumpers amendment no. 33; To clarify Congressional intent with respect to enactment of this Act in response to DOE's inability to meet the January 31, 1998 contractual deadline to start disposing of spent nuclear fuel.S. 104Apr 10
37 (60-33)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 37: frist amendment no. 37; To provide that the President shall not designate the Oak Ridge Reservation in the State of Tennessee as a site for construction of an interim storage facility.S. 104Apr 10
36 (72-24)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 28: motion to table reid amendment no. 28, as modified; No Statement of Purpose on File.S. 104Apr 10
35 (94-5)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 25: Coverdell amdt. no. 35; In the nature of a substitute.H.J.Res. 58Mar 20
34 (76-23)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: merrick b. garland for u.s. circuit judge for the district of columbiPN6Mar 19
33 (58-41)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table: motion to table s.j.res.23; A joint resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Attorney General should exercise her best professional judgement, without regard to political pressures, on whether to invoke the independent counsel process to investigate alleged criminal misconduct relating to any election campaign.S.J.Res. 23Mar 19
32 (55-44)PassedOn the Joint Resolution: s.j.res.22; A joint resolution to express the sense of the Congress concerning the application by the Attorney General for the appointment of an independent counsel to investigate allegations of illegal fundraising in the 1996 Presidential election campaign.S.J.Res. 22Mar 19
31 (38-61)RejectedOn the Joint Resolution: s.j.res.18; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.S.J.Res. 18Mar 18
30 (99-1)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination of Federico pena to be secretary of energyPN169Mar 12
29 (99-0)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.39 as amended; An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.S.Res. 39Mar 11
28 (99-0)Agreed toOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 23: lott amendment no. 23; Of a clarifying nature.S.Res. 39Mar 11
27 (99-1)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination of charlene barshefsky to be U.S. trade representativePN78Mar 05
26 (98-2)PassedOn the Joint Resolution: s.j.res.5; A joint resolution waiving certain provisions of the Trade Act of 1974 relating to the appointment of the United States Trade Representative.S.J.Res. 5Mar 05
25 (84-16)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 19: motion to table hollings amendment no. 19; To require Congressional approval before any international trade agreement that has the effect of amending or repealing statutory law of the United States law can be implemented in the United States.S.J.Res. 5Mar 05
24 (66-34)RejectedOn the Joint Resolution: s.j.res.1; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget.S.J.Res. 1Mar 04
23 (65-34)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table: motion to table the bumpers motion to refer; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget.S.J.Res. 1Feb 27
22 (60-40)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 14: motion to table feingold amendment no. 14; To permit the use of an accumulated surplus to balance the budget during any fiscal year.S.J.Res. 1Feb 27
21 (69-31)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 13: motion to table feingold amendment no. 13; To require approval of the amendment in 3 years.S.J.Res. 1Feb 27
20 (61-39)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 10: motion to table kennedy amendment no. 10; To provide that only Congress shall have authority to enforce the provisions of the balanced budget constitutional amendment, unless Congress passes legislation specifically granting enforcement authority to the President or State or Federal courts.S.J.Res. 1Feb 27
19 (59-39)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 7: motion to table graham amendment no. 7; To strike the limitation on debt held by the public.S.J.Res. 1Feb 27
18 (60-40)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 16: motion to table boxer amdt no 16; To provide Federal assistance to supplement State and local efforts to alleviate the damage, loss, hardship and suffering caused by disasters or emergencies by exempting spending that is designated emergency requirements by both the President and the Congress.S.J.Res. 1Feb 26
17 (59-41)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 17: motion to table dorgan amdt no 17; To propose a substitute amendment.S.J.Res. 1Feb 26
16 (37-63)RejectedOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 15: torricelli amdt no. 15; To permit limited waiver during economic emergencies and allow a capital budget.S.J.Res. 1Feb 26
15 (67-33)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 11: motion to table feinstein amdt no 11; In the nature of a substitute.S.J.Res. 1Feb 26
14 (55-44)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 8: motion to table reid amendment no. 8; To require that the outlay and receipt totals of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds not be included as a part of the budget totals.S.J.Res. 1Feb 25
13 (53-46)PassedOn the Joint Resolution: h.j.res.36; A joint resolution approving the Presidential finding that the limitation on obligations imposed by section 518A(a) of the Foreign Operations Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 1997, is having a negative impact on the proper functioning of the population planning program.H.J.Res. 36Feb 25
12 (61-34)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 6: motion to table byrd amdt no 6; To strike the reliance on estimates and receipts.S.J.Res. 1Feb 24
11 (83-15)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.55; A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need to address immediately the decline in milk prices.S.Res. 55Feb 13
10 (64-36)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4: motion to table dodd amdt no. 4; To simplify the conditions for a declaration of an imminent and serious threat to national security.S.J.Res. 1Feb 12
9 (100-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: Nomination of Bill Richardson To be Ambassador to the U.N.PN3Feb 11
8 (64-36)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3: Motion to Table Wellstone Amendment no.3; To state the policy of the United States that, in achieving a balanced budget, Federal outlays should not be reduced in a manner that disproportionately affects outlays for education, nutrition, and health programs for poor children.S.J.Res. 1Feb 11
7 (64-35)Agreed toOn the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2: motion to table the Durbin amdt (SP 2) to s.j.res.1; To allow waiver of the article in the event of an economic recession or serious economic emergency.S.J.Res. 1Feb 10
6 (98-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: nomination - Rodney E. Slater to be Secretary of TransportationPN83Feb 06
5 (98-0)Agreed toOn the Resolution: s.res.47; A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the need for accurate guidelines for breast cancer screening for women between the ages of 40 and 49.S.Res. 47Feb 04
4 (95-2)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: NOMINATION, WILLIAM M. DALEY TO BE SECRETARY OF COMMERCEPN81Jan 30
3 (99-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: Nomination of Andrew M. Cuomo to be Secretary of H.U.DPN80Jan 29
2 (99-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: Nomination of William S. Cohen to be Secretary of DefensePN2Jan 22
1 (99-0)ConfirmedOn the Nomination: Nomination of Madeleine K. Albright to be Secretary of StatePN1Jan 22