Capital Hill Review

 115th Congress - 1st Session (2017) 

 

Senate

Thursday, February 2, 2017

 

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule (H.J.Res.38)

 

A resolution Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule (H.J.Res.38; Text of Legislation) voiding the Interior Departmentís Stream Protection Rule regulating surface coal mining impacts on waterways and groundwater was passed by the Senate on a 54-45 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 43 ) on Thursday, February 2, 2017.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 

Rex W. Tillerson ó Department of State (PN25)

 

The nomination of Rex W. Tillerson (PN25; Text of Legislation) to serve as Secretary of State was confirmed by the Senate on a 56-43 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 36 ) on Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

 

Elaine L. Chao ó Department of Transportation (PN35)

 

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, the nomination of Elaine L. Chao (PN35; Text of Legislation) †to serve as Transportation Secretary was confirmed by the Senate on a 93-6 vote †(To view how your senators voted visit: 35 ).

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House of Representatives

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

 

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (H.J.Res.40)

 

A resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 †(H.J. Res. 40; Text of Legislation) adopted in December was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, February 2, 2017, on a 235-180 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 77). ††Individuals who receive disability insurance or supplemental security income benefits related to having a mental disorder would be placed the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for would-be firearms purchasers by this rule.

Article: Georgia delegation congressional voting

 

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (H.J.Res.37)

 

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, a resolution Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (H.J.Res.37; Text of Legislation) passed on a 236-187 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 76). ††The rule requires contractors to the federal government to report various violations and alleged violations of labor laws, with data on the violations used to determine whether a contractor is eligible to win future contracts.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule (H.J.Res.38)

 

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, a resolution Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule (H.J.Res.38; Text of Legislation ) was passed on a 228-194 vote† (To view how your representative voted visit: 73) by the House of Representatives. The resolution disapproved of the Interior Departmentís Stream Protection Rule regulating surface coal mining impacts on waterways and groundwater.

Article: Georgia delegation congressional voting

 

 

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (H.J.Res.41)

 

A resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (H.J.Res.41; Text of Legislation ) was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 on a 235-187 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 72). †The resolution stated disapproval of of a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring fossil fuel, mining, and other resource extraction companies to disclose production-related payments such as taxes they make to foreign governments.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2017

 

To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes (H.R.374)

 

To make permanent the authority of the three West Coast states to make laws governing Dungeness crab fisheries in the Pacific Ocean, the House of Representatives passed a bill To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes (H.R.374; Text of Legislation) on a 388-0 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 66 )†on Tuesday, January 30, 2017.

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