Key Votes

HCR 144 - Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Family

Issues

Note

NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT RESOLUTION. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW.

Stage Details

Legislation-Resolution - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation-Resolution - Motion Agreed (House) (60-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to suspend rules pertaining to a concurrent resolution concerning the governor of Louisiana's refusal to declare a state of emergency after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Highlights:
-Authorizes congress to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate the governor of Louisiana's refusal to timely declare a state of emergency in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. -Specifies that it is necessary to declare a state of emergency due to the impact the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is predicted to have on the Louisiana coast and the livelihood of coastal residents.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig

Sponsors

  • Juan A. LaFonta (LA - D) (Out Of Office)