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HR 1003 - Assisted Suicide Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Bob Goodlatte voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Bob Goodlatte made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-12 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (99-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Assisted Suicide Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill maintaining a ban on the use of federal funds for the purpose of suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing.

Highlights:
  • Does not require health care facilities in states that allow assisted suicides to inform patients of that option.
  • Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to give grants to institutions for research relating to prevention of suicide and assisted suicide.
  • Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to reduce restrictions on access to hospice programs and increase funding for home health care services, community living arrangements, and attendant health care services.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (398-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Assisted Suicide Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill maintaining a ban on the use of federal funds for the purpose of suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing.

Highlights:
  • Does not require health care facilities in states that allow assisted suicides to inform patients of that option.
  • Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to give grants to institutions for research relating to prevention of suicide and assisted suicide.
  • Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to reduce restrictions on access to hospice programs and increase funding for home health care services, community living arrangements, and attendant health care services.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Assisted Suicide Bill

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Barcia (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Bliley Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry Bonilla (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Helen P. Chenoweth-Hage (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Lynn Christensen (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert N. 'Bob' Clement (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary A. Condit (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay W. Dickey (AR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Eric Ensign (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jonas 'Martin' Frost III (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John 'Greg' Ganske (IA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Hefley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Timothy 'Tim' Holden (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nathan Hostettler (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Richard Kasich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue W. Kelly (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald P. 'Ron' Klink (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Klug (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Largent (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Lewis (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. 'Bob' Livingston (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. Manton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Mascara (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. McHugh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Moran (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert William 'Bob' Ney (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Nussle (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James L. 'Jim' Oberstar (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald C. 'Ron' Packard (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Pappas (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Michael 'Mike' Parker (MS - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald Ernest 'Ron' Paul (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Glenn W. Poshard (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Quinn (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel L. 'Dan' Schaefer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven H. 'Steve' Schiff (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David E. Skaggs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ike Skelton (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda A. Smith (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vincent K. Snowbarger (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Lee 'Bob' Stump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Julius Caesar 'J.C.' Watts Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
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