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HR 2260 - Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Barbara Lee voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (271-156) - (Key vote)

Title: Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that bars the practice of assisted suicide and euthanasia and promotes palliative care as a means to lessen the pain of the terminally ill.

Highlights:
  • Allows health care workers to prescribe pain relievers that previously required a special license to distribute.
  • Strengthens provisions that protect doctors from prosecution if they legally prescribe pain medication that results in the death of the patient.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999

Sponsors

  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Richard K. 'Dick' Armey (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • 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)
  • William E. 'Bill' Barrett (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Bateman (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Marion Berry (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Bliley Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sherrod C. Brown (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Ed Combest (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Merrill A. Cook (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry F. Costello (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (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)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay W. Dickey (AR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest Lee 'Ernie' Fletcher (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Vito J. Fossella Jr. (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert D. 'Bob' Franks (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Elton W. Gallegly (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Gibbons (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark A. Green (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony P. Hall (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert C. 'Robin' Hayes (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Hefley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard A. 'Rick' Hill (MT - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nathan Hostettler (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Asa' Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Lewis 'Bill' Jenkins (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher 'Chris' John (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue W. Kelly (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale E. Kildee (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald P. 'Ron' Klink (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John J. LaFalce (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Largent (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick A. Lazio (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William O. Lipinski (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth R. 'Ken' Lucas (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Mascara (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David M. McIntosh (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Moran (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Nussle (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald C. 'Ron' Packard (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward A. 'Ed' Pease (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David D. Phelps (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard W. Pombo (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. 'Rob' Portman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Quinn (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. Reynolds (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert R. 'Bob' Riley (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. Rogan (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew 'Matt' Salmon (AZ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Schaffer (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronnie Shows (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ike Skelton (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd Davidson Spence (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Sununu (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Sweeney (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene Taylor (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Thune (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. Vitter (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Walsh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wesley 'Wes' Watkins (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Julius Caesar 'J.C.' Watts Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
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