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HR 2 - Jobs and Economic Growth bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Orrin Hatch voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Orrin Hatch made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-27 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (51-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Jobs and Economic Growth bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would provide $350 billion in order to supply tax breaks.

Highlights:
  • Accelerates the child tax credit to increase in 2003, instead of 2006.
  • $20 billion of the $350 billion would go towards state aid, including Medicaid.
  • Eases the marriage tax penalty by making the standard deduction for married couples twice that of a single filer through 2004.
  • Increases the expensing allowance for businesses from $25,000 to $100,000 for 2003 through 2005.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (231-200) - (Key vote)

Title: Jobs and Economic Growth bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would provide $350 billion in order to supply tax breaks.

Highlights:
  • Accelerates the child tax credit to increase in 2003, instead of 2006.
  • $20 billion of the $350 billion would go towards state aid, including Medicaid.
  • Eases the marriage tax penalty by making the standard deduction for married couples twice that of a single filer through 2004.
  • Increases the expensing allowance for businesses from $25,000 to $100,000 for 2003 through 2005.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (51-49) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (222-203) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Jobs and Economic Growth bill

Sponsors

  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • J. Gresham Barrett (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Beauprez (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry E. Brown Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virginia 'Ginny' Brown-Waite (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Camp (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eric I. Cantor (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Chocola (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher Cox (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David T. Dreier (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vito J. Fossella Jr. (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa A. Hart (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ric Keller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Kingston (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thaddeus G. 'Thad' McCotter (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard P. 'Buck' McKeon (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary G. Miller (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Doug Ose (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Stevan Edward 'Steve' Pearce (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. 'Rob' Portman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. Reynolds (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Clay Shaw Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee R. Terry (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
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