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HR 660 - Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003 - Key Vote

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Mel Watt voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (262-162) - (Key vote)

Title: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003

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

Vote to pass a bill that would create association health plans, allowing small companies to band together to purchase health insurance for their employees at a lower cost.

Highlights:
  • Exempts associated health plans from state regulations, when they cover employees in multiple states.
  • Requires the Labor Department to regulate associated health plans that cover employees in multiple states.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003

Sponsors

  • Ernest Lee 'Ernie' Fletcher (KY - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Anibal Acevedo-Vila (PR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • W. Todd Akin (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Gresham Barrett (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Beauprez (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judy Biggert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Boehner (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry Bonilla (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Josiah Robins 'Jo' Bonner Jr. (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Whitaker Bono Mack (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeb E. Bradley (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry E. Brown Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virginia 'Ginny' Brown-Waite (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Max Burns (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eric I. Cantor (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shelley Moore Capito (WV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brad Carson (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward E. 'Ed' Case (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Chocola (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry F. Costello (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher Cox (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Bud' Cramer (AL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ander Crenshaw (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann S. Davis (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Davis (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Calvin M. 'Cal' Dooley (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eni FH Faleomavaega (AS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Feeney (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vito J. Fossella Jr. (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Gibbons (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Gillmor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Gingrey (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles A. 'Charlie' Gonzalez (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Katherine Harris (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa A. Hart (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Hefley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Hobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nathan Hostettler (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Amory 'Amo' Houghton Jr. (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. 'Johnny' Isakson (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve J. Israel (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Bill' Janklow (SD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William Lewis 'Bill' Jenkins (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Keller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue W. Kelly (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Kennedy (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Steven Kirk (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas P. 'Tom' Latham (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William O. Lipinski (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth R. 'Ken' Lucas (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. McHugh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas Carmichael 'Mike' McIntyre (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard P. 'Buck' McKeon (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John L. Mica (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jefferson B. 'Jeff' Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary G. Miller (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James P. 'Jim' Moran Jr. (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marilyn N. Musgrave (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy Neugebauer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert William 'Bob' Ney (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald Ernest 'Ron' Paul (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stevan Edward 'Steve' Pearce (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. 'Tom' Petri (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Pitts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Russell Platts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis 'Denny' Rehberg (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard 'Rick' Renzi (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Rogers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Loretta L. Sanchez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward L. 'Ed' Schrock (VA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Clay Shaw Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Ruhl 'Rob' Simmons (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Sullivan (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William M. 'Bill' Thomas (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick J. 'Pat' Toomey (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Turner (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • W. Curtis 'Curt' Weldon (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward 'Ed' Whitfield (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Rudolph Wolf (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Albert R. Wynn (MD - D) (Out Of Office)

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