or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

S 2766 - Defense Department FY 2007 Authorization bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mitch McConnell voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mitch McConnell made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (96-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY 2007 Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $505.23 billion to the Department of Defense and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits cruel, inhumane, or degrading treatment of any individual in custody or physical control of the U.S. government, regardless of geographical location (Sec. 1061).
  • Establishes a limited plan to be used if necessary by Air Force for retiring any B-52H Bomber Aircrafts (Secs. 144, 145).
  • Restricts the use of funds for certain purposes in Iraq, including forbidding establishment of U.S. military bases in Iraq and exercising U.S. control of oil in Iraq (Sec. 1419).
  • $129.53 billion for operation and maintenance of the Department of Defense (Sec. 301).
  • $112.04 billion for military personnel (Sec. 421).
  • $85.73 billion for procurement (Secs. 101 - 104).
  • $74.16 billion for research, development, test and evaluation (Sec. 201).
  • $2.23 billion for the Iraq Freedom Fund.
  • $20.92 billion for the Defense Health Program (Sec. 303).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Defense Department FY 2007 Authorization bill

Sponsors

  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
Back to top