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Bill Owens' Voting Records on Issue: Government Budget and Spending

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 17, 2014 H Amdt 1141 Authorizes Aid to Syrian Opposition Amendment Adopted - House
(273 - 156)
Yea
Sept. 17, 2014 H J Res 124 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(319 - 108)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2014 HR 5230 Making Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014, and for Other Purposes Bill Passed - House
(223 - 189)
Nay
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1079 Prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from Providing Bonuses to Employees Amendment Adopted - House
(282 - 138)
Yea
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1083 Prohibits Federal Agencies from Paying Federal Employees Certain Pay Rates Amendment Rejected - House
(193 - 230)
Yea
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1086 Prohibits States from Penalizing a Bank for Providing Financial Services to Marijuana Businesses Amendment Adopted - House
(231 - 192)
Yea
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1093 Prohibits Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from Preventing States from Implementing Broadband Internet Access Service Laws Amendment Adopted - House
(223 - 200)
Nay
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1098 Prohibits District of Columbia from Implementing Certain Firearm Laws Amendment Adopted - House
(241 - 181)
Yea
July 16, 2014 HR 5016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 Bill Passed - House
(228 - 195)
Yea
July 15, 2014 HR 5021 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014  Bill Passed - House
(367 - 55)
Yea
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 813 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development Plan Amendment Adopted - House
(219 - 207)
Nay
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 815 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Acquire Traffic Cameras Amendment Adopted - House
(255 - 171)
Nay
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 823 Prohibits Funds from Being Used for the California High-Speed Rail Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 186)
Did Not Vote
June 10, 2014 HR 4745 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Bill Passed - House
(229 - 192)
Yea
June 9, 2014 H Amdt 783 Reduces Appropriations to Amtrak Amendment Rejected - House
(154 - 248)
Did Not Vote
May 22, 2014 H Amdt 671 Prohibits Funds from Being Used for Certain Climate Change Reports Amendment Adopted - House
(231 - 192)
Nay
May 22, 2014 H Amdt 675 Prohibits Funds from Being Used for Guantanmo Bay Operations Amendment Rejected - House
(177 - 247)
Nay
May 22, 2014 H Amdt 676 Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions Amendment Rejected - House
(191 - 230)
Nay
May 22, 2014 H Amdt 679 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Implement the New START Treaty Amendment Adopted - House
(233 - 191)
Nay
May 22, 2014 H Amdt 680 Repeals Military Force Authorization Amendment Rejected - House
(191 - 233)
Yea
May 22, 2014 HR 4435 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Bill Passed - House
(325 - 98)
Yea
May 21, 2014 H Amdt 669 Amends Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) Laws Amendment Adopted - House
(222 - 196)
Nay
April 10, 2014 H Con Res 96 Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2016 Through 2024 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(219 - 205)
Nay
April 8, 2014 HR 1871 Baseline Reform Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(230 - 185)
Nay
April 4, 2014 HR 1874 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(224 - 182)
Nay
Feb. 11, 2014 S 540 Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act Bill Passed - House
(221 - 201)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2014 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Bill Passed - House
(227 - 188)
Nay
Jan. 15, 2014 HR 3547 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(359 - 67)
Yea
Dec. 12, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(332 - 94)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 H J Res 99 Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed - House
(222 - 191)
Nay
Oct. 16, 2013 HR 2775 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(285 - 144)
Yea
Oct. 11, 2013 H J Res 76 National Nuclear Security Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed - House
(248 - 176)
Nay
Oct. 10, 2013 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(249 - 175)
Nay
Oct. 9, 2013 H J Res 90 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(252 - 172)
Nay
Oct. 8, 2013 H J Res 84 Head Start Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(248 - 168)
Nay
Oct. 7, 2013 H J Res 77 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(235 - 162)
Nay
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 75 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(244 - 164)
Nay
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 85 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(247 - 164)
Nay
Oct. 3, 2013 HR 3230 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act Bill Passed - House
(265 - 160)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 70 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(252 - 176)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 71 District of Columbia Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(265 - 163)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 72 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(264 - 164)
Yea
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(228 - 201)
Nay
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(248 - 174)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(230 - 189)
Nay
Sept. 20, 2013 HR 1526 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act Bill Passed - House
(244 - 173)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2013 HR 2775 No Subsidies Without Verification Act Bill Passed - House
(235 - 191)
Nay
July 24, 2013 HR 2397 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 109)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HR 2231 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Bill Passed - House
(235 - 186)
Yea
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 227 Amends the Federal Sugar Program Amendment Rejected - House
(206 - 221)
Nay

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Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

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