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Key Votes

Butch Otter's Voting Records on Issue: Transportation

Full Name: Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter
Office: Governor (ID), Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lori; 4 Children: John, Carolyn, Kimberly Dawn, Corrine
Birth Date: 05/03/1942
Birth Place: Caldwell, ID
Home City: Star, ID
Religion: Roman Catholic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 14, 2006 HR 5576 Transportation, Treasury and Housing Appropriations Act Bill Passed - House
(406 - 22)
Nay
July 29, 2005 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(412 - 8)
Yea
June 30, 2005 HR 3058 Transportation, Treasury, HUD and Judiciary Appropriation Bill Passed - House
(405 - 18)
Nay
April 28, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - House
(214 - 211)
Yea
March 17, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - House
(218 - 214)
Yea
March 10, 2005 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill Bill Passed - House
(417 - 9)
Nay
Sept. 22, 2004 HR 5025 Transportation Department FY2005 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - House
(397 - 12)
Nay
April 28, 2004 HR 4219 Highway Trust Fund Programs Extension Bill Bill Passed - House
(410 - 0)
Yea
April 2, 2004 HR 3550 Highway Trust Fund Bill Bill Passed - House
(357 - 65)
Nay
Oct. 30, 2003 HR 2115 Aviation Administration FY2004-2006 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(211 - 207)
Yea
Sept. 9, 2003 HR 2989 Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(381 - 39)
Yea
July 10, 2002 HR 4635 Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act Bill Passed - House
(310 - 113)
Yea
Nov. 30, 2001 HR 2299 Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2002 Conference Report Adopted - House
(371 - 11)
Yea
Nov. 16, 2001 S 1447 Federalize Aviation Security bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(410 - 9)
Yea
Sept. 21, 2001 HR 2926 Airline Industry Financial Assistance bill Bill Passed - House
(356 - 54)
Nay
Aug. 1, 2001 H Amdt 288 Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(160 - 269)
Nay

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 1, 2013 S 1117 Authorizes Permits for Heavy Trucks on Certain Routes Signed - Executive
Sign

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