|Full Name:||Scott P. Brown|
|Family:||Wife: Gail; 2 Children: Ayla, Arianna|
|Birth Place:||Kittery, ME|
|Home City:||Wrentham, MA|
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|Date||Bill No.||Bill Title||Outcome||Vote|
|Feb. 2, 2012||S 2038||Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials||Bill Passed - Senate
(96 - 3)
|Feb. 2, 2012||S Amdt 1472||Prohibits Consideration of Bills Containing Earmarks||Amendment Rejected - Senate
(40 - 59)
|Jan. 26, 2012||H J Res 98||Disapproval of President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit||Motion Rejected - Senate
(44 - 54)
|July 22, 2011||HR 2560||Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011||Bill Tabled - Senate
(51 - 46)
|June 23, 2011||S Amdt 499||Prohibits the Appointment of Presidential "Czars" Without Senate Approval||Amendment Rejected - Senate
(47 - 51)
|Nov. 30, 2010||S Amdt 4697||Prohibiting Earmarks||Motion Rejected - Senate
(39 - 56)
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