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Key Votes

Loretta Sanchez's Voting Records

Full Name: Loretta L. Sanchez
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 46, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 46
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jack
Birth Date: 01/07/1960
Birth Place: Lynwood, CA
Home City: Santa Ana, CA
Religion: Catholic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 18, 1999 HR 4 National Missile Defense bill Bill Passed - House
(317 - 105)
Yea
March 17, 1999 HR 975 Steel Import Limitation bill Bill Passed - House
(289 - 141)
Yea
March 11, 1999 H Amdt 22 High Needs District Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(195 - 223)
Yea
March 11, 1999 H Con Res 42 Kosovo Peacekeeping Operations Resolution Resolution Passed - House
(219 - 191)
Yea
March 11, 1999 HR 800 Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 Bill Passed - House
(330 - 90)
Nay
March 10, 1999 H Amdt 20 Student Performance Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(196 - 228)
Yea
March 4, 1999 HR 975 Steel Import Limitation bill House Co-sponsor
March 3, 1999 HR 669 Peace Corps Authorization Bill Bill Passed - House
(326 - 90)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 24, 1999 H J Res 33 Flag Desecration Resolution House Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 1999 HR 701 Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 House Co-sponsor
Dec. 19, 1998 H Res 611 Impeachment Resolution: Article Four Resolution Passed - House
(221 - 212)
Nay
Dec. 19, 1998 H Res 611 Impeachment Resolution: Article Four Resolution Failed - House
(205 - 229)
Nay
Dec. 19, 1998 H Res 611 Impeachment Resolution: Article Four Resolution Passed - House
(228 - 206)
Nay
Dec. 19, 1998 H Res 611 Impeachment Resolution: Article Four Resolution Failed - House
(148 - 285)
Nay
Oct. 20, 1998 HR 4328 Appropriations bill FY99, Omnibus Conference Report Adopted - House
(333 - 95)
Yea
Oct. 13, 1998 S 1260 Securities Litigation Conference Report Adopted - House
(319 - 82)
Yea
Oct. 9, 1998 HR 3150 Bankruptcy Reform bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(300 - 125)
Nay
Oct. 8, 1998 H Amdt 923 Contraceptive Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(224 - 200)
Nay
Oct. 7, 1998 HR 3694 Intelligence FY99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(337 - 83)
Yea
Oct. 7, 1998 HR 4104 Appropriations bill FY99, Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report Adopted - House
(290 - 137)
Nay
Oct. 6, 1998 HR 4194 FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - House
(409 - 14)
Yea
Oct. 5, 1998 HR 1154 Indian Federal Recognition Administrative Procedures Bill Failed - House
(190 - 208)
Yea
Oct. 5, 1998 HR 4655 Iraqi Liberation Act of 1998 Bill Passed - House
(360 - 38)
Yea
Oct. 2, 1998 HR 4101 Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(333 - 53)
Yea
Sept. 28, 1998 HR 4060 Energy FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(389 - 25)
Yea
Sept. 28, 1998 HR 4103 Defense Department FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(369 - 43)
Yea
Sept. 26, 1998 HR 4579 Tax Cut bill Bill Passed - House
(229 - 195)
Nay
Sept. 25, 1998 H Amdt 914 Save Social Security Act Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(210 - 216)
Yea
Sept. 25, 1998 HR 2621 Reciprocal Trade Agreement Bill Bill Failed - House
(180 - 243)
Nay
Sept. 25, 1998 HR 4578 Social Security Account Protection bill Bill Passed - House
(240 - 188)
Nay
Sept. 24, 1998 HR 3616 Defense Department FY99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(373 - 50)
Yea
Sept. 24, 1998 HR 3736 Nonimmigrant Specialty Workers bill Bill Passed - House
(288 - 133)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 24, 1998 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(356 - 65)
Yea
Sept. 17, 1998 H Amdt 907 US Army School of the Americas Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(201 - 212)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 17, 1998 HR 4569 Appropriations Bill FY99, Foreign Operations Bill Passed - House
(255 - 161)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 16, 1998 H Amdt 887 Illegal Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(291 - 133)
Yea
Sept. 15, 1998 S 2073 Juvenile Crime Control and Delinquency Prevention Act Bill Passed - House
(280 - 126)
Yea
Aug. 7, 1998 H Amdt 869 Illegal Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(250 - 169)
Nay
Aug. 7, 1998 H Amdt 871 Adoption Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 192)
Nay
Aug. 7, 1998 HR 4380 District of Columbia FY99 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(214 - 206)
Nay
Aug. 6, 1998 H Amdt 862 Federal Campaign Finance Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(147 - 222)
Yea
Aug. 6, 1998 H Amdt 865 Abortion Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(180 - 243)
Yea
Aug. 6, 1998 H Amdt 874 Low Income Educational Scholarship Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(214 - 208)
Nay
Aug. 6, 1998 HR 2183 Campaign Finance Reform bill Bill Passed - House
(252 - 179)
Yea
Aug. 3, 1998 H Amdt 690 Shays Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 186)
Yea
July 30, 1998 H Amdt 747 Voter Registration Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(165 - 260)
Nay
July 30, 1998 H J Res 120 Vietnam Trade Waiver Disapproval resolution Joint Resolution Failed - House
(163 - 260)
Yea
July 29, 1998 HR 4194 Appropriations bill FY99, Veterans Affairs, HUD Bill Passed - House
(259 - 164)
Nay
July 24, 1998 H Amdt 776 Patients' Bill of Rights Act Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(212 - 217)
Yea
July 24, 1998 HR 4250 Patient Protection bill Bill Passed - House
(216 - 210)
Nay

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