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Key Votes

Lee Terry's Voting Records on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Lee R. Terry
Office: U.S. House (NE) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 13, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Robyn; 3 Children: Nolan, Ryan, Jack
Birth Date: 01/29/1962
Birth Place: Omaha, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 20, 2005 H Amdt 72 Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(200 - 231)
Nay
March 17, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - House
(218 - 214)
Yea
March 16, 2005 HR 1268 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 Bill Passed - House
(388 - 43)
Yea
June 25, 2004 HR 4614 Appropriations Bill FY 2005, Energy and Water Development Bill Passed - House
(370 - 16)
Nay
June 17, 2004 HR 4568 Interior Department FY2005 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - House
(334 - 86)
Yea
Nov. 21, 2003 HR 1904 Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 Conference Report Adopted - House
(286 - 140)
Yea
Nov. 20, 2003 HR 253 Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2003 Bill Passed - House
(352 - 67)
Yea
Nov. 18, 2003 HR 2754 Energy and Water Appropriations, FY 2004 bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(387 - 36)
Nay
Oct. 30, 2003 HR 2691 Interior Department Appropriations, FY 2004 bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(216 - 205)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2003 HR 1409 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02 Bill Passed - House
(288 - 127)
Did Not Vote
July 17, 2003 HR 2691 Interior Department Appropriations, FY 2004 bill Bill Passed - House
(268 - 152)
Yea
July 14, 2003 HR 2673 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Bill Passed - House
(347 - 64)
Yea
May 20, 2003 HR 1904 Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 House
(256 - 170)
Yea
May 2, 2002 HR 2646 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - House
(280 - 141)
Yea
Oct. 17, 2001 HR 2217 Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002 Conference Report Adopted - House
(380 - 28)
Yea
Oct. 5, 2001 HR 2646 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Bill Passed - House
(291 - 120)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2001 HR 4 Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Act of 2001 Bill Passed - House
(240 - 189)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2001 H Amdt 288 Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(160 - 269)
Nay
Aug. 1, 2001 H Amdt 298 Prohibiting Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Amendment Rejected - House
(206 - 223)
Nay
Sept. 26, 2000 HR 5175 Small Business Superfund Exemption Bill Failed - House
(253 - 161)
Yea
June 21, 2000 H Amdt 858 EPA Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(208 - 216)
Nay
June 7, 2000 H Amdt 745 San Rafael Swell Area Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(212 - 211)
Yea
June 7, 2000 H Amdt 748 San Rafael Legacy District Motor Vehicle Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(210 - 214)
Yea
May 11, 2000 H Amdt 694 Local Government Participation Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(187 - 238)
Yea
May 11, 2000 HR 701 Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 102)
Yea
May 10, 2000 H Amdt 685 Land Conservation-Land Acquisition Funding Amendment Rejected - House
(109 - 315)
Yea
May 10, 2000 H Amdt 687 Social Security and Medicare Solvency Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(216 - 208)
Yea

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