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Brian Bilbray's Voting Records on Issue: National Security

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 24, 1999 HR 1141 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations-Conference Report Bill Passed - House
(220 - 211)
Yea
Oct. 7, 1998 HR 3694 Intelligence FY99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(337 - 83)
Yea
Sept. 17, 1998 HR 4569 Appropriations Bill FY99, Foreign Operations Bill Passed - House
(255 - 161)
Yea
April 30, 1998 HR 3579 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(242 - 163)
Nay
March 31, 1998 HR 3579 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(212 - 208)
Yea
Nov. 7, 1997 HR 2647 PLA Monitoring bill Bill Passed - House
(408 - 10)
Yea
Nov. 7, 1997 S 858 Intelligence FY98 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(385 - 36)
Yea
Sept. 25, 1997 HR 2266 Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(356 - 65)
Yea
July 29, 1997 HR 2266 Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(322 - 105)
Yea
June 23, 1997 H Amdt 192 Border Defense Personnel Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(269 - 119)
Yea
Aug. 2, 1996 HR 3953 Aviation Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1996 Bill Passed - House
(389 - 22)
Yea
June 13, 1996 H Amdt 1167 Spaced-based Weapons Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(190 - 208)
Did Not Vote
May 22, 1996 H Amdt 1075 Disclosure of Intelligence Spending Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(176 - 248)
Nay
April 30, 1996 HR 1561 Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Veto Override Failed - House
(234 - 188)
Yea
April 18, 1996 S 735 Comprehensive Terrorism Prevention Act Conference Report Adopted - House
(293 - 133)
Yea
March 14, 1996 HR 2703 Antiterrorism bill Bill Passed - House
(229 - 191)
Yea
March 12, 1996 HR 1561 Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Conference Report Adopted - House
(226 - 172)
Yea
June 8, 1995 HR 1561 Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Bill Passed - House
(222 - 192)
Yea
Feb. 16, 1995 HR 7 Limiting U.S. Monetary and Troop Assistance to the United Nations Bill Passed - House
(241 - 181)
Yea

About the Selection and Descriptions of Key Votes

Project Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and State voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Key votes typically include the initial passage of legislation and final conference report vote versions (the compromised versions of bills passed in separate House and Senate versions). Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

Descriptions of the votes are written by Vote Smart staff and based on information included in the Congressional Record, State House Journals, or Senate Journals, with additional background information from newspapers, magazines, etc. Vote Smart provides summaries for each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the final version of the bill.

The Key Votes Program follows Project Vote Smart's strict policies, procedures and structure that guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. In order to ensure that all Key Votes are non-partisan in their selection and language, each is approved by a group of over 160 political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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