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Mark Sanford, Jr.'s Voting Records on Issue: Legislative Branch

Office: U.S. House (SC) - District 1, Republican

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 28, 2015 HR 427 Regulations for the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 Bill Passed - House
(243 - 165)
Yea
Jan. 21, 2015 HR 427 Regulations for the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 House Co-sponsor
Sept. 9, 2014 H Res 644 Condemning and Disapproving of the Failure of the Obama Administration to Comply with the Lawful Statutory Requirement to Notify Congress before Transferring Individuals Detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Expressing Concern About the National Security Risks Over the Transfer of Five Taliban Leaders and the Repercussions of Negotiating with Terrorists Resolution Passed - House
(249 - 163)
Yea
May 7, 2014 H Res 574 Recommends that the House of Representatives Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress Resolution Passed - House
(231 - 187)
Yea
April 8, 2014 HR 1871 Baseline Reform Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(230 - 185)
Yea
April 4, 2014 HR 1874 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(224 - 182)
Yea
March 12, 2014 HR 4138 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of (ENFORCE) the Law Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(233 - 181)
Yea
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(228 - 201)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(230 - 189)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 176)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 183)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 1582 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 181)
Yea
Aug. 5, 1999 HR 1905 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2000 Conference Report Adopted - House
(367 - 49)
Nay
June 10, 1999 HR 1905 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2000 Bill Passed - House
(214 - 197)
Yea
Sept. 24, 1998 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(356 - 65)
Nay
June 25, 1998 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(235 - 179)
Nay
April 22, 1998 H J Res 111 Tax Limitation Amendment Joint Resolution Failed - House
(238 - 186)
Yea
Nov. 13, 1997 H Res 301 Broadcast of Committee Witness bill Resolution Passed - House
(241 - 165)
Yea
Sept. 24, 1997 HR 2209 FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(309 - 106)
Nay
Sept. 18, 1997 H Res 168 House Ethics Reform Task Force Resolution Passed - House
(258 - 154)
Yea
July 28, 1997 HR 2209 FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - House
(214 - 203)
Nay
Feb. 12, 1997 H J Res 2 Term Limits Resolution Joint Resolution Failed - House
(217 - 211)
Yea
Jan. 21, 1997 H Res 31 Ethics Report on Newt Gingrich Resolution Passed - House
(395 - 28)
Yea
June 27, 1996 H Res 468 Investigation of Speaker Newt Gingrich Resolution Tabled - House
(229 - 170)
Yea
Nov. 29, 1995 HR 2564 Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 Bill Passed - House
(421 - 0)
Yea
Nov. 28, 1995 H Amdt 903 Prohibit Federal Funds for Lobbying Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(190 - 238)
Nay
Oct. 31, 1995 HR 2492 Appropriations Bill FY96, Legislative Branch Bill Passed - House
(315 - 106)
Nay
March 29, 1995 H J Res 73 Term Limits bill Joint Resolution Failed - House
(227 - 204)
Yea

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 11, 2010 H 4542 Relating to Ethics Investigation Reports Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 28, 2008 S 1085 Ethics Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
June 27, 2007 S 355 Restructuring the Department of Transportation Signed - Executive
Sign
March 28, 2007 H 3226 Ethics Vetoed - Executive
Veto

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