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Mark Sanford, Jr.'s Voting Records on Issue: National Security

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

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 3, 2015 HR 240 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(257 - 167)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2015 S J Res 35 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015 Bill Failed - House
(203 - 224)
Nay
Jan. 14, 2015 HR 240 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015 Bill Passed - House
(236 - 191)
Yea
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
June 19, 2014 H Amdt 935 Prohibits a Federal Employee from Requesting Foreign Intelligence Information in Relation to a US Citizen Amendment Adopted - House
(293 - 123)
Yea
Oct. 10, 2013 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(249 - 175)
Yea
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 108)
Yea
June 6, 2013 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(245 - 182)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 69 Requires Threat Assessment of Pipeline Vulnerabilities to a Terrorist Attack Amendment Rejected - House
(176 - 239)
Nay
Oct. 14, 1999 HR 2684 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000 Conference Report Adopted - House
(406 - 18)
Nay
Sept. 9, 1999 H Con Res 180 Puerto Rican Nationals resolution Resolution Passed - House
(311 - 41)
Yea
Sept. 9, 1999 HR 2684 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000 Bill Passed - House
(235 - 187)
Nay
May 18, 1999 HR 1141 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations-Conference Report Conference Report Adopted - House
(269 - 158)
Nay
March 24, 1999 HR 1141 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations-Conference Report Bill Passed - House
(220 - 211)
Nay
Oct. 7, 1998 HR 3694 Intelligence FY99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(337 - 83)
Nay
Sept. 17, 1998 HR 4569 Appropriations Bill FY99, Foreign Operations Bill Passed - House
(255 - 161)
Nay
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)
Nay
July 29, 1997 HR 2266 Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(322 - 105)
Nay
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)
Nay
June 13, 1996 H Amdt 1167 Spaced-based Weapons Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(190 - 208)
Nay
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)
Nay
March 14, 1996 HR 2703 Antiterrorism bill Bill Passed - House
(229 - 191)
Nay
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

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