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Key Votes

Diane Black's Voting Records on Issue: Trade

Full Name: Diane L. Black
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: David; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/16/1951
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Gallatin, TN
Religion: Lutheran

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 75 Requires All Oil and Refined Fuels Transported Through the Keystone XL Pipeline to be Used Only in The United States Amendment Rejected - House
(162 - 255)
Nay
Nov. 16, 2012 HR 6156 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(365 - 43)
Yea
May 9, 2012 HR 2072 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(330 - 93)
Nay
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3078 Trade Promotion Agreement with Colombia Bill Passed - House
(262 - 167)
Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3079 Trade Promotion Agreement with Panama Bill Passed - House
(300 - 129)
Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3080 Free Trade Agreement with Korea Bill Passed - House
(278 - 151)
Yea

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