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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Voting Records on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 6, 2014 S 1752 Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(55 - 45)
Feb. 12, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate
(78 - 22)
Jan. 22, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Senate Co-sponsor
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 2955 Expands the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program Amendment Adopted - Senate
(85 - 11)
April 26, 2012 S 1925 Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act Bill Passed - Senate
(68 - 31)
Feb. 2, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed - Senate
(96 - 3)
Dec. 8, 2010 S 3991 Allowing Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Officers Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(55 - 43)
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4309 Restriction of Federal Assistance Based on Compliance with Federal Immigration Laws Amendment Tabled - Senate
(58 - 40)
Nov. 8, 2007 PN 958 Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(53 - 40)
Oct. 16, 2007 HR 3093 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2008 Bill Passed - Senate
(75 - 19)
June 28, 2007 S 1639 Second Immigration Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(46 - 53)
June 11, 2007 S J Res 14 Attorney General No Confidence Vote Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(53 - 38)
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1184 Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain Crimes Amendment Rejected - Senate
(46 - 51)
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1250 Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate
(57 - 39)
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1333 Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories Amendment Adopted - Senate
(66 - 32)
March 20, 2007 S 214 United States Attorneys Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate
(94 - 2)

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