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Nathan Deal's Voting Records

Office: Governor (GA), Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 1, 2008 HR 5715 Student Loan Provision Changes Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(388 - 21)
Did Not Vote
April 30, 2008 HR 5522 Requiring OSHA to Establish Combustible Dust Safety Standards Bill Passed - House
(247 - 165)
Nay
April 29, 2008 S 2739 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 Bill Passed - House
(291 - 117)
Nay
April 23, 2008 HR 5613 Medicaid Extensions and Changes Bill Passed - House
(349 - 62)
Nay
April 17, 2008 HR 5715 Student Loan Provision Changes Bill Passed - House
(383 - 27)
Nay
April 16, 2008 HR 2634 Expanding the List of Countries Eligible for Debt Forgiveness Bill Passed - House
(285 - 132)
Nay
April 15, 2008 HR 5036 Federal Funding for Voting System Changes Bill Failed - House
(239 - 178)
Nay
April 15, 2008 HR 5719 Amending Tax Code Provisions and IRS Practices Bill Passed - House
(238 - 179)
Nay
April 10, 2008 H Res 1092 Postponing the Consideration of the Trade Agreement with Colombia Resolution Passed - House
(224 - 195)
Nay
April 2, 2008 HR 5501 Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Bill Passed - House
(308 - 116)
Nay
March 14, 2008 HR 3773 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(213 - 197)
Nay
March 13, 2008 H Amdt 972 Substitute Amendment for the House Budget Resolution Amendment Rejected - House
(157 - 263)
Yea
March 13, 2008 H Con Res 312 Concurrent Budget Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - House
(212 - 207)
Nay
March 11, 2008 HR 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Veto Override Failed - House
(225 - 188)
Nay
March 11, 2008 H Res 1031 Establishment of the Office of Congressional Ethics Resolution Passed - House
(229 - 182)
Nay
March 5, 2008 HR 1424 Mental Health Coverage Bill Bill Passed - House
(268 - 148)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2008 HR 5351 Energy Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(236 - 182)
Nay
Feb. 14, 2008 H Res 982 Contempt Charges Resolution Passed - House
(223 - 32)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 4137 Higher Education Act Amendments and Extensions Bill Passed - House
(354 - 58)
Nay
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(380 - 34)
Nay
Jan. 29, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - House
(385 - 35)
Nay
Jan. 23, 2008 HR 3963 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIP) Veto Override Failed - House
(260 - 152)
Nay
Jan. 16, 2008 HR 2768 S-MINER Act Bill Passed - House
(214 - 199)
Nay
Jan. 16, 2008 HR 4986 Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - House
(369 - 46)
Yea
Dec. 19, 2007 HR 2764 Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(272 - 142)
Yea
Dec. 19, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(352 - 64)
Yea
Dec. 18, 2007 HR 6 Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(314 - 100)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2007 HR 2764 Appropriations for Operations in Afghanistan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(253 - 154)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2007 HR 2764 Appropriations for Operations in Afghanistan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(206 - 201)
Nay
Dec. 13, 2007 HR 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - House
(222 - 199)
Nay
Dec. 12, 2007 HR 1585 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - House
(370 - 49)
Yea
Dec. 12, 2007 HR 4299 Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension and Modification Bill Passed - House
(303 - 116)
Nay
Dec. 12, 2007 HR 4351 Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act Bill Passed - House
(226 - 193)
Nay
Dec. 11, 2007 H Res 847 Recognition of the Importance of Christmas and Christianity Resolution Passed - House
(372 - 9)
Yea
Dec. 6, 2007 HR 6 Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(235 - 181)
Nay
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Veto Override Failed - House
(277 - 141)
Nay
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3773 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act Bill Passed - House
(227 - 189)
Did Not Vote
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3915 Mortgage Reform and Anti-Subprime Lending Act Bill Passed - House
(291 - 127)
Nay
Nov. 14, 2007 HR 1429 Head Start Act of 2007 Conference Report Adopted - House
(381 - 36)
Yea
Nov. 14, 2007 HR 3074 Appropriations for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Conference Report Adopted - House
(270 - 147)
Nay
Nov. 14, 2007 HR 4156 Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Bill Passed - House
(218 - 203)
Nay
Nov. 9, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Tax Adjustments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(216 - 193)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(274 - 141)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3222 Department of Defense Appropriations, Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - House
(400 - 15)
Yea
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3355 Homeowners' Catastrophic Insurance Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(258 - 155)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3688 United States-Peru Trade Agreement Bill Passed - House
(285 - 132)
Yea
Nov. 7, 2007 HR 3685 Sexual Orientation Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) Bill Passed - House
(235 - 184)
Nay
Nov. 6, 2007 HR 1495 Water Resources Development Act of 2007 Veto Override Passed - House
(361 - 54)
Nay
Nov. 1, 2007 HR 2262 Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act Bill Passed - House
(244 - 166)
Nay
Oct. 31, 2007 HR 3920 Trade and Globalization Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(264 - 157)
Nay

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 29, 2014 HB 702 Requires Ten Commandments Monument at the Capitol Building Signed - Executive
Sign
April 23, 2014 HB 60 Amends Firearm Laws Signed - Executive
Sign
April 22, 2014 SR 415 Prohibits Increase in State Income Tax Signed - Executive
Sign
April 15, 2014 HB 990 Prohibits Medicaid Expansion without Legislative Approval Signed - Executive
Sign
March 13, 2014 SB 318 Authorizes Bars to Sell Alcohol on Certain Holiday Weekends Signed - Executive
Sign
May 7, 2013 HB 240 Requires Medicare and PeachCare for Kids to Reimburse Speech Pathologists Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2013 HB 636 Eliminates the Heart of Georgia Regional Airport and transfers its authority to Dodge County-Eastman Development Authority Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2013 SB 11 Reestablishes the Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2013 HB 635 Amends Membership and Term Specifications for the Dodge County-Eastman Development Authority Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2013 HB 193 Reauthorizes Sales-Tax Exemptions for Certain Organizations Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 2, 2013 HB 178 Requires Pain Management Clinics to be Licensed Signed - Executive
Sign
May 7, 2012 HB 1051 Relating to Public Transit Authorities Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2012 HB 456 Relating to the Georgia Government Accountability Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2012 HB 1117 Relating to Local Government Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2012 HB 911 Relating to Amending Compensation for Certain Officials of Putnam County Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2012 HB 975 Relating to School District Ad Valorem Tax and Providing a Homestead Exemption Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2012 HB 181 Relating to Special Needs Scholarship Program Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 3, 2012 SB 470 Relating to Amending the Definition of "Rural Area" Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 3, 2012 HR 1162 Authorizes the State to Approve Charter Schools None - Executive
Sign
May 3, 2012 HB 797 Establishes a State Charter School Commission Signed - Executive
Sign
May 3, 2012 SB 38 Relating to the Authority for the State School Superintendent to Employ and Dismiss Employees Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 2, 2012 SB 184 Guidelines for Teacher Dismissal Signed - Executive
Sign
May 1, 2012 HB 1114 Prohibits Assisted Suicide Signed - Executive
Sign
May 1, 2012 HB 954 Prohibits Abortions after 20 Weeks Signed - Executive
Sign
April 19, 2012 SB 410 Requires Numerical School Ratings Based on Student Performance Signed - Executive
Sign
April 16, 2012 HB 861 Requires Drug Testing for Certain Welfare Recipients Signed - Executive
Sign
Feb. 23, 2012 HB 829 State House Redistricting Signed - Executive
Sign
Sept. 6, 2011 HB 20EX Congressional Redistricting None - Executive
Sign
Aug. 24, 2011 HB 1EX House Redistricting Signed - Executive
Sign
Aug. 24, 2011 SB 1EX State Senate Redistricting Signed - Executive
Sign
May 13, 2011 SB 19 Coin Operated Amusement Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 SB 86 Qualified Local Governments/Certified Retirement Communities Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 SB 96 Peace Officer Standards Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 SB 140 Relating to the Georgia Higher Education Facilities Authority Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 SB 163 Campaign Communication Disclosures Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 HB 226 Council on Developmental Disabilities Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 HB 602 Bacon County Board of Elections Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 SB 58 Indemnification for the Death/Disability of State Highway Employees Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 HB 489 Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2011 HB 47 Ability to Purchase Insurance Out of State Signed - Executive
Sign
May 13, 2011 HB 87 Immigration Enforcement Act Signed - Executive
Sign
May 13, 2011 HB 92 Limits Absentee Ballots Signed - Executive
Sign
May 13, 2011 SB 36 Prescription Drug Database Signed - Executive
Sign
May 11, 2011 HB 234 Reduces Sales Taxes for Tourism Projects Signed - Executive
Sign
May 11, 2011 SB 17 Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits Signed - Executive
Sign
May 3, 2011 HB 24 Amending Rules of Evidence Signed - Executive
Sign
May 2, 2011 SB 122 Public-Private Partnerships to Build Reservoirs Signed - Executive
Sign
April 28, 2011 SB 10 Alcoholic Beverage Sales on Sundays Signed - Executive
Sign
April 20, 2011 HB 461 Interstate Health Care Compact Signed - Executive
Sign
March 15, 2011 HB 326 Amends the HOPE Scholarship Program Signed - Executive
Sign

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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