Barney Frank's Voting Records

Biographical

Full Name: Barney Frank
Gender: Male
Family: Husband: Jim Ready
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Bayonne, NJ
Home City: Newton, MA
Religion: Jewish
Issue Category

Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
11/07/03 HR 1588 Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (362 - 40)
Nay
11/06/03 HR 1829 Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (350 - 65)
Yea
11/05/03 HR 2559 Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2004
Conference Report Adopted - House (417 - 5)
Yea
10/31/03 HR 3289 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense
Conference Report Adopted - House (298 - 121)
Nay
10/30/03 HR 2115 Aviation Administration FY2004-2006 Authorization bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (211 - 207)
Nay
10/30/03 HR 2691 Interior Department Appropriations, FY 2004 bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (216 - 205)
Nay
10/16/03 H Res 198 Iraq's Reconstruction Resolution
Resolution Passed - House (394 - 31)
Nay
10/02/03 S 3 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (281 - 142)
Nay
9/25/03 HR 3161 Do-Not-Call-Registry bill
Bill Passed - House (412 - 8)
Yea
9/24/03 HR 2555 Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2004 bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (417 - 8)
Yea
9/24/03 HR 2657 Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, FY 2003 bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (371 - 56)
Yea
9/24/03 HR 2658 Terrorism Information Awareness bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (407 - 15)
Yea
9/23/03 HR 1409 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02
Bill Passed - House (288 - 127)
Yea
9/17/03 HR 7 Charitable Contributions bill
Bill Passed - House (408 - 13)
Yea
9/09/03 HR 2989 Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations
Bill Passed - House (381 - 39)
Yea
7/25/03 HR 2210 Head Start Bill
Bill Passed - House (217 - 216)
Nay
7/25/03 HR 2427 Imports of Prescription Drugs bill
Bill Passed - House (243 - 186)
Yea
7/25/03 HR 2859 Emergency Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act,2003
Bill Passed - House (352 - 60)
Yea
7/25/03 HR 2861 Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations Act, 2004
Bill Passed - House (316 - 109)
Yea
7/24/03 HR 2738 U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Bill Passed - House (270 - 156)
Nay
7/24/03 HR 2739 U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Bill Passed - House (272 - 155)
Nay
7/24/03 HR 2800 Foreign Operations Appropriations, FY 2004 bill
Bill Passed - House (370 - 50)
Yea
7/23/03 HR 2799 Appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, and the Judiciary
Bill Passed - House (400 - 21)
Yea
7/17/03 HR 2691 Interior Department Appropriations, FY 2004 bill
Bill Passed - House (268 - 152)
Nay
7/16/03 HR 1950 State Department FY2004-2005 Authorizations bill
Bill Passed - House (382 - 42)
Yea
7/16/03 HR 2122 Project BioShield Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (421 - 2)
Yea
7/14/03 HR 2673 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA
Bill Passed - House (347 - 64)
Nay
7/10/03 HR 2660 Department of Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations
Bill Passed - House (215 - 208)
Nay
7/09/03 HR 2211 Ready to Teach Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (404 - 17)
Yea
7/09/03 HR 2657 Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, FY 2003 bill
Bill Passed - House (394 - 26)
Yea
7/09/03 HR 438 Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers
Bill Passed - House (417 - 7)
Yea
7/08/03 HR 2658 Terrorism Information Awareness bill
Bill Passed - House (399 - 19)
Nay
6/27/03 HR 1 Medicare Prescription Drug bill
Bill Passed - House (216 - 215)
Nay
6/24/03 HR 2555 Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2004 bill
Bill Passed - House (425 - 2)
Yea
6/19/03 HR 1528 Taxpayer Protection and IRS Accountability Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (252 - 170)
Nay
6/19/03 HR 660 Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (262 - 162)
Nay
6/11/03 HR 2350 Welfare Reform bill
Bill Passed - House (406 - 6)
Nay
6/11/03 HR 2427 Imports of Prescription Drugs bill
None - House
Co-sponsor
6/10/03 HR 2143 Unlawful Internet Gambling Funding Prohibition Act
Bill Passed - House (319 - 104)
Nay
6/04/03 HR 760 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill
Bill Passed - House (282 - 139)
Nay
6/03/03 H J Res 4 Flag Burning Resolution
Bill Passed - House (300 - 125)
Nay
5/23/03 HR 2 Jobs and Economic Growth bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (231 - 200)
Nay
5/22/03 HR 1588 Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill
Bill Passed - House (361 - 68)
Nay
5/20/03 HR 1904 Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003
None - House (256 - 170)
Nay
5/01/03 HR 1298 AIDS Assistance bill
Bill Passed - House (375 - 41)
Yea
4/30/03 HR 1350 Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
Bill Passed - House (251 - 171)
Nay
4/12/03 HR 1829 Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2003
None - House
Co-sponsor
4/11/03 H Con Res 95 Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004
Conference Report Adopted - House (216 - 211)
Nay
4/11/03 HR 6 Energy Omnibus bill
Bill Passed - House (247 - 175)
Nay
4/10/03 S 151 Enhance AMBER Alert bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (400 - 25)
Nay

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