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Key Votes

Frank Pallone, Jr.'s Selected Sponsorships

Full Name: Frank J. Pallone, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 6, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sarah; 3 Children: Rose, Frank, Celeste
Birth Date: 10/30/1951
Birth Place: Long Branch, NJ
Home City: Long Branch, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 6, 2014 HR 4015 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 House Co-sponsor
Oct. 29, 2013 HR 3370 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 House Co-sponsor
July 10, 2013 HR 2641 Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
April 29, 2010 HR 5175 Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements House Co-sponsor
Oct. 29, 2009 HR 3961 Revising Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Reinstatement of PAYGO House Co-sponsor
Oct. 29, 2009 HR 3962 Health Care and Insurance Law Amendments House Co-sponsor
June 8, 2009 HR 2749 Food Safety Regulation Amendments House Co-sponsor
March 3, 2009 HR 1256 FDA Oversight of Tobacco Products House Co-sponsor
Jan. 13, 2009 HR 2 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and Expansion House Sponsor
Jan. 6, 2009 HR 11 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments House Co-sponsor
Jan. 6, 2009 HR 12 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments House Co-sponsor
March 13, 2008 HR 5613 Medicaid Extensions and Changes House Co-sponsor
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 5244 Credit Card Regulations House Co-sponsor
Jan. 17, 2008 HR 5036 Federal Funding for Voting System Changes House Co-sponsor
Oct. 25, 2007 HR 3963 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIP) House Co-sponsor
July 24, 2007 HR 3162 State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization House Co-sponsor
July 10, 2007 HR 2956 Redeployment from Iraq Act House Co-sponsor
June 28, 2007 HR 2895 National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007 House Co-sponsor
May 10, 2007 HR 2262 Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act House Co-sponsor
May 2, 2007 HR 2102 Reporter's Source Confidentiality Guidelines House Co-sponsor
May 1, 2007 HR 2095 Amtrak Reauthorization House Co-sponsor
March 20, 2007 HR 1592 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 House Co-sponsor
March 9, 2007 HR 1424 Mental Health Coverage Bill House Co-sponsor
March 8, 2007 HR 1400 Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007 House Co-sponsor
March 6, 2007 HR 1338 Employment Discrimination Law Amendments House Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2007 HR 1108 FDA Regulation of Tobacco House Co-sponsor
Feb. 12, 2007 HR 980 Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Officers House Co-sponsor
Feb. 5, 2007 HR 800 Union Organization Bill House Co-sponsor
Jan. 12, 2007 HR 5 College Student Relief Act of 2007 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 12, 2007 HR 6 Energy Act of 2007 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2007 HR 1 None House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2007 HR 2 None House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2007 HR 3 None House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2007 HR 4 None House Co-sponsor
May 2, 2006 HR 9 Voting Rights Act Reauthorization House Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2005 HR 810 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005 House Co-sponsor
Feb. 1, 2005 HR 503 Horse Slaughter Prohibition Bill House Co-sponsor
Sept. 24, 2003 HR 3161 Do-Not-Call-Registry bill House Co-sponsor
March 20, 2003 HR 1409 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 7, 2003 H J Res 4 Flag Burning Resolution House Co-sponsor
Nov. 14, 2001 HR 3295 Help America Vote Act of 2002 House Co-sponsor
July 19, 2001 HR 2563 Bipartisan Patient Protection Act House Co-sponsor
May 23, 2001 HR 1954 Iran and Libya Sanctions House Co-sponsor
March 13, 2001 H J Res 36 Flag Burning Resolution House Co-sponsor
Aug. 5, 1999 HR 2723 Patient Protection bill House Co-sponsor
March 4, 1999 HR 975 Steel Import Limitation bill House Co-sponsor
Feb. 24, 1999 H J Res 33 Flag Desecration Resolution House Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 1999 HR 6 Changes in Income Tax Deductions for Married Couples House Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 1999 HR 701 Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 19, 1999 HR 417 Campaign Finance Reform bill House Co-sponsor

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  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
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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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