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Thomas Holden's Selected Sponsorships

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 28, 2011 HR 2681 Repeals EPA Emissions Regulations for Cement Manufacturers House Co-sponsor
May 26, 2011 HR 2018 Amending Clean Water Laws House Co-sponsor
Feb. 18, 2011 HR 822 Requiring State Reciprocity for Carrying Concealed Firearms House Co-sponsor
Jan. 20, 2011 HR 3 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion House Co-sponsor
Jan. 12, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act House Co-sponsor
July 30, 2010 HR 5987 Seniors Protection Act House Co-sponsor
July 22, 2010 HR 5827 Exempting Guns from an Estate for Bankruptcy Purposes House Co-sponsor
April 22, 2010 HR 5116 Science and Technology Funding House Co-sponsor
March 3, 2009 HR 1256 FDA Oversight of Tobacco Products House Co-sponsor
Feb. 4, 2009 HR 847 9/11 Health and Compensation Act House Co-sponsor
July 24, 2008 HR 6604 Commodity Markets Speculation Bill House Co-sponsor
July 17, 2008 HR 6532 Restoring the Highway Trust Fund Balance House Co-sponsor
June 26, 2008 HR 6377 Energy Futures Trading House Co-sponsor
May 8, 2008 HR 6003 Amtrak Reauthorization House Co-sponsor
May 1, 2007 HR 2095 Amtrak Reauthorization 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 4 None House Co-sponsor
April 5, 2006 HR 5092 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives House Co-sponsor
Feb. 16, 2006 HR 4772 Private Property Rights Implementation Act of 2006 House Co-sponsor
Oct. 27, 2005 HR 4167 None House Co-sponsor
Feb. 9, 2005 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill House Co-sponsor
Jan. 25, 2005 H J Res 10 Flag Desecration Resolution House Co-sponsor
Jan. 21, 2004 HR 3717 FCC Indecency Penalties Bill House Co-sponsor
Nov. 20, 2003 HR 3550 Highway Trust Fund Bill House Co-sponsor
Feb. 27, 2003 HR 1036 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act House Co-sponsor
Feb. 5, 2003 HR 5 Malpractice Liability bill House Co-sponsor
Jan. 7, 2003 H J Res 4 Flag Burning Resolution House Co-sponsor
Oct. 2, 2002 H J Res 114 Use of Military Force Against Iraq 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
Sept. 14, 2000 HR 5175 Small Business Superfund Exemption House Co-sponsor
Aug. 5, 1999 HR 2723 Patient Protection bill House Co-sponsor
June 25, 1999 HR 2366 Small Business Liability Reform bill House Co-sponsor
March 4, 1999 HR 1000 FAA Reauthorization 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. 24, 1999 HR 833 Bankruptcy Reform bill House Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 1999 HR 701 Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 House Co-sponsor
Sept. 4, 1997 HR 2400 Transportation Reauthorization bill House Co-sponsor
May 6, 1997 HR 1534 Private Property Rights bill House Co-sponsor
April 10, 1997 HR 1270 Nuclear Waste Disposal bill House Co-sponsor

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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