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Key Votes

Kevin McCarthy's Voting Records on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Kevin McCarthy
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 23, Republican Majority Whip
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 23
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Judy; 2 Children: Connor, Meghan
Birth Date: 01/26/1965
Birth Place: Bakersfield, CA
Home City: Bakersfield, CA
Religion: Christian

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 13, 2014 HR 3189 Water Rights Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(238 - 174)
Yea
March 4, 2014 HR 3370 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(306 - 91)
Yea
June 5, 2013 H Amdt 121 Delays National Flood Insurance Premiums Increases Amendment Adopted - House
(281 - 146)
Yea
March 29, 2011 HR 839 Terminating the Home Affordable Modification Program Bill Passed - House
(252 - 170)
Yea
March 16, 2011 HR 861 Terminating the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 182)
Yea
March 11, 2011 HR 836 Terminating the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 177)
Yea
March 10, 2011 HR 830 Terminating the Federal Housing Administration Refinance Program Bill Passed - House
(256 - 171)
Yea
Dec. 17, 2010 HR 5510 Aiding Those Facing Foreclosure Act Bill Failed - House
(210 - 145)
Nay
Dec. 16, 2010 H Amdt 786 Amending the Estate Tax Amendment Rejected - House
(194 - 233)
Nay
Sept. 16, 2010 HR 4785 Authorizing Loans for Energy Efficiency Purposes Bill Passed - House
(240 - 172)
Nay
July 28, 2010 HR 5827 Exempting Guns from an Estate for Bankruptcy Purposes Bill Passed - House
(307 - 113)
Yea
July 15, 2010 HR 5114 Flood Insurance Program Extension Bill Passed - House
(329 - 90)
Nay
June 30, 2010 HR 4173 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Conference Report Adopted - House
(237 - 192)
Nay
June 10, 2010 H Amdt 684 Increasing Minimum Down Payment for Federal Housing Administration Mortgages Amendment Rejected - House
(131 - 289)
Nay
June 10, 2010 H Amdt 686 Limiting Federal Housing Administration Mortgage Issuance Amendment Rejected - House
(106 - 316)
Nay
June 10, 2010 H Amdt 688 Limiting Principal Obligation Amounts of Federal Housing Administration Mortgages Amendment Rejected - House
(121 - 301)
Nay
Dec. 3, 2009 HR 4154 Estate Tax Law Amendments and Reinstatement of PAYGO Bill Passed - House
(225 - 200)
Nay
Nov. 5, 2009 HR 3548 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits and Providing Business and Homebuyer Tax Credits Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(403 - 12)
Yea
March 5, 2009 HR 1106 Mortgage Restructuring In Bankruptcy Bill Passed - House
(234 - 191)
Nay
Jan. 21, 2009 HR 384 Oversight of the Troubled Asset Relief Program Bill Passed - House
(260 - 166)
Nay
Oct. 3, 2008 HR 1424 Financial Asset Purchase Authority and Tax Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(263 - 171)
Nay
Sept. 29, 2008 HR 3997 Financial Asset Purchase Authority Concurrence Vote Failed - House
(205 - 228)
Nay
July 23, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(272 - 152)
Nay
June 25, 2008 HR 2176 Bay Mills Indian Community Land Claim Bill Bill Failed - House
(121 - 298)
Nay
May 8, 2008 H Amdt 1045 Undocumented Immigrants' Ineligibility for Certain Financial Assistance Amendment Adopted - House
(391 - 33)
Yea
May 8, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - House
(322 - 94)
Yea
May 8, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - House
(266 - 154)
Nay
May 8, 2008 HR 5818 Assistance to States for Purchasing Foreclosed Homes Bill Passed - House
(239 - 188)
Nay
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(380 - 34)
Yea
Jan. 29, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - House
(385 - 35)
Yea
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3915 Mortgage Reform and Anti-Subprime Lending Act Bill Passed - House
(291 - 127)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3355 Homeowners' Catastrophic Insurance Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(258 - 155)
Nay
Oct. 10, 2007 HR 2895 National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(264 - 148)
Nay
Oct. 4, 2007 HR 3648 Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(386 - 27)
Yea
Sept. 18, 2007 HR 1852 Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(348 - 72)
Yea
Aug. 4, 2007 HR 3221 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(241 - 172)
Nay
July 12, 2007 HR 1851 Section 8 Voucher Adjustments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(333 - 83)
Yea

California Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Aug. 30, 2006 AB 1953 Amount of Lead in Plumbing Requirements Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(42 - 36)
Nay
June 29, 2006 SB 1 Solar Energy Bill Passed - House
(49 - 19)
Did Not Vote
May 31, 2006 AB 1899 Flood Assessment Requirements for Building Bill Passed - House
(42 - 35)
Nay
May 31, 2006 AB 2378 Affordable Housing Bill Bill Passed - House
(49 - 27)
Nay
May 5, 2006 SB 1689 Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(54 - 16)
Yea
May 4, 2006 AB 140 Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Act Bill Passed - House
(62 - 9)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2006 AB 802 Local Governments Assessment of Flood Risks Bill Passed - House
(41 - 34)
Nay

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