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Representative Karen Bass's Voting Records

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
Issue Category

16 Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
9/09/14 H Res 644 Condemning and Disapproving of the Failure of the Obama Administration to Comply with the Lawful Statutory Requirement to Notify Congress before Transferring Individuals Detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Expressing Concern About the National Security Risks Over the Transfer of Five Taliban Leaders and the Repercussions of Negotiating with Terrorists
Resolution Passed - House (249 - 163)
Nay
5/07/14 H Res 574 Recommends that the House of Representatives Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress
Resolution Passed - House (231 - 187)
Nay
4/08/14 HR 1871 Baseline Reform Act of 2014
Bill Passed - House (230 - 185)
Did Not Vote
4/04/14 HR 1874 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2014
Bill Passed - House (224 - 182)
Nay
3/12/14 HR 4138 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of (ENFORCE) the Law Act of 2014
Bill Passed - House (233 - 181)
Nay
9/30/13 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Concurrence Vote Passed - House (228 - 201)
Nay
9/20/13 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Joint Resolution Passed - House (230 - 189)
Nay
8/02/13 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions
Amendment Adopted - House (237 - 176)
Nay
8/02/13 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Amendment Adopted - House (227 - 185)
Nay
8/02/13 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013
Bill Passed - House (232 - 185)
Nay
8/02/13 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013
Bill Passed - House (232 - 183)
Nay
8/01/13 HR 1582 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013
Bill Passed - House (232 - 181)
Nay
2/15/13 HR 273 Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees
Bill Passed - House (261 - 154)
Nay
1/23/13 HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013
Bill Passed - House (285 - 144)
Nay
1/01/13 HR 6726 Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act
Bill Passed - House (287 - 129)
Nay
12/20/12 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012
Bill Passed - House (215 - 209)
Nay
9/14/12 HR 6213 No More Solyndras Act
Bill Passed - House (245 - 161)
Nay
7/31/12 HR 828 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2012
Bill Passed - House (263 - 114)
Nay
7/31/12 S 679 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
Bill Passed - House (261 - 116)
Yea
2/09/12 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials
Bill Passed - House (417 - 2)
Yea
2/08/12 HR 3521 Authorizes the President to Line-Item Veto Certain Legislation
Bill Passed - House (254 - 173)
Yea
2/01/12 HR 3835 Extends Pay Freeze for Congress and Non-Military Federal Workers
Bill Passed - House (309 - 117)
Nay
1/18/12 H J Res 98 Disapproval of President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit
Joint Resolution Passed - House (239 - 176)
Nay
4/01/11 HR 1255 Government Shutdown Prevention Act
Bill Passed - House (221 - 202)
Nay

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