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Cedric Richmond's Voting Records on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (LA) - District 2, Democratic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 168 Establishes Framework for the Closing of the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014 Amendment Rejected - House
(174 - 249)
Yea
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Motion Rejected - House
(194 - 225)
Yea
June 4, 2013 H Amdt 84 Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Amendment Rejected - House
(170 - 254)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2013 H Amdt 23 Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act Amendment Rejected - House
(166 - 257)
Nay
Feb. 28, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(286 - 138)
Yea
May 16, 2012 HR 4970 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(222 - 205)
Nay
Feb. 9, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed - House
(417 - 2)
Yea

Louisiana Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 18, 2010 SB 381 Establishing "Crime Against Nature by Solicitation" Bill Passed - House
(80 - 10)
Yea
May 26, 2010 SB 38 Criminalization of Participation in Cockfighting Bill Passed - House
(73 - 13)
Nay
May 13, 2010 HB 554 Prohibiting Release on Own Recognizance for Domestic Abuse Suspects Bill Passed - House
(63 - 20)
Yea
April 19, 2010 HB 224 Withholding Pension Benefits from Incarcerated Public Employees Bill Failed - House
(42 - 56)
Nay
June 16, 2009 HB 11 Designating Driver's Licenses for Drug Dealers Bill Failed - House
(68 - 23)
Yea
June 11, 2008 SB 144 Castration of Sex Offenders Bill Passed - House
(69 - 15)
Did Not Vote
May 13, 2008 HB 1357 Harboring of Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed - House
(77 - 18)
Nay
May 13, 2008 HB 1358 Transporting Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed - House
(70 - 17)
Did Not Vote
May 13, 2008 HB 25 Verification of Citizenship or Immigration Status Bill Passed - House
(83 - 11)
Yea
June 5, 2007 HB 313 Extended Period for Indictments Bill Passed - House
(79 - 25)
Nay
May 31, 2006 SB 33 Prohibits Abortion Except When Necessary to Save the Life or Health of the Woman Bill Passed - House
(85 - 17)
Nay
May 18, 2006 HB 1142 Parole Eligibility Bill Failed - House
(37 - 48)
Yea
April 3, 2006 HB 26 Expanding the Definition of Resisting an Officer Bill Passed - House
(58 - 36)
Nay

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