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Key Votes

Cedric Richmond's Voting Records on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Cedric L. Richmond
Office: U.S. House (LA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 12/02/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 09/13/1973
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Baton Rouge, LA
Religion: Christian - Baptist

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 813 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development Plan Amendment Adopted - House
(219 - 207)
Nay
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 815 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Acquire Traffic Cameras Amendment Adopted - House
(255 - 171)
Nay
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 823 Prohibits Funds from Being Used for the California High-Speed Rail Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 186)
Nay
June 10, 2014 HR 4745 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Bill Passed - House
(229 - 192)
Nay
March 13, 2014 HR 3189 Water Rights Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(238 - 174)
Nay
March 4, 2014 HR 3370 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(306 - 91)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2013 HR 3370 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 House Co-sponsor
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)
Nay
March 16, 2011 HR 861 Terminating the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 182)
Nay
March 11, 2011 HR 836 Terminating the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 177)
Nay
March 10, 2011 HR 830 Terminating the Federal Housing Administration Refinance Program Bill Passed - House
(256 - 171)
Nay

Louisiana Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 17, 2010 HB 300 Authorization for the Louisiana Tax Commission to Levy and Collect Certain Fees Bill Passed - House
(63 - 27)
Nay
June 9, 2009 HB 877 Bluebonnet-Perkins Conference Hotel Taxing District Bill Passed - House
(53 - 28)
Yea
June 8, 2009 HB 316 Property Tax Exemption Joint Resolution Failed - House
(30 - 63)
Nay
May 30, 2007 HB 486 Building Code Revision Bill Passed - House
(89 - 13)
Yea
May 17, 2007 HB 486 Building Code Revision Bill Failed - House
(49 - 48)
Yea
May 31, 2006 HB 1108 Lower Ninth Ward Improvement Authority Bill Passed - House
(60 - 39)
Yea
May 1, 2006 HB 1164 Eminent Domain Bill Passed - House
(53 - 42)
Yea

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