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National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 26, 2008 HR 7060 Renewable Energy Credits and Other Business and Individual Credits Bill Passed - House
(257 - 166)
NA
Sept. 16, 2008 HR 6899 Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Extending Certain Renewable Energy Tax Credits Bill Passed - House
(236 - 189)
NA
June 25, 2008 HR 6275 Alternative Minimum Tax Bill Bill Passed - House
(233 - 189)
NA
May 21, 2008 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - House
(316 - 108)
NA
May 21, 2008 HR 6049 Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Bill Passed - House
(263 - 160)
NA
May 14, 2008 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - House
(318 - 106)
NA
May 8, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - House
(266 - 154)
NA
April 15, 2008 HR 5719 Amending Tax Code Provisions and IRS Practices Bill Passed - House
(238 - 179)
NA
Feb. 27, 2008 HR 5351 Energy Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(236 - 182)
NA
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(380 - 34)
NA
Jan. 29, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - House
(385 - 35)
NA
Dec. 19, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(352 - 64)
NA
Dec. 12, 2007 HR 4351 Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act Bill Passed - House
(226 - 193)
NA
Nov. 9, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Tax Adjustments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(216 - 193)
NA
Oct. 10, 2007 HR 3056 Tax Collection Responsibility Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 173)
NA
Aug. 4, 2007 HR 2776 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(221 - 189)
NA
Aug. 1, 2007 HR 3162 State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization Bill Passed - House
(225 - 204)
NA
July 27, 2007 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - House
(231 - 191)
NA
May 17, 2007 S Con Res 21 2008 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - House
(214 - 209)
NA
July 29, 2006 HR 5970 Death/Estate Tax and Minimum Wage Bill Bill Passed - House
(230 - 180)
NA
June 22, 2006 HR 5638 Death/Estate Tax Amendment Bill Passed - House
(269 - 156)
NA
May 10, 2006 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Conference Report Adopted - House
(244 - 185)
NA
Dec. 8, 2005 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Bill Passed - House
(234 - 197)
NA
April 13, 2005 HR 8 Death/Estate Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 Bill Passed - House
(272 - 162)
NA

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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