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Key Votes

Eddie Rodríguez's Voting Records on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

Full Name: Eddie R. Rodríguez
Office: State House (TX) - District 51, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House - District 51
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christine
Birth Date: 07/01/1971
Birth Place: McAllen, TX
Home City: Austin, TX

Texas Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 7, 2013 HB 928 Prohibits State Funds from Being Used for the Enforcement of Federal Firearm Regulations Bill Passed - House
(101 - 31)
Nay
May 6, 2013 HB 1076 Prohibits the Enforcement of Federal Firearm Regulations Bill Passed - House
(100 - 47)
Nay
Feb. 1, 2013 HB 912 Limits the Private Use of Unmanned Aircrafts House Co-sponsor
June 29, 2011 SB 29 Restricts Certain Types of Touching During Searches by Government Officials Motion Rejected - House
(96 - 26)
Nay
June 16, 2011 HB 5 Interstate Health Care Compact Bill Passed - House
(92 - 43)
Nay
May 25, 2011 H Amdt 1 Interstate Health Care Compact Amendment Adopted - House
(99 - 43)
Nay
May 10, 2011 HB 12 Enforcement Of State And Federal Laws Governing Immigration Bill Passed - House
(100 - 47)
Nay

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