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Key Votes

Jeb Hensarling's Voting Records on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Jeb Hensarling
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melissa; 2 Children: Claire, Travis
Birth Date: 05/29/1957
Birth Place: Stephenville, TX
Home City: Dallas, TX
Religion: Episcopalian

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 19, 2014 H Amdt 935 Prohibits a Federal Employee from Requesting Foreign Intelligence Information in Relation to a US Citizen Amendment Adopted - House
(293 - 123)
Yea
Oct. 10, 2013 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(249 - 175)
Yea
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 108)
Yea
June 6, 2013 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(245 - 182)
Yea
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 69 Requires Threat Assessment of Pipeline Vulnerabilities to a Terrorist Attack Amendment Rejected - House
(176 - 239)
Nay
April 18, 2013 HR 624 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(288 - 127)
Yea
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Conference Report Adopted - House
(315 - 107)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2012 HR 5949 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(301 - 118)
Yea
June 19, 2012 HR 2578 Conservation and Economic Growth Act Bill Passed - House
(232 - 188)
Yea
June 7, 2012 HR 5855 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act for 2013 Bill Passed - House
(234 - 182)
Yea
May 18, 2012 H Amdt 1127 Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions Amendment Rejected - House
(182 - 238)
Nay
May 18, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Bill Passed - House
(299 - 120)
Yea
April 26, 2012 HR 3523 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(248 - 168)
Yea
Oct. 4, 2011 HR 2608 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(352 - 66)
Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 HR 2608 Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief Concurrence Vote Failed - House
(195 - 230)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 385 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution Amendment Rejected - House
(208 - 213)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 398 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining Amendment Adopted - House
(218 - 205)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 406 Transportation Security Administration Appropriations Amendment Adopted - House
(219 - 204)
Yea
June 2, 2011 HR 2017 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act Bill Passed - House
(231 - 188)
Yea
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(250 - 153)
Yea
Feb. 17, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(279 - 143)
Yea
Feb. 14, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Passed - House
(275 - 144)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Failed - House
(277 - 148)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2010 HR 2701 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 Bill Passed - House
(235 - 168)
Nay
Oct. 15, 2009 HR 2892 2009-2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Authorizations Conference Report Adopted - House
(307 - 114)
Nay
Sept. 24, 2008 HR 2638 Continuing Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(370 - 58)
Nay
July 16, 2008 H Amdt 1114 Allowing the Use of Certain Terms in Within the Intelligence Community Amendment Adopted - House
(249 - 180)
Yea
June 20, 2008 HR 6304 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Bill Passed - House
(293 - 129)
Yea
March 14, 2008 HR 3773 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(213 - 197)
Nay
March 11, 2008 HR 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Veto Override Failed - House
(225 - 188)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2007 HR 2764 Appropriations for Operations in Afghanistan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(253 - 154)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2007 HR 2764 Appropriations for Operations in Afghanistan Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(206 - 201)
Nay
Dec. 13, 2007 HR 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - House
(222 - 199)
Nay
Dec. 12, 2007 HR 4299 Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension and Modification Bill Passed - House
(303 - 116)
Nay
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3773 Electronic Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Review Act Bill Passed - House
(227 - 189)
Nay
Oct. 16, 2007 HR 2102 Reporter's Source Confidentiality Guidelines Bill Passed - House
(398 - 21)
Yea
Sept. 19, 2007 HR 2761 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act (TRIA) Bill Passed - House
(312 - 110)
Nay
Aug. 4, 2007 S 1927 Foreign Intelligence Acquisition Bill Passed - House
(227 - 183)
Yea
July 27, 2007 HR 1 Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - House
(371 - 40)
Yea
July 11, 2007 HR 556 Foreign Investment Oversight Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(370 - 45)
Yea
June 21, 2007 H Amdt 378 Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly School of the Americas) Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(203 - 214)
Nay
June 15, 2007 HR 2638 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(268 - 150)
Nay
May 17, 2007 H Amdt 197 Guantanamo Transfer Plan Amendment Adopted - House
(220 - 208)
Nay
Jan. 9, 2007 HR 1 Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Bill Passed - House
(299 - 128)
Nay
Sept. 29, 2006 HR 5441 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act 2007 Conference Report Adopted - House
(412 - 6)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2006 S 3930 Military Commissions Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(250 - 170)
Yea
Sept. 28, 2006 HR 5825 Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act Bill Passed - House
(232 - 191)
Yea
Sept. 27, 2006 HR 6166 Military Commissions Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(253 - 168)
Yea
Sept. 14, 2006 HR 6061 Secure Fence Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(283 - 138)
Yea
June 29, 2006 H Res 895 Intelligence and Law Enforcement Resolution Resolution Passed - House
(227 - 183)
Yea

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