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Virgil Goode, Jr.'s Voting Records on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 16, 2008 HR 415 Adding Parts of the Taunton River to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System Bill Passed - House
(242 - 175)
Nay
Oct. 24, 2007 HR 505 Native Hawaiian Reorganization Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(261 - 153)
Nay
July 25, 2007 H Amdt 674 State and Federal Medical Marijuana Law Enforcement and Implementation Amendment Rejected - House
(165 - 262)
Nay
April 19, 2007 HR 1905 District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 Bill Passed - House
(241 - 177)
Nay
June 15, 2005 H Amdt 272 Medical Marijuana Use Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(161 - 264)
Nay
Oct. 10, 2002 HR 3295 Help America Vote Act of 2002 Conference Report Adopted - House
(357 - 48)
Nay
June 21, 2000 H Amdt 858 EPA Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(208 - 216)
Nay
June 7, 2000 H Amdt 745 San Rafael Swell Area Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(212 - 211)
Yea
June 7, 2000 H Amdt 748 San Rafael Legacy District Motor Vehicle Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(210 - 214)
Yea
May 11, 2000 H Amdt 694 Local Government Participation Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(187 - 238)
Yea
May 11, 2000 HR 701 Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 1999 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 102)
Nay
May 10, 2000 HR 3709 Regarding Internet Taxation Bill Passed - House
(352 - 75)
Yea
Nov. 3, 1999 HR 3194 District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(216 - 210)
Yea
Oct. 28, 1999 HR 3064 DC/Labor/HHS/Education FY 2000 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(218 - 211)
Yea
Oct. 14, 1999 HR 3064 District of Columbia Appropriations Act, FY 2000 Bill Passed - House
(211 - 205)
Yea
June 17, 1999 H Amdt 200 Ten Commandments Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(248 - 180)
Yea
Aug. 7, 1998 HR 4380 District of Columbia FY99 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(214 - 206)
Yea
Aug. 6, 1998 H Amdt 862 Federal Campaign Finance Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(147 - 222)
Yea
Aug. 6, 1998 H Amdt 865 Abortion Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(180 - 243)
Nay
Aug. 3, 1998 H Amdt 690 Shays Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 186)
Nay
July 15, 1998 HR 3682 Child Custody Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(276 - 150)
Yea
May 22, 1998 HR 2400 Transportation Reauthorization bill Conference Report Adopted - House
(297 - 86)
Yea
April 30, 1998 S 1502 Washington, D.C. School Vouchers bill Bill Passed - House
(214 - 206)
Yea
April 29, 1998 HR 3717 Needle Exchange Funding Ban Bill Passed - House
(287 - 140)
Yea
April 1, 1998 HR 2400 Transportation Reauthorization bill Bill Passed - House
(337 - 80)
Yea
March 4, 1998 HR 856 Puerto Rico Political Status bill Bill Passed - House
(209 - 208)
Nay
Feb. 5, 1998 HR 2846 National Student Testing bill Bill Passed - House
(242 - 174)
Yea
Oct. 9, 1997 HR 2607 District of Columbia FY98 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(203 - 202)
Nay
May 16, 1997 HR 1385 Training Programs bill Bill Passed - House
(343 - 60)
Nay

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  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
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