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Key Votes

Suzanne Bonamici's Voting Records on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Full Name: Suzanne Bonamici
Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 1, Democratic, Independent
First Elected: 01/31/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Michael; 2 Children: Andrew, Sara
Birth Date: 10/14/1954
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Vista Hills, OR

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 11, 2013 HR 2019 Kids First Research Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(295 - 103)
Yea
March 13, 2013 HR 890 Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(246 - 181)
Nay

Oregon Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 7, 2011 SB 695 Standards for Infant Formula Containers Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 9)
Yea
June 15, 2009 HB 2672 Increasing Moist Snuff Tobacco Tax and Regulations Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 9)
Yea
June 3, 2009 HB 2794 Mandatory HPV Vaccination Coverage Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 6)
Yea
May 27, 2009 HB 2599 Expanding School Bullying Law Bill Passed - Senate
(26 - 2)
Yea
May 18, 2009 HB 2509 Sexual Education Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 9)
Yea
June 12, 2007 HB 2967 Tobacco Tax Increase for ChildrenÂ’s Health Care Bill Failed - House
(35 - 22)
Yea
June 11, 2007 SB 392 Mandatory School Age Bill Failed - House
(22 - 33)
Yea
April 3, 2007 HB 2650 School Food Nutritional Standards Bill Passed - House
(46 - 11)
Yea

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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.

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