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Key Votes

Doug Collins' Voting Records on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Douglas 'Doug' A. Collins
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 9, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 9
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lisa; 3 Children: Jordan, Copelan, Cameron
Birth Date: 08/16/1966
Birth Place: Gainesville, GA
Home City: Gainsville, GA
Religion: Baptist

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 10, 2014 H Amdt 1012 Prohibits Federal Agencies from Contracting with Businesses Chartered in Bermuda or in the Cayman Islands Amendment Adopted - House
(221 - 200)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 521 Authorizes Judicial Discretion in Awarding Legal Fees in Patent Lawsuits Amendment Rejected - House
(199 - 213)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 524 Limits Covered Customers to Businesses With Less Than $25 Million in Revenue Amendment Rejected - House
(144 - 266)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 HR 3309 Innovation Act Bill Passed - House
(325 - 91)
Yea
Dec. 4, 2013 HR 1105 Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act Bill Passed - House
(254 - 159)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 HR 992 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act Bill Passed - House
(292 - 122)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2013 HR 2374 Retail Investor Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(254 - 166)
Yea
July 25, 2013 HR 2218 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(265 - 155)
Yea
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 67 Requires a Finding be Added Concerning Oil Sand Crudes Amendment Rejected - House
(146 - 269)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 71 Repeals Requirement that Secretary of the Army Approve All Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Applications Amendment Rejected - House
(182 - 234)
Nay
May 8, 2013 HR 1406 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(223 - 204)
Yea
April 9, 2013 HR 1406 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor

Georgia Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 27, 2012 SB 362 Authorizes the Recovery and Sale of Deadhead Logs Bill Failed - House
(67 - 93)
Yea
March 5, 2012 HB 972 Regulation of Pain Management Clinics Bill Passed - House
(124 - 38)
Nay
April 26, 2011 HB 234 Reduces Sales Taxes for Tourism Projects Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(90 - 73)
Yea
March 10, 2011 HB 47 Ability to Purchase Insurance Out of State Bill Passed - House
(111 - 47)
Yea
April 3, 2009 HB 2 Citizenship Status Verification of Government Assistance Recipients Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(121 - 47)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2009 SB 31 Energy Rate Increases to Finance Nuclear Power Plant Construction Bill Passed - House
(107 - 66)
Yea
March 11, 2008 HB 1216 Regional Commissions Bill Passed - House
(134 - 30)
Yea
March 6, 2008 SB 276 Expanding Automotive Insurance Coverage Bill Passed - House
(141 - 3)
Yea
Jan. 18, 2008 HR 1022 State-Wide Water Management Plan Bill Passed - House
(131 - 37)
Yea
March 27, 2007 HCS HB 163 Payday Loan Legalization and Regulation Bill Failed - House
(82 - 77)
Nay

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