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Key Votes

Doug Collins' Voting Records on Issue: Transportation

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 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
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 813 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development Plan Amendment Adopted - House
(219 - 207)
Yea
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 815 Prohibits Funds from Being Used to Acquire Traffic Cameras Amendment Adopted - House
(255 - 171)
Yea
June 10, 2014 H Amdt 823 Prohibits Funds from Being Used for the California High-Speed Rail Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 186)
Yea
June 10, 2014 HR 4745 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Bill Passed - House
(229 - 192)
Yea
June 9, 2014 H Amdt 783 Reduces Appropriations to Amtrak Amendment Rejected - House
(154 - 248)
Yea
Oct. 9, 2013 H J Res 90 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(252 - 172)
Yea

Georgia Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 1, 2011 HB 279 Increased Age Requirement for Child Restraints Bill Passed - House
(129 - 43)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 9, 2011 HB 72 Establish an English-Only Driving Test Bill Tabled - House
(115 - 50)
Did Not Vote
April 1, 2009 SB 200 Reorganization of the Department of Transportation Bill Passed - House
(90 - 84)
Yea
March 30, 2009 SB 67 English Only Requirement for Driver's License Examinations Bill Passed - House
(104 - 58)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HB 23 Age-Specific Ban on Wireless Communication While Driving Bill Passed - House
(138 - 34)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HB 480 Car Tax Amendments Bill Passed - House
(133 - 39)
Yea
March 9, 2009 HB 160 Speeding Fee Bill Passed - House
(113 - 53)
Nay
April 4, 2008 HB 978 Vehicle Seizures for Unlicensed Drivers Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(115 - 44)
Yea
April 4, 2008 SR 845 Regional Transportation Sales Tax Conference Report Adopted - House
(134 - 34)
Nay
March 27, 2008 SR 845 Regional Transportation Sales Tax Resolution Passed - House
(136 - 35)
Nay
March 20, 2008 SB 350 Increasing Penalties for Driving Without a License Bill Passed - House
(99 - 68)
Yea
March 11, 2008 HB 1158 Motor Vehicle Trauma Care Fee Bill Passed - House
(164 - 7)
Yea
March 6, 2008 SB 276 Expanding Automotive Insurance Coverage Bill Passed - House
(141 - 3)
Yea
March 5, 2008 SR 796 Property Tax Assessment Cap Resolution Failed - House
(110 - 62)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2008 HB 978 Vehicle Seizures for Undocumented Immigrant Traffic Violations Bill Passed - House
(104 - 51)
Yea
March 20, 2007 HCS HB 77 Red Light Camera Law Bill Passed - House
(110 - 60)
Yea

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