National Security

Representative Grace Meng's Voting Records

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 6, Democratic
Issue Category

National Security Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
9/15/16 HR 5351 To Prohibit the Transfer of Any Individual Detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Bill Passed - House (244 - 174)
12/03/15 HR 8 North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act
Bill Passed - House (249 - 174)
11/19/15 HR 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act
Bill Passed - House (289 - 137)
6/16/15 HR 2596 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Bill Passed - House (247 - 178)
2/27/15 S J Res 35 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015
Bill Failed - House (203 - 224)
1/14/15 HR 240 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015
Bill Passed - House (236 - 191)
9/09/14 H Res 644 Condemning and Disapproving of the Failure of the Obama Administration to Comply with the Lawful Statutory Requirement to Notify Congress before Transferring Individuals Detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Expressing Concern About the National Security Risks Over the Transfer of Five Taliban Leaders and the Repercussions of Negotiating with Terrorists
Resolution Passed - House (249 - 163)
6/19/14 H Amdt 935 Prohibits a Federal Employee from Requesting Foreign Intelligence Information in Relation to a US Citizen
Amendment Adopted - House (293 - 123)
10/10/13 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Joint Resolution Passed - House (249 - 175)
6/14/13 HR 1960 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Bill Passed - House (315 - 108)
6/06/13 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014
Bill Passed - House (245 - 182)
5/22/13 H Amdt 69 Requires Threat Assessment of Pipeline Vulnerabilities to a Terrorist Attack
Amendment Rejected - House (176 - 239)
4/18/13 HR 624 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Bill Passed - House (288 - 127)

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