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New York Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 19, 2014 A 10144 Reduces New York City Speed Limit Bill Passed - House
(113 - 16)
Yea
June 19, 2014 A 6357E Authorizes Medical Marijuana Bill Passed - House
(117 - 13)
Yea
June 19, 2014 S 6617B Requires State-Funded Projects to Consider Climate Change Effects Bill Passed - House
(119 - 16)
Yea
June 18, 2014 A 8769A Prohibits Discrimination Based on an Individual's Reproductive Health Decisions Bill Passed - House
(106 - 30)
Nay
June 16, 2014 A 5424B Prohibits Horizontal Oil and Gas Drilling Bill Passed - House
(96 - 37)
Nay
June 16, 2014 A 6983B Prohibits Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy on Patients Under the Age of 18 Bill Passed - House
(105 - 28)
Nay
April 28, 2014 A 9206 Establishes Speed Violation Monitoring Systems in Certain Counties Bill Passed - House
(104 - 25)
Nay
March 25, 2014 S 3149 Requires the President to be Elected by Popular Vote Bill Passed - House
(102 - 33)
Nay
March 5, 2014 A 1793b Amends Worker Paid Leave Laws Bill Passed - House
(89 - 44)
Nay
Feb. 11, 2014 A 689A Establishes Early Voting Bill Passed - House
(93 - 43)
Nay
Jan. 27, 2014 A 8070 Requires Equal Pay Bill Passed - House
(88 - 43)
Nay
May 13, 2013 A 1792 Establishes a "Farm Worker Bill of Rights" Bill Passed - House
(83 - 53)
Nay
March 6, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing Bill Passed - House
(103 - 40)
Nay
March 5, 2013 A 38 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House
(102 - 44)
Nay
Jan. 15, 2013 S 2230 Establishes Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Bill Passed - House
(104 - 43)
Nay

About the Selection and Descriptions of Key Votes

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.

The Key Votes Program follows Project Vote Smart's strict policies, procedures and structure that guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. In order to ensure that all Key Votes are non-partisan in their selection and language, each is approved by a group of over 160 political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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