Finance and Banking

Senator Rand Paul's Voting Records

Office: U.S. Senate (KY) - Jr, Republican
Issue Category

Finance and Banking Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
5/02/17 PN 47 Nomination of Jay Clayton to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (61 - 37)
5/01/17 PN 47 Nomination of Jay Clayton to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Cloture Invoked - Senate (60 - 36)
6/29/16 S 2328 Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA)
Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate (68 - 30)
5/24/16 H J Res 88 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to the Definition of the Term "Fiduciary"
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (56 - 41)
1/12/16 S 2232 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 44)
11/03/15 S 2232 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015
None - Senate
9/18/14 H J Res 124 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (78 - 22)
6/11/14 S 2432 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 38)
7/24/13 HR 1911 Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013
Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 18)
7/24/13 S Amdt 1778 Limits Interest Rates for Certain Federal Student Loans
Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53)
5/15/12 HR 2072 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012
Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 20)
3/20/12 S Amdt 1836 Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 44)
2/02/12 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials
Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 3)
11/10/11 S Amdt 928 American Jobs and Economic Growth
Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 56)
6/08/11 S Amdt 392 Debit Card Transactions
Amendment Rejected - Senate (54 - 45)
2/02/11 S Amdt 28 Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Health Care Law
Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54)

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