Foreign Affairs

Mark Pryor's Voting Records

Issue Category

Foreign Affairs Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
11/19/13 S Amdt 2255 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees
Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55)
3/23/13 S Amdt 139 Prohibits the United States From Entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Amendment Adopted - Senate (53 - 46)
12/04/12 Treaty Doc. 112-7 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Treaty Ratification Failed - Senate (61 - 38)
12/15/11 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Conference Report Adopted - Senate (86 - 13)
10/11/11 S 1619 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Act of 2011
Bill Passed - Senate (63 - 35)
6/09/10 S Amdt 4302 Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt
Amendment Not Tabled - Senate (38 - 61)
6/09/10 S Amdt 4326 Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt
Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 41)
10/01/08 HR 7081 United States - India Nuclear Agreement
Bill Passed - Senate (86 - 13)
7/15/08 S Amdt 5078 Limiting Countries for HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Funding
Amendment Tabled - Senate (70 - 24)
9/26/07 S Amdt 2997 Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Federalism in Iraq
Amendment Adopted - Senate (75 - 23)
3/16/06 S Amdt 3166 National Defense Funding Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (50 - 50)
6/20/05 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 38)
5/26/05 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42)

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