Senior Citizens

Representative John Carter's Voting Records

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 31, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 31
Issue Category

Senior Citizens Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
3/14/14 HR 4015 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
Bill Passed - House (238 - 181)
12/20/12 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012
Bill Passed - House (215 - 209)
2/01/12 HR 1173 Repeals the CLASS Act
Bill Passed - House (267 - 159)
10/27/11 HR 2576 Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income
Bill Passed - House (262 - 157)
12/08/10 HR 5987 Seniors Protection Act
Bill Failed - House (254 - 153)
11/19/09 HR 3961 Revising Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Reinstatement of PAYGO
Bill Passed - House (243 - 183)
Did Not Vote
7/15/08 HR 6331 Medicare Bill
Veto Override Passed - House (383 - 41)
6/24/08 HR 6331 Medicare Bill
Bill Passed - House (355 - 59)
11/15/07 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Veto Override Failed - House (277 - 141)
11/08/07 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Concurrence Vote Passed - House (274 - 141)
7/11/07 S 1701 Extension of Funding for Transitional Medical Assistance and Abstinence Education
Bill Passed - House (291 - 126)
5/17/07 S Con Res 21 2008 Budget Resolution
Conference Report Adopted - House (214 - 209)
1/12/07 HR 4 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act
Bill Passed - House (255 - 170)
5/23/03 HR 2 Jobs and Economic Growth bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (231 - 200)
4/02/03 HR 743 Social Security Protection Act of 2003
Bill Passed - House (396 - 28)

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