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November 11, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 11-9-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes
Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (98-0, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill that would extend unemployment benefits in states with a jobless rate over 8.5% and tax credits for some homebuyers and businesses. The bill was sent back to the House for final approval.

Sen. Mark Udall voted YES
Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES

 


Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – Vote Passed (71-28, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate completed its work on this $64.9 billion legislation funding the Justice Department, Commerce Department, National Science Foundation and related agencies and programs. The House and Senate will now go to conference to work out differences between their versions of the bill.

Sen. Mark Udall voted YES
Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES


Recent House Votes
Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (331-92, 9 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would move the date credit card companies would have to comply with new credit card regulations from February 22, 2010 to December 1, 2009. The Senate has a similar bill, though it is unclear whether it will take action on either bill.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (403-12, 18 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this bill extending unemployment benefits and tax credits for some homebuyers and businesses, sending it to the President. The President signed it on Friday.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (230-193, 11 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill intended to bolster security at chemical plants. It now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Affordable Health Care for America Act – Vote Passed (220-215)

On Saturday the House approved this health care reform bill by a slim margin. The Senate is expected to begin work on its own health care reform bill soon.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Upcoming Votes
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.3082

The Senate is scheduled to start work on this $133.9 billion bill funding military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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