Conservative First

December 15, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 12-14-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes
Motion to Table Nelson Amdt.; Abortion Funding – Vote Agreed to (54-45, 1 Not Voting)

During debate of the health care reform bill, the Senate rejected this amendment that would have prohibited federal funding of abortion coverage.

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


FY2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill – Vote Agreed to (57-35, 8 Not Voting)

The Senate gave final approval to this $446.8 billion bill that combines 6 unfinished 2010 fiscal year spending bills. The bills included are Transportation/HUD; Military Construction/Veterans Affairs; Labor/HHS; State/Foreign Operations; Commerce/Justice/Science; and Financial Services. The bill now goes to the President.

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


Recent House Votes
Tax Extenders Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (241-181, 12 Not Voting)

The House voted to extend a number of expiring tax cuts. The bill now awaits Senate action.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


FY2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill – Vote Passed (221-202, 1 Present, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this $446.8 billion bill that combines 6 unfinished 2010 fiscal year spending bills. The bills included are Transportation/HUD; Military Construction/Veterans Affairs; Labor/HHS; State/Foreign Operations; Commerce/Justice/Science; and Financial Services. The Senate gave final approval to the bill on Sunday.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (223-202, 9 Not Voting)

This House bill would overhaul financial services regulations and place new controls on institutions deemed to pose a risk to the entire financial system. The bill now awaits Senate action.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Upcoming Votes
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – H.R.3590

The Senate is expected to continue working on this health care reform legislation.


Department of Defense Appropriations Act, FY2010 – H.R.3326

Both chambers may complete action on the conference report funding the Department of Defense for the 2010 fiscal year.
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