|Recent Senate Votes|
|Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Passage – Vote Passed (93-4, 3 Not Voting)
The Senate passed a bill that would extend the Terrorism Insurance Act for six years, through 2020, and raise the threshold of insured losses at which federal assistance kicks in, reducing the share of losses that federal assistance will cover and increasing the amounts that the government recoups from the insurance industry. It also would clarify that certain entities, or so-called “end users”, who trade in derivatives are not subject to margin requirements for those derivatives.
Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES
Sen. Cory Gardner voted YES
|Recent House Votes|
|Healthcare Employer Mandate Passage – Vote Passed (252-172, 5 Not Voting)
This bill would modify who is covered as a full-time employee under the employer mandate in the 2010 health care law by replacing the 30 hour-a-week threshold with 40 hours per week. It also would change how companies calculate how many of their employees can be counted under the employer mandates 50-employee threshold.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted NO
Keystone XL Pipeline Passage – Vote Passed (266-153, 1 Present, 9 Not Voting)
|Keystone XL Pipeline Act – S.1
The bill would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act – H.R.37
Regulatory Accountability Act – H.R.185
January 13, 2015
Bennet, Gardner, and Perlmutter Watch 1-12-15: Recent and Upcoming Votes
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