|Recent Senate Votes|
|Child Pornography Victims Restitution – Passage – Vote Passed (98-0, 2 Not Voting)
The Senate passed a bill that would expand restitution for victims of child pornography. The bill would expand a victim’s losses to include medical services, therapy, rehabilitation, transportation, child care and lost income. It also would allow defendants who have contributed to the same victim’s losses to spread the cost of restitution among themselves and establish minimum award levels for certain offenses.
Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES
Sen. Cory Gardner voted YES
|Recent House Votes|
|Keystone XL Pipeline Passage – Vote Passed (270-152, 10 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would immediately allow TransCanada to construct, connect, operate and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities known as the Keystone XL pipeline, including any revision to the pipeline route within Nebraska as required or authorized by the state. It also would consider the January 2014 environmental impact statement issued by the State Department sufficient to satisfy all requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted NO
Small Business Tax Extenders Passage – Vote Passed (272-142, 18 Not Voting)
February 18, 2015
Bennet, Gardner, and Perlmutter Watch 2-17-15: Recent Votes
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