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Hawaii Congressional Delegation--How They Voted July 2, 2018
By Andrew Walden @ 5:31 PM :: 904 Views :: Congressional Delegation

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From GovTrack.us, July 2, 2018

Jun 25, 2018 5:30 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 5895: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019

Bill Passed 86/5

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

H.R. 5895 provides funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and family housing for the Department of Defense, and other related agencies. This legislation provides a total of $145.4 billion in discretionary funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019.

The major provisions of the bill are as follows:

Division A – Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

The Energy and Water Development provisions of the legislation total $44.7 billion, which is $1.5 billion above the Fiscal Year 2018 enacted level and $8.17 billion above the President’s budget request.

 

Jun 25, 2018 6:05 p.m. — Vote

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 2

Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 89/3

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

 

Jun 25, 2018 6:53 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 299: Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017

Passed 382/0

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 25, 2018 7:02 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 5783: Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2018

Passed 379/4

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 26, 2018 1:20 p.m. — Vote

 

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 961: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the Department ...

Passed 219/172

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

 

 

Jun 26, 2018 1:29 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Res. 961: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2083) to amend …

Passed 222/172

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 26, 2018 1:39 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 4294: Prevention of Private Information Dissemination Act of 2017

Passed 392/2

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 26, 2018 3:52 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 2083: Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act

Passed 288/116

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 26, 2018 4:01 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 5841: Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018

Passed 400/2

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

Since 1975, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been tasked with ensuring that America’s foreign investments don’t harm its national security. An interagency committee, it’s led by the Treasury Secretary.

Although it’s only able to produce recommendations to the president instead of issuing its own policies, presidents of both parties through the decades have often heeded its calls. President Trump blocked a Chinese company’s attempted purchase of an Oregon-based semiconductor company in 2017, and also blocked a Singapore company’s attempted purchase of a California-based telecommunications equipment company in March — both after the CFIUS recommended he do so.

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 1:43 p.m. — Vote

 

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 6136: Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018

Failed 190/230

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 1:50 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 6136: Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018

Failed 121/301

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

H.R. 6136 enhances enforcement of existing immigration law, closes immigration enforcement loopholes, ends the catch and release policy, provides $25 billion in funding to secure the border, provides a legislative solution for the current beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and establishes a new merit-based visa program. Specific provisions of the bill include:

Division A – Border Enforcement

Title I: Border Security

Title I strengthens the requirements for barriers along the southern border by requiring the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to improve physical barriers, tactical infrastructure, and technology to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border. Physical barriers includes reinforced fencing, border wall system, and levee walls while tactical infrastructure refers ...

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 1:58 p.m. — Vote

 

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 964: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the ...

Passed 231/188

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 2:09 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Res. 964: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 6157) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from June 2

Passed 230/185

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 3:47 p.m. — Vote

 

On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H.R. 5515: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Failed 188/231

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 3:55 p.m. — Vote

On Closing Portions of the Conference: H.R. 5515: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

Passed 403/15

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 4:02 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 812 (Langevin) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to provide $10 million for Weapons and Munitions Technology (0602624A), $10 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes (INP) Applied Research (0602792N), and $20 million for Innovative Naval Prototypes A

Failed 188/228

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 27, 2018 4:08 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 816 (Poe) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to reduce the amount of Coalition Support Fund reimbursements Pakistan is eligible to receive by $200 million.

Failed 175/241

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 10:11 a.m. — Vote

 

On Ordering the Previous Question: H.Res. 971: Providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 970) insisting that the Department ...

Passed 224/186

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 10:19 a.m. — Vote

 

H.Res. 971: Providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 970) insisting that the Department of Justice fully comply with the requests, including subpoenas, of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the subpoena issued by the Committ

Passed 224/184

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 11:54 a.m. — Vote

 

H.Res. 970: Insisting that the Department of Justice fully comply with the requests, including subpoenas, of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the subpoena issued by the Committee on the Judiciary relating to potential violations of the

Passed 226/183

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Nay

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Nay

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 noon — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 824 (Gallagher) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to increase funding for Navy AIM-120D missile procurement by $23.8M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reducing

Failed 116/296

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:03 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 825 (Gallagher) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to increase funding for Air Force AIM-120D missile procurement by $33M to help meet Indo-PACOM required critical capabilities and match the House-passed authorization in the FY 2019 NDAA, while reduc

Failed 115/296

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: No

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: No

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:07 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 832 (Clark) to H.R. 6157: Amendment reduces and then increases the defense-wide research, development, test and evaluation account by $14.364 million with the intent of supporting DOD innovation.

Agreed to 252/157

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:11 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 837 (Foster) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer.

Failed 160/251

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:15 p.m. — Vote

 

H.Amdt. 841 (Courtney) to H.R. 6157: Amendment sought to provide funding for long lead time materials to construct additional Virginia-class submarines in FY 2022 and FY 2023.

Failed 144/267

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:31 p.m. — Vote

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 6157: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Failed 186/224

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Aye

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Aye

 

 

Jun 28, 2018 12:38 p.m. — Vote

 

H.R. 6157: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019

Passed 359/49

Rep. Gabbard [D-HI2]: Yea

Rep. Hanabusa [D-HI1]: Yea

 

Jun 28, 2018 2:21 p.m. — Vote

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3383 to H.R. 2 (Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018)

Motion to Table Agreed to 68/30

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

Jun 28, 2018 4:55 p.m. — Vote

S.Amdt. 3074 (Lee) to H.R. 2: To prohibit certain practices relating to certain commodity promotion programs and require greater transparency by those programs.

Amendment Rejected 38/57

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

 

Jun 28, 2018 5:27 p.m. — Vote

H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018

Bill Passed 86/11

Sen. Hirono [D-HI]: Yea

Sen. Schatz [D-HI]: Yea

See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill.

H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for five years through 2023. The bill is budget neutral and $112 billion below baseline funding. A summary provided by the Committee on Agriculture can be found here. Specifically, the legislation:

Title I: Commodities

Continues the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs with modifications, and discontinues the Agricultural Risk Coverage-Individual Coverage option. Producers will have a one-time choice between PLC and ARC, made on a farm-by-farm and commodity-by-commodity basis.

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