May 11, 2015
In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts:
Recent Congressional Votes
- Senate: Fiscal 2016 Budget Resolution - Motion to Proceed
- Senate: Iran Nuclear Agreement - Passage
Upcoming Congressional Bills
- Senate: Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act
- House: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
- House: Fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization
Recent Senate Votes
Fiscal 2016 Budget Resolution - Motion to Proceed - Vote Agreed to (53-44, 3 Not Voting)
The Senate agreed to Wyoming Sen. Michael B. Enzi's motion to proceed to the conference report on the concurrent resolution that would reduce spending by $5.3 trillion over the next 10 years, including $2 trillion in reductions from repeal of the 2010 health care overhaul.
Sen. Brian Schatz voted NO
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted NO
Iran Nuclear Agreement - Passage - Vote Passed (98-1, 1 Not Voting)
The Senate passed a bill that would give Congress the right to deny Iran relief from statutory sanctions if two-thirds majorities from both chambers oppose the terms of a final nuclear deal. The bill would also require detailed reports on Iran's support of global terrorism and fulfillment of commitments under any agreement.
Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act - S.995
The Senate is scheduled to work on this trade bill.
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - H.R.36
This House bill would amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.
Fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization - H.R.1735
The bill would reauthorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.