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Official NAM 106th Congress House Voting Record


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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Aderholt, Robert (R)
Alabama Congressional District 4
84%
Bachus, Spencer (R)
Alabama Congressional District 6
84%
Young, Don (R)
Alaska Congressional District 1
- 88%
Pastor, Ed (D)
Arizona Congressional District 7
20%
Thompson, Mike (D)
California Congressional District 5
28%
Miller, George (D)
California Congressional District 11
- 8%
Pelosi, Nancy (D)
California Congressional District 12
16%
Lee, Barbara (D)
California Congressional District 13
4%
Eshoo, Anna (D)
California Congressional District 18
28%
Lofgren, Zoe (D)
California Congressional District 19
- 25%
Farr, Sam (D)
California Congressional District 20
- 13%
Capps, Lois (D)
California Congressional District 24
- 38%
McKeon, Howard (R)
California Congressional District 25
96%
Sherman, Brad (D)
California Congressional District 30
24%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Miller, Gary (R)
California Congressional District 31
100%
Napolitano, Grace (D)
California Congressional District 32
- 21%
Waxman, Henry (D)
California Congressional District 33
- 17%
Becerra, Xavier (D)
California Congressional District 34
P 13%
Royce, Ed (R)
California Congressional District 39
- 92%
Roybal-Allard, Lucille (D)
California Congressional District 40
* 13%
Calvert, Ken (R)
California Congressional District 42
92%
Waters, Maxine (D)
California Congressional District 43
- 8%
Sanchez, Loretta (D)
California Congressional District 46
- - 35%
Rohrabacher, Dana (R)
California Congressional District 48
88%
Udall, Mark (D)
Colorado U.S. Senate
20%
DeGette, Diana (D)
Colorado Congressional District 1
- 21%
Larson, John (D)
Connecticut Congressional District 1
24%
DeLauro, Rosa (D)
Connecticut Congressional District 3
8%
Brown, Corrine (D)
Florida Congressional District 5
- 13%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Mica, John (R)
Florida Congressional District 7
- 92%
Hastings, Alcee (D)
Florida Congressional District 20
- - 17%
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (R)
Florida Congressional District 27
- 71%
Chambliss, Saxby (R)
Georgia U.S. Senate
- 88%
Deal, Nathan (R)
Georgia Governor
- 83%
Isakson, Johnny (R)
Georgia U.S. Senate
* 96%
Kingston, Jack (R)
Georgia Congressional District 1
- 92%
Bishop, Sanford (D)
Georgia Congressional District 2
- - 57%
Lewis, John (D)
Georgia Congressional District 5
12%
Abercrombie, Neil (D)
Hawaii Governor
8%
Simpson, Mike (R)
Idaho Congressional District 2
96%
Rush, Bobby (D)
Illinois Congressional District 1
- - - 14%
Gutierrez, Luis (D)
Illinois Congressional District 4
- - - 14%
Davis, Danny (D)
Illinois Congressional District 7
- - 4%
Schakowsky, Janice (D)
Illinois Congressional District 9
- - 9%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Shimkus, John (R)
Illinois Congressional District 15
84%
Visclosky, Pete (D)
Indiana Congressional District 1
4%
Latham, Tom (R)
Iowa Congressional District 3
100%
Moran, Jerry (R)
Kansas U.S. Senate
92%
Whitfield, Edward (R)
Kentucky Congressional District 1
- 96%
Rogers, Harold (R)
Kentucky Congressional District 5
92%
Vitter, David (R)
Louisiana U.S. Senate
* * * 91%
Cardin, Benjamin (D)
Maryland U.S. Senate
12%
Hoyer, Steny (D)
Maryland Congressional District 5
8%
Cummings, Elijah (D)
Maryland Congressional District 7
- 8%
Markey, Edward (D)
Massachusetts U.S. Senate
- - 4%
Neal, Richard (D)
Massachusetts Congressional District 1
- 17%
McGovern, James (D)
Massachusetts Congressional District 2
8%
Tierney, John (D)
Massachusetts Congressional District 6
4%
Capuano, Michael (D)
Massachusetts Congressional District 7
4%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Camp, Dave (R)
Michigan Congressional District 4
96%
Upton, Fred (R)
Michigan Congressional District 6
84%
Levin, Sander (D)
Michigan Congressional District 9
20%
Dingell, John (D)
Michigan Congressional District 12
- 17%
Conyers, John (D)
Michigan Congressional District 13
- 13%
Peterson, Collin (D)
Minnesota Congressional District 7
60%
Wicker, Roger (R)
Mississippi U.S. Senate
96%
Thompson, Bennie (D)
Mississippi Congressional District 2
- - - 9%
Blunt, Roy (R)
Missouri U.S. Senate
100%
Terry, Lee (R)
Nebraska Congressional District 2
88%
Menendez, Robert (D)
New Jersey U.S. Senate
8%
LoBiondo, Frank (R)
New Jersey Congressional District 2
60%
Smith, Christopher (R)
New Jersey Congressional District 4
52%
Pascrell, Bill (D)
New Jersey Congressional District 9
8%
Frelinghuysen, Rodney (R)
New Jersey Congressional District 11
72%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Holt, Rush (D)
New Jersey Congressional District 12
28%
Udall, Tom (D)
New Mexico U.S. Senate
8%
King, Peter (R)
New York Congressional District 2
48%
McCarthy, Carolyn (D)
New York Congressional District 4
36%
Meeks, Gregory (D)
New York Congressional District 5
16%
Velazquez, Nydia (D)
New York Congressional District 7
16%
Nadler, Jerrold (D)
New York Congressional District 10
8%
Maloney, Carolyn (D)
New York Congressional District 12
- 17%
Rangel, Charles (D)
New York Congressional District 13
- - 13%
Crowley, Joseph (D)
New York Congressional District 14
16%
Serrano, Jose (D)
New York Congressional District 15
- - 13%
Engel, Eliot (D)
New York Congressional District 16
8%
Lowey, Nita (D)
New York Congressional District 17
- - - 23%
Slaughter, Louise (D)
New York Congressional District 25
- P 9%
Burr, Richard (R)
North Carolina U.S. Senate
88%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Jones, Walter (R)
North Carolina Congressional District 3
84%
Price, David (D)
North Carolina Congressional District 4
32%
Coble, Howard (R)
North Carolina Congressional District 6
- 79%
McIntyre, Mike (D)
North Carolina Congressional District 7
- 50%
Brown, Sherrod (D)
Ohio U.S. Senate
- - 0%
Portman, Rob (R)
Ohio U.S. Senate
- 96%
Chabot, Steve (R)
Ohio Congressional District 1
100%
Boehner, John (R)
Ohio Congressional District 8
- 100%
Kaptur, Marcy (D)
Ohio Congressional District 9
- - - 14%
Lucas, Frank (R)
Oklahoma Congressional District 3
96%
Walden, Greg (R)
Oregon Congressional District 2
100%
Blumenauer, Earl (D)
Oregon Congressional District 3
24%
DeFazio, Peter (D)
Oregon Congressional District 4
- 4%
Toomey, Patrick (R)
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate
- 96%
Brady, Robert (D)
Pennsylvania Congressional District 1
12%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Fattah, Chaka (D)
Pennsylvania Congressional District 2
- 8%
Doyle, Mike (D)
Pennsylvania Congressional District 14
- - 22%
Pitts, Joseph (R)
Pennsylvania Congressional District 16
- 100%
Graham, Lindsey (R)
South Carolina U.S. Senate
- 67%
Clyburn, James  (D)
South Carolina Congressional District 6
- 17%
Thune, John (R)
South Dakota U.S. Senate
88%
Duncan, John (R)
Tennessee Congressional District 2
68%
Johnson, Sam (R)
Texas Congressional District 3
- 100%
Hall, Ralph (R)
Texas Congressional District 4
92%
Barton, Joe (R)
Texas Congressional District 6
- - - 86%
Brady, Kevin (R)
Texas Congressional District 8
96%
Granger, Kay (R)
Texas Congressional District 12
- - - - 95%
Thornberry, Mac (R)
Texas Congressional District 13
92%
Hinojosa, Ruben (D)
Texas Congressional District 15
- - 17%
Lee, Sheila Jackson (D)
Texas Congressional District 18
- - 17%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Smith, Lamar (R)
Texas Congressional District 21
92%
Green, Gene (D)
Texas Congressional District 29
20%
Bernice Johnson, Eddie  (D)
Texas Congressional District 30
- - - 18%
Sessions, Pete (R)
Texas Congressional District 32
- 92%
Doggett, Lloyd (D)
Texas Congressional District 35
24%
Scott, Robert (D)
Virginia Congressional District 3
12%
Goodlatte, Bob (R)
Virginia Congressional District 6
96%
Moran, Jim (D)
Virginia Congressional District 8
48%
Wolf, Frank (R)
Virginia Congressional District 10
72%
Inslee, Jay (D)
Washington Governor
36%
Hastings, Doc (R)
Washington Congressional District 4
- 100%
McDermott, Jim (D)
Washington Congressional District 7
- - - - - - 5%
Smith, Adam (D)
Washington Congressional District 9
- - - - 33%
Rahall, Nick (D)
West Virginia Congressional District 3
20%
Baldwin, Tammy (D)
Wisconsin U.S. Senate
8%
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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Ryan, Paul (R)
Wisconsin Congressional District 1
92%
Kind, Ron (D)
Wisconsin Congressional District 3
28%
Sensenbrenner , James (R)
Wisconsin Congressional District 5
92%
Petri, Tom (R)
Wisconsin Congressional District 6
88%

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Preferred Position: N Y Y Y Y N Y Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Score
Andrews, Robert 
No longer in office
16%
Watt, Mel 
No longer in office
16%
Young, C.W. Bill 
No longer in office
- 92%

Symbol Key:
Voted with the preferred position Voted against the preferred position
Y Voted YES N Voted NO
- Did Not Vote A Absent
T Paired Vote Z Presiding
P Voted PRESENT    

Key:

1 106-1 15: H.R.350, On Agreeing to the Amendment Vote on a Boehlert (R-NY) amendment to NAM-backed H.R. 350, legislation aimed at curbing major federal unfunded mandates on the private sector. Amendment would have eliminated provisions in H.R. 350 allowing lawmakers to request an up-or-down floor vote on such mandates. Rejected 216-210 on February 10, 1999 (Roll No. 15). H.R. 350 was subsequently approved. NAM Position: No.

2 106-1 85: H.CON.RES.68, On Agreeing to the Conference Report Vote on the conference report to the non-binding FY 2000 budget resolution setting budgetary levels through FY 2009. Included provisions to cut taxes and the national debt while preserving 100 percent of the Social Security trust fund. Approved 220-208 on April 14, 1999 (Roll No. 85). NAM Position: Yes.

3 106-1 128: H.R.775, On Passage Vote on H.R. 775, Davis (R-VA)/Moran (D-VA) legislation establishing reasonable federal liability standards for Y2K litigation. Approved 236-190 on May 12, 1999 (Roll No. 128). Signed into law (P.L. 106-37) on July 20, 1999. NAM Position: Yes.

4 106-1 333: H.R.2488, On Passage Vote on H.R. 2488, legislation to cut taxes by $792 billion over 10 years. The bill contained many manufacturing tax priorities, including: a five-year extension of the R&D tax credit; reform of the corporate alternative minimum tax; a decrease in teh top S-corp rate; simplification of key international tax provisions; a phased-out repeal of the death tax; and more. Approved 223-208 on July 22, 1999 (Roll No. 333). Vetoed September 23, 1999. NAM Position: Yes.

5 106-1 336: H.R.1074, On Passage Vote on H.R. 1074, Bliley (R-VA) regulatory right-to-know legislation requiring an annual Office of Management and Budget report providing government-wide accounting of the costs and benefits of federal regulations. Approved 254-157 on July 26, 1999 (Roll No. 336). NAM Position: Yes.

6 106-1 338: H.J.RES.57, On Passage Vote on a "resolution of disapproval" seeking to discontinue China's normal trade relations (NTR) status, triggering major tariff increases on Chinese imports and inviting retaliation against U.S. exports to China. Rejected 260-170 on July 27, 1999 (Roll No. 338). NAM Position: No.

7 106-1 366: H.R.987, On Passage Vote on H.R. 987, a Blunt (R-MO) bill to prevent OSHA from issuing a final ergonomics rule until a congressionally funded, peer-reviewed study of the issue under way at the National Academy of Sciences has been completed. Approved 217-209 on August 3, 1999 (Roll No. 366). NAM Position: Yes.

8 106-1 368: H.R.1907, On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Vote to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 1907, a Coble (R-NC) bill to curb patent manipulations, reduce litigation, cut the backlog of cases at the Patent & Trademark Office and modernize the patent system. Approved 376-43, exceeding teh two-thirds majority required under suspension of the rules, on August 3, 1999 (Roll No. 368). NAM Position: Yes.

9 106-1 422: H.R.417, On Passage Vote on H.R. 417, the Shays (R-CT)/Meehan (D-MA) campaign finance bill, which would have banned soft-money contributions to political parties and significantly infringed on the free speech rights of Americans. Approved 252-177 on September 14, 1999 (Roll No. 422). NAM Position: No.

10 106-1 443: H.R.1875, On Passage Vote on H.R. 1875, a Goodlatte (R-VA) bill to limit "forum shopping" and shift most major class actions to federal court if they involve foreign or interstate commerce; $1 million or more; and 100 or more plaintiffs. Approved 222-207 on September 29, 1999 (Roll No. 443). NAM Position: Yes.

11 106-1 490: H.R.2723, On Passage Vote on H.R. 2723, the Dingell (D-MI)/Norwood (R-GA) health care liability/medical necessity bill, which would have left employers open to medical malpractice/personal-injury lawsuits, increased the government's role in the health care delivery system, increased health care costs and forced down coverage. Approved 275-151 on October 7, 1999 (Roll No. 490). NAM Position: No.

12 106-1 552: H.R.1714, Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Vote to suspend the rules and approve H.R. 1714, legislation creating uniform, legally accepted, computer-based signatures. Vote was 234-122 (just shy of the two-thirds majority required under suspension) on November 1, 1999 (Roll No. 552). The bill was later amended, approved by Congressand signed into law (P.L. 106-229) on June 30, 2000. NAM Position: Yes.

13 106-2 7: H.R.2005, On Passage Vote on H.R. 2005, a Chabot (R-OH) bill to set a national, uniform 18-year statute of repose for workplace durable goods covered under worker compensation law. Approved 222-194 on February 2, 2000 (Roll No. 7). NAM Position: Yes.

14 106-2 25: H.R.2366, On Passage Vote on H.R. 2366, a Rogan (R-CA) bill to establish national standards for punitive damages in product liability suits affecting small businesses by: capping punitive damages for small firms (fewer than 25 workers); raising the standard of proof for awarding punitive damages to "clear and convincing" evidence; discouraging trial lawyer "forum shopping"; and more. Approved 221-193 on February 16, 2000 (Roll No. 25). NAM Position: Yes.

15 106-2 41: H.R.3081, On Passage Vote on H.R. 3081, a Lazio (R-NY) bill containing key pro-growth tax incentives, including: simplified pension rules; estate-tax relief; and a repeal of the 1999 tax increase on those who sell their firms on an installment plan. Approved 257-169 on March 9, 2000 (Roll No. 41). NAM Position: Yes.

16 106-2 43: H.R.3846, On Agreeing to the Amendment Vote on a Trafficant (D-OH) amendment to H.R. 3846 that would increase the minimum wage by $1 over two years. Approved 246-179 on March 9, 2000 (Roll No. 43). Concerned that a wage increase would reduce the growth of entry-level jobs and impede the transition from welfare to work, the NAM opposed the amendment. NAM Position: No.

17 106-2 63: S.1287, On Passage Vote on Senate passed S. 1287, legislation that would provide for the storage of spent nuclear fuel pending completion of the nuclear-waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Approved 253-167 on March 22, 2000 (Roll No. 63). Vetoed April 25, 2000. NAM Position: Yes.

18 106-2 119: H.J.RES.94, On passage Vote on H.J. Res. 94, proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would require a two-thirds majority in Congress to raise taxes. The vote was 234-192, 50 short of the two-thirds majority needed to pass a constitutional amendment, on April 12, 2000 (Roll No. 119). NAM Position: Yes.

19 106-2 228: H.R.4444, on final passage Vote on H.R. 4444, legislation granting permannent normal trade relations (PNTR) to China, significantly reducing tariffs on U.S. exports and opening key new markets to U.S. companies. Approved 237-197 on May 25, 2000 (Roll No. 228). Signed into law (P.L. 106-286) on October 10, 2000. NAM Position: Yes.

20 106-2 305: H.R.4635, On agreeing to the amendment Vote on a Collins (R-GA)/Linder (R-GA) amendment to the VA-HUD appropriations bill. Amendment would prevent EPA from forcing states to declare more than 600 U.S. counties in violation of EPA's National Ambient Air Quality Standard's (NAAQS) eight-hour ozone rule until the Supreme Court rules on the issue in 2001. Approved 226-199 on June 21, 2000 (Roll No. 305). NAM Position: Yes.

21 106-2 323: H.R.4690, Olver amendment Vote on an Olver (D-MA) amendment to teh FY 2001 Commerce-Justice-State appropriations bill. Amendment nullified NAM-supported Knollenberg (R-MI) language preventing agencies from implementing the flawed 1997 Kyoto climate change treaty via regulations. The treaty has not yet been sent to the Senate for ratification. Amendment approved 217-181 on June 26, 2000 (Roll No. 323). NAM Position: No.

22 106-2 372: H.R.1304, On Passage Vote on H.R. 1304, a Campbell (R-CA) bill that would give collective-bargaining rights to physicians who contract with health plans. Approved 276-136 on June 30, 2000 (Roll No. 372). The NAM and the Administration opposed the scheme, which could have resulted in price fixing, group boycotts of health-plan networks and higher health premiums. NAM Position: No.

23 106-2 412: H.R.1102, On passage Vote on H.R. 1102, a Portman (R-OH)/Cardin (D-MD) proposal easing top-heavy rules and eliminating user fees that prevent many small manufacturers from offering pension benefits to their employees. Approved 401-25 on July 19, 2000 (Roll No. 412). NAM Position: Yes.

24 106-2 423: H.R.4871, On agreeing to the amendment Vote on a Davis (R-VA)/Moran (D-VA) amendment to the Treasury/Postal spending bill that would block implementation of the Administration''s contractor blacklisting regulations until a GAO study on the rules can be completed. Approved 228-190 on July 20, 2000 (Roll No. 423). NAM Position: Yes.

25 106-2 458: H.R.8, Passage, Objections of the President notwithstanding Vote to override the President's veto of H.R. 8, legislation to phase out estate taxes. Estate-tax rates as high as 55 percent force the sale of many family-owned small manufacturing firms. The vote was 274-157 to override, 13 shy of the two-thirds majority needed, on September 7, 2000 (Roll No. 458). NAM Position: Yes.