Nevada Shelley Berkeley and Joe Heck voting


 

June 27, 2011

In this MegaVote for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Confirmation of Leon E. Panetta to be Secretary of Defense
  • House: Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011
  • House: America Invents Act
  • House: Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya
  • House: To limit the use of funds to support NATO Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011

Editor’s Note: The House is in recess this week.

Recent Senate Votes

 

Confirmation of Leon E. Panetta to be Secretary of Defense – Vote Confirmed (100-0)

Current CIA Director Leon E. Panetta was confirmed to be the next Secretary of Defense. Panetta succeeds Secretary Robert Gates, who is retiring at the end of June.

Sen. Harry Reid voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Dean Heller voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Dean Heller voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


 

Recent House Votes

 

Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (253-166, 12 Not Voting)

This House bill would require the EPA to complete action within six months on air pollution permit applications for offshore oil and gas drilling. A companion measure has been introduced in the Senate but its future is unclear. The administration opposes the bill.

Rep. Shelley Berkley voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


America Invents Act – Vote Passed (304-117, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would make changes to the patent system. The Senate passed its version of the bill in March 2011. Negotiators will likely meet this summer to work out a compromise bill. The administration has expressed support for the House bill.

Rep. Shelley Berkley voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya – Vote Failed (123-295, 13 Not Voting)

The House rejected a resolution that would have authorized the use of U.S. military force in Libya for one year.

Rep. Shelley Berkley voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


To limit the use of funds to support NATO Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya – Vote Failed (180-238, 13 Not Voting)

The House rejected this bill that would have defunded U.S. military involvement in NATO activities in Libya. U.S. participation would have been restricted to support operations such as intelligence, surveillance, and search and rescue.

Rep. Shelley Berkley voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


 

Upcoming Votes

 

Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 – S.679

The Senate is scheduled to work on this bill to reduce the number of executive branch appointments that require Senate confirmation.


 

 

June 27, 2011

In this MegaVote for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Confirmation of Leon E. Panetta to be Secretary of Defense
  • House: Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011
  • House: America Invents Act
  • House: Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya
  • House: To limit the use of funds to support NATO Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011

Editor’s Note: The House is in recess this week.

Recent Senate Votes

 

Confirmation of Leon E. Panetta to be Secretary of Defense – Vote Confirmed (100-0)

Current CIA Director Leon E. Panetta was confirmed to be the next Secretary of Defense. Panetta succeeds Secretary Robert Gates, who is retiring at the end of June.

Sen. Harry Reid voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Dean Heller voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Dean Heller voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


 

Recent House Votes

 

Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (253-166, 12 Not Voting)

This House bill would require the EPA to complete action within six months on air pollution permit applications for offshore oil and gas drilling. A companion measure has been introduced in the Senate but its future is unclear. The administration opposes the bill.

Rep. Joe Heck voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


America Invents Act – Vote Passed (304-117, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would make changes to the patent system. The Senate passed its version of the bill in March 2011. Negotiators will likely meet this summer to work out a compromise bill. The administration has expressed support for the House bill.

Rep. Joe Heck voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya – Vote Failed (123-295, 13 Not Voting)

The House rejected a resolution that would have authorized the use of U.S. military force in Libya for one year.

Rep. Joe Heck voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


To limit the use of funds to support NATO Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya – Vote Failed (180-238, 13 Not Voting)

The House rejected this bill that would have defunded U.S. military involvement in NATO activities in Libya. U.S. participation would have been restricted to support operations such as intelligence, surveillance, and search and rescue.

Rep. Joe Heck voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


 

Upcoming Votes

 

Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 – S.679

The Senate is scheduled to work on this bill to reduce the number of executive branch appointments that require Senate confirmation.


 

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  5. Nevada Congressional Delegation votes

About Featheriver

Born and raised in Oklahoma. Improved in California. Out to pasture in Nevada. Born in 1933, Korean War Vet in USAF. Occupation: Criminal Law and Torts. Retired California Lawyer. Now live in Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada.
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