Dec 2014 US Congressional Votes

The 113th Congress has come to a close. The 114th Congress will convene on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Dec 22,2014
Recent Senate Votes

Confirmation of Vivek Hallegere Murthy to be Surgeon General – Vote Confirmed (51-43, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy to be Surgeon General.

Sen. Saxby Chambliss voted Not Voting
Sen. Johnny Isakson voted NO

Dec 15
Recent Senate Votes

Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Appropriations – Motion to Concur – Vote Agreed to (56-40, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would provide about $1 trillion in discretionary appropriations in fiscal 2015 for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2015 spending bills, thus clearing the measure for the President’s signature.

Sen. Saxby Chambliss voted Not Voting
Sen. Johnny Isakson voted YES

Recent House Votes

Fiscal 2015 Omnibus Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (219-206, 10 Not Voting)

The House voted to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill with a House amendment that would provide about $1 trillion in discretionary appropriations in fiscal 2015 for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2015 spending bills.

Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted YES

Dec 8

Recent House Votes

Executive Action on Immigration – Passage – Vote Passed (219-197, 3 Present, 15 Not Voting)

The House voted to pass a bill that would prohibit the executive branch from exempting or deferring from deportation any immigrants considered to be unlawfully present in the United States. It also would prohibit the administration from treating those immigrants as if they were lawfully present or had lawful immigration status.

Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted NO

Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization – Motion to Concur – Vote Passed (300-119, 15 Not Voting)

The House voted to concur in the Senate amendment with a House amendment and pass the bill that would authorize $495.9 billion for the Defense Department’s base budget, $17.5 billion for national security programs within the Energy Department and $63.7 billion to support Overseas Contingency Operations including $5.1 billion to counter the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. voted YES

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