Ted Lieu’s Comprehensive Voting Record

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Office: U.S. House (CA) – District 33, Democratic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 6, 2016 HR 3762 Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that repeals certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act and rescinds funds from abortion providers.

Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(240 – 181)
Nay
Dec. 18, 2015 HR 2029 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on a bill that appropriates funds for military construction and veterans affairs for fiscal year 2016.

Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(316 – 113)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2015 HR 2029 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and adopt additional amendments to a bill that appropriates funds for fiscal year 2016 and extends certain tax credits.

Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(318 – 109)
Nay
Nov. 19, 2015 HR 3189 Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization (FORM) Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a Directive Policy Rule to determine interest rates and amends audit regulations for the Federal Reserve.

Bill Passed – House
(241 – 185)
Nay
Nov. 19, 2015 HR 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act

Vote to pass a bill that expands background checks for Syrian and Iraqi refugees applying for admission to the United States.

Bill Passed – House
(289 – 137)
Nay
Nov. 17, 2015 HR 511 Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(249 – 177)
Yea
Nov. 5, 2015 HR 22 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(363 – 64)
Yea
Nov. 3, 2015 H Amdt 747 Increases Weight Limit for Commercial Trucks Amendment Rejected – House
(187 – 236)
Nay
Oct. 28, 2015 HR 1314 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(266 – 167)
Yea
Oct. 27, 2015 HR 597 Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(313 – 118)
Yea
Oct. 23, 2015 HR 3762 Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that repeals certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act and rescinds funds from abortion providers.

Bill Passed – House
(240 – 189)
Nay
Oct. 21, 2015 HR 10 Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act

Vote to pass a bill that extends a school voucher program in Washington D.C. until 2021.

Bill Passed – House
(240 – 191)
Nay
Oct. 21, 2015 HR 692 Default Prevention Act

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Secretary of the Treasury to appropriate funds for social security in the event of a default

Bill Passed – House
(235 – 194)
Nay
Oct. 9, 2015 HR 702 To Adapt to Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions Bill Passed – House
(261 – 159)
Nay
Oct. 8, 2015 HR 538 Native American Energy Act

Vote to pass a bill that reduces regulations for the development of energy on Native American land.

Bill Passed – House
(254 – 173)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2015 HR 1735 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes certain appropriations to the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2016.

Conference Report Adopted – House
(270 – 156)
Nay
Oct. 1, 2015 HR 3457 Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits sanctions on Iran from being lifted until Iran pays court-ruled fines for judgments related to terrorism.

Bill Passed – House
(251 – 173)
Nay
Sept. 30, 2015 HR 719 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(277 – 151)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2015 HR 3495 Women’s Public Health and Safety Act Bill Passed – House
(236 – 193)
Nay
Sept. 25, 2015 HR 348 Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(233 – 170)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2015 HR 3134 Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(241 – 187)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2015 HR 3504 Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(248 – 177)
Nay
Sept. 11, 2015 HR 3460 To Suspend Until January 21, 2017, the Authority of the President to Waive, Suspend, Reduce, Provide Relief from, or Otherwise Limit the Application of Sanctions Pursuant to an Agreement Related to the Nuclear Program of Iran

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the president from reducing certain sanctions on Iran until January 21, 2017.

Bill Passed – House
(247 – 186)
Nay
Sept. 11, 2015 HR 3461 To Approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, Relating to the Nuclear Program of Iran. Bill Failed – House
(162 – 269)
Nay
Sept. 10, 2015 H Res 411 Finding that the President Has Not Complied with Section 2 of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015

Vote to pass a resolution that alleges that the President has not transmitted the Iran nuclear agreement to the appropriate Congressional committees.

Bill Passed – House
(245 – 186)
Nay
July 29, 2015 HR 1994 VA Accountability Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove or demote a department employee based on performance or misconduct.

Bill Passed – House
(256 – 170)
Nay
July 28, 2015 HR 427 Regulations for the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that requires Congress to approve all new major federal regulations.

Bill Passed – House
(243 – 165)
Did Not Vote
July 23, 2015 HR 1599 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(275 – 150)
Nay
July 23, 2015 HR 3009 Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits funding to state or local governments that restrict law enforcement from requesting an individual’s citizenship or immigration status.

Bill Passed – House
(241 – 179)
Nay
July 22, 2015 HR 1734 Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulations Act of 2016 Bill Passed – House
(258 – 166)
Nay
July 16, 2015 HR 2898 Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that increases the flow rate of water into the San Joaquin Valley and amends environmental review requirements during an emergency drought.

House
(245 – 176)
Nay
July 15, 2015 HR 3038 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway funding.

Bill Passed – House
(312 – 119)
Yea
July 9, 2015 HR 2647 Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(262 – 167)
Nay
July 8, 2015 HR 5 Student Success Act

Vote to pass a bill that expands state and local authority over public education.

Bill Passed – House
(218 – 213)
Nay
June 24, 2015 HR 2042 Ratepayer Protection Act

Vote to pass a bill that extends the date by which states are required to submit carbon emissions plans.

House
(247 – 180)
Nay
June 18, 2015 HR 160 Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(280 – 140)
Yea
June 16, 2015 HR 2596 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain appropriations for intelligence-related activities for fiscal year 2016.

Bill Passed – House
(247 – 178)
Nay
June 11, 2015 HR 2685 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016 Bill Passed – House
(278 – 149)
Nay
June 10, 2015 HR 2393 Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(300 – 131)
Nay
June 9, 2015 HR 2577 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Bill Passed – House
(216 – 210)
Nay
June 3, 2015 HR 2578 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Bill Passed – House
(242 – 183)
Nay
June 1, 2015 HR 1335 Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act Bill Passed – House
(225 – 152)
Nay
May 21, 2015 HR 2262 Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(284 – 133)
Yea
May 20, 2015 HR 1806 America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(217 – 205)
Nay
May 20, 2015 HR 880 American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(274 – 145)
Nay
May 15, 2015 H Amdt 226 Limits Use of Funds to Implement New START Treaty

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 1735 that prohibits funding the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) unless certain conditions regarding the Russian Federation are met.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits the Department of Defense from using funds appropriated for the 2016 fiscal year to implement the “New START Treaty” unless the President certifies the following information:
    • The Russian Federation’s armed forces are no longer occupying Ukrainian territory;
    • The Russian Federation is respecting the sovereignty of all Ukrainian territory;
    • The Russian Federation is in compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the Conventional
Amendment Adopted – House
(235 – 182)
Nay
May 15, 2015 H Amdt 230 Prohibits Listing Lesser Prairie Chicken as Endangered Amendment Adopted – House
(229 – 190)
Nay
May 15, 2015 HR 1735 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain appropriations to the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2016.

Bill Passed – House
(269 – 151)
Nay
May 13, 2015 HR 36 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(242 – 184)
Nay
May 1, 2015 HR 2028 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Bill Passed – House
(240 – 177)
Nay
April 16, 2015 HR 1105 Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the estate tax and the generation-skipping transfer tax, effective on the date of enactment of this bill

Bill Passed – House
(240 – 179)
Nay
April 16, 2015 HR 622 State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes taxpayers to deduct state and local sales taxes from federal tax returns, effective every taxable year after December 31, 2014.

Bill Passed – House
(272 – 152)
Nay
April 14, 2015 HR 650 Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(263 – 162)
Nay
March 3, 2015 HR 240 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that appropriates funds for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(257 – 167)
Yea
Feb. 27, 2015 S J Res 35 Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015 Bill Failed – House
(203 – 224)
Nay
Feb. 13, 2015 HR 636 America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that extends certain small business tax allowances for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2014.

Bill Passed – House
(272 – 142)
Nay
Feb. 12, 2015 HR 644 America Gives More Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that extends tax deductions for certain charitable contributions and tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes indefinitely.

Bill Passed – House
(279 – 137)
Nay
Feb. 11, 2015 S 1 A Bill to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passed – House
(270 – 152)
Nay
Feb. 5, 2015 HR 527 Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that requires federal agencies to consider and propose alternatives for any proposed rule that has any significant economic impact on small businesses.

Bill Passed – House
(260 – 163)
Nay
Feb. 4, 2015 HR 50 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(250 – 173)
Nay
Feb. 3, 2015 HR 596 Repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care-Related Provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reestablishes provisions of law amended or repealed by the PPACA, effective 180 days after the enactment of this bill.

Bill Passed – House
(239 – 186)
Nay
Jan. 22, 2015 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(242 – 179)
Nay
Jan. 21, 2015 HR 161 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act Bill Passed – House
(253 – 169)
Nay
Jan. 14, 2015 HR 240 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that appropriates funds for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

Bill Passed – House
(236 – 191)
Nay
Jan. 14, 2015 HR 37 Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act Bill Passed – House
(271 – 154)
Nay
Jan. 13, 2015 HR 185 Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 Bill Passed – House
(250 – 175)
Nay
Jan. 9, 2015 HR 3 Keystone XL Pipeline Act Bill Passed – House
(266 – 153)
Nay
Jan. 8, 2015 HR 30 Save American Workers Act of 2015

Vote to pass a bill that increases the number of hours that an employee is required to work per week from 30 to 40 in order to be considered a full-time employee for the purpose of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Bill Passed – House
(252 – 172)
Nay