How To Find Voting Records for your Representative

113th Congress 2013 1st Session

http://clerk.house.gov/legislative/legvotes.aspx

https://www.govtrack.us/

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List of Bills in question, Result Pass/Fail/Agreed to

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Link by official id# including roll call by electronic voting machine tally: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/index.asp

Link to short titles:

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bssQuery/?Opt=t&Db=113

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Choose the bill you want to know more about

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Each Bill has a link to this information:

All Information about the basic Bill (except text)

Titles – the title of the Bill

Related Bills

CBO Cost Estimates

Text of Legislation

Cosponsors

Amendments

Subjects

CRS Summary

Committees

Constitutional Authority Statement

Major Congressional Actions

All Congressional Actions

All Congressional Actions with Amendments, which links to the Congressional Record pages, votes, and reports

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Here is an example of one that may become a law:

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Bill Summary & Status 113th Congress (2013-2014) H.R.3080

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:h.r.03080:

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Bills enter the House with a number such as H.R.3080, which is H.R. (because it begins in the House of Representatives) with the latest title: Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, the Sponsor is Rep. Bill Shuster, Cosponsors (47 – which means 47 others are promoting this Bill); the Related Bills are H.RES.385, H.R.. 399, S.513, S.601…Latest major actions 10/23/2013 passed/agreed to in House. Status is shown yeas and nays 417 – 3 (Roll no. 506). Latest Action: 10/23/2013 motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. Shows House Reports: 113-246 Part 1. The page also includes the links to the 15 areas mentioned above.

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follow the Bill H.R.2630:  1986 Amnesty Transparency Act

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bssQuery/?&Opt=T&Db=113&srch=/home/LegislativeData.php?n=BSS&TxtStr=1986+AMNESTY+TRANSPARENCY+ACT

Shows the Bill # H.R. 2630

Shows the sponsor = Rep. Lou Barletta [PA-11] the date introduced 7/9/2013

Shows cosponsors = none

Shows committees = House Judiciary

Shows latest major action = referred to House subcommittee.

Status = referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

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Click on the bill # H.R.2630 see options

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/D?d113:1:./temp/~bssgBm8::

All information – except titles

Titles

CBO cost estimates

Text of legislation

Cosponsors

Amendments

Subjects

CRS summary

Committees

Constitutional Authority Statement

{[Congressional Record Volume 159, Number 97 (Tuesday, July 9, 2013)]
[House]
[Page H4309]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
By Mr.BARLETTA:
H.R. 2630.
From the Constitution: Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8, Clause 18. This is the ‘necessary and proper clause’ that grants Congress the authority to make all laws necessary for enforcing the Constitution.}

Major congressional action

All congressional actions

Following all congressional actions =

7/9/2013 Sponsor introduces CR H4219

Page H4219 links to

…..Personalize Your Care Act – House of Representatives 7/9/2013

……….Which links to Representative Blumenauer’s subsequent 5-minute address:

…..Immigration Bills –House of Representatives 7/9/2013

……….Which links to Representative Barletta’s subsequent 5-minute address

…..Failures of Obamacare – House of Representatives 7/9/2013

……….Which links to the Representative Thompson’s subsequent 5-minute address

…..7/9/2013 referred o the House Committee on the Judiciary

…..7/15/2013 referred to the subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security

…..No vote yet as of October 23, 2013.

All congressional actions with amendments, with links to Congressional Record pages, votes, reports

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