September 30, 2013
Recent Senate Votes
Continuing Resolution – Vote Agreed to (54-44, 2 Not Voting)
After receiving the House approved stopgap spending measure that removed funds for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Senate passed an amended version on a completely party-line vote, 54-44. Republican Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Orrin G. Hatch of Utah were the only members who did not vote on the bill. The Senate-approved version eliminated the House language to defund the Affordable Care Act and would fund the government only through Nov. 15 at an annualized rate of $986.3 billion.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein voted YES
Sen. Barbara Boxer voted YES
Recent House Votes
Continuing Resolution – Medical Device Tax Repeal Amendment – Vote Passed (248-174, 9 Not Voting)
After the Senate amended and approved its version of the government funding legislation, the House voted on two amendments to the legislation in the early hours of Sunday. The first vote approved Minnesota Republican Erik Paulsen’s amendment that would remove the medical device tax implemented to help fund the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 17 Democrats joined Republicans to approve the amendment.
Rep. Ed Royce voted YES
Rep. Loretta Sanchez voted NO
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce