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Session 2

Yes: 239, No: 182, Not voting: 13
December 16, 2005

H R 4437 (Vote 661)

This bill would clamp down on illegal immigration and toughen border security. It does not include any new avenue for current illegal immigrants to gain legal status.

Yes: 308, No: 122, Not voting: 3
December 14, 2005

H R 2863 (Vote 630)

Supported a ban on cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees held by U.S. forces and to requires the military to follow the Army field manual for interrogations.

Yes: 229, No: 193, Not voting: 11
September 29, 2005

H R 3824 (Vote 506)

Would have forced the government to compensate property owners if development plans were stymied by attempts to protect endangered species and would have given political appointees more power to make decisions about which species and areas would be subject to government intervention aimed at protecting plant and wildlife.

Yes: 275, No: 156, Not voting: 3
July 28, 2005

H R 6 (Vote 445)

Offered tax breaks and incentives in what supporters said was an effort to spur oil and gas companies to provide innovative wasy to reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil, conserve resources and reduce pollution.

Yes: 217, No: 215, Not voting: 2
July 28, 2005

H R 3045 (Vote 443)

Established a free trade zone between the United States, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Gautemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; a separate agreement with the Dominican Republican was also included in the measure.

Yes: 286, No: 130, Not voting: 18
June 22, 2005

H J RES 10 (Vote 296)

This vote approved the proposal of a Constitutional amendment to ban the desecration of the American flag. The same bill was later defeated in the Senate.

Yes: 238, No: 187, Not voting: 8
June 15, 2005

H R 2862 (Vote 258)

Temporarily stopped federal law enforcement officials from being able to easily seize library and bookstore records.

Yes: 238, No: 194, Not voting: 2
May 24, 2005

H R 810 (Vote 204)

Would have repealed restrictions on federal spending on embryonic stem cell research.

Yes: 203, No: 58, Not voting: 174
March 21, 2005

S 686 (Vote 90)

Gave federal courts jurisdiction in the Terri Schiavo dispute.

Yes: 220, No: 195, Not voting: 12
January 4, 2005

H RES 5 (Vote 6)

Instituted a number of changes in the ethics rules that govern the conduct of individual members of Congress.