This Week’s Legislative Results For Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District-June 15, 2009

June 15, 2009

In this MegaVote for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes –

  • Senate: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
  • House: Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011
  • House: Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement (PEACE) Act
  • House: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –

  • Senate: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
  • House: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
  • House: Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010


Recent Senate Votes
Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act – Vote Passed (79-17, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill that would give the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco, but would not allow the agency to ban cigarettes or other tobacco products.

Sen. Lamar Alexander voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Bob Corker voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011 – Vote Passed (235-187, 11 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would authorize funding for the Department of State and the Peace Corps through fiscal year 2011.

Rep. Zach Wamp voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement (PEACE) Act – Vote Passed (234-185, 14 Not Voting)

The House approved this bill to authorize democratic, economic and security assistance to Pakistan.

Rep. Zach Wamp voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act – Vote Passed (307-97, 30 Not Voting)

The House gave final passage to this bill granting the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco, sending it to the President.

Rep. Zach Wamp voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Upcoming Votes
Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 – H.R.2346

The Senate and House are both expected to vote on final approval of this war supplemental bill.


Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.2847

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill to fund the Departments of Commerce and Justice, science agencies, and other related agencies for Fiscal Year 2010.


Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.___

The House is also scheduled to vote on this bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for Fiscal Year 2010.

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