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In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011
  • Senate: FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
  • House: Continuing Resolution, FY2011
  • House: FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011

Editor’s Note: The Senate and House are in recess until Monday, February 28, 2011.

Recent Senate Votes
FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (86-12, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill extending some expiring provisions of the Patriot Act for 90 days. The extension allows both chambers more time to work on long-term bills. The House cleared the measure for the president two days later.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act – Vote Passed (87-8, 5 Not Voting)

This $34.6 billion bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration for two years and sets aviation policies. The House is working on its own version of the bill that would cover four years.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Continuing Resolution, FY2011 – Vote Passed (235-189, 9 Not Voting)

The House passed this long-term CR that would fund government operations through September 30, 2011, the end of the current fiscal year. The bill includes $61.5 billion in spending cuts. The current funding expires on March 4, 2011. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (279-143, 11 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this bill extending some expiring provisions of the Patriot Act for 90 days. The original House bill would have extended the provisions to December 8, 2011, but the Senate approved the short-term bill on February 15. Both chambers are working on long-term bills. The president is expected to sign the bill into law.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Mazie Hirono voted Not Voting……send e-mail or see bio

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