In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act
  • Senate: Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
  • House: Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010
  • House: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
  • House: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
  • Senate: Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
  • Senate: Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Senate: Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010

Editor’s Note: The House is in recess and is scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, September 14. The Senate is in session this week.

Recent Senate Votes

Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act – Vote Rejected (57-41, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected ending debate on this campaign finance disclosure legislation. The bill will likely not return to the Senate floor until September.

  • Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES
  • Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES

Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010 – Vote Rejected (58-42)

The Senate rejected ending debate on this bill that aims to expand the availability of credit to small businesses. The Senate may work more on the bill this week.

  • Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES
  • Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES

Recent House Votes

Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (308-114, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this $58.8 billion bill funding the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and providing for additional funding for foreign aid and disaster assistance. The bill then went to the president, who signed it into law on Thursday.

  • Rep. Charles Djou voted YES

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 – Vote Passed (411-6, 15 Not Voting)

The House approved this $141.1 billion bill funding military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill now goes to the Senate.

  • Rep. Charles Djou voted YES
  • Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 – Vote Passed (251-167, 14 Not Voting)

The House approved this $126.3 billion legislation funding the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and other related agencies. The bill now goes to the Senate.

  • Rep. Charles Djou voted YES
  • Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES

Upcoming Votes
FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act – H.R.1586

The Senate is scheduled to vote on this bill that is being used as the legislative vehicle for state education and Medicaid funding.

Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010 – H.R.5297

The Senate may continue work on this bill that aims to expand the availability of credit to small businesses.

Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States – PN1768

The Senate is expected to vote on the nomination on Elena Kagan, of Massachusetts, to be a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010 – S.3663

The Senate is also expected to vote on this energy bill, which includes a provision that would remove the current liability cap of $75 million for economic damages resulting in oil spills.

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