Andy Harris

Representative, 1st District Maryland

Name: Andrew 'Andy' P. Harris

Office Title: Representative, 1st District Maryland

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected: 11/06/2012

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Sylvia; 5 Children: Joe, Becky, Irene, Jessica, Danny

Date of Birth: 01/25/1957

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, NY

Home City: Cockeysville, MD

Religion: Catholic


National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 29, 2014 HR 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Conference Report Adopted – House
(251 – 166)
Nay
Jan. 28, 2014 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Bill Passed – House
(227 – 188)
Yea
Jan. 16, 2014 HR 3362 Exchange Information Disclosure Act Bill Passed – House
(259 – 154)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2014 HR 3811 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(291 – 122)
Yea
Jan. 9, 2014 HR 2279 Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(225 – 188)
Yea
Dec. 12, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(332 – 94)
Nay
Dec. 11, 2013 HR 2019 Kids First Research Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(295 – 103)
Yea
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 521 Authorizes Judicial Discretion in Awarding Legal Fees in Patent Lawsuits Amendment Rejected – House
(199 – 213)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 H Amdt 524 Limits Covered Customers to Businesses With Less Than $25 Million in Revenue Amendment Rejected – House
(144 – 266)
Nay
Dec. 5, 2013 HR 3309 Innovation Act Bill Passed – House
(325 – 91)
Nay
Dec. 4, 2013 HR 1105 Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act Bill Passed – House
(254 – 159)
Yea
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 512 Requires Natural Gas Pipeline Applications to Include Certain Information Amendment Rejected – House
(183 – 233)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 513 Removes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Permit Issuance Requirement Amendment Rejected – House
(184 – 233)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 H Amdt 515 Prohibits the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act from Taking Effect During the Sequester Amendment Rejected – House
(175 – 243)
Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 HR 1900 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act Bill Passed – House
(252 – 165)
Yea
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 498 Specifies That Certain Fees Do Not Limit the Right to Petition Amendment Rejected – House
(199 – 222)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 499 Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to Require Certain Findings for Categorical Exclusions Amendment Rejected – House
(194 – 228)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 503 Requires a Report on the Effect of Flooding on Oil and Gas Facilities Amendment Rejected – House
(202 – 221)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 504 Appropriates $10 Million to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Amendment Rejected – House
(195 – 226)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 H Amdt 507 Specifies the Authority of the Secretary of Interior on the Regulation of Methane Emissions Amendment Rejected – House
(190 – 230)
Nay
Nov. 20, 2013 HR 1965 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act Bill Passed – House
(228 – 192)
Yea
Nov. 20, 2013 HR 2728 Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 187)
Yea
Nov. 15, 2013 HR 3350 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(261 – 157)
Yea
Nov. 14, 2013 HR 2655 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(228 – 195)
Yea
Nov. 13, 2013 HR 982 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(221 – 199)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 H J Res 99 Disapproval of the President’s Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed – House
(222 – 191)
Yea
Oct. 30, 2013 HR 992 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act Bill Passed – House
(292 – 122)
Yea
Oct. 29, 2013 HR 2374 Retail Investor Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(254 – 166)
Yea
Oct. 28, 2013 HR 3350 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
Oct. 16, 2013 HR 2775 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(285 – 144)
Nay
Oct. 11, 2013 H J Res 76 National Nuclear Security Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed – House
(248 – 176)
Yea
Oct. 10, 2013 H J Res 79 Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(249 – 175)
Yea
Oct. 9, 2013 H J Res 90 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(252 – 172)
Yea
Oct. 8, 2013 H J Res 84 Head Start Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(248 – 168)
Yea
Oct. 7, 2013 H J Res 77 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(235 – 162)
Yea
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 75 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(244 – 164)
Yea
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 85 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(247 – 164)
Yea
Oct. 3, 2013 HR 3230 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act Bill Passed – House
(265 – 160)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 70 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(252 – 176)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 71 District of Columbia Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(265 – 163)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 72 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed – House
(264 – 164)
Yea
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(228 – 201)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(248 – 174)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(230 – 189)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 HR 1526 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act Bill Passed – House
(244 – 173)
Yea
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 463 Amends the Definition of “Strategic and Critical Minerals” Amendment Rejected – House
(187 – 241)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 466 Requires Mine Operators to Include the Cost of Cleanup in Financial Insurance Amendment Rejected – House
(191 – 235)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 HR 761 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(246 – 178)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2013 HR 2775 No Subsidies Without Verification Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted – House
(237 – 176)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Adopted – House
(227 – 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 183)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 1582 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 181)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 2879 Stop Government Abuse Act Bill Passed – House
(239 – 176)
Yea
July 25, 2013 HR 2218 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(265 – 155)
Yea
July 24, 2013 H Amdt 413 Prohibits the National Security Agency from Collecting Records Under the PATRIOT Act Amendment Rejected – House
(205 – 217)
Yea
July 24, 2013 HR 2397 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 Bill Passed – House
(315 – 109)
Yea
July 23, 2013 H Amdt 375 Prohibits the Use of Funds to Appoint Chaplains Without an Endorsing Agency Amendment Adopted – House
(253 – 173)
Yea
July 22, 2013 HR 2775 No Subsidies Without Verification Act House Co-sponsor
July 17, 2013 HR 2667 Authority for Mandate Delay Act Bill Passed – House
(264 – 161)
Yea
July 17, 2013 HR 2668 Fairness for American Families Act Bill Passed – House
(251 – 174)
Yea
July 11, 2013 HR 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(216 – 208)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HR 2231 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 186)
Yea
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 227 Amends the Federal Sugar Program Amendment Rejected – House
(206 – 221)
Yea
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 231 Authorizes States to Require Federal Welfare Work Requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Adopted – House
(227 – 198)
Yea
June 20, 2013 HR 1947 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Failed – House
(195 – 234)
Yea
June 19, 2013 H Amdt 176 Restores $20.5 Billion in Appropriations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Rejected – House
(188 – 234)
Nay
June 18, 2013 HR 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(228 – 196)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 167 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees to Yemen Amendment Adopted – House
(236 – 188)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 168 Establishes Framework for the Closing of the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014 Amendment Rejected – House
(174 – 249)
Nay
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Bill Passed – House
(315 – 108)
Yea
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Motion Rejected – House
(194 – 225)
Nay
June 6, 2013 H Amdt 136 Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order Amendment Adopted – House
(224 – 201)
Yea
June 6, 2013 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 Bill Passed – House
(245 – 182)
Yea
June 5, 2013 H Amdt 121 Delays National Flood Insurance Premiums Increases Amendment Adopted – House
(281 – 146)
Yea
June 4, 2013 H Amdt 84 Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Amendment Rejected – House
(170 – 254)
Nay
May 23, 2013 HR 1911 Smarter Solutions for Students Act Bill Passed – House
(221 – 198)
Yea
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 67 Requires a Finding be Added Concerning Oil Sand Crudes Amendment Rejected – House
(146 – 269)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 69 Requires Threat Assessment of Pipeline Vulnerabilities to a Terrorist Attack Amendment Rejected – House
(176 – 239)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 71 Repeals Requirement that Secretary of the Army Approve All Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Applications Amendment Rejected – House
(182 – 234)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 72 Increases Time to File a Claim Under the Northern Route Approval Act from 60 Days to 1 Year Amendment Rejected – House
(182 – 234)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 75 Requires All Oil and Refined Fuels Transported Through the Keystone XL Pipeline to be Used Only in The United States Amendment Rejected – House
(162 – 255)
Nay
May 22, 2013 HR 3 Northern Route Approval Act Bill Passed – House
(241 – 175)
Yea
May 17, 2013 HR 1062 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act Bill Passed – House
(235 – 161)
Yea
May 16, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
May 16, 2013 HR 2019 Kids First Research Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
May 16, 2013 HR 45 Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care-Related Provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 Bill Passed – House
(229 – 195)
Yea
May 14, 2013 HR 7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act House Co-sponsor
May 9, 2013 HR 807 Full Faith and Credit Act Bill Passed – House
(221 – 207)
Yea
May 8, 2013 HR 1406 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(223 – 204)
Yea
April 26, 2013 HR 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act House Co-sponsor
April 18, 2013 HR 624 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(288 – 127)
Yea
April 15, 2013 HR 249 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013 Bill Failed – House
(250 – 159)
Yea
April 12, 2013 HR 1120 Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act Bill Passed – House
(219 – 209)
Yea
April 9, 2013 HR 1406 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
March 21, 2013 H Con Res 25 Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023 Joint Resolution Passed – House
(221 – 207)
Yea
March 21, 2013 HR 933 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(318 – 109)
Yea
March 15, 2013 HR 3 Northern Route Approval Act House Co-sponsor
March 15, 2013 HR 803 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act (SKILLS Act) Bill Passed – House
(215 – 202)
Yea
March 13, 2013 HR 890 Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(246 – 181)
Yea
March 6, 2013 HR 933 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed – House
(267 – 151)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2013 H Amdt 23 Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act Amendment Rejected – House
(166 – 257)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(286 – 138)
Nay
Feb. 25, 2013 HR 807 Full Faith and Credit Act House Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2013 HR 273 Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees Bill Passed – House
(261 – 154)
Yea
Feb. 15, 2013 HR 761 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 23, 2013 HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 Bill Passed – House
(285 – 144)
Yea
Jan. 15, 2013 H Amdt 4 Offsets Cost of Disaster Relief Appropriations Through Discretionary Budget Cuts Amendment Rejected – House
(162 – 258)
Yea
Jan. 15, 2013 HR 152 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed – House
(241 – 180)
Nay
Jan. 3, 2013 HR 45 Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care-Related Provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 1, 2013 HR 6726 Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act Bill Passed – House
(287 – 129)
Yea
Jan. 1, 2013 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(257 – 167)
Nay
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Conference Report Adopted – House
(315 – 107)
Nay
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(215 – 209)
Yea
Nov. 30, 2012 HR 6429 STEM Jobs Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(245 – 139)
Yea
Nov. 16, 2012 HR 6156 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(365 – 43)
Yea
Sept. 21, 2012 HR 3409 Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(233 – 175)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2012 H J Res 118 Congressional Disapproval of Department of Health and Human Services Rule to Waive Certain Requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF) Joint Resolution Passed – House
(250 – 164)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2012 HR 6429 STEM Jobs Act of 2012 Bill Failed – House
(257 – 158)
Yea
Sept. 19, 2012 HR 5912 Prohibits Public Funding for Political Party Conventions Bill Passed – House
(310 – 95)
Yea
Sept. 14, 2012 HR 6213 No More Solyndras Act Bill Passed – House
(245 – 161)
Yea
Sept. 13, 2012 HR 6365 National Security and Job Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(223 – 196)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2012 HR 5949 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(301 – 118)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2012 HR 6169 Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(232 – 189)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2012 HR 6233 Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(223 – 197)
Nay
Aug. 1, 2012 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(256 – 171)
Yea
July 31, 2012 HR 3803 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Bill Failed – House
(220 – 154)
Yea
July 31, 2012 HR 828 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(263 – 114)
Yea
July 31, 2012 S 679 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 Bill Passed – House
(261 – 116)
Nay
July 26, 2012 HR 4078 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act Bill Passed – House
(245 – 172)
Yea
July 25, 2012 HR 459 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(327 – 98)
Yea
July 25, 2012 HR 6082 Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Offshore Drilling Plan Bill Passed – House
(253 – 170)
Yea
July 25, 2012 HR 6168 President Obama’s Proposed 2012-2017 Offshore Drilling Lease Sale Plan Act Bill Failed – House
(164 – 261)
Nay
July 19, 2012 H Amdt 1416 Prohibits Use of Funds in Contravention of the Defense of Marriage Act Amendment Adopted – House
(247 – 166)
Yea
July 19, 2012 HR 5856 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed – House
(326 – 90)
Yea
July 12, 2012 HR 4402 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(256 – 160)
Yea
July 11, 2012 HR 6079 Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 Bill Passed – House
(244 – 185)
Yea
July 9, 2012 HR 6079 Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 House Co-sponsor
June 21, 2012 HR 4480 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act Bill Passed – House
(248 – 163)
Yea
June 19, 2012 HR 2578 Conservation and Economic Growth Act Bill Passed – House
(232 – 188)
Yea
June 7, 2012 HR 436 Repeals Excise Tax on Medical Devices Bill Passed – House
(270 – 146)
Yea
June 7, 2012 HR 5855 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act for 2013 Bill Passed – House
(234 – 182)
Yea
May 31, 2012 H Amdt 1160 Project Labor Agreements Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 198)
Nay
May 31, 2012 HR 3541 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012 Bill Failed – House
(246 – 168)
Yea
May 18, 2012 H Amdt 1127 Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions Amendment Rejected – House
(182 – 238)
Nay
May 18, 2012 H Amdt 1140 Prohibits Reductions to Strategic Nuclear Arms Required by New START Amendment Adopted – House
(238 – 162)
Yea
May 18, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Bill Passed – House
(299 – 120)
Yea
May 17, 2012 H Amdt 1103 Limits Funding for War in Afghanistan to the Withdrawal of U.S. Forces Amendment Rejected – House
(113 – 303)
Nay
May 16, 2012 HR 4970 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(222 – 205)
Yea
May 10, 2012 HR 5652 Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(218 – 199)
Yea
May 9, 2012 H Amdt 1096 Prohibits Use of Funds in Contravention with the Defense of Marriage Act Amendment Adopted – House
(245 – 171)
Yea
May 9, 2012 HR 2072 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(330 – 93)
Nay
April 27, 2012 HR 4628 Extending Student Loan Interest Rates Bill Passed – House
(215 – 195)
Yea
April 26, 2012 HR 3523 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act Bill Passed – House
(248 – 168)
Yea
April 19, 2012 HR 4402 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 House Co-sponsor
April 19, 2012 HR 9 Income Tax Deduction for Small Businesses Bill Passed – House
(235 – 173)
Yea
April 18, 2012 HR 4348 Extension of Surface Transportation Funding and Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passed – House
(293 – 127)
Yea
March 29, 2012 H Con Res 112 Limits Federal Appropriations for Fiscal Years 2013-2022 (“Ryan Budget”) Joint Resolution Passed – House
(228 – 191)
Yea
Feb. 29, 2012 HR 1837 Water Resources in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Bill Passed – House
(246 – 175)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2012 HR 2117 Repeals Department of Education Regulations Bill Passed – House
(303 – 114)
Yea
Feb. 17, 2012 HR 3630 Extends Payroll Tax Cut Conference Report Adopted – House
(293 – 132)
Nay
Feb. 16, 2012 HR 3408 Authorizes Development of Oil Shale Resources Bill Passed – House
(237 – 187)
Yea
Feb. 9, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed – House
(417 – 2)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2012 HR 3521 Authorizes the President to Line-Item Veto Certain Legislation Bill Passed – House
(254 – 173)
Yea
Feb. 3, 2012 HR 3578 Amends Budget Baseline Bill Passed – House
(235 – 177)
Yea
Feb. 3, 2012 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted – House
(248 – 169)
Yea
Feb. 1, 2012 HR 1173 Repeals the CLASS Act Bill Passed – House
(267 – 159)
Yea
Feb. 1, 2012 HR 3835 Extends Pay Freeze for Congress and Non-Military Federal Workers Bill Passed – House
(309 – 117)
Yea
Jan. 23, 2012 HR 3803 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act House Co-sponsor
Jan. 18, 2012 H J Res 98 Disapproval of President’s Authority to Raise the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed – House
(239 – 176)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2012 H J Res 98 Disapproval of President’s Authority to Raise the Debt Limit House Co-sponsor
Dec. 20, 2011 HR 3630 Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension Nonconcurrence Vote Passed – House
(229 – 193)
Yea
Dec. 16, 2011 HR 2055 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted – House
(296 – 121)
Nay
Dec. 14, 2011 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Report Adopted – House
(283 – 136)
Nay
Dec. 13, 2011 HR 3630 Reduces Payroll Taxes and Unemployment Benefits Bill Passed – House
(234 – 193)
Yea
Dec. 8, 2011 HR 1633 Limits Regulation of Farm Dust Bill Passed – House
(268 – 150)
Yea
Dec. 7, 2011 HR 10 Congressional Approval of Regulations Bill Passed – House
(241 – 184)
Yea
Dec. 2, 2011 HR 3010 Establishes Additional Requirements for Regulatory Agencies Bill Passed – House
(253 – 167)
Yea
Dec. 1, 2011 HR 3463 Repeals Taxpayer Financing of Presidential Election Campaigns Bill Passed – House
(235 – 190)
Yea
Dec. 1, 2011 HR 3541 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012 House Co-sponsor
Dec. 1, 2011 HR 527 Increases Requirements for Agencies that Promulgate Regulations Affecting Small Businesses Bill Passed – House
(263 – 159)
Yea
Nov. 30, 2011 HR 3094 Labor Law Amendments Bill Passed – House
(235 – 188)
Yea
Nov. 29, 2011 HR 3012 Repeals Certain Green Cards Limitations Bill Passed – House
(389 – 15)
Yea
Nov. 18, 2011 H J Res 2 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Joint Resolution Failed – House
(261 – 165)
Yea
Nov. 17, 2011 HR 2112 Appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration Conference Report Adopted – House
(298 – 121)
Nay
Nov. 16, 2011 HR 822 Requiring State Reciprocity for Carrying Concealed Firearms Bill Passed – House
(272 – 154)
Yea
Nov. 14, 2011 HR 3409 Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012 House Co-sponsor
Nov. 3, 2011 H Amdt 849 Requires Public Disclosure of Bonuses and Golden Parachute Arrangements Amendment Rejected – House
(190 – 234)
Nay
Nov. 3, 2011 H Amdt 853 Requires Crowdfunding Intermediaries to Disclose Methods of Compensation to Investors Amendment Rejected – House
(189 – 234)
Nay
Nov. 3, 2011 HR 2930 Authorizes Crowdfunding for Small Businesses Bill Passed – House
(407 – 17)
Yea
Nov. 1, 2011 H Con Res 13 Encourages Display of “In God We Trust” in Public Buildings and Schools Joint Resolution Passed – House
(396 – 9)
Yea
Oct. 27, 2011 HR 2576 Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income Bill Passed – House
(262 – 157)
Yea
Oct. 26, 2011 HR 1904 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011 Bill Passed – House
(235 – 186)
Yea
Oct. 14, 2011 HR 2273 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act Bill Passed – House
(267 – 144)
Yea
Oct. 13, 2011 HR 358 Amends Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to Prohibit Abortion Coverage Bill Passed – House
(251 – 172)
Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3078 Trade Promotion Agreement with Colombia Bill Passed – House
(262 – 167)
Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3079 Trade Promotion Agreement with Panama Bill Passed – House
(300 – 129)
Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3080 Free Trade Agreement with Korea Bill Passed – House
(278 – 151)
Yea
Oct. 6, 2011 HR 2681 Repeals EPA Emissions Regulations for Cement Manufacturers Bill Passed – House
(262 – 161)
Yea
Oct. 5, 2011 HR 3094 Labor Law Amendments House Co-sponsor
Oct. 4, 2011 HR 2608 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(352 – 66)
Nay
Sept. 23, 2011 H Amdt 799 Suspends Cross State Air Pollution Rule Amendment Adopted – House
(234 – 188)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2011 H Amdt 800 Requires the EPA to Consider Costs and Feasibility of Air Quality Standards Amendment Adopted – House
(227 – 192)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2011 HR 2608 Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(219 – 203)
Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 HR 2608 Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief Concurrence Vote Failed – House
(195 – 230)
Yea
Sept. 15, 2011 HR 2587 National Labor Relations Board Prohibitions Bill Passed – House
(238 – 186)
Yea
Sept. 14, 2011 H J Res 77 Disapproval of the President’s Authority to Raise the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed – House
(232 – 186)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2011 S 365 Budget Control Act of 2011 Bill Passed – House
(269 – 161)
Nay
July 29, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Boehner Bill) Bill Passed – House
(218 – 210)
Yea
July 27, 2011 H Amdt 735 Repeals Laws that Limited Funding for the Endangered Species Act Amendment Adopted – House
(224 – 202)
Yea
July 22, 2011 HR 2551 2011-2012 Congressional Budget Bill Passed – House
(252 – 159)
Yea
July 21, 2011 HR 1315 Oversight of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Bill Passed – House
(241 – 173)
Yea
July 20, 2011 HR 2553 Airport and Airway Extension Act Bill Passed – House
(243 – 177)
Yea
July 19, 2011 HR 2560 Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 Bill Passed – House
(234 – 190)
Yea
July 15, 2011 HR 2560 Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 House Co-sponsor
July 13, 2011 HR 2018 Amending Clean Water Laws Bill Passed – House
(239 – 184)
Yea
July 12, 2011 HR 2417 Repeals Energy Efficiency Standards for Incandescent Light Bulbs Motion Rejected – House
(233 – 193)
Yea
June 24, 2011 H J Res 68 Authorizes Limited Use of US Armed Forces in Libya Joint Resolution Failed – House
(123 – 295)
Nay
June 24, 2011 HR 2278 Limits the Use of Funds in Support of NATO Operations in Libya Bill Failed – House
(180 – 238)
Yea
June 23, 2011 HR 1249 Patent Law Amendments Bill Passed – House
(304 – 117)
Yea
June 22, 2011 HR 2021 Impact of Drilling on Air Quality Bill Passed – House
(253 – 166)
Yea
June 13, 2011 H Amdt 414 Prohibits Use of Funds in Contravention of the War Powers Resolution Amendment Adopted – House
(248 – 163)
Yea
June 3, 2011 H Res 292 Ground Forces in Libya Resolution Passed – House
(268 – 145)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 385 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution Amendment Rejected – House
(208 – 213)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 398 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining Amendment Adopted – House
(218 – 205)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 406 Transportation Security Administration Appropriations Amendment Adopted – House
(219 – 204)
Yea
June 2, 2011 HR 2017 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act Bill Passed – House
(231 – 188)
Nay
May 31, 2011 HR 1954 Increasing the Debt Limit Motion Rejected – House
(97 – 318)
Nay
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(250 – 153)
Nay
May 5, 2011 HR 1230 Offshore Leasing Act Bill Passed – House
(266 – 149)
Yea
May 4, 2011 HR 1214 Repealing Funding for School-Based Health Center Construction Bill Passed – House
(235 – 191)
Yea
May 4, 2011 HR 3 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Bill Passed – House
(251 – 175)
Yea
May 3, 2011 HR 1213 Repealing Funding for State Health Benefit Exchanges Bill Passed – House
(238 – 183)
Yea
April 15, 2011 H Con Res 34 2011-2012 Budget Joint Resolution Passed – House
(235 – 193)
Yea
April 14, 2011 HR 1473 2011 Budget Bill Passed – House
(260 – 167)
Nay
April 13, 2011 HR 1217 Repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund Bill Passed – House
(236 – 183)
Yea
April 9, 2011 HR 1363 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(348 – 70)
Nay
April 8, 2011 H J Res 37 Disapproving FCC Rules Concerning Internet Providers Joint Resolution Passed – House
(240 – 179)
Yea
April 7, 2011 HR 1363 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations Bill Passed – House
(247 – 181)
Yea
April 7, 2011 HR 910 Energy Tax Prevention Act Bill Passed – House
(255 – 172)
Yea
April 1, 2011 H Amdt 232 Amending FAA Rulemaking Activities Amendment Adopted – House
(215 – 209)
Nay
April 1, 2011 HR 1255 Government Shutdown Prevention Act Bill Passed – House
(221 – 202)
Yea
April 1, 2011 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(223 – 196)
Yea
March 30, 2011 HR 471 School Vouchers for Washington, D.C. Bill Passed – House
(225 – 195)
Yea
March 29, 2011 HR 839 Terminating the Home Affordable Modification Program Bill Passed – House
(252 – 170)
Yea
March 17, 2011 H Con Res 28 Removing Troops from Afghanistan Joint Resolution Failed – House
(93 – 321)
Nay
March 17, 2011 HR 1076 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio Bill Passed – House
(228 – 192)
Yea
March 17, 2011 HR 1173 Repeals the CLASS Act House Co-sponsor
March 16, 2011 HR 861 Terminating the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Bill Passed – House
(242 – 182)
Yea
April 7, 2008 SB 268 Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program Concurrence Vote Passed – Senate
(30 – 16)
Nay
April 5, 2008 SB 90 2008-2009 Budget Conference Report Adopted – Senate
(38 – 7)
Nay
April 3, 2008 Amnd. 663027/2 Power Plant Regulation Amendment Adopted – Senate
(27 – 18)
Yea
April 3, 2008 SB 46 Computer Services Sales Tax Repeal and Other Tax Adjustments Bill Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay
April 1, 2008 SB 268 Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program Bill Failed – Senate
(21 – 25)
Nay
March 28, 2008 HB 362 Department of Information Technology Bill Passed – Senate
(31 – 14)
Nay
March 26, 2008 SB 373 Tax Credit for Educational Donations Bill Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Yea
March 24, 2008 SB 309 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Bill Passed – Senate
(31 – 16)
Nay
March 24, 2008 SB 597 Property Transfer Tax Exemptions for Domestic Partners Bill Passed – Senate
(26 – 21)
Nay
March 20, 2008 SB 2 Banning Cell Phones While Driving Bill Passed – Senate
(26 – 21)
Nay
March 18, 2008 SB 269 Authorizing Speed Monitoring Systems Bill Passed – Senate
(26 – 21)
Nay
March 18, 2008 SB 566 Hospital Visitation/Decision-Making Rights for Domestic Partners Bill Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay
March 14, 2008 SB 461 Prohibiting Cell Phone Use by Drivers Under 18 Bill Failed – Senate
(22 – 21)
Nay
March 14, 2008 SB 90 2008-2009 Budget Bill Passed – Senate
(38 – 7)
Nay
March 12, 2008 SB 42 Temporary Confiscation of Firearms Bill Passed – Senate
(29 – 17)
Nay
March 6, 2008 SB 646 Allowing For-Profit Entities to Provide Credit Counseling Bill Passed – Senate
(41 – 5)
Yea
Feb. 22, 2008 SB 243 Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements Bill Passed – Senate
(35 – 10)
Yea
Feb. 21, 2008 SB 111 Expanding Hate Crimes Classification to Homeless Bill Passed – Senate
(40 – 4)
Yea
Nov. 19, 2007 HB 1 2007-2008 Budget Amendments Bill Passed – Senate
(32 – 13)
Nay
Nov. 19, 2007 HB 5 Sales Tax Increase Bill Passed – Senate
(25 – 20)
Nay
April 9, 2007 HB 148 Presidential Election by Popular Vote Bill Passed – Senate
(29 – 17)
Nay
April 9, 2007 HB 430 State Living Wage Bill Passed – Senate
(31 – 16)
Nay
April 9, 2007 HB 992 Parole for Drug Offenders Bill Passed – Senate
(29 – 18)
Nay
April 5, 2007 HB 359 Indoor Smoking Ban Bill Passed – Senate
(33 – 14)
Nay
April 4, 2007 HB 131 Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2007 Bill Passed – Senate
(38 – 9)
Nay
March 28, 2007 SB 634 Presidential Election by Popular Vote Bill Passed – Senate
(29 – 17)
Nay
March 26, 2007 SB 91 Indoor Smoking Ban Bill Passed – Senate
(33 – 13)
Nay
March 23, 2007 SB 488 Felon Voting Rights Bill Passed – Senate
(28 – 19)
Nay
March 21, 2007 Amendment 993627/1 2008 Budget Reduction Amendment Amendment Rejected – Senate
(14 – 33)
Yea
March 16, 2007 SB 533 Removal of Remarriage Barriers Bill Failed – Senate
(22 – 22)
Nay
March 6, 2007 SB 160 Discrimination Against the Homeless Bill Passed – Senate
(38 – 9)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2007 SB 61 Evidence in Sexual Misconduct Trials Bill Passed – Senate
(27 – 20)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2007 SB 103 Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2007 Bill Passed – Senate
(38 – 9)
Nay
Feb. 20, 2007 SB 1 Early Voting Bill Passed – Senate
(31 – 16)
Nay
Jan. 25, 2007 SB 160 Discrimination Against the Homeless Senate Co-sponsor
June 15, 2006 HB 2 Mandatory Sentences and Other Penalties for Sex Offenders Bill Passed – Senate
(39 – 5)
Yea
June 14, 2006 SB 1 Electricity Rates Bill Passed – Senate
(36 – 11)
Nay
June 14, 2006 SB 52 Maryland Transportation Authority Veto Override Passed – Senate
(34 – 13)
Nay
April 10, 2006 HB 1035 Uninsured Employers’ Fund — Liability of Corporate Officers Bill Passed – Senate
(28 – 18)
Nay
April 10, 2006 HB 1215 School Closure Regulations Veto Override Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay
April 10, 2006 HB 1368 Election Changes Veto Override Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay
April 10, 2006 HB 1674 Restrictions on Campaign Fund-Raising Activities by Members of the Board of Regents Veto Override Passed – Senate
(29 – 18)
Nay
April 6, 2006 SB 320 Emergency Goods & Services Price Restriction Bill Bill Passed – Senate
(32 – 15)
Nay
March 31, 2006 HB 1674 Restrictions on Campaign Fund-Raising Activities by Members of the Board of Regents Bill Passed – Senate
(28 – 17)
Nay
March 31, 2006 SB 154 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Additional Emission Caps Concurrence Vote Passed – Senate
(32 – 11)
Nay
March 28, 2006 SB 297 Pharmacists Dispensing Emergency Contraception Bill Failed – Senate
(23 – 24)
Nay
March 28, 2006 SB 539 Hate Crimes Against Homeless Persons Bill Bill Failed – Senate
(20 – 25)
Yea
March 27, 2006 Amendment 3929 to SB 297 Prohibiting Requirement of Pharmacist to Dispense Emergency Contraception Amendment Amendment Rejected – Senate
(17 – 28)
Yea
March 27, 2006 SB 539 Hate Crimes Against Homeless Persons Bill Bill Failed – Senate
(23 – 22)
Yea
March 24, 2006 SB 1075 Governor Cabinet Appointments Bill Passed – Senate
(29 – 18)
Nay
March 24, 2006 SB 257 Little Blackwater River Golf Course Conservation Bill Bill Failed – Senate
(20 – 27)
Nay
March 24, 2006 SB 293 Public Charter School Program Reform Bill Bill Failed – Senate
(23 – 24)
Nay
March 15, 2006 Amendment 503528 to SB 110 Funding to Family Planning Programs Amendment Amendment Rejected – Senate
(18 – 29)
Yea
March 15, 2006 Amendment 553220 Needle Exchange Funding Prohibition Amendment Amendment Rejected – Senate
(15 – 32)
Yea
Jan. 17, 2006 HB 391 Minimum Wage Increase Veto Override Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay
Jan. 12, 2006 SB 790 Health Care for Large Companies Veto Override Passed – Senate
(30 – 17)
Nay

Profession: Anesthesiologist, Politician, Physician

Education:
MHS, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 1995
MD, Johns Hopkins University, 1980
BS, Human Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 1977

Political Experience:
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2010-present
Senator, Maryland State Senate, 1998-2010
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2008
Delegate, Republican National Convention, 2004
Minority Whip, Maryland State Senate

Professional Experience:
Former Commander, United States Navy Reserves, 1988-2010
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Chief, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Founder/Commander, Johns Hopkins Medical Naval Reserve Primus Unit P0605C, United States Navy Reserves

Non Legislative Committees:
Member, Governor's Task Force on Medical Malpractice and Health Care Access, 2004
Member, Task Force to Study the Availability of Audiology and Speech-Language Services, 2003
Member, Task Force to Study Health Care Needs of Inmates in Transition from Correctional Institutions, 2000-2002
Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus
Member, Taxpayers Protection Caucus

Current Legislative Committees:
Appropriations, Member
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, Member
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Member
Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Member
Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Member

Organization:
Vice President, North Central Republican Club, 1998
Treasurer, North Central Republican Club, 1997-1998
Board Member, Maryland Leadership Council, 1995-1998
Member, Society of Anesthesiology, 1993-1994
Vice President, Home-School Association, Saint Joseph's School, 1992-1994
Board Member, Sherwood Community Association, 1987-1991
President, Thornleigh Neighborhood Improvement Association, 1985-1986
Vice President, Thornleigh Neighborhood Improvement Association, 1984-1985
Member, American Legion
Founder, Johns Hopkins Medical Naval Reserve
Member, Medical School Council, Johns Hopkins University
Member, Knights of Columbus
Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) 
Member, Saint Joseph's Church
Board Member, Saint Joseph’s School
Member, Society of Anesthesiologists
President, Society of Anesthesiologists, Maryland-District of Columbia 
Board Member, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

Awards and Publications:

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