Austin Scott

Representative, 8th District Georgia

Name: James Austin Scott

Office Title: Representative, 8th District Georgia

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected: 11/06/2012

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Vivien; 1 Child: Wells

Date of Birth: 12/10/1969

Place of Birth: Augusta, GA

Home City: Ashburn, GA

Religion: Christian


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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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)
Nay
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 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)
Nay
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)
Nay
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 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. 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. 23, 2013 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 15, 2013 H Amdt 4 Offsets Cost of Disaster Relief Appropriations Through Discretionary Budget Cuts Amendment Rejected – House
(162 – 258)
Nay
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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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)
Did Not Vote
July 31, 2012 HR 828 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2012 Bill Passed – House
(263 – 114)
Did Not Vote
July 31, 2012 S 679 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 Bill Passed – House
(261 – 116)
Did Not Vote
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 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)
Nay
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
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)
Yea
Dec. 14, 2011 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Report Adopted – House
(283 – 136)
Yea
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. 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. 4, 2011 HR 2608 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(352 – 66)
Yea
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. 22, 2011 HR 3010 Establishes Additional Requirements for Regulatory Agencies House Co-sponsor
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)
Nay
July 22, 2011 HR 2551 2011-2012 Congressional Budget Bill Passed – House
(252 – 159)
Did Not Vote
July 21, 2011 HR 1315 Oversight of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Bill Passed – House
(241 – 173)
Did Not Vote
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)
Nay
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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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 15, 2011 HR 1633 Limits Regulation of Farm Dust Georgia Key Votes House Co-sponsor
April 14, 2011 HR 1473 2011 Budget Bill Passed – House
(260 – 167)
Yea
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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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
March 15, 2011 H J Res 48 Additional Continuing Appropriations Joint Resolution Passed – House
(271 – 158)
Yea
March 11, 2011 HR 836 Terminating the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Bill Passed – House
(242 – 177)
Yea
March 10, 2011 HR 830 Terminating the Federal Housing Administration Refinance Program Bill Passed – House
(256 – 171)
Yea
March 3, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed – House
(314 – 112)
Yea
March 1, 2011 H J Res 44 Continuing Appropriations Amendments Joint Resolution Passed – House
(335 – 91)
Yea
Feb. 19, 2011 H Amdt 155 Prohibits Use of Funds for Step Increase for General Schedule Employees Amendment Rejected – House
(191 – 230)
Yea
Feb. 19, 2011 HR 1 Continuing Appropriations Bill Passed – House
(235 – 189)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 H Amdt 92 Prohibiting the Use of Federal Funds for NASCAR Sponsorships Amendment Rejected – House
(148 – 281)
Nay
Feb. 18, 2011 H Amdt 94 Prohibits Funds for the Gainful Employment Rule Amendment Adopted – House
(289 – 136)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 H Amdt 95 Prohibiting Use of Federal Funds For Planned Parenthood Amendment Adopted – House
(240 – 185)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2011 HR 822 Requiring State Reciprocity for Carrying Concealed Firearms House Co-sponsor
Feb. 17, 2011 H Amdt 69 Reducing Federal Funding of the US Institute of Peace Amendment Adopted – House
(268 – 163)
Yea
Feb. 17, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(279 – 143)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2011 H Amdt 16 Reducing Navy and Air Force Appropriations Amendment Adopted – House
(233 – 198)
Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 H Amdt 13 Reducing Navy and Air Force Aircraft Procurement Amendment Rejected – House
(105 – 326)
Nay
Feb. 14, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Passed – House
(275 – 144)
Yea
Feb. 8, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Failed – House
(277 – 148)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2011 HR 359 Abolishing Federal Financing of Presidential Election Campaigns Bill Passed – House
(239 – 160)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2011 HR 459 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 House Co-sponsor
Jan. 25, 2011 HR 436 Repeals Excise Tax on Medical Devices House Co-sponsor
Jan. 25, 2011 H Res 38 Reducing Spending to Fiscal Year 2008 Levels Resolution Passed – House
(256 – 165)
Yea
Jan. 20, 2011 HR 10 Congressional Approval of Regulations House Co-sponsor
Jan. 20, 2011 HR 3 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion House Co-sponsor
Jan. 19, 2011 HR 2 Repealing the Health Care Bill Bill Passed – House
(245 – 189)
Yea
Jan. 12, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2011 H J Res 2 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution House Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 2011 HR 2 Repealing the Health Care Bill House Co-sponsor
April 14, 2010 HB 1055 Tax Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(107 – 63)
Nay
March 26, 2010 HB 1405 Study of Tax Laws and Potential Modifications Bill Passed – House
(111 – 55)
Yea
March 26, 2010 HB 236 Review Process for the Operations of State Entities Bill Failed – House
(77 – 81)
Yea
March 22, 2010 HR 1086 Prohibiting Health Care Mandates Resolution Failed – House
(111 – 61)
Yea
March 17, 2010 HB 982 Amending Wage Garnishment Procedures for Late Taxpayers Bill Passed – House
(95 – 68)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2010 HB 947 2009-2010 Budget Amendments Bill Passed – House
(122 – 44)
Yea
April 3, 2009 HB 119 2009-2010 State Budget Conference Report Adopted – House
(137 – 41)
Yea
April 3, 2009 HB 2 Citizenship Status Verification of Government Assistance Recipients Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(121 – 47)
Yea
April 3, 2009 SB 86 Requiring Proof of Citizenship for Voter Registration Bill Passed – House
(140 – 67)
Yea
April 1, 2009 SB 200 Reorganization of the Department of Transportation Bill Passed – House
(90 – 84)
Yea
March 30, 2009 SB 67 English Only Requirement for Driver’s License Examinations Bill Passed – House
(104 – 58)
Yea
March 25, 2009 SB 83 Expanding Homestead Property Tax Exemption Bill Failed – House
(109 – 63)
Yea
March 23, 2009 HB 233 Two-Year Property Tax Assessment Freeze Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(114 – 55)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HB 23 Age-Specific Ban on Wireless Communication While Driving Bill Passed – House
(138 – 34)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HB 243 Ending New Enrollment in Bonus Program for Teachers’ National Certification Bill Passed – House
(92 – 79)
Yea
March 12, 2009 HB 480 Car Tax Amendments Bill Passed – House
(133 – 39)
Yea
March 9, 2009 HB 160 Speeding Fee Bill Passed – House
(113 – 53)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2009 SB 31 Energy Rate Increases to Finance Nuclear Power Plant Construction Bill Passed – House
(107 – 66)
Nay
Feb. 12, 2009 HB 233 Two-Year Property Tax Assessment Freeze Bill Passed – House
(110 – 63)
Yea
Jan. 30, 2009 HB 143 Property Tax Grant Appropriation Authorization Bill Passed – House
(117 – 55)
Yea
April 4, 2008 HB 978 Vehicle Seizures for Unlicensed Drivers Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(115 – 44)
Yea
April 4, 2008 SR 845 Regional Transportation Sales Tax Conference Report Adopted – House
(134 – 34)
Nay
April 2, 2008 SB 174 Physical Fitness Standards for State Employees Bill Failed – House
(55 – 107)
Yea
April 1, 2008 HB 1244 State Income Tax Reductions Bill Passed – House
(154 – 18)
Yea
April 1, 2008 HR 1246 Property Tax Assessment Freeze Resolution Passed – House
(166 – 7)
Yea
March 27, 2008 SR 845 Regional Transportation Sales Tax Resolution Passed – House
(136 – 35)
Nay
March 20, 2008 SB 350 Increasing Penalties for Driving Without a License Bill Passed – House
(99 – 68)
Yea
March 19, 2008 Fleming AM 29 0700 Amending Capital Punishment Sentencing Procedures Amendment Adopted – House
(100 – 66)
Yea
March 19, 2008 SB 145 Amending Sentencing Guidelines for Murder Bill Passed – House
(112 – 55)
Yea
March 11, 2008 HB 1133 Tax Credits for Nonprofit Donations Bill Passed – House
(92 – 73)
Yea
March 11, 2008 HB 1158 Motor Vehicle Trauma Care Fee Bill Passed – House
(164 – 7)
Yea
March 11, 2008 HB 1216 Regional Commissions Bill Passed – House
(134 – 30)
Yea
March 6, 2008 SB 276 Expanding Automotive Insurance Coverage Bill Passed – House
(141 – 3)
Yea
March 5, 2008 SR 796 Property Tax Assessment Cap Resolution Failed – House
(110 – 62)
Yea
March 4, 2008 HB 1245 Public Defender Funding Amendments Bill Passed – House
(141 – 21)
Yea
March 4, 2008 HB 1281 Restricting Local Outdoor Water Regulations Bill Passed – House
(124 – 38)
Yea
Feb. 28, 2008 HB 978 Vehicle Seizures for Undocumented Immigrant Traffic Violations Bill Passed – House
(104 – 51)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2008 HR 413 English as the Official Language of Georgia Resolution Failed – House
(103 – 61)
Yea
Feb. 20, 2008 HR 1206 Reassessing Georgia’s Northern Border Resolution Passed – House
(136 – 26)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2008 HB 1158 Motor Vehicle Trauma Care Fee House Sponsor
Jan. 31, 2008 HB 881 Georgia Charter Schools Commission Bill Passed – House
(119 – 48)
Yea
Jan. 31, 2008 HB 89 Concealed Weapons in Motor Vehicles Bill Passed – House
(111 – 58)
Yea
Jan. 29, 2008 HB 908 Expanding Sex Offender Restrictions Bill Passed – House
(141 – 29)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2008 HB 301 Increasing Dogfighting Penalties Bill Passed – House
(165 – 6)
Yea
Jan. 18, 2008 HR 1022 State-Wide Water Management Plan Bill Passed – House
(131 – 37)
Yea
March 27, 2007 HCS HB 163 Payday Loan Legalization and Regulation Bill Failed – House
(82 – 77)
Nay
March 27, 2007 HCS HB 340 Children’s Health Care Eligibility Bill Passed – House
(101 – 63)
Yea
March 20, 2007 HCS HB 185 Death Penalty Rules Bill Passed – House
(106 – 65)
Nay
March 20, 2007 HCS HB 487 President Primary Date Change Act Bill Passed – House
(154 – 11)
Yea
March 20, 2007 HCS HB 77 Red Light Camera Law Bill Passed – House
(110 – 60)
Yea
March 19, 2007 HCS HB 147 Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement Bill Passed – House
(116 – 54)
Yea
Feb. 27, 2007 HCS HB 487 President Primary Date Change Act House Sponsor
Feb. 12, 2007 HB 89 Concealed Weapons in Motor Vehicles Bill Passed – House
(130 – 38)
Yea
March 28, 2006 CCS SB 529 Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act Conference Report Adopted – House
(119 – 49)
Yea
March 24, 2006 SCS SB 396 Use of Deadly Force Bill Passed – House
(115 – 42)
Yea
March 23, 2006 HCS SB 529 Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act Bill Passed – House
(123 – 51)
Yea
Feb. 22, 2006 HCS HB 1325 Natural Gas Distribution Regulations Bill Passed – House
(110 – 59)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2006 HCS SB 390 Classroom First Act for Georgia Bill Passed – House
(102 – 70)
Yea
Feb. 14, 2006 HCS HB 1238 Requirements for Wiring Money Bill Passed – House
(106 – 60)
Nay
Jan. 31, 2006 SB 386 State Senatorial District Composition Bill Passed – House
(100 – 69)
Yea
Jan. 25, 2006 SB 84 Voter Identification Concurrence Vote Passed – House
(111 – 60)
Yea
Jan. 12, 2006 SB 84 Voter Identification Bill Passed – House
(110 – 64)
Yea

Profession: Business, Insurance

Education:
BBA, Insurance, University of Georgia, 1993
BBA, Risk Management, University of Georgia, 1993

Political Experience:
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2011-present
Representative, Georgia State House of Representatives, 1996-2010

Professional Experience:
Senior Agent, The Principal Financial Group, 1993-1998
Agent, Life of the South Agency, 1992-1993
Agent, Insurance/Investment Sales, The Southern Group, Limited Liability Company
Owner, Insurance/Investment Sales, The Southern Group, Limited Liability Company

Non Legislative Committees:
Member, Leadership Georgia Class, 2007
Member, State of Georgia Certificate of Need Commission, 2006
Member, State of Georgia Trauma Commission, 2006

Current Legislative Committees:
Agriculture, Member
Armed Services, Member
Education and the Workforce, Member
Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight and Nutrition, Member
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, Member
Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture, Chair
Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Armed Services), Member
Subcommittee on Readiness, Member

Organization:
Member, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), 2004
Board Member, American Red Cross, Coastal Plains Chapter
Member, First Baptist Church of Tifton
Board Member, Georgia Rural Development Council
Member, National Association of Insurance Financial Advisers
Lifetime Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Awards and Publications:

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