Marco Rubio

United States Senator from Florida

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Name: Marco Rubio

Office Title: United States Senator from Florida

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected:

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Jeannette; 4 Children: Amanda, Daniella, Anthony, Dominic

Date of Birth: 05/28/1971

Place of Birth: Miami, FL

Home City: West Miami, FL

Religion: Roman Catholic


National Key Votes
Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 14, 2014 S 1845 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 45) Nay
Dec. 18, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (64 - 36) Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 S 1197 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 44) Nay
Nov. 19, 2013 S Amdt 2175 Authorizes the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees to the United States Amendment Rejected - Senate (52 - 46) Nay
Nov. 19, 2013 S Amdt 2255 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Yea
Nov. 19, 2013 S Amdt 2255 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees Senate Co-sponsor
Nov. 7, 2013 S 815 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 32) Nay
Nov. 7, 2013 S Amdt 2013 Exempts Religiously Affiliated Employers from the Prohibition on Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Yea
Nov. 4, 2013 S 815 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 Cloture Invoked - Senate (61 - 30) Nay
Oct. 29, 2013 S J Res 26 A Joint Resolution Relating to the Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit, as Submitted Under Section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 on October 17, 2013 Motion Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
Oct. 16, 2013 HR 2775 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 18) Nay
Oct. 12, 2013 S 1569 Default Prevention Act of 2013 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Motion Agreed - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Motion Agreed - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
Sept. 27, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed - Senate (54 - 44) Nay
July 24, 2013 HR 1911 Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 18) Yea
July 24, 2013 S Amdt 1778 Limits Interest Rates for Certain Federal Student Loans Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
June 27, 2013 S 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 32) Yea
June 18, 2013 S Amdt 1197 Requires the Completion of the Fence Along the United States-Mexico Border Amendment Rejected - Senate (39 - 54) Nay
June 18, 2013 S Amdt 1228 Requires US-VISIT System to be Established at Every Port of Entry Amendment Rejected - Senate (36 - 58) Nay
June 11, 2013 S 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Cloture Invoked - Senate (82 - 15) Yea
June 10, 2013 S 954 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 27) Nay
June 6, 2013 S 1003 Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
June 6, 2013 S 953 Student Loan Affordability Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 46) Nay
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 923 Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 52) Nay
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 953 Limits Subsidy Payments for Individuals with Incomes More Than $750,000 Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 33) Yea
May 6, 2013 S 743 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (69 - 27) Nay
April 25, 2013 S 743 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 Cloture Invoked - Senate (63 - 30) Nay
April 17, 2013 S 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Senate Co-sponsor
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 711 Prohibits the Sale of Assault Weapons Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 60) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 714 Limits Firearm Magazine Capacity Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 54) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 715 Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act Amendment Rejected - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 719 Authorizes Reciprocity for the Carrying of Certain Concealed Firearms Amendment Rejected - Senate (57 - 43) Yea
March 23, 2013 S Amdt 139 Prohibits the United States From Entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty Amendment Adopted - Senate (53 - 46) Yea
March 23, 2013 S Con Res 8 An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014, Revising the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Year 2013, and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
March 20, 2013 HR 933 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 26) Nay
March 14, 2013 S Amdt 66 Temporarily Prohibits the Hiring of Nonessential Federal Employees Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
March 13, 2013 S Amdt 30 To Prohibit the Use of Funds to Carry Out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 52) Yea
March 7, 2013 PN 48 Nomination of John Brennan to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Nomination Confirmed - Senate (63 - 34) Yea
Feb. 26, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Nomination Confirmed - Senate (58 - 41) Nay
Feb. 26, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Cloture Invoked - Senate (71 - 27) Nay
Feb. 14, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (58 - 40) Nay
Feb. 12, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 22) Nay
Jan. 31, 2013 HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 34) Nay
Jan. 28, 2013 HR 152 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 36) Nay
Jan. 1, 2013 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 8) Nay
Dec. 28, 2012 HR 5949 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 23) Yea
Dec. 21, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (81 - 14) Yea
Dec. 4, 2012 Treaty Doc. 112-7 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty Ratification Failed - Senate (61 - 38) Nay
Nov. 30, 2012 S Amdt 3025 Requires Sufficient Sizing of Civilian and Contract Services Workforces Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 53) Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3018 Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents Amendment Adopted - Senate (67 - 29) Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3058 Expands TRICARE Coverage of Autism Amendment Adopted - Senate (66 - 29) Yea
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3096 Accelerated Transition of US Military Operations to the Government of Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 33) Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3245 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Individuals Detained at Guantanamo Bay Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 41) Yea
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 2955 Expands the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program Amendment Adopted - Senate (85 - 11) Yea
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 2985 Repeals the Limit on the Use of Funds to Procure Alternative Fuel Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 37) Nay
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 3058 Expands TRICARE Coverage of Autism Senate Co-sponsor
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 3095 Repeals the Prohibition on Biofuel Refinery Construction Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 41) Nay
Nov. 14, 2012 S 3414 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
Sept. 22, 2012 H J Res 117 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (62 - 30) Nay
Aug. 2, 2012 S 3414 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 46) Did Not Vote
July 25, 2012 S 3412 Middle Class Tax Cut Act Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
July 25, 2012 S Amdt 2573 Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2012 Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
July 25, 2012 S Amdt 2573 Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2012 Senate Co-sponsor
July 19, 2012 S 3364 Bring Jobs Home Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Nay
July 17, 2012 S 3369 DISCLOSE Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
July 12, 2012 S 2237 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 44) Nay
June 21, 2012 S 3240 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 35) Nay
June 21, 2012 S Amdt 2310 Requires Labels on Foods with Genetically Modified Ingredients Amendment Rejected - Senate (26 - 73) Nay
June 21, 2012 S Amdt 2372 Prohibits the EPA from Conducting Aerial Surveillance of Agricultural Operations Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 43) Yea
June 20, 2012 S Amdt 2454 Prohibits Food Aid to North Korea Unless Waived by President Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 40) Nay
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2156 Increases Funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Amendment Rejected - Senate (33 - 66) Nay
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2172 Rescinds Bonuses to States for Administering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 58) Yea
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2174 Limits Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 56) Yea
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2181 Limits Farm Subsidies to Farmers with Incomes Under $250,000 Amendment Rejected - Senate (15 - 84) Yea
June 13, 2012 S Amdt 2392 Reduces Funding for Food Stamps Amendment Tabled - Senate (65 - 33) Nay
June 13, 2012 S Amdt 2393 Repeals Sugar Subsidies Amendment Tabled - Senate (50 - 46) Yea
June 5, 2012 S 3220 Paycheck Fairness Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
May 24, 2012 S 2343 Extends Student Loan Interest Rates (Reid Bill) Bill Failed - Senate (51 - 43) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2107 Authorizes Import of FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 54) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2108 Prohibits FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Fish Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 50) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2111 Prohibits Pharmaceutical Companies from Delaying the Release of Generic Drugs Amendment Rejected - Senate (28 - 67) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2153 Prohibits Increase in Interest Rates for Student Loans (Lamar Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (34 - 62) Yea
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2153 Prohibits Increase in Interest Rates for Student Loans (Lamar Bill) Senate Co-sponsor
May 15, 2012 HR 2072 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 20) Nay
May 8, 2012 S 2343 Extends Student Loan Interest Rates (Reid Bill) Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 45) Nay
April 26, 2012 S 1925 Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 31) Nay
April 25, 2012 S 1789 United States Postal Service Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 37) Nay
April 16, 2012 S 2230 Establishes a Minimum 30 Percent Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 45) Nay
March 29, 2012 S 2204 Amends Energy-Related Tax Credits Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
March 20, 2012 S Amdt 1836 Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 44) Nay
March 8, 2012 S Amdt 1537 Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline Project Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 42) Yea
March 1, 2012 S Amdt 1520 Authorizes Moral and Religious Objections to Certain Health Care Items and Services Amendment Tabled - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
Feb. 28, 2012 S Amdt 1520 Authorizes Moral and Religious Objections to Certain Health Care Items and Services Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 17, 2012 HR 3630 Extends Payroll Tax Cut Conference Report Adopted - Senate (60 - 36) Yea
Feb. 6, 2012 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (75 - 20) Yea
Feb. 2, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 3) Yea
Feb. 2, 2012 S Amdt 1472 Prohibits Consideration of Bills Containing Earmarks Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
Feb. 2, 2012 S Amdt 1491 Requires Disclosure of Financial Transactions by Executive Branch Employees Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 41) Yea
Jan. 31, 2012 S Amdt 1472 Prohibits Consideration of Bills Containing Earmarks Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 26, 2012 H J Res 98 Disapproval of President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Yea
Dec. 17, 2011 HR 2055 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (67 - 32) Nay
Dec. 17, 2011 S Amdt 1465 Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension Amendment Adopted - Senate (89 - 10) Yea
Dec. 15, 2011 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (86 - 13) Yea
Dec. 14, 2011 S J Res 10 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Hatch Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Yea
Dec. 14, 2011 S J Res 24 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Udall Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (21 - 79) Nay
Dec. 6, 2011 PN 5 Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 45) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S 1917 Extends Payroll Tax Cut and Establishes Tax on Income Over $1 Million Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S 1931 Reduces Payroll Tax Rate Motion Rejected - Senate (20 - 78) Yea
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1125 Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S. Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1126 Prohibits Detention of U.S. Citizens Without Trial Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1274 Authorizes Further Detention After Trial During Wartime Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 59) Yea
Nov. 29, 2011 S Amdt 1064 Repeals Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Amendment Rejected - Senate (30 - 67) Nay
Nov. 29, 2011 S Amdt 1107 Removes Provisions Requiring Military Custody of al-Qaeda Suspects Amendment Rejected - Senate (38 - 60) Nay
Nov. 17, 2011 HR 2112 Appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration Conference Report Adopted - Senate (70 - 30) Nay
Nov. 10, 2011 S Amdt 928 American Jobs and Economic Growth Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 56) Yea
Nov. 10, 2011 S J Res 27 Disapproval of EPA Cross-Border Pollution Rule Motion Rejected - Senate (41 - 56) Yea
Nov. 10, 2011 S J Res 6 Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry Motion Rejected - Senate (46 - 52) Yea
Nov. 9, 2011 S Amdt 928 American Jobs and Economic Growth Senate Co-sponsor
Nov. 3, 2011 S 1769 Transportation Infrastructure Appropriations and Tax on Income Over $1 Million Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
Nov. 3, 2011 S 1786 Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Yea
Oct. 21, 2011 S Amdt 753 Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 52) Yea
Oct. 21, 2011 S Amdt 791 Limits Farm Subsidies to Individuals with Incomes Under $1 million Amendment Adopted - Senate (84 - 15) Yea
Oct. 20, 2011 S Amdt 769 Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Oct. 18, 2011 S Amdt 740 Repeals Funding for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 55) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3078 Trade Promotion Agreement with Colombia Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 33) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3079 Trade Promotion Agreement with Panama Bill Passed - Senate (77 - 22) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3080 Free Trade Agreement with Korea Bill Passed - Senate (83 - 15) Yea
Oct. 11, 2011 S 1619 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Act of 2011 Bill Passed - Senate (63 - 35) Nay
Oct. 11, 2011 S 1660 American Jobs Act of 2011 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
Sept. 26, 2011 HR 2608 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 12) Nay
Sept. 23, 2011 S Amdt 655 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Amendment Tabled - Senate (59 - 36) Yea
Sept. 22, 2011 S Amdt 633 Extends Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Adopted - Senate (69 - 28) Nay
Sept. 22, 2011 S Amdt 634 Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 48) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 625 Reducing and Extending Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 641 Requires Extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance to be Contingent Upon Ratification of Free Trade Agreements with Columbia, Korea and Panama Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 642 Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 645 Repeals the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Firms Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 54) Yea
Sept. 15, 2011 S Amdt 602 Emergency Disaster Relief Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 37) Yea
Sept. 15, 2011 S Amdt 613 Reducing Appropriations for Foreign Assistance Programs Amendment Rejected - Senate (20 - 78) Nay
Sept. 8, 2011 HR 1249 Patent Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 9) Did Not Vote
Aug. 2, 2011 S 365 Budget Control Act of 2011 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (74 - 26) Nay
July 31, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Reid Bill) Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
July 29, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Boehner Bill) Bill Tabled - Senate (59 - 41) Nay
July 22, 2011 HR 2560 Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 Bill Tabled - Senate (51 - 46) Nay
June 23, 2011 S Amdt 499 Prohibits the Appointment of Presidential "Czars" Without Senate Approval Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
June 21, 2011 S 782 Economic Development Revitalization Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (49 - 51) Nay
June 14, 2011 S Amdt 436 Repeals the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
June 9, 2011 S Amdt 390 Amending Small Business Regulations Amendment Rejected - Senate (53 - 46) Yea
June 8, 2011 S Amdt 392 Debit Card Transactions Amendment Rejected - Senate (54 - 45) Yea
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (72 - 23) Did Not Vote
May 25, 2011 H Con Res 34 2011-2012 Budget Motion Rejected - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
May 25, 2011 S Con Res 21 2012 Budget Motion Rejected - Senate (42 - 55) Yea
May 23, 2011 S 1038 PATRIOT Act Extension Cloture Invoked - Senate (74 - 8) Did Not Vote
May 23, 2011 S Con Res 21 2012 Budget Senate Co-sponsor
May 18, 2011 S 953 Offshore Production and Safety Act Motion Rejected - Senate (42 - 57) Yea
May 17, 2011 S 940 Amending Oil Company Tax Laws Motion Rejected - Senate (52 - 48) Nay
May 11, 2011 S 953 Offshore Production and Safety Act Senate Co-sponsor
April 14, 2011 HR 1473 2011 Budget Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 19) Nay
April 5, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed - Senate (87 - 12) Yea
March 31, 2011 S J Res 10 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Hatch Bill) Senate Co-sponsor
March 17, 2011 H J Res 48 Additional Continuing Appropriations Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (87 - 13) Nay
March 9, 2011 HR 1 Continuing Appropriations Bill Failed - Senate (44 - 56) Yea
March 9, 2011 S Amdt 149 Department of Defense funding and Continuing Appropriations Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 58) Nay
March 2, 2011 H J Res 44 Continuing Appropriations Amendments Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (91 - 9) Yea
March 2, 2011 S Amdt 115 Calling for a Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (58 - 40) Yea
March 1, 2011 S Amdt 112 Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt Amendment Tabled - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
Feb. 16, 2011 S J Res 6 Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Passed - Senate (86 - 12) Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 S Amdt 14 Prohibiting Transportation Security Administration Employees from Collective Bargaining Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 S Amdt 21 Reducing Federal Aviation Administration Appropriations Amendment Tabled - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 13 Repealing the Federal Health Care Law Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 28 Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Health Care Bill Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Nay
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 9 Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Motion Agreed - Senate (81 - 17) Yea
  Florida Key Votes
Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 1, 2008 HB 5001 2008-2009 Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (75 - 44) Yea
April 28, 2008 SB 2692 Teaching Evolution in Public Schools Bill Passed - House (71 - 43) Yea
April 24, 2008 Amdt 28283 Commuter Trains in Orlando Amendment Rejected - House (54 - 64) Nay
April 23, 2008 HJR 7125 State and Local Government Revenue Limitations Joint Resolution Passed - House (79 - 38) Yea
April 23, 2008 HJR 949 Property Taxes Cap Joint Resolution Passed - House (79 - 38) Yea
April 10, 2008 HB 5001 2008-2009 Budget Bill Passed - House (72 - 41) Yea
March 26, 2008 HB 503 Firearms in Vehicles Bill Passed - House (72 - 42) Yea
March 12, 2008 HB 7009 2007-2008 Budget Amendments Conference Report Adopted - House (77 - 41) Yea
June 14, 2007 SJR 4B Property Tax Amendments Joint Resolution Passed - House (74 - 43) Yea
May 2, 2007 CS SB 1710 State University Tuition Increase Bill Passed - House (79 - 37) Yea
May 1, 2007 CS HB 1277 Early Rental Termination Fee Act Bill Passed - House (101 - 14) Yea
April 30, 2007 CS HB 1047 Casino Regulations Bill Passed - House (61 - 52) Nay
April 30, 2007 CS HB 1079 Funding for Professional Sports Franchise Facilities Bill Passed - House (74 - 41) Yea
April 30, 2007 HB 7145 Private School Scholarship Program Expansion Act Bill Passed - House (84 - 34) Yea
April 27, 2007 CS CS HB 1231 Prostitution Act Bill Passed - House (85 - 31) Yea
April 27, 2007 CS HB 1497 Abortion Waiting Periods Bill Passed - House (71 - 42) Yea
April 27, 2007 CS HB 71 Florida Unborn Victims of Violence Act Bill Passed - House (76 - 39) Yea
April 26, 2007 CS HB 323 Baseball Stadium Funding Eligibility Bill Passed - House (86 - 24) Yea
April 25, 2007 CS HB 7189 Kidcare Eligibility Expansion Bill Passed - House (98 - 14) Yea
April 18, 2007 HJR 7089 Property Tax Reduction Amendment Resolution Passed - House (78 - 40) Yea
March 22, 2007 HB 7033 Privatization of Toll Roads Bill Passed - House (74 - 40) Yea
Jan. 22, 2007 CS HB 1A Hurricane Insurance Conference Report Adopted - House (116 - 2) Yea
May 2, 2006 HB 1037 Campaign Financing Bill Passed - House (81 - 36) Yea
May 2, 2006 HJR 447 Classroom Size Requirements and 65 Percent of School Funding for Classroom Instruction Amendment Adopted - House (74 - 40) Yea
April 6, 2006 A 990241 Stem Cell Research Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House (40 - 73) Nay
April 6, 2006 A 990255 Florida KidCare Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House (34 - 75) Nay
April 6, 2006 A 990264 Education Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House (34 - 81) Nay
April 6, 2006 A 990269 Teacher Salary Increase Amendment Amendment Rejected - House (37 - 72) Nay
April 5, 2006 HB 7009 Review of Local Government Managers Bill Passed - House (85 - 32) Yea
March 23, 2006 HB 205 Prohibition of Certain Financial Assistance to International Students Bill Passed - House (96 - 23) Yea
March 23, 2006 HB 209 Intangible Personal Property Tax Bill Passed - House (100 - 20) Yea
March 16, 2006 HB 145 Joint and Several Liability Elimination Bill Passed - House (93 - 27) Yea

Profession: Lawyer

Education:
High school South Miami Senior High School Bachelor's University of Florida (1993) J.D. University of Miami Law School (1996)

Political Experience:
Senator, United States Senate, 2011-present Speaker, Florida State House of Representatives, 2006-2008 Majority Leader, Florida State House of Representatives, 2003-2006 Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2000-2008 Commissioner, City of West Miami, 1998-2000

Professional Experience:
Political Analyst, Univision, 2008 Attorney, Broad & Cassel Visiting Professor, Florida International University

Non Legislative Committees:

Current Legislative Committees:
Commerce, Science and Transportation, Member Foreign Relations, Member Select Committee on Intelligence, Member Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Member Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, Member Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, Member Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Ranking Member Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues, Member Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, Member Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Science and Space, Member Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, Member Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs, Member

Organization:
Board Member, Alafit International Florida Chair, Grand Old Party Action Committee Board Member, Latin Builders Association Board Member, Miami Performing Arts Center

Awards and Publications:

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