Moran’s Floor Votes for Feb. 27 – March 2

NAY – H.Amdt. 952 — An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 112-404 to retain the requirement that states have a process to hear and take appropriate action on student complaints regarding institutions as part of the state authorization.

YEA – H.Amdt. 955 — An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 112-404 to strike the prohibition on the Secretary of Education from ever promulgating or enforcing any regulation or rule defining the term “credit hour”.

YEA – H.Amdt. 956 — An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 112-404 to require the Secretary to present a plan to prevent waste, fraud and abuse to ensure effective use of taxpayer dollars.

NAY – H.R. 2117 — House vote on passage of Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act: To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

NAY – H. Res. 566 — Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1837) to address certain water-related concerns on the San Joaquin River, and for other purposes.

YEA – H.Amdt. 958 — Amendment sought to prevent several provisions of this Act from going into effect if any agriculture, agriculture-related, fishery, or fishery-related job is lost North of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

YEA – H.Amdt. 959 — Amendment sought to prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm the quality or safety of drinking water supplies for residents of California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).

YEA – H. Amdt. 960 — Amendment sought to prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm water quality or water availability for agricultural producers in California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).

YEA – H.Amdt. 961 — Amendment sought to remove provisions of the bill that seek to privatize a public resource and restore the Secretary of the Interior’s discretion over water contract renewals.

YEA – H.Amdt. 962 — Amendment sought to create a revenue stream through the elimination of a subsidy that allowed irrigators to repay project debt with no interest.

YEA – H.Amdt.963 — Amendment sought to remove provisions of the bill that seek to decrease the current supply of water to the Delta region.

YEA – H.Amdt.964 — Amendment sought to replace provisions in H.R. 1837 that override state law with a provision upholding state law and requiring use of the best available science.

NAY – H.R. 1837 — House vote on passage of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.

NAY – S. 1134 — House vote on passage of the St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act.

YEA – H. Res. 556 — Condemning the Government of Iran for its continued persecution, imprisonment, and sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy.

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