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HOUSE VOTES



Published: Sun, September 9, 2001 @ 12:00 a.m.



HOUSE VOTES

Vietnam Human Rights

The House approved legislation designed to promote freedom and democracy in Vietnam. The vote was 410 yeas to 1 nay.

YES

Ohio: Sherrod Brown D-13th, Robert W. Ney R-18th

Pa.: Philip S. English R-21st, Melissa A. Hart R-4th

NOT VOTING

Ohio: James A. Traficant Jr. D-17th

Drug-Free Communities

The House on Sept. 5 extended the authorization for the federal government to operate the Drug-Free Communities Support Program for five more years and to authorize a National Community Anti-drug Coalition Institute. The vote was 402 yeas to 1 nay.

YES:

Ohio: Brown, Ney

Pa.: English, Hart

NOT VOTING:

Ohio: Traficant

SENATE VOTES

Export Administration Act

The Senate on Sept. 6 approved a restructuring of the federal authority to control exports. The legislation regulates the flow of products. Under the bill, the Commerce Department would be allowed to remove export controls from items available to the mass market. Supporters said it would help trade. Opponents said components often found in commercial products where the restrictions will be lifted could be used in the creation of weaponry. The vote was 85 yeas to 14 nays.

YES

Ohio: George V. Voinovich R

Pa.: Rick Santorum R

NO

Ohio: Mike DeWine, R

Pa.: Arlen Specter, R

Source: States News Service




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