Legislative Scorecard 2007 U.S. House of Representatives
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1. Signature in support of a March 16, 2007 letter circulated by members of the House of Representatives requesting that the leaders of the Committee on Appropriation's Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies include $226.18 million for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and $100 million for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program in the 2008 funding bill.
2. HR 278 - Co-sponsorship of this bill supports the creation of a permanent exemption for the E-rate and other Universal Service Fund (USF) programs from having to comply with government accounting requirements known as the Anti-Deficiency Act. 3. HR 1117 - Co-sponsorship of the Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2007, which supports repeals of the Real ID Act of 2005 and establishes a process for developing standards for state-issued driver's licenses and personal identification cards accepted by federal agencies. 4. HR 1201 - Co-sponsorship of the FAIR USE Act of 2007, which amends both the Copyright Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of consumers.
5. HR 1255 - Co-sponsorship of the Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007, which supports the establishment of procedures to be followed by the National Archives when considering Presidents' claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records.
6. HR 1309 - Co-sponsorship of the Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 2007, which supports the revision of requirements for federal agency disclosures of information requested under the Freedom if Information Act (FOIA) promoting accessibility, accountability, and openness in Government.
7. HR 1877- Co-sponsorship of the LIBRARIAN Act, which supports the authorization for cancellation of Perkins Loans for students who perform public service as librarians in low-income schools and public libraries. 8. HR 2864 - Co-sponsorship of the SKILLs Act which supports the requirement of state and local educational agencies to employ state-certified school library media specialists in every school as a condition for receiving funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. 9. HR 3189 - Co-sponsorship of the National Security Letters (NSL) Reform Act of 2007 which supports the establishment of limitations on the use of NSL issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to wiretap telecommunication service providers for the production of specified records and information about customers.
10. A March 14, 2007 vote in the House of Representatives to pass HR 1309, the Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 2007.
indicates the signing of a letter, co-sponsorship of a bill, or a vote in support of legislation benefiting libraries
R = Republican
D = Democrat
I = Independent
(#) = Congressional District
Alabama - Delaware
||(1) Bonner||R||(24) Gallegly|
||(2) Everett||R||(25) McKeon|
||(3) Rogers||R||(26) Dreier|
||(4) Aderholt||D||(27) Sherman|
||(5) Cramer||D||(28) Berman|
||(6) Bachus||D||(29) Schiff|
||(7) Davis||D||(30) Waxman|
|R||(At-Large) Young||D||(32) Solis|
|R||(1) Renzi||D||(34) Roybal-Allard|
|R||(2) Franks||D||(35) Waters|
|R||(3) Shadegg||D||(36) Harman|
|D||(4) Pastor||D||(37) Richardson|
|D||(5) Mitchell||D||(38) Napolitano|
|R||(6) Flake||D||(39) Sánchez, Linda|
|D||(7) Grijalva||R||(40) Royce|
|D||(8) Giffords||R||(41) Lewis|
|Arkansas||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||R||(42) Miller, Gary|
|D||(1) Berry||D||(43) Baca|
|D||(2) Snyder||R||(44) Calvert|
|R||(3) Boozman||R||(45) Bono Mack|
|D||(4) Ross||R||(46) Rohrabacher|
|California||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||D||(47) Sanchez, L.|
|D||(1) Thompson||R||(48) Campbell|
|R||(2) Herger||R||(49) Issa|
|R||(3) Lungren||R||(50) Bilbray|
|R||(4) Doolittle||D||(51) Filner|
|D||(5) Matsui||R||(52) Hunter|
|D||(6) Woolsey||D||(53) Davis|
|D||(7) Miller, George||Colorado||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10|
|D||(8) Pelosi||D||(1) DeGette|
|D||(9) Lee||D||(2) Udall|
|D||(10) Tauscher||D||(3) Salazar|
|D||(11) McNerney||R||(4) Musgrave|
|D||(12) Lantos||R||(5) Lamborn|
|D||(13) Stark||R||(6) Tancredo|
|D||(14) Eshoo||D||(7) Perlmutter|
|D||(16) Lofgren||D||(1) Larson|
|D||(17) Farr||D||(2) Courtney|
|D||(18) Cardoza||D||(3) DeLauro|
|R||(19) Radanovich||R||(4) DeLauro|
|D||(20) Costa||D||(5) Murphy|
|R||(22) McCarthy||R||(At-Large) Castle|