Legislative Scorecard 2007 U.S. House of Representatives

Florida-Kentucky


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1. Signature in support of a Ma y 4, 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.


Key

chk mrk 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

Florida - Kentucky
House Votes
  Florida 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10     Illinois 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R (1) Miller                       D (1) Rush   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (2) Boyd                   chk mrk   D (2) Jackson                   chk mrk
D (3) Brown     chk mrk             chk mrk   D (3) Lipinski                   chk mrk
R (4) Crenshaw                   chk mrk   D (4) Gutierrez               chk mrk chk mrk chk mrk
R (5) Brown-Waite                   chk mrk   D (5) Emanuel                   chk mrk
R (6) Stearns                       R (6) Roskam                   chk mrk
R (7) Mica                       D (7) Davis                 chk mrk chk mrk
R (8) Keller                       D (8) Bean                   chk mrk
R (9) Bilirakis                       D (9) Schakowsky               chk mrk   chk mrk
R (10) Young                   chk mrk   R (10) Kirk                   chk mrk
D (11) Castor                   chk mrk   R (11) Weller                   chk mrk
R (12) Putnam                       D (12) Costello                   chk mrk
R (13) Buchanan                       R (13) Biggert                    
R (14) Mack                 chk mrk     R (14) Hastert                    
R (15) Weldon       chk mrk               R (15) Johnson   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (16) Mahoney                   chk mrk   R (16) Manzullo                    
D (17) Meek                   chk mrk   D (17) Hare   chk mrk         chk mrk     chk mrk
R

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                  chk mrk   R (18) LaHood             chk mrk      
D (19) Wexler                 chk mrk chk mrk   R (19) Shimkus   chk mrk         chk mrk      
D (20) Wasserman Schultz     chk mrk           chk mrk chk mrk     Indiana 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R (21) Diaz-Balart, Lincoln                       D (1) Visclosky                   chk mrk
D (22) Klein                   chk mrk   D (2) Donnelly                   chk mrk
D (23) Hastings     chk mrk             chk mrk   R (3) Souder       chk mrk            
R (24) Feeney                       R (4) Buyer                    
R (25) Diaz-Balart, Mario                       R (5) Burton       chk mrk chk mrk         chk mrk
  Georgia 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   R (6) Pence                    
R (1) Kingston                       D (7) Carson                   chk mrk
D (2) Bishop                   chk mrk   D (8) Ellsworth                   chk mrk
R (3) Westmoreland                       D (9) Hill                   chk mrk
D (4) Johnson                   chk mrk     Iowa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (5) Lewis                   chk mrk   D (1) Braley   chk mrk               chk mrk
R (6) Price                       D (2) Loebsack   chk mrk           chk mrk   chk mrk
R (7) Linder                       D (3) Boswell   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (8) Marshall   chk mrk               chk mrk   R (4) Latham   chk mrk               chk mrk
R (9) Deal                       R (5) King   chk mrk                
R (10) Broun                   chk mrk     Kansas 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R (11) Gingrey                       R (1) Moran                   chk mrk
D (12) Barrow               chk mrk   chk mrk   D (2) Boyda                   chk mrk
D (13) Scott                   chk mrk   D (3) Moore   chk mrk               chk mrk
  Hawaii 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   R (4) Tiahrt       chk mrk           chk mrk
D (1) Abercrombie     chk mrk             chk mrk     Kentucky 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (2) Hirono     chk mrk       chk mrk     chk mrk   R (1) Whitfield                    
  Idaho 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   R (2) Lewis                    
R (1) Sali       chk mrk               D (3) Yarmuth         chk mrk         chk mrk
R (2) Simpson                   chk mrk   R (4) Davis                    
                          R (5) Rogers   chk mrk                
                          D (6) Chandler             chk mrk     chk mrk