Legislative Scorecard 2007 U.S. House of Representatives

New Hampshire-Pennsylvania


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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

New Hampshire - Pennsylvania

House Votes
  New Hampshire 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10     North Carolina (Con't) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (1) Shea-Porter     chk mrk             chk mrk   R (9) Myrick                    
D (2) Hodes     chk mrk             chk mrk   R (10) McHenry                    
  New Jersey 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   D (11) Shuler                   chk mrk
D (1) Andrews                   chk mrk   D (12) Watt                 chk mrk chk mrk
R (2) LoBiondo                   chk mrk   D (13) Miller                   chk mrk
R (3) Saxton                         North Dakota 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R (4) Smith                   chk mrk   D (At-Large) Pomeroy                   chk mrk
R (5) Garrett                         Ohio 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (6) Pallone                   chk mrk   R (1) Chabot                   chk mrk
R (7) Ferguson                   chk mrk   R (2) Schmidt                    
D (8) Pascrell                   chk mrk   R (3) Turner                   chk mrk
D (9) Rothman   chk mrk chk mrk             chk mrk   R (4) Jordan                    
D (10) Payne                   chk mrk   R (5) Latta                   chk mrk
R (11) Frelinghuysen                   chk mrk   D (6) Wilson                   chk mrk
D (12) Holt chk mrk   chk mrk             chk mrk   R (7) Hobson                   chk mrk
D (13) Sires                   chk mrk   R (8) Boehner                    
  New Mexico 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   D (9) Kaptur                   chk mrk
R (1) Wilson                       D (10) Kucinich     chk mrk             chk mrk
R (2) Pearce                       D (11) Jones                   chk mrk
D (3) Udall   chk mrk               chk mrk   R (12) Tiberi                   chk mrk
  New York 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   D (13) Sutton             chk mrk     chk mrk
D (1) Bishop                   chk mrk   R (14) LaTourette                   chk mrk
D (2) Israel                   chk mrk   R (15) Pryce                    
R (3) King                       R (16) Regula                   chk mrk
D (4) McCarthy                   chk mrk   D (17) Ryan                   chk mrk
D (5) Ackerman         chk mrk         chk mrk   D (18) Space   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (6) Meeks                   chk mrk     Oklahoma 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (7) Crowley                   chk mrk   R (1) Sullivan                    
D (8) Nadler                 chk mrk chk mrk   D (2) Boren   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (9) Weiner                   chk mrk   R (3) Lucas                    
D (10) Towns         chk mrk         chk mrk   R (4) Cole                   chk mrk
D (11) Clarke                   chk mrk   R (5) Fallin                    
D (12) Velázquez                   chk mrk     Oregon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R (13) Fossella                       D (1) Wu                   chk mrk
D (14) Maloney         chk mrk   chk mrk   chk mrk chk mrk   R (2) Walden                   chk mrk
D (15) Rangel                   chk mrk   D (3) Blumenauer                   chk mrk
D (16) Serrano                   chk mrk   D (4) DeFazio       chk mrk         chk mrk chk mrk
D (17) Engel                   chk mrk   D (5) Hooley                 chk mrk chk mrk
D (18) Lowey                   chk mrk     Pennsylvania 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
D (19) Hall                   chk mrk   D (1) Brady                   chk mrk
D (20) Gillibrand                   chk mrk   D (2) Fattah                   chk mrk
D (21) McNulty             chk mrk     chk mrk   R (3) English             chk mrk     chk mrk
D (22) Hinchey                   chk mrk   D (4) Altmire                   chk mrk
R (23) McHugh   chk mrk               chk mrk   R (5) Peterson   chk mrk               chk mrk
D (24) Arcuri                   chk mrk   R (6) Gerlach                   chk mrk
R (25) Walsh                   chk mrk   D (7) Sestak                   chk mrk
R (26) Reynolds                       D (8) Murphy, Patrick                   chk mrk
D (27) Higgins   chk mrk               chk mrk   R (9) Shuster                    
D (28) Slaughter                   chk mrk   D (10) Carney                   chk mrk
R (29) Kuhl   chk mrk                   D (11) Kanjorski               chk mrk    
  North Carolina 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   D (12) Murtha     chk mrk             chk mrk
D (1) Butterfield                   chk mrk   D (13) Schwartz                   chk mrk
D (2) Etheridge                   chk mrk   D (14) Doyle                   chk mrk
R (3) Jones                   chk mrk   R (15) Dent                   chk mrk
D (4) Price   chk mrk   chk mrk           chk mrk   R (16) Pitts                    
R (5) Foxx                       D (17) Holden               chk mrk   chk mrk
R (6) Coble                       R (18) Murphy, Tim                   chk mrk
D (7) McIntyre   chk mrk               chk mrk   R (19) Platts         chk mrk chk mrk       chk mrk
R (8) Hayes