Apr 19, 2012
U.S. Representative, New York’s 4th District
Voted Yes on H.R.4348: To provide an extension of Federal aid to highways, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund pending enactment of a multi-year law reauthorizing such programs, and for other purposes. The bill was passed by a vote of 293-127.
Voted Yes on H.R.4040: To provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf. The bill was passed by a vote of 373-4.
Voted No on H.R.4089: To protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting, and for other purposes. The bill was passed by a vote of 274-146.
New York State Senator, 9th District
Voted Yes on S6663-2011: Establishes the “Tourism Economic Development Fund” to be funded with revenue from the licensing of the “I Love NY” brand; moneys from such fund shall be appropriated for the promotion, attraction, stimulation, development and expansion of tourist travel, resort, vacation, culture and convention activities in this state. The bill was passed by a vote of 56-2.
Voted Yes on S946-2011: Includes the theft of a pet within the crime of grand larceny in the fourth degree in certain instances; defines “pet” as a licensed dog or cat harbored by the owner or lawful custodian of such dog or cat in a dwelling or within an enclosure or yard. The bill was passed by a vote of 56-2.
Voted Yes on S1707A-2011: Establishes protocols for combative sports; authorizes mixed martial arts events in this state; establishes procedures for applications for licenses; establishes penalties for violations; imposes taxes on gross receipts of such events. The bill was passed by a vote of 43-14.
Voted Yes on A36964A-2011: Makes possession and sale of embalming fluid a misdemeanor. The bill was passed by a vote of 55-1.
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