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Vote number 11-HV249 barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases
on Apr 7, 2011 regarding bill H.910 Energy Tax Prevention Act
Results: Passed 255-172

    Congressional Summary:Amends the Clean Air Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from promulgating any regulation the emission of a greenhouse gas (GHG) to address climate change.
  • Excludes GHGs from the definition of "air pollutant" for purposes of addressing climate change.
  • Exempts from such prohibition existing regulations on fuel efficiency, research, or CO2 monitoring.
  • Repeals and makes ineffective other rules and actions concerning GHGs.
Proponent's Argument for voting Yes:
[Rep. Upton, R-MI]: This legislation will remove the biggest regulatory threat to the American economy. This is a threat imposed not by Congress, but entirely by the Obama EPA. This administration wanted a cap-and-trade system to regulate greenhouse gases, but Congress said no. So beginning in early 2009, EPA began putting together a house of cards to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide. The agency began with automobiles, declaring that

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Voting N counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 18: Energy & Oil.



Democrats voting on 11-HV249

Gary Ackerman NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Jason Altmire YESPennsylvania Democrat
Rob Andrews NONew Jersey Democrat
Joe Baca NOCalifornia Democrat
Tammy Baldwin NOWisconsin Democrat
John Barrow YESGeorgia Democrat
Karen Bass NOCalifornia Democrat
Xavier Becerra NOCalifornia Democrat
Shelley Berkley NONevada Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Howard Berman NOCalifornia Democrat
Timothy Bishop NONew York Democrat
Earl Blumenauer NOOregon Democrat
Dan Boren YESOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
Robert Brady NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bruce Braley NOIowa Democrat
Corrine Brown NOFlorida Democrat
G.K. Butterfield NONorth Carolina Democrat
Lois Capps NOCalifornia Democrat
Michael Capuano NOMassachusetts Democrat
Dennis Cardoza NOCalifornia Democrat
Russ Carnahan NOMissouri Democrat
John Carney NODelaware Democrat
Andre Carson NOIndiana Democrat
Kathy Castor NOFlorida Democrat
Ben Chandler YESKentucky Democrat
Judy Chu NOCalifornia Democrat
David Cicilline NORhode Island Democrat
Hansen Clarke NOMichigan Democrat
Yvette Clarke NONew York Democrat
William Lacy Clay NOMissouri Democrat
Emmanuel Cleaver NOMissouri Democrat
James Clyburn NOSouth Carolina Democrat
Steve Cohen NOTennessee Democrat
Gerry Connolly NOVirginia Democrat
John Conyers NOMichigan Democrat
Jim Cooper NOTennessee Democrat
Jim Costa YESCalifornia Democrat
Jerry Costello YESIllinois Democrat
Joe Courtney NOConnecticut Democrat
Joseph Crowley NONew York Democrat
Henry Cuellar YESTexas Democrat
Elijah Cummings NOMaryland Democrat
Danny Davis NOIllinois Democrat
Susan Davis NOCalifornia Democrat
Peter Defazio NOOregon Democrat
Diana DeGette NOColorado Democrat
Rosa DeLauro NOConnecticut Democrat
Ted Deutch NOFlorida Democrat
Norm Dicks NOWashington Democrat
John Dingell NOMichigan Democrat
Lloyd Doggett NOTexas Democrat
Joe Donnelly YESIndiana Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Mike Doyle NOPennsylvania Democrat
Donna Edwards NOMaryland Democrat
Keith Ellison NOMinnesota Democrat
Eliot Engel NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo NOCalifornia Democrat
Sam Farr NOCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bob Filner NOCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Barney Frank NOMassachusetts Democrat
Marcia Fudge NOOhio Democrat
John Garamendi NOCalifornia Democrat
Charles Gonzalez NOTexas Democrat
Al Green NOTexas Democrat
Gene Green NOTexas Democrat
Raul Grijalva NOArizona Democrat
Luis Gutierrez NOIllinois Democrat
Ralph Moody Hall YESTexas Democrat
Colleen Hanabusa NOHawaii Democrat
Alcee Hastings NOFlorida Democrat
Martin Heinrich NONew Mexico Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Brian Higgins NONew York Democrat
Jim Himes NOConnecticut Democrat
Maurice Hinchey NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Ruben Hinojosa NOTexas Democrat
Mazie Hirono NOHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Tim Holden YESPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt NONew Jersey Democrat
Mike Honda NOCalifornia Democrat
Steny Hoyer NOMaryland Democrat
Jay Inslee NOWashington Democrat
Steve Israel NONew York Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson NOIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee NOTexas Democrat
Eddie Bernice Johnson NOTexas Democrat
Hank Johnson NOGeorgia Democrat
Marcy Kaptur NOOhio Democrat
Bill Keating NOMassachusetts Democrat
Dale Kildee NOMichigan Democrat
Ron Kind NOWisconsin Democrat
Larry Kissell NONorth Carolina Democrat
Dennis Kucinich NOOhio Democrat
James Langevin NORhode Island Democrat
Rick Larsen NOWashington Democrat
John Larson NOConnecticut Democrat
Barbara Lee NOCalifornia Democrat
Sander Levin NOMichigan Democrat
John Lewis NOGeorgia Democrat
Dan Lipinski NOIllinois Democrat
David Loebsack NOIowa Democrat
Zoe Lofgren NOCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey NONew York Democrat
Ben Ray Lujan NONew Mexico Democrat
Cynthia Lummis YESWyoming Democrat
Steve Lynch NOMassachusetts Democrat
Carolyn Maloney NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Ed Markey NOMassachusetts Democrat
Jim Matheson YESUtah Democrat
Doris Matsui NOCalifornia Democrat
Carolyn McCarthy NONew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
Betty McCollum NOMinnesota Democrat
Jim McDermott NOWashington Democrat
Jim McGovern NOMassachusetts Democrat
Mike McIntyre YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Jerry McNerney NOCalifornia Democrat
Gregory Meeks NONew York Dem./Working-Families
Michael Michaud NOMaine Democrat
Brad Miller NONorth Carolina Democrat
George Miller NOCalifornia Democrat
Gwen Moore NOWisconsin Democrat
James Moran NOVirginia Democrat
Chris Murphy NOConnecticut Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Jerrold Nadler NONew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Grace Napolitano NOCalifornia Democrat
Richard Neal NOMassachusetts Democrat
John Olver NOMassachusetts Democrat
Bill Owens NONew York Democrat
Frank Pallone NONew Jersey Democrat
Bill Pascrell NONew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor NOArizona Democrat
Donald Payne NONew Jersey Democrat
Nancy Pelosi NOCalifornia Democrat
Ed Perlmutter NOColorado Democrat
Gary Peters NOMichigan Democrat
Collin Peterson YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Chellie Pingree NOMaine Democrat
Jared Polis NOColorado Democrat
David Eugene Price NONorth Carolina Democrat
Mike Quigley NOIllinois Democrat
Nick Rahall YESWest Virginia Democrat
Charles Rangel NONew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Silvestre Reyes NOTexas Democrat
Laura Richardson NOCalifornia Democrat
Cedric Richmond NOLouisiana Democrat
Mike Ross YESArkansas Democrat
Steven Rothman NONew Jersey Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard NOCalifornia Democrat
Dutch Ruppersberger NOMaryland Democrat
Bobby Rush NOIllinois Democrat
Tim Ryan NOOhio Democrat
Linda Sanchez NOCalifornia Democrat
Loretta Sanchez NOCalifornia Democrat
John Sarbanes NOMaryland Democrat
Jan Schakowsky NOIllinois Democrat
Adam Schiff NOCalifornia Democrat
Aaron Schock YESIllinois Democrat
Kurt Schrader YESOregon Democrat
Allyson Schwartz NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bobby Scott NOVirginia Democrat
David Scott NOGeorgia Democrat
Jose Serrano NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Terri Sewell YESAlabama Democrat
Brad Sherman NOCalifornia Democrat
Heath Shuler NONorth Carolina Democrat
Albio Sires NONew Jersey Democrat
Louise Slaughter NONew York Democrat
David Adam Smith NOWashington Democrat
Jackie Speier NOCalifornia Democrat
Pete Stark NOCalifornia Democrat
Betty Sutton NOOhio Democrat
Bennie Thompson NOMississippi Democrat
Mike Thompson NOCalifornia Democrat
John Tierney NOMassachusetts Democrat
Paul Tonko NONew York Democrat
Ed Towns NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Niki Tsongas NOMassachusetts Democrat
Chris Van Hollen NOMaryland Democrat
Nydia Velazquez NONew York Democrat/Working-Families
Peter Visclosky NOIndiana Democrat
Tim Walz NOMinnesota Democrat
Debbie Wasserman Schultz NOFlorida Democrat
Maxine Waters NOCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt NONorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman NOCalifornia Democrat
Anthony Weiner NONew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Peter Welch NOVermont Democrat
Frederica Wilson NOFlorida Democrat
Lynn Woolsey NOCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
David Wu NOOregon Democrat
John Yarmuth NOKentucky Democrat



Republicans voting on 11-HV249

Sandy Adams YESFlorida Republican
Robert Aderholt YESAlabama Republican
Todd Akin YESMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012)
Rodney Alexander YESLouisiana Republican
Justin Amash YESMichigan Republican
Steve Austria YESOhio Republican
Michele Bachmann YESMinnesota Republican
Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
Lou Barletta YESPennsylvania Republican
Roscoe Bartlett YESMaryland Republican
Joe Linus Barton YESTexas Republican
Charlie Bass YESNew Hampshire Republican
Dan Benishek YESMichigan Republican
Rick Berg YESNorth Dakota Republican (Senate run 2012)
Judy Biggert YESIllinois Republican
Brian Bilbray YESCalifornia Republican
Rob Bishop YESUtah Republican
Diane Black YESTennessee Republican
Marsha Blackburn YESTennessee Republican
Jo Bonner YESAlabama Republican
Mary Bono YESCalifornia Republican
Charles Boustany YESLouisiana Republican
Kevin Brady YESTexas Republican
Mo Brooks YESAlabama Republican
Paul Broun YESGeorgia Republican
Vern Buchanan YESFlorida Republican
Larry Bucshon YESIndiana Republican
Ann Marie Buerkle YESNew York Republican
Dan Burton YESIndiana Republican
Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp YESMichigan Republican
John Campbell YESCalifornia Republican
Quico Canseco YESTexas Republican
Eric Cantor YESVirginia Republican
Shelley Moore Capito YESWest Virginia Republican
John Carter YESTexas Republican
Bill Cassidy YESLouisiana Republican
Steve Chabot YESOhio Republican
Jason Chaffetz YESUtah Republican (Senate run 2012)
John Howard Coble YESNorth Carolina Republican
Mike Coffman YESColorado Republican
Tom Cole YESOklahoma Republican
Mike Conaway YESTexas Republican
Chip Cravaack YESMinnesota Republican
Rick Crawford YESArkansas Republican
Ander Crenshaw YESFlorida Republican
Mark Critz YESPennsylvania Republican
John Culberson YESTexas Republican
Geoff Davis YESKentucky Republican
Jeff Denham YESCalifornia Republican
Charles Dent YESPennsylvania Republican
Scott DesJarlais YESTennessee Republican
Mario Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Republican
Bob Dold YESIllinois Republican
David Dreier YESCalifornia Republican
Sean Duffy YESWisconsin Republican
Jeff Duncan YESSouth Carolina Republican
Jimmy Duncan YESTennessee Republican
Renee Ellmers YESNorth Carolina Republican
Jo Ann Emerson YESMissouri Republican
Blake Farenthold YESTexas Republican
Stephen Fincher YESTennessee Republican
Mike Fitzpatrick YESPennsylvania Republican
Jeff Flake YESArizona Republican (Senate run 2012)
Chuck Fleischmann YESTennessee Republican
John Fleming YESLouisiana Republican
Bill Flores YESTexas Republican
Randy Forbes YESVirginia Republican
Jeff Fortenberry YESNebraska Republican
Virginia Foxx YESNorth Carolina Republican
Trent Franks YESArizona Republican
Elton Gallegly YESCalifornia Republican
Cory Gardner YESColorado Republican
Scott Garrett YESNew Jersey Republican
Jim Gerlach YESPennsylvania Republican
Bob Gibbs YESOhio Republican
Chris Gibson YESNew York Republican
Phil Gingrey YESGeorgia Republican
Louie Gohmert YESTexas Republican
Bob Goodlatte YESVirginia Republican
Paul Gosar YESArizona Republican
Trey Gowdy YESSouth Carolina Republican
Kay Granger YESTexas Republican
Samuel Graves YESMissouri Republican
Tom Graves YESGeorgia Republican
Tim Griffin YESArkansas Republican
Morgan Griffith YESVirginia Republican
Michael Grimm YESNew York Republican
Frank Guinta YESNew Hanpshire Republican
Brett Guthrie YESKentucky Republican
Richard Hanna YESNew York Republican
Gregg Harper YESMississippi Republican
Andy Harris YESMaryland Republican
Vicky Hartzler YESMissouri Republican
Doc Hastings YESWashington Republican
Nan Hayworth YESNew York Republican
Joe Heck YESNevada Republican
Dean Heller YESNevada Republican (Resigned 2011)
Jeb Hensarling YESTexas Republican
Wally Herger YESCalifornia Republican
Jaime Herrera YESWashington Republican
Tim Huelskamp YESKansas Republican
Bill Huizenga YESMichigan Republican
Randy Hultgren YESIllinois Republican
Duncan Hunter Jr. YESCalifornia Republican
Robert Hurt YESVirginia Republican
Darrell Issa YESCalifornia Republican
Lynn Jenkins YESKansas Republican
Bill Johnson YESOhio Republican
Sam Johnson YESTexas Republican
Timothy Johnson YESIllinois Republican
Walter Beaman Jones YESNorth Carolina Republican
Jim Jordan YESOhio Republican
Mike Kelly YESPennsylvania Republican
Peter King YESNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Steve King YESIowa Republican
Jack Kingston YESGeorgia Republican
Adam Kinzinger YESIllinois Republican
John Kline YESMinnesota Republican
Raul Labrador YESIdaho Republican
Doug Lamborn YESColorado Republican
Leonard Lance YESNew Jersey Republican
Jeff Landry YESLouisiana Republican
James Lankford YESOklahoma Republican
Tom Latham YESIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette YESOhio Republican
Bob Latta YESOhio Republican
Jerry Lewis YESCalifornia Republican
Frank LoBiondo YESNew Jersey Republican
Billy Long YESMissouri Republican
Frank Dean Lucas YESOklahoma Republican
Blaine Luetkemeyer YESMissouri Republican
Dan Lungren YESCalifornia Republican
Connie Mack IV YESFlorida Republican
Donald Manzullo YESIllinois Republican
Kenny Marchant YESTexas Republican
Tom Marino YESPennsylvania Republican
Kevin McCarthy YESCalifornia Republican
Michael McCaul YESTexas Republican
Tom McClintock YESCalifornia Republican
Thad McCotter YESMichigan Republican
Patrick McHenry YESNorth Carolina Republican
Buck McKeon YESCalifornia Republican
David McKinley YESWest Virginia Republican
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers YESWashington Republican
Patrick Meehan YESPennsylvania Republican
John Mica YESFlorida Republican
Candice Miller YESMichigan Republican
Gary Miller YESCalifornia Republican
Jeff Miller YESFlorida Republican
Mick Mulvaney YESSouth Carolina Republican
Tim Murphy YESPennsylvania Republican
Sue Myrick YESNorth Carolina Republican
Randy Neugebauer YESTexas Republican
Kristi Noem YESSouth Dakota Republican
Rich Nugent YESFlorida Republican
Devin Nunes YESCalifornia Republican
Alan Nunnelee YESMississippi Republican
Pete Olson YESTexas Republican
Steven Palazzo YESMississippi Republican
Ron Paul YESTexas Republican
Erik Paulsen YESMinnesota Republican
Steve Pearce YESNew Mexico Republican
Mike Pence YESIndiana Republican (Gov. run 2012)
Tom Petri YESWisconsin Republican
Joseph Pitts YESPennsylvania Republican
Todd Platts YESPennsylvania Republican
Ted Poe YESTexas Republican
Mike Pompeo YESKansas Republican
Bill Posey YESFlorida Republican
Tom Price YESGeorgia Republican
Ben Quayle YESArizona Republican
Tom Reed YESNew York Republican
Dennis Rehberg YESMontana Republican (Senate run 2012)
Dave Reichert YESWashington Republican (Governor run 2012)
Jim Renacci YESOhio Republican
Reid Ribble YESWisconsin Republican
Scott Rigell YESVirginia Republican
David Rivera YESFlorida Republican
Martha Roby YESAlabama Republican
Phil Roe YESTennessee Republican
Hal Rogers YESKentucky Republican
Michael Rogers YESAlabama Republican
Mike Rogers YESMichigan Republican
Dana Rohrabacher YESCalifornia Republican
Todd Rokita YESIndiana Republican
Tom Rooney YESFlorida Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen YESFlorida Republican
Peter Roskam YESIllinois Republican
Dennis Ross YESFlorida Republican
Ed Royce YESCalifornia Republican
Jon Runyan YESNew Jersey Republican
Paul Ryan YESWisconsin Republican
Steve Scalise YESLouisiana Republican
Bobby Schilling YESIllinois Republican
Jean Schmidt YESOhio Republican
David Schweikert YESArizona Republican
Austin Scott YESGeorgia Republican
Tim Scott YESSouth Carolina Republican
James Sensenbrenner YESWisconsin Republican
Pete Sessions YESTexas Republican
John Shimkus YESIllinois Republican
Bill Shuster YESPennsylvania Republican
Mike Simpson YESIdaho Republican
Adrian Smith YESNebraska Republican
Christopher Smith YESNew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith YESTexas Republican
Steve Southerland YESFlorida Republican
Cliff Stearns YESFlorida Republican
Steve Stivers YESOhio Republican
Marlin Stutzman YESIndiana Republican
John Sullivan YESOklahoma Republican
Lee Terry YESNebraska Republican
Glenn Thompson YESPennsylvania Republican
Mac Thornberry YESTexas Republican
Pat Tiberi YESOhio Republican
Scott Tipton YESColorado Republican
Mike Turner YESOhio Republican
Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
Tim Walberg YESMichigan Republican
Greg Walden YESOregon Republican
Joe Walsh YESIllinois Republican
Dan Webster YESFlorida Republican
Allen West YESFlorida Republican
Lynn Westmoreland YESGeorgia Republican
Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
Joe Wilson YESSouth Carolina Republican
Robert Wittman YESVirginia Republican
Frank Wolf YESVirginia Republican
Steve Womack YESArkansas Republican
Rob Woodall YESGeorgia Republican
Kevin Yoder YESKansas Republican
Bill Young YESFlorida Republican
Todd Young YESIndiana Republican



Independents voting on 11-HV249

Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)