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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

13-H1506 on Apr 11, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: SANE Act
Source: H.R.1506
Congressional Summary:Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures Act: Prohibits using funds in 2014 or thereafter:
  1. to arm a B-2 or B-52 aircraft with a nuclear weapon;
  2. for the research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) or procurement of a long-range penetrating bomber aircraft;
  3. to make the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons; or
  4. for the B61 or W78 life extension program.
  • Requires that, beginning in FY2014, the Navy shall include no more than eight operational ballistic-missile submarines available for deployment.
  • Prohibits using DOD funds for FY2014 or thereafter to maintain more than 200 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and 250 submarine-launched ballistic missiles
  • Prohibits funding RDT&E or procurement of a new ICBM or for the medium extended air defense system.

Opponent's argument against bill: (Twitchy blog, "Who said what?", twitchy.com): North Korea has evidently been conducting nuclear device tests, and the timing couldn't be better, of course, as President Obama is expected to call for a reduction in nuclear arms tonight in his State of the Union address. Mass. Rep. Ed Markey is totall


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Question 15: Expand the military Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Defund nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing (Score: -2)

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  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 13-H1506

Timothy Bishop s1oNew York DemocratApr 11, 2013
Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon DemocratApr 11, 2013
Suzanne Bonamici s1oOregon DemocratApr 11, 2013
Judy Chu s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
William Lacy Clay s1oMissouri DemocratApr 11, 2013
John Conyers s1oMichigan DemocratApr 11, 2013
Peter Defazio s1oOregon DemocratMay 14, 2013
Donna Edwards s1oMaryland DemocratApr 11, 2013
Keith Ellison s1oMinnesota DemocratApr 11, 2013
Anna Eshoo s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Sam Farr s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona DemocratApr 11, 2013
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida DemocratApr 11, 2013
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey DemocratApr 11, 2013
Mike Honda s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jared Huffman s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1oTexas DemocratMay 21, 2013
Bill Keating s1oMassachusetts DemocratApr 11, 2013
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
John Lewis s1oGeorgia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Alan Lowenthal s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/LiberalApr 11, 2013
Ed Markey s2pMA Democratic ChallengerApr 11, 2013
Betty McCollum s1oMinnesota DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jim McDermott s1oWashington DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts DemocratApr 11, 2013
James Moran s1oVirginia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-FamiliesApr 11, 2013
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1oDistrict of Columbia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Donald Payne Jr. s1oNew Jersey DemocratApr 11, 2013
Mark Pocan s1oWisconsin DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jared Polis s1oColorado DemocratApr 11, 2013
David Eugene Price s1oNorth Carolina DemocratApr 11, 2013
Charles Rangel s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-FamiliesApr 11, 2013
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois DemocratApr 11, 2013
Louise Slaughter s1oNew York DemocratApr 11, 2013
Jackie Speier s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
John Tierney s1oMassachusetts DemocratApr 11, 2013
Henry Waxman s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 11, 2013
Frederica Wilson s1oFlorida DemocratApr 11, 2013



Republicans participating in 13-H1506



Independents participating in 13-H1506

Donna Christensen s1oVirgin Islands -Apr 11, 2013



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 41
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1


















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