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H.R.3159 Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 31, 2012 Received in the Senate.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 30, 2012, with a roll call of 390 ayes, 0 nays, and 41 not voting.

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    • Letter: Veteran on Frelinghuysen's Voting Record - Caldwells, NJ ... - July 03, 2012 by Caldwells Patch - In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ...

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      As noted by Caldwells Patch on July 03, 2012, "In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ..." (/url?q=http://caldwells.patch.com/articles/letter-veteran-on-frelinghuysen-s-voting-record&sa=U&ei=Wh8WULu5J8-N0QG7vIG4Dw&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEJATcS1ZO9kgdszob2UHDHvSoFrg)
    • Letter: Veteran on Frelinghuysen's Voting Record - Caldwells, NJ ... - July 03, 2012 by Caldwells Patch - In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ...

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      As noted by Caldwells Patch on July 03, 2012, "In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ..." (/url?q=http://caldwells.patch.com/articles/letter-veteran-on-frelinghuysen-s-voting-record&sa=U&ei=BekSUOnUHoGk8gThsYH4AQ&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGqFZ5wJiLVvHmGEpMueUEYGneFFw)
    • Letter: Veteran on Frelinghuysen's Voting Record - Caldwells, NJ ... - July 03, 2012 by Caldwells Patch - In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ...

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      As noted by Caldwells Patch on July 03, 2012, "In 2007, he voted AGAINST a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, August 2, 2007. In 2006, he voted AGAINST a motion to provide a tax break ..." (/url?q=http://caldwells.patch.com/articles/letter-veteran-on-frelinghuysen-s-voting-record&sa=U&ei=BpIRULfgE4Pe9ATo_oGgDQ&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHm64dr0KWPA7t_VWMpBIf4Bir5CA)

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    • Writer: Frelinghuysen’s words belie his record - June 29, 2012 by newjerseyhills.com - In 2007, he voted against a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan:  H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, Aug. 2, 2007 In 2006, he voted against a motion to provide a tax break on death benefits for ...

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      As noted by newjerseyhills.com on June 29, 2012, "In 2007, he voted against a bill giving our troops a longer break between deployments to places like Iraq and Afghanistan:  H.R. 3159, Roll Call 796, Aug. 2, 2007 In 2006, he voted against a motion to provide a tax break on death benefits for ..." (http://newjerseyhills.com/the_progress/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/writer-frelinghuysen-s-words-belie-his-record/article_293514f2-bf07-11e1-80fd-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • Judge Ted Poe and his bipartisan posse lay down the (foreign aid) law - October 20, 2011 by Oxfam America - Known as HR 3159, The Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012, the Poe bill has 30 original co-sponsors at its introduction and is set to have the most bipartisan support seen since frontier days–or at least since last Congress' HR 2

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      As noted by Oxfam America on October 20, 2011, " Known as HR 3159, The Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012, the Poe bill has 30 original co-sponsors at its introduction and is set to have the most bipartisan support seen since frontier days–or at least since last Congress' HR 2" (http://politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org/index.php/2011/10/20/judge-ted-poe-and-his-bipartisan-posse-lay-down-the-foreign-aid-law/)
    • Rep. Poe Introduces Bill to Direct Establishment of US Foreign Assistance ... - October 14, 2011 by Targeted News Service (subscription) - Ted Poe, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (HR 3159) to "direct the President, in consultation with the Department of State, United States Agency for International Development, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Department of Defense, ...

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      As noted by Targeted News Service (subscription) on October 14, 2011, " Ted Poe, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (HR 3159) to "direct the President, in consultation with the Department of State, United States Agency for International Development, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Department of Defense, ... " (http://targetednews.com/disp_story.php?s_id=1064732)
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