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America Competes Act
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate killed an amendment allowing sm The Senate killed an amendment allowing small businesses to opt out of the most burdensome reporting provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulating reporting of publicly-traded companies on the stock exchange. ACU favors this exemption, but the Senate defeated it April 24, 2007, by a vote of 62-35. ted it April 24, 2007, by a vote of 62-35.
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.acuratings.org/ +
Bill of vote America Competes Act +
Billnumber H2272 +
Chamber 111th United States Congress + , U.S. Senate +
Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard description Vote to kill a DeMint amendment to exempt Vote to kill a DeMint amendment to exempt smaller businesses from having to comply withSection 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The pro-growth vote was "nay" because the Sarbanes-Oxley regulations stifle economic growth and are overly burdensome on businesses. Passed 62-35. ly burdensome on businesses. Passed 62-35. , Vote to kill a Coburn amendment that would Vote to kill a Coburn amendment that would express the sense of the Senate that Congress has a moral obligation to offset the cost of new government spending in order to reduce deficit spending and the national debt. The pro-growth vote was "nay" because the resolution would have encouraged fiscal responsibility. Passed 54-43. raged fiscal responsibility. Passed 54-43. , Vote on the Coburn amendment that would di Vote on the Coburn amendment that would discontinue the Advanced Technology Program. The pro-growth vote was "yea" because this program is nothing more than corporate welfare. Instead, the money should be left in the private sector where it can be more effectively allocated. Failed 39-57. more effectively allocated. Failed 39-57.
Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the 2007 congressional scoreca 1.php +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes description This bill contains $43 billion in new fund This bill contains $43 billion in new funding over the next 3 years for at least 40 new federal programs. The scope of the funding for the bill after it emerged from conference dramatically inflated from the original House bill, which called for only $23 billion in funding for 20 new programs. It not only represents the reckless spending that has come to characterize Congress, but also is a drastic and irresponsible expansion of the size of government. “Nay” votes scored. e size of government. “Nay” votes scored.
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes source Http://www.freedomworks.org/keyvotes/2007 house.php?state=0&submit=Go +
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 House Scorecard description Legislation that provides for investment in innovation through research and development, and aims to improve the competitiveness of the United States.
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 House Scorecard position Aye +
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 House Scorecard source Http://www.itic.org/clientuploads/scorecards/13307 ITI VoteGuide FINAL.pdf +
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard description Legislation that provides for investment in innovation through research and development, and aims to improve the competitiveness of the United States.
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.itic.org/clientuploads/scorecards/13307 ITI VoteGuide FINAL.pdf +
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Roll call number 802 + , 146 + , 139 + , 140 + , 144 +
Scorecard vote FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes + , Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 House Scorecard + , U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2007 House Scorecard + , Information Technology Industry Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard + , Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard + , American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2007 House Scorecard description By a 367-57 vote, the House passed H.R. 22 By a 367-57 vote, the House passed H.R. 2272, the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act. The Chamber strongly supported this legislation, which emphasizes more funding for math and science education and science focused research and development, allowing the United States to remain competitive. The legislation lays the foundation for significantly increased federal investment for math and science research and education by authorizing funding for numerous programs such as the National Science Foundation; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; the Technology Innovation Program; and a new cutting-edge energy research agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy. If America is to remain competitive in the global, knowledge-based economy, it needs to restore excellence in math and science education and research. The COMPETES Act, which was signed into law on August 9, will do much to bolster these efforts. 9, will do much to bolster these efforts.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2007 House Scorecard position Aye +
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.uschamber.com/issues/legislators/07htv house.htm +
Categories Education Policy (U.S.)  + , Tagged legislation  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  +
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