2021 National National Security Key Votes

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Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
June 30, 2021 National H Res 503 Establishing the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Bill Passed - House (222 - 190)
June 28, 2021 National HR 391 Global Health Security Act of 2021 Bill Passed - House (307 - 112)
May 28, 2021 National HR 3233 National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 35)
May 19, 2021 National HR 3233 National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act Bill Passed - House (252 - 175)
May 18, 2021 National S 937 COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Bill Passed - House (364 - 62)
April 22, 2021 National S 937 COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 1)
March 10, 2021 National HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (220 - 211)
March 6, 2021 National HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Bill Passed - Senate (50 - 49)
Feb. 27, 2021 National HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Bill Passed - House (219 - 212)
Feb. 2, 2021 National PN 78-13 Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security Nomination Confirmed - Senate (56 - 43)
Jan. 20, 2021 National PN 78-10 Nomination of Avril Haines as the Director of National Intelligence Nomination Confirmed - Senate (84 - 10)
Date No. Title Outcome
6/30 H Res 503 Establishing the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Bill Passed - House (222 - 190)
6/28 HR 391 Global Health Security Act of 2021 Bill Passed - House (307 - 112)
5/28 HR 3233 National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 35)
5/19 HR 3233 National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act Bill Passed - House (252 - 175)
5/18 S 937 COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Bill Passed - House (364 - 62)
4/22 S 937 COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 1)
3/10 HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Concurrence Vote Passed - House (220 - 211)
3/06 HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Bill Passed - Senate (50 - 49)
2/27 HR 1319 American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Bill Passed - House (219 - 212)
2/02 PN 78-13 Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security Nomination Confirmed - Senate (56 - 43)
1/20 PN 78-10 Nomination of Avril Haines as the Director of National Intelligence Nomination Confirmed - Senate (84 - 10)

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