Federal - H643

American SAFE Act

Passage

House Roll Call Vote 643, 114th Congress, 1st Session

Date: November 19, 2015

Status: Passed

289
137

Our Position

Against

Description

Passage of the bill that would prohibit admitting any refugee from Iraq or Syria to the United States before the secretary of Homeland Security, with the unanimous concurrence of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the director of National Intelligence, has conducted a thorough background check on any refugee from Iraq or Syria and certified that they are not a security threat to the United States. Further, the bill would require that the secretary of Homeland Security submit a monthly report to the appropriate congressional committees on the number of applications for admission and number of security certifications not made.

Related Bill

HR 4038 The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act (official title to be confirmed).

Vote Breakdown

D R I
Yea 47 241 1
Nay 135 2 0
No Vote 6 2 0

Democrats

  • Alma Adams Nay
  • Pete Aguilar Yea
  • Brad Ashford Yea
  • Karen Bass Nay
  • Joyce Beatty Nay
  • Xavier Becerra Nay
  • Ami Bera Yea
  • Donald S. Beyer Jr. Nay
  • Sanford D. Bishop Jr. Yea
  • Earl Blumenauer Nay
  • Suzanne Bonamici Nay
  • Brendan F. Boyle Nay
  • Robert A. Brady Nay
  • Corrine Brown Nay
  • Julia Brownley Yea
  • Cheri Bustos Yea
  • G.K. Butterfield Nay
  • Lois Capps Nay
  • Michael E. Capuano Nay
  • Tony Cárdenas Nay
  • John Carney Yea
  • André Carson Nay
  • Matt Cartwright Nay
  • Kathy Castor Nay
  • Joaquin Castro Nay
  • Judy Chu Nay
  • David Cicilline Nay
  • Katherine M. Clark Nay
  • Yvette D. Clarke Nay
  • William Lacy Clay Nay
  • Emanuel Cleaver II Nay
  • James E. Clyburn Nay
  • Steve Cohen Nay
  • Gerald E. Connolly Yea
  • John Conyers Jr. Nay
  • Jim Cooper Yea
  • Jim Costa Yea
  • Joe Courtney Yea
  • Joseph Crowley Nay
  • Henry Cuellar Yea
  • Elijah E. Cummings Nay
  • Danny K. Davis Nay
  • Susan A. Davis Nay
  • Peter A. DeFazio Not Present
  • Diana DeGette Nay
  • John Delaney Yea
  • Rosa DeLauro Nay
  • Suzan DelBene Nay
  • Mark DeSaulnier Nay
  • Ted Deutch Nay
  • Debbie Dingell Nay
  • Lloyd Doggett Yea
  • Mike Doyle Nay
  • Tammy Duckworth Nay
  • Donna Edwards Nay
  • Keith Ellison Announced Against
  • Eliot L. Engel Nay
  • Anna G. Eshoo Nay
  • Elizabeth Esty Nay
  • Sam Farr Nay
  • Chaka Fattah Nay
  • Bill Foster Nay
  • Lois Frankel Nay
  • Marcia L. Fudge Nay
  • Tulsi Gabbard Yea
  • Ruben Gallego Nay
  • John Garamendi Yea
  • Gwen Graham Yea
  • Alan Grayson Nay
  • Al Green Nay
  • Gene Green Yea
  • Raúl M. Grijalva Nay
  • Luis V Gutiérrez Nay
  • Janice Hahn Yea
  • Alcee L. Hastings Nay
  • Denny Heck Nay
  • Brian Higgins Nay
  • Jim Himes Yea
  • Rubén Hinojosa Announced Against
  • Michael M. Honda Nay
  • Steny H. Hoyer Nay
  • Jared Huffman Nay
  • Steve Israel Yea
  • Sheila Jackson Lee Nay
  • Hakeem Jeffries Nay
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson Nay
  • Hank Johnson Nay
  • Marcy Kaptur Yea
  • William Keating Yea
  • Robin Kelly Nay
  • Joseph P. Kennedy III Nay
  • Dan Kildee Nay
  • Derek Kilmer Nay
  • Ron Kind Yea
  • Ann Kirkpatrick Nay
  • Ann McLane Kuster Yea
  • Jim Langevin Yea
  • Rick Larsen Nay
  • John B. Larson Nay
  • Brenda Lawrence Nay
  • Barbara Lee Nay
  • Sander M. Levin Nay
  • John Lewis Nay
  • Ted Lieu Nay
  • Daniel Lipinski Yea
  • Dave Loebsack Yea
  • Zoe Lofgren Nay
  • Alan Lowenthal Nay
  • Nita M. Lowey Nay
  • Ben Ray Luján Nay
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham Nay
  • Stephen F. Lynch Yea
  • Carolyn B. Maloney Nay
  • Sean Patrick Maloney Yea
  • Doris Matsui Nay
  • Betty McCollum Nay
  • Jim McDermott Nay
  • Jim McGovern Nay
  • Jerry McNerney Nay
  • Gregory W. Meeks Nay
  • Grace Meng Nay
  • Gwen Moore Nay
  • Seth Moulton Nay
  • Patrick Murphy Yea
  • Jerrold Nadler Nay
  • Grace F. Napolitano Nay
  • Richard E. Neal Nay
  • Rick Nolan Yea
  • Donald Norcross Yea
  • Beto O'Rourke Nay
  • Frank Pallone Jr. Nay
  • Bill Pascrell Jr. Nay
  • Donald M. Payne Jr. Nay
  • Nancy Pelosi Nay
  • Ed Perlmutter Nay
  • Scott Peters Yea
  • Collin C. Peterson Yea
  • Chellie Pingree Nay
  • Mark Pocan Nay
  • Jared Polis Yea
  • David E. Price Nay
  • Mike Quigley Nay
  • Charles B. Rangel Nay
  • Kathleen Rice Yea
  • Cedric L. Richmond Nay
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard Nay
  • Raul Ruiz Yea
  • C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger Announced Against
  • Bobby L. Rush Nay
  • Tim Ryan Yea
  • Linda T. Sánchez Nay
  • Loretta Sanchez Nay
  • John Sarbanes Nay
  • Jan Schakowsky Nay
  • Adam B. Schiff Nay
  • Kurt Schrader Yea
  • David Scott Yea
  • Robert C. Scott Nay
  • José E. Serrano Nay
  • Terri A. Sewell Yea
  • Brad Sherman Nay
  • Kyrsten Sinema Yea
  • Albio Sires Nay
  • Louise M. Slaughter Yea
  • Adam Smith Nay
  • Jackie Speier Nay
  • Eric Swalwell Nay
  • Mark Takai Announced Against
  • Mark Takano Nay
  • Bennie Thompson Nay
  • Mike Thompson Nay
  • Dina Titus Nay
  • Paul Tonko Nay
  • Norma J. Torres Nay
  • Niki Tsongas Nay
  • Chris Van Hollen Nay
  • Juan C. Vargas Nay
  • Marc Veasey Yea
  • Filemon Vela Yea
  • Nydia M. Velázquez Nay
  • Peter J. Visclosky Nay
  • Tim Walz Yea
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Nay
  • Maxine Waters Nay
  • Bonnie Watson Coleman Announced Against
  • Peter Welch Nay
  • Frederica S. Wilson Nay
  • John Yarmuth Nay

Republicans

  • Ralph Abraham Yea
  • Robert B. Aderholt Yea
  • Rick W. Allen Yea
  • Mark Amodei Yea
  • Brian Babin Yea
  • Lou Barletta Yea
  • Andy Barr Yea
  • Joe L. Barton Yea
  • Dan Benishek Yea
  • Gus Bilirakis Yea
  • Mike Bishop Yea
  • Rob Bishop Yea
  • Diane Black Yea
  • Marsha Blackburn Yea
  • Rod Blum Yea
  • Mike Bost Yea
  • Charles Boustany Jr. Yea
  • Kevin Brady Yea
  • Dave Brat Yea
  • Jim Bridenstine Yea
  • Mo Brooks Yea
  • Susan W. Brooks Yea
  • Vern Buchanan Yea
  • Ken Buck Yea
  • Larry Bucshon Yea
  • Michael C. Burgess Yea
  • Bradley Byrne Yea
  • Ken Calvert Yea
  • Earl L. "Buddy" Carter Yea
  • John Carter Yea
  • Steve Chabot Yea
  • Jason Chaffetz Yea
  • Curt Clawson Yea
  • Mike Coffman Yea
  • Tom Cole Yea
  • Chris Collins Yea
  • Doug Collins Yea
  • Barbara Comstock Yea
  • K. Michael Conaway Yea
  • Paul Cook Yea
  • Ryan A. Costello Yea
  • Kevin Cramer Yea
  • Rick Crawford Yea
  • Ander Crenshaw Yea
  • John Culberson Yea
  • Carlos Curbelo Yea
  • Rodney Davis Yea
  • Jeff Denham Yea
  • Charlie Dent Yea
  • Ron DeSantis Yea
  • Scott DesJarlais Yea
  • Mario Diaz-Balart Yea
  • Robert J. Dold Yea
  • Dan Donovan Yea
  • Sean P. Duffy Yea
  • Jeff Duncan Yea
  • John J. Duncan Jr. Yea
  • Renee Ellmers Yea
  • Tom Emmer Yea
  • Blake Farenthold Yea
  • Stephen Fincher Yea
  • Michael G. Fitzpatrick Yea
  • Chuck Fleischmann Yea
  • John Fleming Yea
  • Bill Flores Yea
  • J. Randy Forbes Yea
  • Jeff Fortenberry Yea
  • Virginia Foxx Yea
  • Trent Franks Yea
  • Rodney Frelinghuysen Yea
  • Scott Garrett Yea
  • Bob Gibbs Yea
  • Chris Gibson Yea
  • Louie Gohmert Yea
  • Robert W. Goodlatte Yea
  • Paul Gosar Yea
  • Trey Gowdy Yea
  • Kay Granger Yea
  • Garret Graves Yea
  • Sam Graves Yea
  • Tom Graves Yea
  • Morgan Griffith Yea
  • Glenn Grothman Yea
  • Frank C. Guinta Yea
  • Brett Guthrie Yea
  • Richard Hanna Yea
  • Cresent Hardy Yea
  • Gregg Harper Yea
  • Andy Harris Yea
  • Vicky Hartzler Yea
  • Joe Heck Yea
  • Jeb Hensarling Yea
  • Jaime Herrera Beutler Yea
  • Jody B. Hice Yea
  • French Hill Yea
  • George Holding Yea
  • Richard Hudson Yea
  • Tim Huelskamp Yea
  • Bill Huizenga Yea
  • Randy Hultgren Yea
  • Duncan Hunter Yea
  • Will Hurd Yea
  • Robert Hurt Yea
  • Darrell Issa Yea
  • Evan Jenkins Yea
  • Lynn Jenkins Yea
  • Bill Johnson Yea
  • Sam Johnson Yea
  • David Jolly Yea
  • Walter B. Jones Nay
  • Jim Jordan Yea
  • David Joyce Yea
  • John Katko Yea
  • Mike Kelly Yea
  • Trent Kelly Yea
  • Peter T. King Yea
  • Steve King Nay
  • Adam Kinzinger Yea
  • John Kline Yea
  • Steve Knight Yea
  • Raúl R. Labrador Yea
  • Darin LaHood Yea
  • Doug LaMalfa Yea
  • Doug Lamborn Yea
  • Leonard Lance Yea
  • Bob Latta Yea
  • Frank A. LoBiondo Yea
  • Billy Long Yea
  • Barry Loudermilk Yea
  • Mia Love Yea
  • Frank D. Lucas Yea
  • Blaine Luetkemeyer Yea
  • Cynthia Lummis Yea
  • Tom MacArthur Yea
  • Kenny Marchant Yea
  • Tom Marino Yea
  • Thomas Massie Yea
  • Kevin McCarthy Yea
  • Michael McCaul Yea
  • Tom McClintock Yea
  • Patrick T. McHenry Yea
  • David B. McKinley Yea
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers Yea
  • Martha McSally Yea
  • Mark Meadows Yea
  • Patrick Meehan Yea
  • Luke Messer Yea
  • John L. Mica Yea
  • Candice S. Miller Yea
  • Jeff Miller Yea
  • John Moolenaar Yea
  • Alex X. Mooney Yea
  • Markwayne Mullin Yea
  • Mick Mulvaney Yea
  • Tim Murphy Yea
  • Randy Neugebauer Yea
  • Dan Newhouse Yea
  • Kristi Noem Yea
  • Rich Nugent Yea
  • Devin Nunes Yea
  • Pete Olson Yea
  • Steven M. Palazzo Yea
  • Gary Palmer Yea
  • Erik Paulsen Yea
  • Steve Pearce Yea
  • Scott Perry Yea
  • Robert Pittenger Yea
  • Joe Pitts Yea
  • Ted Poe Yea
  • Bruce Poliquin Yea
  • Mike Pompeo Yea
  • Bill Posey Yea
  • Tom Price Yea
  • John Ratcliffe Yea
  • Tom Reed Yea
  • Dave Reichert Yea
  • James B. Renacci Yea
  • Reid Ribble Yea
  • Tom Rice Yea
  • Scott Rigell Yea
  • Martha Roby Yea
  • Phil Roe Yea
  • Harold Rogers Yea
  • Mike D. Rogers Yea
  • Dana Rohrabacher Yea
  • Todd Rokita Yea
  • Tom Rooney Yea
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Yea
  • Peter Roskam Yea
  • Dennis A. Ross Yea
  • Keith Rothfus Yea
  • David Rouzer Yea
  • Ed Royce Yea
  • Steve Russell Yea
  • Paul D. Ryan Yea
  • Matt Salmon Yea
  • Mark Sanford Yea
  • Steve Scalise Yea
  • David Schweikert Yea
  • Austin Scott Yea
  • Jim Sensenbrenner Yea
  • Pete Sessions Yea
  • John Shimkus Yea
  • Bill Shuster Yea
  • Mike Simpson Yea
  • Adrian Smith Yea
  • Christopher H. Smith Yea
  • Jason Smith Yea
  • Lamar Smith Yea
  • Elise Stefanik Yea
  • Chris Stewart Yea
  • Steve Stivers Yea
  • Marlin Stutzman Yea
  • Glenn "GT" Thompson Yea
  • Mac Thornberry Yea
  • Pat Tiberi Yea
  • Scott Tipton Yea
  • Dave Trott Yea
  • Michael R. Turner Yea
  • Fred Upton Yea
  • David Valadao Yea
  • Ann Wagner Yea
  • Tim Walberg Yea
  • Greg Walden Yea
  • Mark Walker Yea
  • Jackie Walorski Yea
  • Mimi Walters Yea
  • Randy Weber Yea
  • Daniel Webster Yea
  • Brad Wenstrup Yea
  • Bruce Westerman Yea
  • Lynn Westmoreland Announced For
  • Edward Whitfield Yea
  • Roger Williams Announced For
  • Joe Wilson Yea
  • Rob Wittman Yea
  • Steve Womack Yea
  • Rob Woodall Yea
  • Kevin Yoder Yea
  • Ted Yoho Yea
  • David Young Yea
  • Don Young Yea
  • Todd Young Yea
  • Lee Zeldin Yea
  • Ryan Zinke Yea