Recent House and Senate Votes

Recent Senate Votes
Grasz Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (50-48, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Leonard S. Grasz to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Willett Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (50-47, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Don R. Willett to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Ho Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (53-43, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed James C. Ho to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Recent House Votes
Mortgage Lender Escrow Requirement Exemption – Vote Passed (294-129, 8 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would exempt lenders with assets of $10 billion or less from the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul requirement that such lenders establish escrow accounts for the first five years of so-called “high-priced” mortgage loans, if the lenders hold the loan on its own balance sheet for three years after the loan is made.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted NO


Iranian Asset Report Requirement – Vote Passed (289-135, 7 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would require the Treasury Department to report to Congress on assets held in U.S. and foreign financial institutions that are under direct or indirect control certain high ranking Iranian officials, and how sanctions may be used to prevent the funds from being used to contribute to the continued development of ballistic missile technology by Iran.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted YES


Privacy Notice Requirement Exemption – Vote Passed (275-146, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would exempt vehicle financial companies that have not changed their privacy policies, including companies that share or sell information on consumers to unaffiliated third parties, from the requirement that such companies provide annual written privacy notices to consumers.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted NO


Iranian Aircraft Purchase Transactions – Vote Passed (252-167, 12 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would require the Treasury secretary to report to Congress on any U.S. or foreign financial institutions that are involved in financing the purchase or export of aircraft on behalf of Iran, and to certify that such transactions pose no money-laundering or terrorism-financing risk.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted NO