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Key Vote Rationale

As you may know, the Speaker of the House has historically not cast votes day-to-day in Congress. However, this page will be updated to reflect Congressman Ryan’s positions on several of the important legislative matters facing Congress. For more information on these issues, you may also be interested in reading through our Issue Papers.


Key Vote Rationale (114th Congress)

 Date

 Bill

 Title

 6/9/2016  H.R. 5278  Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA)
 11/19/2015  H.R. 4038  American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act
 9/11/2015  H.R. 3461 To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.
 6/18/2015  H.R. 2146 Trade Priorities and Accountability Act
 3/26/2015  H.R. 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
 2/3/2015  H.R.596 To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
 1/9/2015  H.R.3 Keystone XL Pipeline Act

Key Vote Rationale (113th Congress)

 Date

 Bill

 Title

 4/10/2014  H.CON.RES.96 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024.
 1/29/2014  H.R.2642 Farm Bill
 12/12/2013  H.J.RES.59 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013
 3/21/2013  H.CON.RES.25 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023
 1/23/2013  H.R.325 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013
 1/15/2013  H.R.152 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act
 1/4/2013  H.R.41 To temporarily increase the borrowing authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for carrying out the National Flood Insurance Program

Key Vote Rationale (112th Congress)

 Date

 Bill

 Title

 1/1/2013  H.R.8 American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
 3/29/2012  H.CON.RES.112 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022
 12/14/2011  HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
 11/18/2011  H.J.RES.2 Balanced Budget Amendment
 4/15/2011  H.CON.RES.34 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021
 1/19/2011  H.R. 2 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act