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10-HR140 on May 28, 2010


Source: Resolution on CITES
    RESOLUTION Recognizing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora on its 35th anniversary:
  • Recognizes the important contributions the Convention has made in regulating international trade in endangered species and protecting such species worldwide.
  • Recognizes the increasing importance of the Convention in addressing multiple and compounding threats on species and ecosystems arising from over-exploitation, habitat loss, invasive species, disease, and the effects of climate change.
  • Applauds the Convention's recent leadership in reaffirming strong protections for the African elephant, and other endangered species.
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives urges:
  1. renewed, expanded, and accelerated commitments to the Convention by all Parties to ensure the Convention's contribution to species conservation;
  2. the U.S. delegation to the Convention to utilize international cooperation to encourage other Parties to the Convention to collaborate effectively to curb excessive exploitation of species for international trade; and
  3. the Convention to adopt stronger protections for the polar bear, sharks, bluefin tuna, and other endangered species at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties in 2013.


  • Topic: Environment
  • Headline: Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to add polar bear to endangered species list

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 8.
  • Headline: Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to add polar bear to endangered species list (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 8 on Environment: Which of the following statements comes closest to your personal view?
    • A: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity
    • B: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity, but should be somewhat protected
    • C: Natural resources should be mostly protected, but also exist for the benefit of humanity
    • D: Natural resources exist on their own and should be completely protected
    • E: Unsure


  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 10-HR140

Earl Blumenauer s1sOregon Democrat
Lois Capps s1sCalifornia Democrat
Andre Carson s1sIndiana Democrat
Steve Cohen s1sTennessee Democrat
Gerry Connolly s1sVirginia Democrat
John Conyers s1sMichigan Democrat
Bill Delahunt s1sMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Keith Ellison s1sMinnesota Democrat
Eni Faleomavaega s1sSamoa Democrat
Sam Farr s1sCalifornia Democrat
Raul Grijalva s1sArizona Democrat
Alcee Hastings s2pFlorida Democrat
Mazie Hirono s1sHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Sheila Jackson Lee s1sTexas Democrat
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat
Patrick Kennedy s1sRhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Carolyn Kilpatrick s1sMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Barbara Lee s1sCalifornia Democrat
John Lewis s1sGeorgia Democrat
Betty McCollum s1sMinnesota Democrat
Jim McDermott s1sWashington Democrat
Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010)
James Moran s1sVirginia Democrat
Grace Napolitano s1sCalifornia Democrat
Donald Payne s1sNew Jersey Democrat
Steven Rothman s1sNew Jersey Democrat
Bobby Rush s1sIllinois Democrat
Linda Sanchez s1sCalifornia Democrat
Pete Stark s1sCalifornia Democrat
Mike Thompson s1sCalifornia Democrat
Debbie Wasserman Schultz s1sFlorida Democrat



Republicans participating in 10-HR140

Charles Djou s1sHawaii Republican (until 2010)



Independents participating in 10-HR140

Donna Christensen s1sVirgin Islands -
Joe Sestak s1sPA 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep.



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 31
Republicans: 1
Independents: 2


















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