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2009-S475 on Feb 25, 2009


Source: S.475&HR.1182
    A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to guarantee the equity of spouses of military personnel with regard to matters of residency, and for other purposes.
  • Prohibits, for purposes of voting for a federal, state, or local office, deeming a person to have lost a residence or domicile in a state, acquired a residence or domicile in any other state, or become a resident in or of any other state solely because the person is absent from a state because the person is accompanying the person's spouse who is absent from the state in compliance with military or naval orders.
  • Prohibits a servicemember's spouse from either losing or acquiring a residence or domicile for purposes of taxation because of being absent or present in any U.S. tax jurisdiction solely to be with the servicemember in compliance with the servicemember's military orders if the residence or domicile is the same for the servicemember and the spouse. Prohibits a spouse's income from being considered income earned in a tax jurisdiction if the spouse is not a resident or domiciliary of such jurisdiction when the spouse is in that jurisdiction solely to be with a servicemember serving under military orders.
  • Suspends land rights residency requirements for spouses accompanying servicemembers serving under military orders.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Question 16: Stricter limits on political campaign funds Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill maintaining military spouse voting residency (Score: 1)

  • 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 2009-S475

Jason Altmire s1sPennsylvania Democrat
John Barrow s1sGeorgia Democrat
Evan Bayh s1sIN Former Democratic Senator
Mark Begich s1sAK Democratic Jr Senator
Howard Berman s1sCalifornia Democrat
John Boccieri s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010)
Robert Brady s1sPennsylvania Democrat
Bobby Bright s1sAlabama Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Sherrod Brown s1sOH Democratic Sr Senator
Roland Burris s1sIL Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Robert Byrd s1sWV Former Democratic Senator
Maria Cantwell s1sWA Democratic Jr Senator
Benjamin Cardin s1sMaryland Democrat
Chris Carney s1sPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Yvette Clarke s1sNew York Democrat
Gerry Connolly s1sVirginia Democrat
Jim Costa s1sCalifornia Democrat
Henry Cuellar s1sTexas Democrat
Artur Davis s1sAlabama Former Democrat (until 2010)
Lincoln Davis s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Mike Doyle s1sPennsylvania Democrat
Richard Durbin s1sIL Democratic Sr Senator
Chet Edwards s1sTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Anna Eshoo s1sCalifornia Democrat
Dianne Feinstein s1sCA Democratic Sr Senator
Ralph Moody Hall s1sTexas Democrat
Maurice Hinchey s1sNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012)
Ruben Hinojosa s1sTexas Democrat
Tim Holden s1sPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt s1sNew Jersey Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson s1sIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee s1sTexas Democrat
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1sTexas Democrat
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat
Tim Johnson s1sSD Democratic Sr Senator
Marcy Kaptur s1sOhio Democrat
Carolyn Kilpatrick s1sMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Suzanne Kosmas s1sFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Mary Landrieu s1sLA Democratic Sr Senator
John Lewis s1sGeorgia Democrat
Blanche Lambert Lincoln s1sAR Former Democratic Senator
Cynthia Lummis s1sWyoming Democrat
Eric Massa s1sNew York Democrat (until 2010)
Walt Minnick s1sIdaho Former Democrat (until 2010)
Harry Mitchell s1sArizona Former Democrat (until 2010)
Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010)
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1sDistrict of Columbia Democrat
Glenn Nye s1sVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Solomon Ortiz s1sTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Silvestre Reyes s1sTexas Democrat
Ciro Rodriguez s1sTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Mike Ross s1sArkansas Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Adam Schiff s1sCalifornia Democrat
Jeanne Shaheen s1sNH Democratic Sr Senator
Arlen Specter s1sPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)
John Spratt s1sSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
John Tanner s1sTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Jon Tester s1sMT Democratic Jr Senator
Mark Udall s1sCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative
Ron Wyden s1sOR Democratic Sr Senator



Republicans participating in 2009-S475

Michele Bachmann s1sMinnesota Republican
Spencer Bachus s1sAlabama Republican
John Barrasso s1sWY Republican Jr Senator
Gresham Barrett s1sSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Joe Linus Barton s1sTexas Republican
Judy Biggert s1sIllinois Republican
Gus Bilirakis s1sFlorida Republican
Marsha Blackburn s1sTennessee Republican
Roy Blunt s1sMissouri Republican (until 2010)
John Boehner s1sOhio Republican
Kit Bond s1sMO Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010)
Jo Bonner s1sAlabama Republican
Mary Bono s1sCalifornia Republican
John Boozman s1sAR Republican Jr Senator
Paul Broun s1sGeorgia Republican
Henry Brown s1sSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Sam Brownback s1sKS Republican Governor
Jim Bunning s1sKY Republican Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Michael Burgess s1sTexas Republican
Richard Burr s2pNC Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative
Steve Buyer s1sIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Ken Calvert s1sCalifornia Republican
John Campbell s1sCalifornia Republican
John Carter s2pTexas Republican
Saxby Chambliss s1sGA Republican Sr Senator
John Howard Coble s1sNorth Carolina Republican
Tom Coburn s1sOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative
Thad Cochran s1sMS Republican Sr Senator
Tom Cole s1sOklahoma Republican
John Cornyn s1sTX Republican Jr Senator
Ander Crenshaw s1sFlorida Republican
John Culberson s1sTexas Republican
Nathan Deal s1sGA Republican Governor
Jim DeMint s1sSC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative
Charles Dent s1sPennsylvania Republican
Mario Diaz-Balart s1sFlorida Republican
David Dreier s1sCalifornia Republican
John Ensign s1sNV Republican Jr Senator
Michael Enzi s1sWY Republican Sr Senator
Mary Fallin s1sOK Republican Governor
John Fleming s1sLouisiana Republican
Jeff Fortenberry s1sNebraska Republican
Virginia Foxx s1sNorth Carolina Republican
Elton Gallegly s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012)
Phil Gingrey s1sGeorgia Republican
Bob Goodlatte s1sVirginia Republican
Kay Granger s1sTexas Republican
Judd Gregg s1sNH Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010)
Brett Guthrie s1sKentucky Republican
Gregg Harper s1sMississippi Republican
Orrin Hatch s1sUT Republican Sr Senator
Jeb Hensarling s1sTexas Republican
Peter Hoekstra s1sMI Republican Challenger
Kay Bailey Hutchison s1sTX Republican Sr Senator (Retiring)
James Inhofe s1sOK Republican Sr Senator
Johnny Isakson s1sGA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative
Mike Johanns s1sNE Former Republican Governor (2005-2007); elected Senator 2008
Sam Johnson s1sTexas Republican
Timothy Johnson s1sIllinois Republican
Walter Beaman Jones s1sNorth Carolina Republican
John Kline s1sMinnesota Republican
Tom Latham s1sIowa Republican
Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican
Chris Lee s1sNew York Republican (Resigned 2011)
Frank Dean Lucas s1sOklahoma Republican
Blaine Luetkemeyer s1sMissouri Republican
Connie Mack s1sFL Former Republican Senator (until 2000)
Donald Manzullo s1sIllinois Republican
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican
Michael McCaul s1sTexas Republican
Tom McClintock s1sCA03 Former Republican Challenger (2003)
Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican
John Mica s1sFlorida Republican
Candice Miller s1sMichigan Republican
Lisa Murkowski s1sAK Republican Sr Senator
Sue Myrick s1sNorth Carolina Republican
Randy Neugebauer s1sTexas Republican
Pete Olson s1sTexas Republican
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988)
Erik Paulsen s1sMinnesota Republican
Todd Platts s1sPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012)
Ted Poe s1sTexas Republican
Bill Posey s1sFlorida Republican
Tom Price s1sGeorgia Republican
Dave Reichert s1sWashington Republican (Governor run 2012)
Jim Risch s1sID Former Republican Governor (2006-2007); U.S. Senator
Phil Roe s1sTennessee Republican
Hal Rogers s1sKentucky Republican
Mike Rogers s1sMichigan Republican
Tom Rooney s1sFlorida Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen s1sFlorida Republican
Steve Scalise s1sLA Republican challenger
Jeff Sessions s1sAL Republican Sr Senator
Pete Sessions s1sTexas Republican
John Shadegg s1sArizona Republican
Richard Shelby s1sAL Republican Jr Senator
Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican
Christopher Smith s1sNew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith s1sTexas Republican
Olympia Snowe s1sME Republican Sr Senator
Cliff Stearns s1sFlorida Republican
Mac Thornberry s1sTexas Republican
John Thune s1sSD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative
Todd Tiahrt s1sKansas Republican (until 2010)
David Vitter s1sLA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative
Greg Walden s1sOregon Republican
Zach Wamp s1sTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican
Roger Wicker s1sMississippi Republican (Senate 2008)
Joe Wilson s1sSouth Carolina Republican
Robert Wittman s1sVirginia Republican
Frank Wolf s1sVirginia Republican
Don Young s1sAlaska Republican



Independents participating in 2009-S475

Ginny Brown-Waite s1sFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Joseph Lieberman s1sCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring)
Mel Martinez s1sFL Former GOP Senator (resigned 2009); previously HUD Secy.
Kendrick Meek s1sFL 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep.
Adam Putnam s1sFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 60
Republicans: 113
Independents: 5


















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