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Vote number 1999-118 more penalties for gun & drug violations
on May 14, 1999 regarding bill S. 254 Hatch Amendment #344
Results: Y)48; N)47; NV)5 Amdt Agreed to

The Hatch amdt would increase mandatory penalties for the illegal transfer or use of firearms, fund additional drug case prosecutors, and require background check on purchasers at gun shows. [A YES vote supports stricter penalties].

Categorized under Gun Control

Voting YES counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 9:
Mandatory "Three Strikes" Sentencing Laws;
Voting NO counts for -1 points on VoteMatch question 9.


Democrats voting on 1999-118

Max Baucus NOMT Democratic Sr Senator
Barbara Boxer NOCA Democratic Jr Senator
Richard Bryan NONV Democratic Senator (Former)
Robert Byrd YESWV Former Democratic Senator
Max Cleland NOGA Democratic Senator (Former)
Tom Daschle NOSD Former Democratic Senator
Richard Durbin NOIL Democratic Sr Senator
John Edwards NONC Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004
Russell Feingold NOWI Former Democratic Senator
Dianne Feinstein NOCA Democratic Sr Senator
Bob Graham NOFL Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004
Tom Harkin NOIA Democratic Jr Senator
Fritz Hollings NOSC Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004
Tim Johnson NOSD Democratic Sr Senator
Ted Kennedy NOMA Former Democrat Senator (until 2009)
Bob Kerrey NONE Former Democratic Senator
John Kerry NOMA Democratic Sr Senator
Mary Landrieu NOLA Democratic Sr Senator
Frank Lautenberg NONJ Democratic Sr Senator
Patrick Leahy NOVT Democratic Sr Senator
Carl Levin NOMI Democratic Sr Senator
Blanche Lambert Lincoln NOAR Former Democratic Senator
Barbara Mikulski NOMD Democratic Sr Senator
Patty Murray NOWA Democratic Sr Senator
Jack Reed NORI Democratic Sr Senator
Harry Reid NONV Democratic Sr Senator
Charles Robb NOVA Democratic Senator (Former)
John Rockefeller NOWV Democratic Sr Senator
Paul Sarbanes NOMD Former Democrat Senator (Retired 2006)
Charles Schumer NONY Democratic Sr Senator
Arlen Specter YESPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)
Bob Torricelli NONJ Former Democratic Senator
Paul Wellstone NOMN Democratic Senator (Former)
Ron Wyden NOOR Democratic Sr Senator


Republicans voting on 1999-118

Spencer Abraham YESMI Republican Senator (Former)
John Ashcroft YESMO Republican Senator (Former)
Robert Bennett YESUT Former Republican Senator
Conrad Burns YESMT Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell YESCO Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
John Chafee NORI Republican Senator (Former)
Thad Cochran YESMS Republican Sr Senator
Susan Collins YESME Republican Jr Senator
Paul Coverdell YESGA Republican Senator (Former)
Michael Crapo YESID Republican Sr Senator
Mike DeWine NOOH Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
Michael Enzi NOWY Republican Sr Senator
Peter Fitzgerald NOIL Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
Bill Frist YESTN Former Republican Senator (retired 2006)
Slade Gorton YESWA Republican Senator (Former)
Phil Gramm YESTX Former Republican Senator
Rod Grams YESMN Republican Senator (Former)
Chuck Grassley YESIA Republican Sr Senator
Orrin Hatch YESUT Republican Sr Senator
Jesse Helms YESNC Former Republican Senator
Tim Hutchinson YESAR Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002)
Trent Lott YESMS Former Republican Senator (MS, 1989-2007)
Richard Lugar YESIN Republican Sr Senator
Connie Mack YESFL Former Republican Senator (until 2000)
John McCain YESAZ Republican Sr Senator
Mitch McConnell YESKY Republican Sr Senator
Frank Murkowski YESAK Former Republican Senator; Former Governor
Don Nickles YESOK Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004
Pat Roberts YESKS Republican Sr Senator
Jack Robinson YESMA Former Republican Special Election Challenger (2009)
William Roth YESDE Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000)
Rick Santorum YESPA Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006)
Jeff Sessions YESAL Republican Sr Senator
Richard Shelby YESAL Republican Jr Senator
Olympia Snowe YESME Republican Sr Senator
Craig Thomas NOWY Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007)
Fred Thompson NOTN Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.
Strom Thurmond YESSC Former Republican Senator


Independents voting on 1999-118

Jim Jeffords YESVT Former Independent Senator (retired 2006)
Bob Smith NOFL 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator



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Democrats: YES 2; NO 32
Republicans: YES 32; NO 6
Independents: YES 1; NO 1