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11-H1416 on Apr 7, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Crime Victim Restitution and Court Fee Intercept Act
Source: HR1416/S755
Congressional Summary:
  • Requires the chief justice of the highest court of any state that wishes to collect past-due, legally enforceable state judicial debts to designate a single state entity to communicate judicial debt information to the Secretary of the Treasury.
  • Directs the Secretary, upon receiving notice from such an entity that a named person owes a past-due, legally enforceable state judicial debt, to pay such debt from any tax refund due to such person.
  • Defines "state judicial debt" to include court costs, fees, fines, assessments, restitution to victims of crime, and other monies resulting from a judgment or sentence rendered by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction handling criminal or traffic cases in the state.

Also see the related Senate bill S0755.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Question 9: Stricter punishment reduces crime Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Sponsored facilitating recovering crime victim restitution fees (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees (Score: 2)

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Democrats participating in 11-H1416

Joe Baca s2oCalifornia Democratic Challenger 
Earl Blumenauer s2oOregon Democrat 
Corrine Brown s2oFlorida Democrat 
Russ Carnahan s2oMissouri Democrat 
Ben Chandler s2oKentucky Democrat 
Jim Costa s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Joe Courtney s2oConnecticut Democrat 
Peter Defazio s2oOregon Democrat 
Keith Ellison s2oMinnesota Democrat 
John Garamendi s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Raul Grijalva s2oArizona Democrat 
Tim Holden s2oPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Mike Honda s2oCalifornia Democrat 
John Larson s2oConnecticut Democrat 
Betty McCollum s2oMinnesota Democrat 
Michael Michaud s2oMaine Democratic Governor Challenger 
Ed Pastor s2oArizona Democrat 
Nick Rahall s2oWest Virginia Democrat 
Kurt Schrader s2oOregon Democrat 
Albio Sires s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
Mel Watt s2oNorth Carolina Democrat 
David Wu s2oOregon Democrat (Resigned 2011) 

Republicans participating in 11-H1416

Steve Austria s2oOhio Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Michele Bachmann s2oMinnesota Republican 
Spencer Bachus s2oAlabama Republican 
Dan Benishek s2oMichigan Republican 
Brian Bilbray s2oCalifornia Republican 
Mike Coffman s2oColorado Republican 
Chip Cravaack s2oMinnesota Republican 
Chris Gibson s2oNew York Republican 
Paul Gosar s2oArizona Republican 
Vicky Hartzler s2oMissouri Republican 
Randy Hultgren s2oIllinois Republican 
John Kline s2oMinnesota Republican 
Tom Latham s2oIowa Republican 
Steven LaTourette s2oOhio Republican 
Billy Long s2oMissouri Republican 
Erik Paulsen s1pMinnesota Republican 
Todd Platts s2oPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ted Poe s2oTexas Republican 
Ben Quayle s2oArizona Republican (lost 2012 primary) 
Martha Roby s2oAlabama Republican 
Steve Stivers s2oOhio Republican 
Fred Upton s2oMichigan Republican 
Greg Walden s2oOregon Republican 

Independents participating in 11-H1416

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 22
Republicans: 23
Independents: 0

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