Senate Armed Services Committee Roll Call Votes on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014

During consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, there were no roll call votes taken during subcommittee markups.  Fourteen roll call votes were taken by the full Committee during the markup.  In compliance with Rule XXVI 7(3)(b) of the Standing Rules of the Senate, listed below is a tabulation of the roll call votes.

MOTION: To include a provision that would require a review of decisions not to refer charges of certain sexual offenses to trial by court-martial.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 17-9.
In favor: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Manchin, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Blunt, and Lee.
Opposed: Senators Udall, Hagan, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Vitter, and Cruz

MOTION: To include multiple provisions addressing sexual assaults in the military.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 26-0.
In favor: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: None.

MOTION: To conduct full Committee markups in closed session because classified information will be discussed.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 20-6.
In Favor: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, and Blunt.
Opposed:  Senators McCaskill, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Lee, and Cruz.

MOTION: To include a provision exempting the Department of Defense from alternative fuel procurement requirement.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 13-13.
In favor: Senators Manchin, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, and King

MOTION: To include a provision for limitations on allowable costs of salaries of contractor employees.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 12-14.
In favor: Senators Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, King, and Vitter.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Shaheen, Kaine, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.

MOTION: To include an alternative provision providing for limitations on allowable costs of salaries of contractor employees.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 6-20.
In favor: Senators Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, and Graham.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Ayotte, Fischer, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.

MOTION: To include a provision for cost comparison for procurement of alternative fuel.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 12-14.
In favor: Senators Manchin, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, and Fischer.

MOTION: To include a provision requiring certification for biofuel refinery construction.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 11-15.
In favor: Senators Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, and Fischer.

MOTION: To include report language addressing the use of amounts authorized for base defense requirements to pay for warfighting costs of Overseas Contingency Operations.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 12-14.
In favor: Senators Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, and King.

MOTION: To strike a provision that would restore the previous policy regarding restrictions on use of Department of Defense medical facilities.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 15-11.
In favor: Senators Nelson, Manchin, Donnelly, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Hirono, Kaine, and King.

MOTION: To include a provision to enhance the protection of rights of conscience of members of the armed forces and chaplains of such members.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 19-7.
In favor: Senators Nelson, McCaskill, Hagan, Manchin, Donnelly, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Udall, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, and Hirono.

MOTION: To strike the one-year extension and modification of authority for program to develop and carry out infrastructure projects in Afghanistan and require a report on transition of project management.
VOTE: Failed by roll call vote, 7-19.
In favor: Senators McCaskill, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, Udall, Hagan, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, and Blunt.

MOTION: To restrict funding for the Task Force for Business and Stability Operations in Afghanistan.
VOTE: Adopted by roll call vote, 26-0.
In favor: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, Vitter, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Opposed: None.

MOTION: To favorably report to the Senate the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014.
VOTE: Passed on a roll call vote, 23-3.
In Favor: Senators Levin, Reed, Nelson, McCaskill, Udall, Hagan, Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, King, Inhofe, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, Wicker, Ayotte, Fischer, Graham, and Blunt.
Opposed: Senators Vitter, Lee, and Cruz.