A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, to discontinue the collection by the Federal Government of firearm transaction records of discontinued firearms businesses, to require the destruction of such already collected records, and for other purposes. Cline, who was sworn in on Jan. 3, had previously announced the hiring of his top staff on Dec. 7 with Matt Miller named as Chief of Staff, Debbie Garrett as District Director, Nicole Manley as Legislative Director, and Ryan Saylor as Communications Director. RESOLUTION Expressing support for the designation of February through February 25, 2023, as National FFA Week, recognizing the important role of the National FFA Organization in developing the next generation of globally conscious leaders who will change the world, and celebrating the 90th anniversary of the iconic FFA jacket. Rep. Ben Cline ( R -Virginia, 6th) - Staff Salary Data In Office Alternate Name: Benjamin Lee Cline This member of Congress has also worked as a congressional staffer. 38.147851839344966-79.07433995916494 Also, aides for any relevant committees, leadership offices, campaign committees and leadership PACs will not be included here, nor do we have data for unpaid staff such as interns or people who are "detailed" from the GAO, executive branch or private sector. A BILL To prohibit the disbursement of Federal funds to State and local governments that allow individuals who are not citizens of the United States to vote in any Federal, State, or local election. Residents of Augusta County are invited to Coffee with your Congressman next week.  (Lewis won Harrisonburg, Lexington, Roanoke and Staunton, but lost all the rest, including a razor's edge loss in her hometown of Waynesboro. A BILL To amend title 31, United States Code, to limit the use of Federal funds for travel by the President if the Presidents annual budget submission to Congress is late, and for other purposes. A BILL To require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take into custody certain aliens who have been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person, and for other purposes.  Cline was named Legislator of the Year by the Virginia Court Clerks' Association in 2011 and by the Virginia Sheriff's Association in 2012. " In 2007 and subsequent years, he introduced legislation requiring that information regarding the option of providing anesthesia to the baby be given to women seeking abortions after 20 weeks and requiring doctors to do so if requested by the mother.. [bettersourceneeded], In 2006, Cline patroned HB1125, which created a school sales tax holiday in the Commonwealth, and HB1135, which allowed members of the military stationed in the Commonwealth to receive in-state tuition in Virginia. Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that his office will hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Luray. from Bates College in 1994. Continue construction of wall to stop border emergency. After months of negotiations, a 755-page version of the Inflation Reduction Act passed the Senate with the House expected to possibly pass it today. Cline ( Republican Party) ran for re-election to the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 6th Congressional District. A BILL To prohibit United States contributions to the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and for other purposes. Protecting Individuals with Down Syndrome Act. It turned out to be unnecessary since Rockingham County Clerk of Court Chaz Haywood (another candidate) dropped out of the race at the Convention and endorsed Cline. The 2014 bill passed the House of Delegates unanimously, but died in the Senate without a hearing. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended RC# 193.  In 2004, he introduced HB1204, which increased penalties for people with multiple offenses pertaining to driving while intoxicated. , From 2002 to 2007, including his years in law school, Cline was president of NDS Corporation, a Virginia-based company providing sales and marketing assistance to rural Internet and technology businesses. Residents of Roanoke City are invited to Coffee with your Congressman next week. LURAY Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that his office will hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Luray. A BILL To amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit the Federal Government from entering into contracts with an entity that discriminates against firearm or ammunition industries, and for other purposes. Rep. Alma Adams NC-12 Rep. Robert Aderholt AL-04 Rep. Pete Aguilar CA-33 Rep . 39) disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Commerce relating to "Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord With Presidential Proclamation 10414". For 45 years, CMC Supply, Inc. has been a top plumbing, heating, cooling & pipe wholesale distributor across the U.S. & Canada. - Today, Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) released the following statement after he voted for, and the U.S. House of Representatives passed, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 (H.R. In 2009, Cline patroned, but did not have included in the final state budget, amendments to cut the budget of the Virginia Lottery in half, which would in turn put those funds into the Literary Fund used to fund Virginia public schools. [failed verification], Carmen Forman of The Roanoke Times called Cline "staunchly anti-abortion. A BILL To prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement Executive order relating to reproductive health services. Condemning recent actions taken by the Russian military to down a United States Air Force drone. Demanding that the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party immediately release Mark Swidan. Stop Trying to Obsessively Vilify Energy Act. A BILL To amend the Public Health Service Act to clarify liability protections regarding emergency use of automated external defibrillators. 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A member of the Republican Party, he represented the 24th district in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2002 to 2018. Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2022. Ben Cline Wins 6th District U.S. House Race", "Ben Cline Made It to Congress, Here's How His First Day Went", "Ben Cline projected to win reelection in Virginia's 6th Congressional District, according to NBC News", "Biden officially secures enough electors to become president", "House passes sweeping defense policy bill", "H.R. Benjamin Lee Cline (born February 29, 1972) is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the U.S. representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district since 2019. 38.88691180581187-77.01081610148353. On Ordering the Previous Question RC# 165, On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended RC# 164, On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass RC# 163. Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that his office will hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Elkton. Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225-5431 A BILL To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law. A BILL To limit donations made pursuant to settlement agreements to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes. To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prohibit certain foreign countries from purchasing or leasing property near sensitive sites, and for other purposes. In 2013, Cline patroned HB2229 to address ongoing concerns over the Federal National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. TROOP Act Troop Return Of Overdue Payment Act. Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2023. . Protecting Our Democracy by Preventing Foreign Citizens from Voting Act. This event is an opportunity for residents of Roanoke City to engage in a dialogue with Rep. RESOLUTION Expressing support for the Iranian peoples desire for a democratic, secular, and nonnuclear Republic of Iran, and condemning violations of human rights and statesponsored terrorism by the Iranian Government. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. Click here for 6 full quotes on Immigration OR background on Immigration . A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit dismemberment abortions, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JANUARY 9, 2023 Mrs. MILLER of West Virginia (for herself, Mr. BUCHANAN, Mr. FERGUSON, Mr. ESTES, Mr. KELLY of Pennsylvania, Mr. ARRINGTON, Mr. SCHWEIKERT, Mr. MURPHY, Mr. KUSTOFF, Mr. SMUCKER, Mr. SMITH of Nebraska, Mr. WENSTRUP, Mr. LAHOOD, and Mr. HERN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means A BILL To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reinstate the exception for de minimis payments by third party settlement organizations with respect to returns relating to payments made in settlement of payment card and third party network transactions, as in effect prior to the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act. Protecting Families from Fertility Fraud Act of 2023. Links to those public requests are included below in alphabetical order. A BILL To provide for a moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. A BILL To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects, and for other purposes. Combating Racist Training in the Military Act of 2023. AMERICANS Act Allowing Military Exemptions, Recognizing Individual Concerns About New Shots Act of 2023. In 2003, he introduced HB2231, which gives probation officers greater access to juvenile defendants' records so that risk assessments could be more easily prepared.  Cline won with 57% of the vote despite Democratic opposition from former Lexington Mayor Mimi Elrod.  He is the son of Philip L. Cline and Julie Cline. Res. Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives relating to "Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached 'Stabilizing Braces'". 9. Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Amendment Act of 2022. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R.  Cline represented the 24th district, which consisted of Bath and Rockbridge Counties, the cities of Buena Vista and Lexington, and parts of Amherst and Augusta Counties. 1158) which effectively prohibits ICE from cooperating with Health and Human Services to detain or remove illegal alien sponsors of unaccompanied alien children (UACs).  In 2008, Cline supported the opening of an Amherst branch of Central Virginia Community College and new facilities for the Rockbridge branch of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. , Cline served as chief of staff for U.S. Representative Bob Goodlatte before running for office.[when? You may cancel or unsubscribe at any time. (540) 857-2675. The men and women who have signed up to serve Virginias Sixth District as members of my team are all extremely well-qualified individuals,the congressman said. A BILL To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 East Pecan Boulevard in McAllen, Texas, as the Agent Raul H. Gonzalez Jr. Memorial Post Office. Residents of Clarke County are invited to Coffee With Your Congressman with Rep. Ben Cline (VA-06) next week. Click here to see the staffer records. WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) reintroduced theFederal Insurance Office Elimination Act. Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Revised Definition of 'Waters of the United States'". 347) to require the Executive Office of the President to provide an inflation estimate with respect to Executive orders with a significant effect on the annual gross budget, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives relating to Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached Stabilizing Braces . Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights". Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2023. On Ordering the Previous Question RC# 185, USA Act Upholding Sovereignty of Airspace Act, On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended RC# 183. FARM Act Foreign Adversary Risk Management Act.  In 2007, he patroned HB2453, which enhanced penalties for repeated offenders of driving without a license, and HB2459, which increased the penalties for elder abuse.  In 2013, the bill passed the House of Delegates with bipartisan support 83-14 and the Senate 319 with an amendment. A BILL To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prevent harm and disruption to the United States agriculture industry by protecting against foreign influence over agriculture production and supply chains, and for other purposes. (540) 463-3113, Blues Overcome Wildcats 10-7 To Split Softball Series. Transparency in Federal Spending Resolution. He entered a field of eight candidates, his top rival being Cynthia Dunbar, the incumbent RNC Committeewoman from Virginia. In a field of eight candidates, that number could have been significantly lower than 51% (even as low as 20%), which elicited accusations that the District Committee thought that Dunbar couldn't beat Cline on her own merits. AN ACT To ensure the rights of parents are honored and protected in the Nations public schools. Cline ran unopposed in 2007. P.O. This event is an opportunity for residents of Botetourt County to engage in a dialogue with Rep. A member of Congressman Ben Clines staff will hold mobile office hours at the Highland County Public Library @ 31 North Water Street, Monterey, VA 24465 onThursday, March 9th at 2:30 pm t, A member of Congressman Ben Clines staff will hold mobile office hours at the Bath County Courthouse (2nd Floor) @65 Courthouse Hill Road, Warm Springs, VA 24484 on. A BILL To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled shotguns from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes. Ben Cline represents Virginia's 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he is a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and the . To terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers, and for other purposes. , Cline was born on February 29, 1972, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and grew up in Rockbridge County, Virginia. In addition, Members, staff, and the public can access a consolidated table of the submitted Community Project Funding requests as of April 27, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. here. , Cline was among 19 House Republicans to vote against the final passage of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. The convention process was immediately tainted by accusations that the District Committee leadership was attempting to slant the convention in Dunbar's favor. A BILL To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act and Public Health Service Act to improve the reporting of abortion data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and for other purposes. AN ACT To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from sending petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China, and for other purposes. A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome. 734) to amend the Education Amendments of 1972 to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of such Act in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth, and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. an Act of 2021. This event is an opportunity for residents of Buena Vista to engage in a dialogue with Rep. FINCASTLE Today, Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that his office will hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Fincastle. Committee on Appropriations. Prior to his election to Congress, Ben worked as an attorney, first serving as an Assistant Commonwealths Attorney in Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County, and then opening a private practice with offices in Lexington, Amherst, and Harrisonburg. Great efficiencies, great, Congressman Ben Cline talks with WDBJ about his re-election campaign, ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) Wednesday morning, Governor Glenn Youngkin joined Congressmen Ben Cline and Morgan Griffith at the Brambleton Center to encourage voters across Virginia, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cline Announces Debate and Forum Schedule (Fincastle, VA) Congressman Ben Cline, Republican nominee for re-election to the 6thCongressional District, released the. The final tally was: Cline, 52.62%; Dunbar, 39.15%; Douglas Wright, 3.63%; Elliot Pope, 2.59%; Michael Desjadon, 1.19%; Eduardo Justo, 0.51%; Kathryn McDaniel Lewis, 0.25%, and Haywood, who appeared on the ballot despite his late withdrawal, 0.06%. A BILL To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to include the Secretary of Agriculture on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and require review of certain agricultural transactions, and for other purposes. Protecting Life and Integrity in Research Act of 2023. Washington, DC Published on Wed, 04/19/2023 - 12:00am. Cline is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025. , In 2006, Cline passed two bills, HB1130 and HB1131, that changed the administrative setup of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. In the past week, LegiStorm added: To see staff salaries for aides in the personal office of Rep. Ben Cline, select a time period below. , Cline was reelected in 2020 with 64.7% of the vote, defeating Democrat Nicholas Betts.  At his election victory celebration, Representative-elect Cline told his supporters, "Being part of the checks and balances that our Founding Fathers envisioned is a responsibility that I will guard seriously. To eliminate the Federal Insurance Office of the Department of the Treasury, and for other purposes. Led by Dunbar supporters, the District Committee attempted to push through a "plurality" rule for the Congressional race so that whoever got the highest vote on the first ballot would win. Phil Minez Staunton freeride A BILL To prohibit any rule or guidance that bans gas stoves in the United States. about Coffee with Your Congressman in Buena Vista. Note that the salary index for a given time period does not necessarily reflect exactly who is on staff at the present time. A BILL To ban the imposition of any State or local liability insurance, tax, or user fee requirement for firearm or ammunition ownership or commerce. Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Syria. 42) disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Amendment Act of 2022. Today, Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) reintroduced the, Today, Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) released the following statement after he voted for, and the U.S. House of Representatives passed, the, Rep. Ben Cline Reintroduces Legislation to Defund Woke and Wasteful Government Agency, GOP Rep. Ben Cline Moves to Scrap Obama-Era Agency Pushing Green New Deal Regulations, Rep. Ben Cline on Passage of Limit, Save, Grow Act: Its Time Democrats Come to the Negotiating Table. A BILL To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to reauthorize the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program, and for other purposes. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree RC# 162, Providing Appropriate Recognition and Treatment Needed to Enhance Relations with ASEAN Act, On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass RC# 148, Passage, Objections of the President To The Contrary Notwithstanding RC# 149. Protecting Life from Chemical Abortions Act. Thank you to the leadership & staff for giving me a tour of the facility in Roanoke! Please sign up here to receive email newsletter updates from Congressman Cline. Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Waivers and Modifications of Federal Student Loans".  In 2008, he passed HB1362, which established a penalty for the misuse of public assets, and HB1363, which increases penalties for trademark counterfeiting. No taxpayer funding for United Nations Human Rights Council Act. Res. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Veterans Affairs relating to Reproductive Health Services. Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022. Representative for Virginia's 6 th District.  Cline ran unopposed in both 2011 and 2013. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. He also has a 100% rating from the Family Foundation because of his commitment to stand up for religious liberty and the right to life. Passage, Objections of the President To The Contrary Notwithstanding RC# 187. A BILL To prohibit the use or declaration of a public health emergency with respect to abortion, and for other purposes. Residents of Covington are invited to Coffee with your Congressman next week. Committees Committee and Subcommittee Assignments. "This will make the IRS workforce larger than the Pentagon,. Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should support the safe and responsible development of its energy resources via drilling, in an effort to maintain a robust energy supply chain which promotes national security, safeguards against energy scarcity, and reduces energy poverty for all Americans. I understand that my telephone service provider may impose charges for these contacts and that I can revoke this authorization at any time. In 2005, Cline patroned HB2554, a bill that created the I-81 Safety Task Force, and HJ709, a resolution that encouraged Congress to develop a multistate I-81 initiative. Cline had served in the House of Delegates from 2002 to 2018. Cline tours Frederick County businesses ahead of Election Day, VA 6th District Candidate Profile-Ben Cline, Governor Glenn Youngkin joined congressmen Ben Cline and Morgan Griffith for early voting rally, Congressman Ben Cline Announces Debate And Forum Schedule, Congressman Ben Cline on Inflation Reduction Act, Mar-A-Lago, Rep. Cline visits Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center after June vandalism, pushes for action to protect such facilities. Prohibiting Abortion Industrys Lucrative Loopholes Act. Protect Americas Innovation and Economic Security from CCP Act. A BILL To withhold United States contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and for other purposes. Ben Cline receives service award from Virginia Sheriffs' Association", "LIS > Bill Tracking > HB2231 > 2003 Session", "Del. A BILL To prohibit the Administrator of General Services from awarding contracts for certain commercial payment systems under the SmartPay Program, and for other purposes. 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Their experience and commitment to service will benefit all citizens of our part of Virginia.. Virginia (VA) In December 2020, Cline was one of 126 Republican members of the House of Representatives to sign an amicus brief in support of Texas v. Pennsylvania, a lawsuit filed at the United States Supreme Court contesting the results of the 2020 presidential election, in which Joe Biden defeated incumbent Donald Trump. Rep. Ben Cline (R-VA) and other House Republicans unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at scrapping an Obama-era agency that pushes Green New Deal-style regulations WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) released the following statement after he voted for, and the U.S. House of Representatives passed, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 (H.R. HALT Fentanyl Act Halt All Lethal Trafficking of Fentanyl Act. Subscribe today! Protecting Higher Education from Foreign Threats Act. A BILL To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins to honor and memorialize the tragedy of the Sultana steamboat explosion of 1865. , Cline won the election on November 6, 2018, winning 15 Virginia localities with more than 60% of the vote, to the four localities won by his opponent, Jennifer Lewis.