The non-binding resolution was designed to create 12 appropriations bills to fund the government.
All 183 Democrats who voted, voted against the resolution.
The second version of the 7 billion national defense bill included " billion in cuts to match what was approved in the budget" and language preventing the closure of the Guantanamo Bay military prison.
Along with trade promotion authority (TPA), which Congress passed as part of HR 2146 - Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act, TAA became law on June 29, 2015.
Meehan was one of 111 Republicans to vote in favor of HR 1295.
Although the House approved TPA, it was a largely symbolic vote given the measure was part of a package trade bill including trade adjustment assistance (TAA), which had been rejected earlier the same day.
After the House failed to pass trade adjustment assistance (TAA) and trade promotion authority (TPA) together on June 12, 2015, it voted to authorize TPA alone as an amendment to HR 2146 - Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act on June 18, 2015.
The amendment passed by a vote of 218-208, with all voting members of the House maintaining his or her original position on TPA except for Ted Yoho (R-Fla.).
Meehan was one of 190 Republicans to vote in favor of the amendment.
Meehan attended Bowdoin college for his undergraduate degree and later earned his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law.
He is a former United States Attorney, and he was Delaware County District Attorney from 1996 to 2001.
On May 15, 2015, the House passed HR 1735 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 by a vote of 269-151.