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S Amdt 112 - Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt - Key Vote

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Thomas Coburn voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (52-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment to S 23 that requires the Department of the Treasury to prioritize the payment of the principal and interest on public debt over all other obligations, in the event that the statutory debt limit is reached.

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NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt

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