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S Amdt 923 - Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco - Key Vote

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Heidi Heitkamp voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (44-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 954 that prohibits the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation from paying any portion of the premium for an insurance policy or plan for tobacco, effective beginning the 2015 reinsurance year.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation from paying any portion of the premium for an insurance policy or plan for tobacco.
  • Requires any savings resulting from this amendment to be deposited in the Treasury and used for Federal budget deficit reduction.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE IS SUBJECT TO A SPECIAL ORDER REQUIRING A 3/5 MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco

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