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S Amdt 4750 - Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016 - Key Vote

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Tammy Baldwin voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (44-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on an amendment to HR 2578 that amends the background check system for gun purchases.

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Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of S Amdt 4750 to HR 2578. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

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NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016

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