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S 2040 - Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - Key Vote

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Doug LaMalfa voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (348-77) - (Key vote)

Title: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes courts to hear cases involving claims against a foreign state for damages caused by terrorism within the United States.

Highlights:

Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of S 2040. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

For further status information, email the Key Votes Department at votes@votesmart.org or call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

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NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (97-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes courts to hear cases involving claims against a foreign state for damages caused by terrorism within the United States.

Highlights:

Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of S 2040. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

For further status information, email the Key Votes Department at votes@votesmart.org or call the Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762).

Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

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