Key Votes

S Amdt 1151 - Improving Fingerprint Systems Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Joe Biden, Jr. voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) -

Title: Improving Fingerprint Systems Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that requires the FBI to submit to Congress a report on how to improve automatic fingerprint systems in order to identify criminals more quickly and effectively.

Highlights:

Ensures that FBI shall report by June 1994 to the Congress regarding how it can accelerate and improve automatic fingerprint systems at the State and Federal level in order to use fingerprints found at the scene of a crime to identify more criminal suspects more quickly and effectively

Amendment - Amendment Not Tabled (Senate) (49-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Improving Fingerprint Systems Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that requires the FBI to submit to Congress a report on how to improve automatic fingerprint systems in order to identify criminals more quickly and effectively.

Highlights:

Ensures that FBI shall report by June 1994 to the Congress regarding how it can accelerate and improve automatic fingerprint systems at the State and Federal level in order to use fingerprints found at the scene of a crime to identify more criminal suspects more quickly and effectively

Note:

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: Improving Fingerprint Systems Amendment

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