Key Votes

S Amdt 2396 - Prohibition of Funds to National Endowments for the Arts for Certain Projects - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (49-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibition of Funds to National Endowments for the Arts for Certain Projects

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that prevents the National Endowment for the Arts from providing funds to artists who mutilate or draw blood from human bodies in their projects.

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: Prohibition of Funds to National Endowments for the Arts for Certain Projects

Sponsors

  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)