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S Amdt 4059 - Overseas Abortion Amendment - Key Vote

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

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Amendment - Amendment Not Tabled (Senate) (45-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Overseas Abortion Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that repeals the restriction on the use of Department of Defense facilities for privately funded abortions.

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 - Amendment Adopted (Senate) -

Title: Overseas Abortion Amendment

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Overseas Abortion Amendment

Sponsors

  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles S. Robb (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Simon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Olympia Jean Snowe (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
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