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S Amdt 1157 - Cuba Travel Ban Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John Edwards voted Yea (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (55-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Cuba Travel Ban Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that lifts the travel ban on US citizens and legal residents to Cuba.

Highlights:
  • Allows U.S. citizens and legal residents to travel freely to Cuba, but applies restrictions if the U.S. and Cuba are at war or if armed hostilities break out.

 

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: Cuba Travel Ban Amendment

Sponsors

  • Christopher J. 'Chris' Dodd (CT - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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