Key Votes

S Amdt 2751 - Two Year Minimum Wage Increase Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (50-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Two Year Minimum Wage Increase Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment which would raise the Federal minimum wage $1 to $6.15 over a period of two years while providing $9.5 billion in tax relief.

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: Two Year Minimum Wage Increase Amendment

Sponsors

  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)