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S Amdt 2763 - Violent Protesters Amendment - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (80-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Violent Protesters Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that prevents violent protesters from filing for bankruptcy to avoid paying court-awarded civil damages or criminal penalties.

Highlights:
  • Classifies court ordered fines for civil damages and criminal penalties as non-dischargeable, meaning that these fines must be repaid in full.

 

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Violent Protesters Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that prevents violent protesters from filing for bankruptcy to avoid paying court-awarded civil damages or criminal penalties.

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