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S Amdt 3655 - Funding for Special Education Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Linc Chafee voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Linc Chafee made in this general time period.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (51-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Funding for Special Education Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that would increase federal funding for special education in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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: Funding for Special Education Amendment

Sponsors

  • James Merrill 'Jim' Jeffords (VT - I) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ben 'Nighthorse' Campbell (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln D. 'Linc' Chafee (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William H. 'Bill' Frist (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judd A. Gregg (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. 'Chuck' Hagel (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Y. Tim Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Rick' Santorum (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George V. Voinovich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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