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S AMDT 1171 - Detention Beds Increase Amendment - Key Vote

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Jeff Bingaman voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (42-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Detention Beds Increase Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to increase the number of detention beds for undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Highlights:
  • Redirects $198 million originally earmarked for the United States Coast Guard and appropriates it to immigration and customs enforcement (Sec. 519).
  • Adds 5,760 detention beds for undocumented immigrants in the United States (Sec. 519).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Detention Beds Increase Amendment

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Kyl (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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