Key Votes

S Amdt 1678 - Hurricane Katrina Relief Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Motion Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Motion Rejected (Senate) (43-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Hurricane Katrina Relief Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to suspend paragraph 4, Rule XVI and allow for a vote on an amendment to increase the federal governments financial aid package to the victims of Hurricane Katrina by providing food assistance, bankruptcy relief and tax help.

Highlights:

NOTE: This is not a vote on the passage of the amendment, but rather a vote to determine if the amendment violates senate rule xvi, #4. The rule requires that amendments to appropriation bills are relevant to the appropriation topic at hand and do not propose new general legislation.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Hurricane Katrina Relief Amendment

Sponsors

  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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