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S AMDT 211 - Native American Funding Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

Read statements Joe Biden, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Note

NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION THAT SETS THE FUNDING LEVEL FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW, BUT IS USED AS A GUIDE FOR CONGRESS AS IT PASSES THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND OTHER BILLS.

Stage Details

Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (45-55) - (Key vote)

Title: Native American Funding Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that adds $1 billion to Native American accounts in the 2006 budget resolution.

Highlights:
  • Reverses cuts concerning healthcare, housing and education funding on Indian Reservations.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Native American Funding Amendment

Sponsors

  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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