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Key Votes

S AMDT 229 - Medicaid Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

Read statements Jeff Bingaman made in this general time period.

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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) (49-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicaid Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would convey the goals of future Senate legislation concerning Medicaid and that such legislation shall not:

Highlights:
  • Cap benefits or shift financial burden to states.
  • Take steps to retract the Federal guarantee of insurance coverage that Medicaid provides.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Medicaid Amendment

Sponsors

  • William H. 'Bill' Frist (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
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