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S AMDT 2351 - Pay As You Go Amendment - Key Vote

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John Kerry voted Yea (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (50-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Pay As You Go Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that prohibits the Senate from considering any direct spending or revenue legislation that increases the on-budget deficit in any bills during specified time periods.

Highlights:
  • Permits the rule to be waived by an aftermath vote of three-fifths of the Senate.
  • Expires in 2010.
Note:

NOTE: A MOTION TO WAIVE THE BUDGET ACT, IF ADOPTED, TEMPORARILY SETS ASIDE A SPECIFIC PROVISION OF THE BUDGET ACT OF 1974 SO THAT AN AMENDMENT THAT VIOLATES THE ACT MAY BE CONSIDERED. A 3/5 MAJORITY IS REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Pay As You Go Amendment

Sponsors

  • Kent Conrad (ND - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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