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S AMDT 2356 - Hurricane Health Care for Survivors Amendment - Key Vote

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

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (48-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Hurricane Health Care for Survivors Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that provides Disaster Relief Medicaid (DRM) health care for Hurricane Katrina victims for five months and requires the Federal government to completely reimburse States for the cost of emergency health care.

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: Hurricane Health Care for Survivors Amendment

Sponsors

  • Blanche Lambert Lincoln (AR - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Max S. Baucus (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Stevens Corzine (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Kohl (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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