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S AMDT 2634 - Additional Funding For Veterans Amendment - Key Vote

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

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (43-55) - (Key vote)

Title: Additional Funding For Veterans Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that appropriates $500 million annually from 2006-2010 for counseling, mental health, and rehabilitation services for veterans diagnosed with mental illness, post-traumatic stress disorder, or substance abuse.

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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: Additional Funding For Veterans Amendment

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