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S AMDT 4587 - Transit Security Amendment - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (50-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Transit Security Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill increasing the funding for transit security by $300 million, including funds for passenger rail security research, and development and overtime compensation in high threat areas.

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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: Transit Security Amendment

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