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S AMDT 47 - Violent Protestor Amendment - Key Vote

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Barack Obama II voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (46-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Violent Protestor Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 256 that would prevent violent protestors from filing for bankruptcy to avoid paying court-awarded civil damages or criminal penalties.

Highlights:
  • Classifies court ordered fines for civil damages and criminal penalties as non-dischargeable, meaning that these fines must be repaid in full (Sec. 332).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Violent Protestor Amendment

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