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S AMDT 2737 - Military Funding and Tax Cuts Amendment - Key Vote

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

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (44-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Military Funding and Tax Cuts Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the budget act in order to adopt an amendment that appropriates $47.27 billion to the military and repeals the extension of tax cuts for capital gains and dividends to 2010 back to 2008.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $25.41 billion for procurement.
  • Appropriates $16.9 billion for Army operation and maintenance.
  • Appropriates $4.5 billion for Marine Corps operation and maintenance.
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: Military Funding and Tax Cuts Amendment

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Co-sponsors

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ken Salazar (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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