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S 2340 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense - Key Vote

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James DeMint voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (45-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to invoke cloture on the motion to take up debate on a bill that provides $70.00 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense.

Highlights:
  • Appropriated the following supplemental emergency appropriations:
    • $8.65 billion for military personnel;
    • $49.20 billion for operation and maintenance;
    • $10.45 billion for procurement; and
    • $575.70 million for the Defense Health Program.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE TO INVOKE CLOTURE ON A MOTION TO PROCEED, WHICH SENDS THE LEGISLATION TO THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE FOR DEBATE AND AMENDMENT. A MOTION TO PROCEED ALONE REQUIRES A MAJORITY FOR APPROVAL. HOWEVER, THE MOTION CAN BE FILIBUSTERED, AND WHEN THIS OCCURS, A CLOTURE VOTE IS NECESSARY TO VOTE ON THE MOTION TO PROCEED. A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE SENATE IS NECESSARY TO INVOKE CLOTURE.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense

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