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A Amnd. 1 - Divestment Due to Genocide Amendment - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (House) (50-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Divestment Due to Genocide Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to end investments in any country or region declared by the U.S. Congress to be engaged in acts of genocide if an when Congress allows states to divest for this reason.

Highlights:
- Requires the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to identify securities related to countries or regions engaged in genocide and within 90 days of a Congressional act allowing disinvestment (3). - Requires the State of Wisconsin Investment Board to withdraw entirely from the investments within 15 months (3).
Note:

NOTE: A LEGISLATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Divestment Due to Genocide Amendment

Sponsors

  • Chuck Benedict (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David A. Cullen (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason M. Fields (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tamara D. Grigsby (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara Gronemus (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Hilgenberg (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kim Hixson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis John Molepske Jr. (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Nelson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph T. 'Joe' Parisi (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Pocan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marlin D. Schneider (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donna J. Seidel (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Sheridan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey E. 'Jeff' Smith (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Soletski (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott E. Suder (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Toles (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Turner (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Van Akkeren (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sheldon A. Wasserman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Annette Polly Williams (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey 'Jeff' Wood (WI - I) (Out Of Office)
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