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S Amdt 4329 - Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Not Covered by a Moratorium - Key Vote

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Lamar Alexander voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (56-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Not Covered by a Moratorium

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that permits the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee to increase spending levels on certain energy-related programs, including the development of oil and natural gas resources in coastal areas not covered by a Presidential or Congressional Moratorium.

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  • Allows the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee to revise spending levels on certain energy-related programs in a manner to encourage the replacement of conventional wood stoves, the use of smart electricity meters in homes and businesses, the capture and storage of carbon dioxide emission from coal projects, the development of oil and natural gas resources in coastal areas not covered by a Presidential or Congressional Moratorium -- as long as the spending level changes do not increase the federal deficit during the 2008 to 2013 timeframe or the 2008 to 2018 timeframe.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Not Covered by a Moratorium

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