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S Amdt 2033 - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

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Amendment - Motion Rejected (Senate) (50-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that appropriates federal funds for the LIHEAP.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $3.1 billion in emergency funding to LIHEAP for unanticipated home energy assistance needs in one or more states.
  • Funds LIHEAP, a federally-funded program that helps eligible low-income households meet their home heating and cooling needs.
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.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment

Sponsors

  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)

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