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S Amdt 244 - Unintended Pregnancy Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Herb Kohl voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Herb Kohl made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Note

NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION THAT SETS THE FUNDING LEVEL FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW, BUT IS USED AS A GUIDE FOR CONGRESS AS IT PASSES THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND OTHER BILLS.

Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (47-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Unintended Pregnancy Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to the Senate's 2006 Fiscal Year Budget that allocates $100 million for the prevention of unintended pregnancies.

Highlights:
  • Increases funding and access to family planning services.
  • Funds legislation that requires equitable prescription coverage for contraceptives under health plans.
  • Funds legislation that would create and expand teen pregnancy prevention programs and education programs concerning emergency contraceptives.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Unintended Pregnancy Amendment

Sponsors

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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