Key Votes

S Amdt 2955 - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John Kerry voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that would strike a provision in the concurrent resolution that recognizes revenue from oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

Highlights:
  • Requires the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to remain closed to oil drilling.
Note:

NOTE: A SENATOR 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 (Senate) -

Title: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling amendment

Sponsors

  • William V. Roth Jr. (DE - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Max S. Baucus (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln D. 'Linc' Chafee (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher J. 'Chris' Dodd (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James Merrill 'Jim' Jeffords (VT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles S. Robb (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert G. 'Bob' Torricelli (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)