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Key Votes

S Amdt 178 - Agricultural Appropriations Amendment - Key Vote

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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 Tabled (Senate) (53-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Agricultural Appropriations Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that appropriates an additional $36 billion to agriculture, nutrition and forestry between FY 2000 and FY 2006.

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: Agricultural Appropriations Amendment

Sponsors

  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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