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S 1873 - American Missile Protection bill - Key Vote

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Mitch McConnell Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (59-41) - (Key vote)

Title: American Missile Protection bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to a bill that mandates the deployment of a National Missile Defense system as soon as one is technologically feasible.

Highlights:
  • Expresses the findings of Congress that long-range ballistic missiles represent one of the most serious security threats to the United States, and that the United States can currently do little to anticipate or respond to their deployment.
Note:

NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: American Missile Protection bill

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Edmond Spencer Abraham (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Kahikina Akaka Sr. (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wayne A. Allard (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John D. Ashcroft (MO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Bennett (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher S. 'Kit' Bond (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Conrad R. Burns (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel R. Coats (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Coverdell (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry E. Craig (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alfonse M. 'Al' D'Amato (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Pete V. Domenici Jr. (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan McLauchlin 'Lauch' Faircloth (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William H. 'Bill' Frist (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Phillip 'Phil' Gramm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodney 'Rod' Grams (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. 'Chuck' Hagel (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest F. 'Fritz' Hollings (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dirk Kempthorne (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Kyl (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard G. 'Dick' Lugar (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Connie Mack (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank H. Murkowski (AK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William V. Roth Jr. (DE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Rick' Santorum (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon Harold Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Clinton 'Bob' Smith (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Olympia Jean Snowe (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlen Specter (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted Stevens (AK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Dalton Thompson (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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