Amendment Not Tabled
July 29, 1998(Key vote)
Title: Married Tax Filing Amendment
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to table an amendment that allows spouses who file a joint tax return to divide their combined income in half, as if filing separately.
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.