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S Amdt 3359 - Married Tax Filing Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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

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Amendment - Amendment Not Tabled (Senate) (48-51) - (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:

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: Married Tax Filing Amendment

Sponsors

  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Edmond Spencer Abraham (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John D. Ashcroft (MO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ben 'Nighthorse' Campbell (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan McLauchlin 'Lauch' Faircloth (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rodney 'Rod' Grams (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Y. Tim Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Clinton 'Bob' Smith (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon Harold Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
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