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S Amdt 301 - Budget Deficit Amendment - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (52-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Budget Deficit Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that prohibits the Senate from considering any budget resolution that would cause a unified budget deficit in the FY 2002 and later.

Highlights:
  • Does not apply if a declaration of war is in effect.
  • Permits rule to be waived by an affirmative vote of 3/5 of the Senate.

 

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: Budget Deficit Amendment

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