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S Amdt 31 - Yucca Mountain Alternate Sites amendment - Key Vote

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

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (59-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Yucca Mountain Alternate Sites amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires the termination of all construction activity on interim storage facilities designated in the Act if Yucca mountain is deemed unsuitable.

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: Yucca Mountain Alternate Sites amendment

Sponsors

  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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