Key Votes

H Amdt 954 - Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Saxby Chambliss voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Saxby Chambliss made in this general time period.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (135-283) - (Key vote)

Title: Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would strike provisions relating to habeas corpus reform that place strict limits on the ability of State death row prisoners to challenge in Federal court the constitutionality of their conviction or sentence.

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Habeas Corpus Reform Amendment

Sponsors

  • Melvin Luther 'Mel' Watt (NC - D) (Out Of Office)