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S Amdt 1479 - School Attendance Requirements for Welfare Benefits - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (55-43) -

Title: School Attendance Requirements for Welfare Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that allows States to rescind welfare benefits to families whose children have failed without good cause to regularly attend school.

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: School Attendance Requirements for Welfare Benefits

Sponsors

  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Christopher S. 'Kit' Bond (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel R. Coats (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alfonse M. 'Al' D'Amato (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Walker 'Bob' Kasten Jr. (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Clinton 'Bob' Smith (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Symms (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Malcolm Wallop (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
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