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Nebraska Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 24, 2007 LB 641 School Property Tax and Learning Communities Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 14)
Yea
May 16, 2007 LB 367 Tax Credits and Reductions Bill Passed - Senate
(46 - 2)
Yea
March 20, 2007 LB 476 Elimination of the Death Penalty Bill Failed - Senate
(24 - 25)
Nay
Jan. 12, 2007 LB 367 Tax Credits and Reductions Senate Co-sponsor
April 13, 2006 LB 1024 School Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 16)
Yea
April 13, 2006 LB 239 In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants Veto Override Passed - Senate
(30 - 16)
Nay
April 13, 2006 LB 239 In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 18)
Nay
April 12, 2006 LR 449 Impeachment of C. David Hergert Resolution Passed - Senate
(25 - 22)
Nay
April 6, 2006 AM 3142 Redistricting of Omaha Public Schools Amendment Adopted - Senate
(33 - 6)
Yea
April 5, 2006 LB 1060 2005-2007 Biennium Budget Veto Override Failed - Senate
(14 - 24)
Nay
April 3, 2006 LB 188 Campaign Finance Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 10)
Nay
March 30, 2006 LB 454 Concealed Handgun Permit Act Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 12)
Yea
March 28, 2006 LB 1060 2005-2007 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(41 - 7)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2006 LB 454 Concealed Handgun Permit Act Senate Co-sponsor

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Project Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and State voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Key votes typically include the initial passage of legislation and final conference report vote versions (the compromised versions of bills passed in separate House and Senate versions). Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

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  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
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