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S J Res 22 - A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act - National Key Vote

Peter Welch voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Issues Related to S J Res 22

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (52-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on a joint resolution that repeals the Clean Water Rule that defines "waters of the United States" which fall under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE TO INVOKE CLOTURE ON THE CONSIDERATION OF A VETO MESSAGE. THE VETO MESSAGE MUST BE CONSIDERED AS READ BEFORE A VETOED BILL IS RECONSIDERED FOR PASSAGE. HOWEVER, THE CONSIDERATION OF THE VETO MESSAGE CAN BE FILIBUSTERED, AND WHEN THIS OCCURS, A CLOTURE VOTE IS NECESSARY TO PROCEED. A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY OF THE SENATE IS NECESSARY TO INVOKE CLOTURE.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (253-166) - (Key vote)
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Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that repeals the Clean Water Rule that defines "waters of the United States" which fall under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act

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