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S Amdt 4999 - Security of Cargo Containers Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Maria Cantwell voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (43-55) - (Key vote)

Title: Security of Cargo Containers Amendment

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

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a plan for guaranteeing 100 percent of all cargo containers that pass through U.S. ports are scanned. The plan must include annual goals for increases in the percentages of cargo being screened.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Security of Cargo Containers Amendment



  • Evan Bayh (IN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph Robinette 'Joe' Biden Jr. (DE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
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