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March 19, 2007

Senate Votes: S. 4 - 9/11 Commission Recommendations

S. 4: Improving America's Security Act of 2007

Debate

Previous Amendments and Votes on S. 4

Coburn Amdt. No. 294: To provide that the provisions of the Act shall cease to have any force or effect on and after December, 31, 2012, to ensure congressional review and oversight of the Act.

On the Motion to Table
Passed 60-38, 2 not voting. 93% of Democrats supporting, 73% of Republicans opposing.

Coburn Amdt. No. 325: To ensure the fiscal integrity of grants awarded by the Department of Homeland Security.

On the Motion to Table
Passed 66-31, 3 not voting. 87% of Democrats supporting, 54% of Republicans opposing.

Biden Amdt. No. 383: To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop regulations regarding the transportation of high hazard materials, and for other purposes.

On the Motion to Table
Passed 73-25, 2 not voting. Bipartisan support.

On Passage of S. 4 As Amended
Passed 60-38, 2 not voting. 100% of Democrats supporting, 80% of Republicans opposing.


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