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July 28, 2007

Senate Votes - H.R. 2638: Homeland Security Appropriations

H.R. 2638: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008

Debate

Amendments (GovTrack, Thomas)

Graham Amdt. No. 2412; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.
Shall the Decision of the Chair Stand as the Judgement of the Senate
The Decision of the Chair Passed 52-44

Graham Amdt. No. 2480; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.
Passed 89-1
Senate Adds $3 Billion for Border Security to Homeland Bill
After a flurry of negotiations, the Senate on Thursday agreed to add $3 billion in emergency border security funding to the fiscal 2008 homeland security spending bill, drawing Congress closer to a confrontation with the president over the level of funding in the bill.

Alexander Amdt. No. 2405, as Modified; To make $300,000,000 available for grants to States to carry out the REAL ID Act of 2005.
Motion to Table Passed 50-44

Sanders Amdt. No. 2498; To prohibit funds made available in this Act from being used to implement a rule or regulation related to certain petitions for aliens to perform temporary labor in the United States.
Passed 51-43

DeMint Amdt. No. 2481; To prohibit the use of funds to remove offenses from the list of criminal offenses disqualifying individuals from receiving TWIC cards.
Passed 93-1

On Passage of the Bill
Passed 89-4

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