S. 470 (110th): Iraq War Policy bill

Introduced:

Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on February 5, 2007.

Sponsor:

Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2007
Length: 12 pages

See Instead:

S. 574 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Feb 17, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to express the sense of Congress on Iraq.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 31, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 1, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 5, 2007
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 470”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Votes
Feb 5, 2007 5:44 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 49/47

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 574 (Related)
Iraq War Policy bill

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Feb 17, 2007

S.Con.Res. 7 (Related)
Iraq War Policy resolution

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2007

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