S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Introduced:

Jul 28, 2015

Status:

Failed Cloture on Aug 3, 2015

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote for cloture on August 3, 2015. Cloture is required to move past a Senate filibuster or the threat of a filibuster and takes a 3/5ths vote. In practice, most bills must pass cloture to move forward in the Senate.

Sponsor:

Joni Ernst

Junior Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

33% chance of being enacted (details)

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History

Jul 28, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2015
 
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.

Aug 3, 2015
 
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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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