On the Cloture Motion H.R. 3539

This was a vote on “cloture” in the Senate, which means to end debate so that an up-or-down vote can be taken. A vote in favor is a vote to end debate and move to a vote on the issue itself, while a vote against is a vote to prolong debate or to filibuster.

The vote was related to H.R. 3539 (104th).

Congress
104th Congress
Date
Oct 3, 1996
Chamber
Senate
Number
#304
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 66
 
 
66%
49 17
  Nay 31
 
 
31%
2 29
Not Voting 3
 
 
3%
2 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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