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On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1253 to S.Amdt. 1252 to S. 1156 (District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1998)

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 S. 1156 (105th).


All Votes R D
Yea 99%
Nay 1%

Date: Oct 7, 1997

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to


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