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H.R. 6061 (109th): Secure Fence Act of 2006

Sep 29, 2006 at 9:30 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6061 (109th) in the Senate.

On October 26, 2006, U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Pub.L. 109–367) into law stating, "This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform."

The bill was introduced on September 13, 2006 by Congressman Peter T. King, Republican of New York. In the House of Representatives, the Fence Act passed 283–138 on September 14, 2006. On September 29, 2006 – the Fence Act passed in the Senate 80–19.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 81%
 
 
 
80
54
 
26
 
0
 
Nay 19%
 
 
 
19
1
 
17
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
1
0
 
1
 
0
 

Bill Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 84% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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