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

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 Sep. 13, 2006 by Peter T. King (R-NY). 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



Congress
109th Congress
Date
Sep 29, 2006
Chamber
Senate
Number
#262
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate
Result:
Bill Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 80
 
 
 
80%
54 26 0
  Nay 19
 
 
 
19%
1 17 1
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Required: Simple Majority source: senate.gov

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Notes: *Majority Leader/Majority Whip’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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