On the Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment striking sec. 1 through Title V and Inserting Language to the Senate Amdt. to H.R. 3221, with an Amdt.)

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. 3221 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Jun 24, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#155
Result:
Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 83
 
 
 
83%
47 34 2
  Nay 9
 
 
 
9%
0 9 0
Not Voting 8
 
 
 
8%
3 5 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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