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S. 1356: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

This was a vote to pass S. 1356 (114th) in the Senate. The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

114th Congress
Nov 10, 2015
On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 1356) in the Senate
Motion Agreed to

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Key: R Yea D Yea D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 91
48 42 1
  Nay 3
0 2 1
Not Voting 6
6 0 0
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