Cloture on S.Amdt. 4751 (Grassley) to H.R. 2578: To address gun violence and improve the availability of records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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. 2578.

114th Congress
Jun 20, 2016
On the Cloture Motion in the Senate
Cloture Motion Rejected

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 53
52 1 0
  Nay 47
2 43 2
Required: 3/5 source:

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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