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S. 2328: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015

Jun 29, 2016 at 7:03 p.m. ET. On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 2328) in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass S. 2328 (114th) in the Senate.

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All Votes R D I
Yea 69%
 
 
 
68
36
 
31
 
1
 
Nay 31%
 
 
 
30
18
 
11
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
2
0
 
2
 
0
 

Motion Agreed to. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

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