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S. 756: FIRST Step Act

Dec 18, 2018 at 8:22 p.m. ET. On the Motion to Concur in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass S. 756 (115th) in the Senate.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FIRST Step Act, the Senate's criminal justice reform bill. The text of this bill was replaced in whole on December 18, 2018 with criminal justice reform provisions. Those provisions were originally introduced in S. 2795 and H.R. 5682.

Prior to becoming the vehicle for passage of criminal justice reform, this bill was the Save Our Seas Act of 2018.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 87%
 
 
 
87
38
 
47
 
2
 
Nay 12%
 
 
 
12
12
 
0
 
0
 
Not Voting 1%
 
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
0
 

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

The Yea votes represented 93% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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Statistically Notable Votes

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