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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1948

This was a vote to add text from S. 87, the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act to Amdt. 1959. The amendment would have prohibited sanctuary jurisdictions from receiving certain federal grants. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or political subdivision that prohibits or restricts information sharing about an individual's immigration status, or compliance with a detainer request or notification of release request.

This vote was related to amendment S.Amdt. 1948 (Patrick “Pat” Toomey) to H.R. 2579. The title of the amendment is S.Amdt. 1948 (Toomey) to H.R. 2579: To ensure that State and local law enforcement may cooperate with Federal officials to protect our communities from violent criminals and suspected terrorists who are illegally present in the United States..

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 54%
 
 
 
54
50
 
4
 
0
 
Nay 45%
 
 
 
45
0
 
43
 
2
 
Not Voting 1%
 
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
0
 

Date: Feb 15, 2018

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Rejected

Source: senate.gov

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