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S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020

Jun 27, 2019 at 1:53 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass S. 1790 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.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 91%
 
 
 
86
49
 
36
 
1
 
Nay 9%
 
 
 
8
3
 
5
 
0
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
6
1
 
4
 
1
 

Bill Passed. 3/5 Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 92% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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Notes: *Senate Democratic Steering Committee Chair’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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Statistically Notable Votes

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

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