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  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4299: Vitter Amdt. No. 4299; Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for comprehensive legislation to legalize the importation of prescription drugs from highly industrialized countries with safe pharmaceutical infrastructures. Result: Agreed to (73-23, 4...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4379: Boxer Amdt. No. 4379; To facilitate coverage of pregnant women in SCHIP. Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4245: Biden Amdt. No. 4245; To restore full funding for the international affairs budget, in support of the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign assistance, fighting global AIDS, promoting sustainable development, and other efforts, with...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4339: DeMint Amdt. No. 4339; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for providing an above the line Federal income tax deduction for individuals purchasing health insurance outside the workplace. Result: Rejected (45-51, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4233: Allard Amdt. No. 4233; To require that legislation to reauthorize SCHIP include provisions codifying the unborn child regulation. Result: Rejected (46-52, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4276: Grassley Amdt. No. 4276 as Modified; To exempt from pay-as-you-go enforcement modifications to the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT) that prevent millions of additional taxpayers from having to pay the AMT. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4379: Boxer Amdt. No. 4379; To facilitate coverage of pregnant women in SCHIP. Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4372: Kyl Amdt. No. 4372; To protect small businesses, family ranches and farms from the Death Tax by providing a $5 million exemption, a low rate for smaller estates and a maximum rate no higher than 35%. Result: Rejected (48-50, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4378: Landrieu Amdt. No. 4378; To protect family businesses and farmers without increasing our nation's debt by providing for an estate tax that sets the exemption at $5 million and the rate at 35 percent, with the benefits of the exemption recaptured for estates over $100...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4347: Motion to Waive C.B.A. DeMint Amdt No. 4347; To establish an earmark moratorium for fiscal year 2009. Result: Rejected (29-71, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4276: Grassley Amdt. No. 4276 as Modified; To exempt from pay-as-you-go enforcement modifications to the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT) that prevent millions of additional taxpayers from having to pay the AMT. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4372: Kyl Amdt. No. 4372; To protect small businesses, family ranches and farms from the Death Tax by providing a $5 million exemption, a low rate for smaller estates and a maximum rate no higher than 35%. Result: Rejected (48-50, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4348: Kyl Amdt. No. 4348; To provide certainty to taxpayers by extending expiring tax provisions such as the R&D Tax Credit that helps US companies innovate, combat pay exclusion for our soldiers in the field, the education deduction to make colleges more affordable and...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4378: Landrieu Amdt. No. 4378; To protect family businesses and farmers without increasing our nation's debt by providing for an estate tax that sets the exemption at $5 million and the rate at 35 percent, with the benefits of the exemption recaptured for estates over $100...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4313: Motion to Waive C.B.A. Cornyn Amdt. No. 4313; To protect the family budget from runaway Government spending by increasing the number of Senators necessary to waive the PAYGO Point of Order from 60 to 100. Result: Rejected (27-71, 2 members not voting, 3/5...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4347: Motion to Waive C.B.A. DeMint Amdt No. 4347; To establish an earmark moratorium for fiscal year 2009. Result: Rejected (29-71, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4340: Motion to Waive C.B.A. DeMint Amdt. No. 4340; To create a point of order against bills that would raise gasoline prices. Result: Rejected (39-59, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4335: Ensign Amdt. No. 4335; To increase funding for the Department of Justice for the vigorous enforcement of a prohibition against taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions consistent with the Child...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4348: Kyl Amdt. No. 4348; To provide certainty to taxpayers by extending expiring tax provisions such as the R&D Tax Credit that helps US companies innovate, combat pay exclusion for our soldiers in the field, the education deduction to make colleges more affordable and...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4368: Boxer Amdt. No. 4368 as Modified; To increase funding for the Department of Justice for the vigorous enforcement of laws protecting children. Result: Agreed to (90-5, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]