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  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 713: Dorgan Amendment No. 713; Replacing the estate tax repeal with a phased-in increase in the exemption amount to $4,000,000, an unlimited qualified family-owned business exclusion beginning in 2003, and a reduction in the top rate to 45 percent. Result: Rejected (43-56,...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 688: Graham Amdt. No. 688; To provide a reduction in State estate tax revenues in proportion to the reduction in Federal estate tax revenues. Result: Rejected (39-60, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 695: Dodd Amdt. No. 695; To limit the reduction in the 39.6% rate to 38% and to replace the estate tax repeal with increases in the unified credit and the family-owned business exclusion so that the savings may be used for Federal debt reduction and improvements to the...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 687: Graham Amdt. No. 687; To provide for a substitute amendment which amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a 10-percent income tax bracket. Result: Rejected (35-64, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 703: Motion to Waive CBA re: Byrd Amdt. No. 703; To strike all marginal rate tax cuts except for the establishment of the 10 percent rate and strike all estate and gift tax provisions taking effect after 2006 in order to provide funds to strengthen social security, extend the...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 685: Motion to Waive CBA re: Bayh Amdt. No. 685, as modified; To preserve and protect the surpluses by providing a trigger to delay tax reductions and mandatory spending increases and limit discretionary spending if certain deficit targets are not met over the next 10...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 692: Motion to Waive Wellstone Motion to Commit to the Committee on Finance; To establish a reserve account to provide funds for Federal education programs. Result: Rejected (41-58, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 723: Motion to Waive CBA re: Smith (NH) Amdt. No. 723 ; To make permanent the moratorium on the imposition of taxes on the Internet. Result: Rejected (11-88, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 679: Motion to Waive CBA re: Rockefeller Amendment No. 679; To delay the reduction of the top income tax rate for individuals until a real Medicare prescription drug benefit is enacted. Result: Rejected (48-51, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 688: Graham Amdt. No. 688; To provide a reduction in State estate tax revenues in proportion to the reduction in Federal estate tax revenues. Result: Rejected (39-60, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 687: Graham Amdt. No. 687; To provide for a substitute amendment which amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a 10-percent income tax bracket. Result: Rejected (35-64, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 674: Carnahan Amendment No. 674; To provide a marginal tax rate reduction for all taxpayers. Result: Rejected (48-50, 1 member not voting, 1 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 685: Motion to Waive CBA re: Bayh Amdt. No. 685, as modified; To preserve and protect the surpluses by providing a trigger to delay tax reductions and mandatory spending increases and limit discretionary spending if certain deficit targets are not met over the next 10...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 656: Motion to Waive CBA re: Gregg Amdt. No.656; To provide a temporary reduction in the maximum capital gains rate from 20 percent to 15 percent. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 679: Motion to Waive CBA re: Rockefeller Amendment No. 679; To delay the reduction of the top income tax rate for individuals until a real Medicare prescription drug benefit is enacted. Result: Rejected (48-51, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 674: Carnahan Amendment No. 674; To provide a marginal tax rate reduction for all taxpayers. Result: Rejected (48-50, 1 member not voting, 1 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 656: Motion to Waive CBA re: Gregg Amdt. No.656; To provide a temporary reduction in the maximum capital gains rate from 20 percent to 15 percent. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 669: Schumer Amdt. No. 669; To increase the deduction for higher education expenses for certain taxpayers and to increase the tax credit for student loan interest. Result: Rejected (43-55, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 669: Schumer Amdt. No. 669; To increase the deduction for higher education expenses for certain taxpayers and to increase the tax credit for student loan interest. Result: Rejected (43-55, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 659: Hutchison Amdt. No. 659; To begin the phase-in of the elimination of the marriage penalty in the standard deduction in 2002 and to offset the revenue loss. Result: Rejected (27-73, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]