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  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4350: Kennedy Amdt. No. 4350; To increase funding for the Department of Education's English Literacy-Civics Education State Grant program, with an offset. Result: Agreed to (95-2, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4198: Dorgan Amdt. No. 4198; To increase the Indian Health Service by $1 billion in FY 2009. Result: Agreed to (69-30, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4203: Specter Amdt. No. 4203; To increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Result: Agreed to (95-4, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4207: Alexander Amdt. No. 4207 as Modified; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve energy efficiency and production. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4192: Bunning Amdt. No. 4192 as Modified; To repeal the tax increase on Social Security benefits imposed by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993. Result: Rejected (47-53, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4329: Bill Nelson Amdt. No. 4329; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to improve energy efficiency and production. Result: Agreed to (56-43, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4204: Conrad Amdt. No. 4204; To add a deficit-neutral reserve fund for repealing the 1993 increase in the income tax on Social Security benefits. Result: Agreed to (53-46, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4198: Dorgan Amdt. No. 4198; To increase the Indian Health Service by $1 billion in FY 2009. Result: Agreed to (69-30, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4191: Kyl Amdt. No. 4191; 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 (50-50, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4203: Specter Amdt. No. 4203; To increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Result: Agreed to (95-4, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4196: Salazar Amdt. No. 4196 as Modified; To reform the estate tax to avoid subjecting thousands of families, family businesses, and family farms and ranches to the estate tax. Result: Rejected (38-62, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4192: Bunning Amdt. No. 4192 as Modified; To repeal the tax increase on Social Security benefits imposed by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993. Result: Rejected (47-53, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4189: Upon Reconsideration Specter Amdt. No. 4189; To repeal section 13203 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 by restoring the Alternative Minimum Tax rates that had been in effect prior thereto. Result: Rejected (49-51, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4204: Conrad Amdt. No. 4204; To add a deficit-neutral reserve fund for repealing the 1993 increase in the income tax on Social Security benefits. Result: Agreed to (53-46, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Reconsider S.Amdt. 4189: Motion to Reconsider Amdt. No. 4189; To repeal section 13203 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 by restoring the Alternative Minimum Tax rates that had been in effect prior thereto. Result: Agreed to (50-50, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4191: Kyl Amdt. No. 4191; 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 (50-50, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4189: Motion to Table Motion to Reconsider; To repeal section 13203 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 by restoring the Alternative Minimum Tax rates that had been in effect prior thereto. Result: Rejected (49-51, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4196: Salazar Amdt. No. 4196 as Modified; To reform the estate tax to avoid subjecting thousands of families, family businesses, and family farms and ranches to the estate tax. Result: Rejected (38-62, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4189: Specter Amdt. No. 4189; To repeal section 13203 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 by restoring the Alternative Minimum Tax rates that had been in effect prior thereto. Result: Rejected (49-50, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4380: DeMint Amdt. No. 4380; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for transferring funding for Berkeley, CA earmarks to the Marine Corps. Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]