Amendment (S.Amdt.2372) to S.3240:
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes.
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June 21, 2012
Roll call number 159
(Amendment number S.Amdt.2372)
in the Senate
On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2372 to S. 3240 (Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012)
To prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from conducting aerial surveillance to inspect agricultural operations or to record images of agricultural operations.
Ayes: 56 (Democrat: 10; Republican: 46)
Nays: 43 (Democrat: 41; Republican: 0; Other: 2)
Abstained: 1 (Democrat: 0; Republican: 1)
Required percentage of 'Aye' votes: 3/5 (60%)
Percentage of 'aye' votes: 56%
Result: Amendment Rejected
Republicans Voting 'Abstain'
* - Voters marked "No Data" are voters that THOMAS has not associated yet.
** Because of incomplete data from newly elected Representatives, party breakdown visualizations may be inaccurate by one or two votes.