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FY 2008 Defense Department authorization
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate voted to stop debate and vote on an amendment establishing a special category of crime if it was based on the victim's race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or disability. ACU opposes efforts to criminalize thought
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http:// +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard description Motion to invoke cloture on the Kennedy (D Motion to invoke cloture on the Kennedy (D-MA) amendment to Levin (D-MI) legislation... The Kennedy amendment would make violent crimes that cause bodily harm based on the victim’s race, color, religion or national origin punishable by a fine and up to 10 years in prison, and punishable by a life sentence if the victim dies, is kidnapped or subjected to aggravated sexual abuse. It also would create the same penalties for crimes motivated by gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. ientation, gender identity, or disability.
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http:// +
Bill of vote National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 + , FY 2008 Defense Department authorization +
Chamber 111th United States Congress + , U.S. Senate +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard description Sponsored by Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), t Sponsored by Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), this thought crimes amendment (No. 3035) to the Department of Defense Authorization would establish federal “hate crimes” for certain violent acts based on the actual or perceived race, religion, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation of any person. ntity or sexual orientation of any person.
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard source Http:// +
Modification date
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard description Increase missile defense funding by $764 million. May 17. (199-226)
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard source Http:// votes.htm +
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard description Limit debate on a proposal to withdraw most U.S. troops from Iraq by April 2008. July 18. (52-47; 60 votes required to invoke cloture. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., voted no so that he could subsequently move to reconsider the vote.) , Limit debate on a measure funding the prosecution of hate crimes. September 27. (60-39; 60 votes required to invoke cloture)
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay + , Aye +
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http:// votes.htm +
Roll call number 368 + , 252 + , 350 +
Scorecard vote National Journal 2007 House Scorecard + , National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard + , American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories National Security and Foreign Policy (U.S.)  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  + , Congresspedia  +
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FY 2008 Defense Department authorization + , National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 + , U.S. Senate record vote 350, 110th Congress, Session 1 + Bill of vote


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