U.S. Senate record vote 14, 110th Congress, Session 1

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Scorecard: Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Bennett (R-UT) amendment to Reid (D-NV) ethics reform legislation. Reid’s legislation would overhaul Congressional lobbying and ethics rules for Senators and their staffs, restrict use of more broadly defined earmarks, prohibit Senators and staff from accepting gifts and free meals, extend the period before former Senators can become lobbyists, prohibit lobbyist-funded travel, and require trips funded by private entities to be vetted by the Select Ethics Committee. The Bennett amendment, permitting the travel of Members of Congress hosted by 501 (c) (3), or “grass-roots lobbying” organizations, was adopted 51-46. Jan. 17, 2007."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php)

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