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06-S4113 on Dec 8, 2006

Legislation by 2008 Presidential Candidates: for federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine
Source: Safe Streets Act Amendment (S.4113)
OFFICIAL CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY: A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to clarify that territories and Indian tribes are eligible to receive grants for confronting the use of methamphetamine.

EXCERPTS OF BILL: Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include territories and Indian tribes as eligible grant recipients (or reaffirm such eligibility) under the programs to:

  1. address the manufacture, sale, and use of methamphetamine;
  2. aid children in homes in which methamphetamine or other drugs are unlawfully manufactured, distributed, dispensed, or used; and
  3. address methamphetamine use by pregnant and parenting women offenders.

LEGISLATIVE OUTCOME:Passed/agreed to in Senate, by Unanimous Consent.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Question 19: Never legalize marijuana Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Drugs
  • Headline: Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill for grants to Indian tribes to fight meth (Score: 2)

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Democrats participating in 06-S4113

Max Baucus s1oMT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Jeff Bingaman s1oNM Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Barbara Boxer s1oCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Byron Dorgan s1oND Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Russell Feingold s1oPOTUS Democrat 
Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Tim Johnson s1oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Harry Reid s1oNV Democratic Sr Senator 
Ken Salazar s1oCO Former Democratic Senator (entered Cabinet, 2009) 
Ron Wyden s1oOR Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 06-S4113

Chuck Grassley s1oIA Republican Sr Senator 
John McCain s2pAZ Republican Sr Senator 
Gordon Harold Smith s1oOR Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) 

Independents participating in 06-S4113

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 10
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0

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