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Bill Passes House With Amendment Barring DOJ From Funding Disparate Impact Claims

Representative Scott Garrett (R-New Jersey) proposed the amendment to H.R.2578, known as the Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act, sponsored by Representative John Abney Culberson (R-Texas) and introduced on May 27. The act, including Garrett's amendment, passed largely among party lines by a vote of 242 to 173 on Wednesday with only 12 Democrats voting in favor and only 10 Republicans voting against.

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