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S 21 - Bosnia and Herzegovina Self-Defense Act of 1995 - Key Vote

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Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (298-128) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (69-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Bosnia and Herzegovina Self-Defense Act of 1995

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that ends the arms embargo against Bosnia and Herzegovina after the withdrawal of United Nations Protection Forces (UNPROFOR) or 12-weeks after the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina submits a request for such a removal, whichever is earliest.

Highlights:

- Authorizes the President to terminate the arms embargo before complete withdrawal of UNPROFOR. - Allows the President to extend the 12-week removal period by up to 30-days if he determines it is in the security interests of UNPROFOR personnel.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Bosnia and Herzegovina Self-Defense Act of 1995

Sponsors

  • Robert 'Bob' Dole (KS - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Joseph Robinette 'Joe' Biden Jr. (DE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry E. Craig (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alfonse M. 'Al' D'Amato (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Slade Gorton (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dirk Kempthorne (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Kyl (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Connie Mack (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank H. Murkowski (AK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Packwood (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlen Specter (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
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