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S J Res 33 - Puerto Rican Nationals resolution - Key Vote

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John Kerry voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (95-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Puerto Rican Nationals resolution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that disapproves of President William J. Clinton's granting of clemency to members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN).

Highlights:
  • Disapproves of the President's decision to grant clemency to 16 imprisoned Puerto Rican nationals most of whom are members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), a Puerto Rican independent group accused of bombing 130 U.S. military and political targets between 1974 and 1983.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Puerto Rican Nationals resolution

Sponsors

  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Samuel D. 'Sam' Brownback (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Coverdell (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. 'Chuck' Hagel (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
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