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S Amdt 1072 - Restriction of Funding for Haiti Operations Amendment - Key Vote

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Jeff Bingaman voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (19-81) - (Key vote)

Title: Restriction of Funding for Haiti Operations Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that withholds funds from the U.S. Armed Forces for military operations in Haiti, unless authorized by the Congress or the President reports to Congress that U.S. citizens are in danger and the deployment of troops is necessary for their protection and evacuation.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funding in this act from going towards military exercises in Haiti.
  • Makes exceptions for operations mandated by law.
  • Makes exceptions if the President provides notice to Congress that the citizens of Haiti are in immediate danger.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Restriction of Funding for Haiti Operations Amendment

Sponsors

  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Hank Brown (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
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