or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

S Amdt 1696 - Bosnia-Herzegovina Policy Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Joe Biden, Jr. made in this general time period.




Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (50-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Bosnia-Herzegovina Policy Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that establishes a U.S. policy in regards to Bosnia-Herzegovina.

  • Authorizes the U.S. military to use air strikes against Bosnia-Herzegovina forces if United Nations designated safe areas are attacked or threatened.
  • Instructs the President to seek the lifting of the international arms embargo against Bosnia-Herzegovina by coming to an agreement with NATO countries.
  • Prohibits the use of U.S. ground troops in Bosnia-Herzegovina unless authorized by Congress.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Bosnia-Herzegovina Policy Amendment


  • George J. Mitchell (ME - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Nunn (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claiborne 'Clay' Pell (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
Back to top