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

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Arlen Specter voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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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.

Highlights:
  • 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

Sponsors

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

Co-sponsors

  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Nunn (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claiborne Pell (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
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