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S Amdt 19 - Homosexual Discrimination in the Military Amendment - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Edward Kennedy, Sr. made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO AN AMENDMENT

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (62-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Homosexual Discrimination in the Military Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that calls for the Congressional review of all Executive orders, Defense Department directives, and military regulations regarding homosexuals in the U.S. military by July 15, 1993.

Highlights:
  • Requires a review of all policies of the US Government concerning the appointment, enlistment, and induction, and the retention, of homosexuals in the Armed Forces of the United States to be conducted by July 15, 1993
Note:

NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Homosexual Discrimination in the Military Amendment

Sponsors

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

Co-sponsors

  • Daniel R. Coats (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Coverdell (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry E. Craig (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan McLauchlin 'Lauch' Faircloth (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Phillip 'Phil' Gramm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Judd A. Gregg (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dirk Kempthorne (ID - R) (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)
  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan K. Simpson (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Clinton 'Bob' Smith (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Malcolm Wallop (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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