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S Amdt 2117 - Military Operations in Haiti Amendment - Key Vote

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

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (34-65) - (Key vote)

Title: Military Operations in Haiti Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that requires the President to seek Congressional approval for military operations in Haiti.

Highlights:
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that funds should be withheld from Haiti unless authorized by Congress, temporary deployment of troops is necessary to protect or evacuate American citizens or is in the interest of U.S. national security, or the President justifies the intended deployment of troops through a specified report.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Military Operations in Haiti Amendment

Sponsors

  • Judd A. Gregg (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
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