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S Amdt 790 - U.S. Policy Towards Somalia Amendment - Key Vote

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John Kerry voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (90-7) - (Key vote)

Title: U.S. Policy Towards Somalia Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that expresses the sense of Congress that the President should work closely with Congress concerning troop deployment in Somalia and the President should submit to Congress a detailed report of the goals and objectives supporting the deployment of U.S. troops in Somalia, including a description of the mission, number of troops needed, and location and duration of the mission by October 15, 1993.

-Replaces language of parent bill through amendment -See synopsis
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: U.S. Policy Towards Somalia Amendment


  • Robert C. Byrd (WV - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Christopher S. 'Kit' Bond (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William S. Cohen (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Dole (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George J. Mitchell (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Nunn (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Lee Pressler (SD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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