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H Amdt 723 - School of the Americas Amendment - Key Vote

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Mike Capuano voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (204-214) - (Key vote)

Title: School of the Americas Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that would close the United States Army School of the Americas.

Highlights:
  • Closes the U.S. Army School of the Americas in Georgia.
  • Prohibits any successor training or education facilities to be established in the Department of Defense for Latin American military personnel until 10 months after this law's enactment.
  • Establishes a task force, composed of 8 Congress members, to determine what kind of training and education is appropriate for the Department of Defense to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: School of the Americas Amendment

Sponsors

  • John 'Joseph' Moakley (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
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