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S Amdt 1682 - Blood Alcohol Content Amendment - Key Vote

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

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

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (62-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Blood Alcohol Content Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment requiring states to enact and enforce a standard of 0.08 blood alcohol content (BAC) as the definition of driving while intoxicated, by withholding a portion of funding from those states that do not enforce the new BAC.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Blood Alcohol Content Amendment

Sponsors

  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Daniel Kahikina Akaka Sr. (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. Chafee (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher J. 'Chris' Dodd (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan McLauchlin 'Lauch' Faircloth (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Glenn (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest F. 'Fritz' Hollings (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon Harold Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Strom Thurmond (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Wellstone (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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