Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Foreign Policy Budget
Sponsor: BAUMAN, Robert Edmund (R-MD)
Bill number: HJR601
Description: TO AMEND H.J. RES. 601, IMF APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 1981, BY REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF SPECIAL DRAWING RIGHTS AND THE DOLLAR EQUIVALENT THEREOF MADE AVAILABLE IN THIS RESOLUTION BY 10%. (MOTION FAILED)
Bill summary: (Measure passed House, amended, roll call #594 (224-146)) Appropriates funds to the President for fiscal year 1981 for an increase in the U.S. quota in the International Monetary Fund. Declares U.S. policy that the Palestine Liberation Organization should not be given membership or any other official status in the Fund. States that such action would result in a serious diminution of U.S. support for the Fund.
Bill titles: A joint resolution making an appropriation for the International Monetary Fund for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 150, p. 9709;
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