100th Congress > House > Vote 571

Date: 1988-05-02

Result: 336-3

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Budget

Sponsor: MONTGOMERY, Gillespie V. (Sonny) (D-MS)

Description: TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND ACCEPT THE SENATE AMENDMENTS TO HR 1811, ATOMIC VETERANS COMPENSATION, TO PROVIDE FOR BENEFITS TO VETERANS, AND THEIR SURVIVORS, WHO PARTICIPATED IN NUCLEAR TESTS OR OCCUPATION OF HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI AND WHO SUFFER FROM DISEASES THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY RADIATION EXPOSURE. MOTION PASSED; TWO-THIRDS OF THOSE PRESENT VOTING IN FAVOR.

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 134, p. 2770;

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