94th Congress > Senate > Vote 1124

Date: 1976-08-09

Result: 48-30

Vote Subject Matter: Miscellaneous Policy / Internal Organization

Sponsor: CANNON, Howard Walter (D-NV)

Bill number: SRE463

Description: TO TABLE THE BUCKLEY AMENDMENT TO S. RES. 463, AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF EXPENSES INCURRED BY PROXMIRE IN DEFENDING CIVIL ACTION HUTCHINSON VS. PROXMIRE, ET AL, RESULTING FROM PROXMIRE'S CRITICISM OF A GOVERNMENT RESEARCH GRANT. THE BUCKLEY AMENDMENT AUTHORIZES PAYMENT TO BUCKLEY FOR OUTSTANDING EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONTESTING IN COURT THE CONSITUTIONALITY OF THE 1974 CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.

Bill summary: (Reported to Senate from the Committee on Rules and Administration with amendment, S. Rept. 94-1041) Directs that the expenses, including attorneys' fees, in an amount approved by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, incurred by Senator Proxmire in the defense of a specified civil action shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate on vouchers signed by the Senator and approved by the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Bill titles: A resolution relating to expenses of defending a civil action.

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 122-122, p. S13975;

Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov

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