96th Congress > Senate > Vote 213

Date: 1979-07-23

Result: 76-20

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Budget Special Interest

Sponsor: McGOVERN, George Stanley (D-SD)

Description: TO AGREE TO A SUBSTITUTE FOR S. 1309, FOOD STAMP PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION. THE MCGOVERN AMENDMENT ALLOWS THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED TO CLAIM EXCESS MEDICAL EXPENSE DEDUCTIONS AND UNCAPPED SHELTER EXPENSE DEDUCTIONS, AND REPEALS THE AUTHORIZATION CEILINGS FOR FISCAL 1980 AND 1981. (MOTION PASSED)

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 101, p. 10351;

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