98th Congress > Senate > Vote 238

Date: 1983-09-15

Result: 83-14

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

Sponsor: BAKER, Howard Henry, Jr. (R-TN)

Description: TO TABLE DIVISION 4 OF THE HELMS AMENDMENT TO H. J. RES. 353. DIVISION 4 OF THE HELMS AMENDMENT STATES THAT IT IS THE SENSE OF THE CONGRESS THAT THE PRESIDENT SHOULD DIRECT (CONTINUED) THE UNITED STATES NEGOTIATORS AT THE STRATEGIC ARMS REDUCTION TALKS AT GENEVA TO LINK THE POSSIBLE SUCCESS OF SUCH TALKS WITH THE WILLINGNESS OF THE SOVIET UNION TO ABIDE BY INTERNATIONAL LAW AS A RESPONSIBLE MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY OF NATIONS, PAYING SPECIFIC ATTENTION TO THE KAL 007 MASSACRE, SOVIET VIOLATIONS OF THE HELSINKI ACCORDS, THE SOVIET INVASION AND SUBJUGATION OF AFGHANISTAN, THE REPRESSION OF POLAND AND ITS FREE LABOR MOVEMENT, AND THE USE OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS IN CONTRAVENTION OF EXISTING TREATIES. (MOTION PASSED) SEE NOTE(S) 13

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119, p. 13222;

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