98th Congress > Senate > Vote 259

Date: 1983-09-29

Result: 56-45

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

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

Description: TO TABLE THE BYRD AMENDMENT TO S. J. 159, A BILL AUTHORIZING THE FURTHER PARTICIPATION OF U.S. ARMED FORCES IN THE MULTINATIONAL PEACEKEEPING FORCE IN LEBANON. THE BYRD AMENDMENT REQUIRES THE PRESIDENT TO SUBMIT TO THE CONGRESS THE REPORT REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(A)(1) OF THE WAR POWERS RESOLUTION AND TO SPECIFY THE ROLES AND MISSIONS OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES IN LEBANON, AND TO EXTEND THE 60-DAY PERIOD FOR 60 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ENACTMENT. (MOTION PASSED)

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 128, p. 13138;

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