Key Vote 98th Congress > Senate > Vote 422

Date: 1984-04-04

Result: 60-36

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

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

Description: TO TABLE THE LEAHY AMENDMENT TO H. J. RES. 492 TO PROHIBIT THE INTRODUCTION OF UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES INTO OR OVER EL SALVADOR FOR COMBAT PURPOSES UNLESS THE CONGRESS HAS DECLARED WAR OR ENACTED SPECIFIC AUTHORIZATION FOR SUCH USE OF U.S. ARMED FORCES, OR SUCH INTRODUCTION OF U.S. ARMED FORCES IS NECESSARY TO MEET A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER OF HOSTILE ATTACK UPON THE UNITED STATES OR TO MEET A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO, AND TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL AND IMMEDIATE EVACUATION OF CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. (MOTION PASSED) SEE NOTE(S) 26

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 43, p. 3758;

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