98th Congress > Senate > Vote 496

Date: 1984-06-13

Result: 48-45

Vote Subject Matter: Social Welfare / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: TOWER, John Goodwin (R-TX)

Description: TO TABLE THE ARMSTRONG MODIFIED AMENDMENT TO THE ARMSTRONG PERFECTING AMENDMENT TO THE GLENN AMENDMENT TO S. 2723. THE GLENN AMENDMENT PROVIDES A NEW GI EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. THE ORIGINAL ARMSTRONG PERFECTING AMENDMENT ESTABLISHES TWO NEW PROGRAMS OF EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS OF PEACETIME SERVICE. THE ARMSTRONG MODIFIED AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT NO PAYMENTS FOR SUCH PROGRAMS SHALL BE PROVIDED UNLESS THERE IS AN APPROPRIATION. (THIS AMENDMENT IS A REACTION TO THE POINT OF ORDER RAISED AGAINST THE ORIGINAL ARMSTRONG AMENDMENT THAT IT CREATED AN (CONTINUED) ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM WHICH IS A VIOLATION OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ACT OF 1974.) (MOTION PASSED) SEE NOTE(S) 28

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 80, p. 7112;

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