Key Vote 98th Congress > Senate > Vote 529

Date: 1984-06-26

Result: 82-16

Vote Subject Matter: Social Welfare / Regulation Special Interest

Sponsor: LAUTENBERG, Frank Raleigh (D-NJ)

Description: TO AMEND H.R. 4616, A BILL AMENDING THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1982, INCREASING THE AUTHORIZATION OF FUNDS FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1985 AND 1986, AND REQUIRING EACH STATE TO EXPEND A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF SUCH FUNDS FOR PROGRAMS CONCERNING CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS. THE LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT ENCOURAGES A UNIFORM MINIMUM DRINKING AGE OF 21 TO COMBAT DRUGGED DRIVING, IMPROVE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PROVIDE INCENTIVES TO THE STATES TO REDUCE DRUNK DRIVING. (MOTION PASSED)

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 89, p. 8247;

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