99th Congress > Senate > Vote 431

Date: 1986-03-27

Result: 69-32

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

Sponsor: LUGAR, Richard Green (R-IN)

Description: TO TABLE THE KENNEDY, MA) AMENDMENT TO THE LUGAR SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TO S J RES 283, NICARAGUAN RESISTANCE ASSISTANCE. KENNEDY'S AMENDMENT WOULD PROHIBIT THE INTRODUCTION OF U.S. PERSONNEL INTO NICARAGUA FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMBAT OR TO PROVIDE ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE TO POLITICAL OR PARAMILITARY FORCES OPERATING INSIDE NICARAGUA UNLESS THE PRESIDENT DETERMINED THAT SUCH ACTION WAS ESSENTIAL TO EVACUATE U.S. CITIZENS OR TO REACT TO A "CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER" OF ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES.

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 132, p. 3664;

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