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On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 7

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 53 (102nd) (Harley Staggers Jr.) to H.R. 7 (102nd). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 53 (Staggers) to H.R. 7 (102nd): Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to require handgun dealers to call a toll free number established by the Department of Justice for an instantaneous check on the background of prospective handgun buy.

Totals

All Votes D R I R D
Aye 45%
 
 
 
 
 
193
85
 
107
 
1
 
0
 
0
 
No 54%
 
 
 
 
 
234
177
 
55
 
0
 
1
 
1
 
Not Voting 1%
 
 
 
 
 
3
2
 
1
 
0
 
0
 
0
 

Date: May 8, 1991

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Failed

Source: house.gov

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