On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 6 to H R 2703

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 954 (104th) (Melvin “Mel” Watt) to H.R. 2703 (104th). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 954 (Watt) to H.R. 2703 (104th): Amendment sought to strike provisions relating to habeas corpus reform that place strict limits on the ability of state death row prisoners to challenge in Federal court the constitutionality of their conviction o.

Congress
104th Congress
Date
Mar 14, 1996
Chamber
House
Number
#64
Result:
Failed

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Aye 135
 
 
 
31%
12 122 1
  No 283
 
 
 
66%
218 65 0
Not Voting 13
 
 
 
3%
5 8 0
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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