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On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 17 to H R 2159

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 318 (105th) (Christopher “Chris” Smith) to H.R. 2159 (105th). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 318 (Smith) to H.R. 2159 (105th): Amendment prohibits population planning assistance to any foreign organization until the organization certifies that it will not perform abortions except where the life of the mother would be endangered or in cas.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Aye 54%
 
 
 
234
192
 
42
 
0
 
No 44%
 
 
 
191
29
 
161
 
1
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
8
5
 
3
 
0
 

Date: Sep 4, 1997

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Agreed to

Source: house.gov

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