On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 2372

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 596 (106th) (Melvin “Mel” Watt) to H.R. 2372 (106th). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 596 (Watt) to H.R. 2372 (106th): Amendment sought to allow all section 1983 plaintiffs bringing actions for constitutional violations to use the bill's expedited access to Federal courts..

Congress
106th Congress
Date
Mar 16, 2000
Chamber
House
Number
#52
Result:
Failed

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Aye 170
 
 
 
39%
0 169 1
  No 251
 
 
 
58%
213 37 1
Not Voting 13
 
 
 
3%
8 5 0
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