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S 2242. AUTHORIZE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD OF TIME THE ADMIS- SION INTO THE U.S. OF CERTAIN DISPLACED PERSONS FOR PERMA- NENT RESIDENCE. FERGUSON AMEND. PROVIDING ADMITTANCE DURING THE FISCAL YEARS ENDING JUNE 30, 1949, AND JUNE 30, 1950, OF 200,000 RATHER THAN 100,000 DISPLACED PERSONS, OF WHICH NOT MORE THAN 100,000 MAY BE ADMITTED DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1949.

May 27, 1948 .

Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 55%
 
 
40
27
 
13
 
Nay 45%
 
 
33
14
 
19
 
Present
 
 
6
3
 
3
 
Not Voting
 
 
16
6
 
10
 

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The Yea votes represented 64% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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