TO AMEND H.R. 8860 TO PROHIBIT STRIKERS FROM RECEIVING FOOD STAMPS UNLESS THEY WERE PREVIOUSLY ELIGIBLE.

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. William Poage [D-TX11, 1961-1978] on June 20, 1973, H.R. 8860 (93rd): Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act.

Congress
93rd Congress
Date
Jul 19, 1973
Chamber
House
Number
#251
Result:
unknown

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Totals     Democrat     Republican     Ind. Democrat
  Yea 213
 
 
 
49%
53 160 0
  Nay 203
 
 
 
46%
176 26 1
Not Voting 23
 
 
 
5%
16 7 0
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