THAT THE HOUSE RESOLVE ITSELF INTO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 12935, THE BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH FOR FISCAL YEAR 1979.

Date:

Jun 14, 1978

Number:

House Vote #1093
95th Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. George Shipley [D-IL22, 1973-1978] on June 1, 1978, H.R. 12935 (95th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act.

Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 344
 
 
79%
226 118
  Nay 2
 
 
0%
1 1
Not Voting 88
 
 
20%
60 28
Required: unknown

Vote Details

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