TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 2493, THE AIR TRANSPORTATION REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 1978.

Date:

Oct 14, 1978

Number:

Senate Vote #1141
95th Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Sen. Howard Cannon [D-NV, 1959-1982] on February 6, 1978, S. 2493 (95th): Airline Deregulation Act.

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent     Unknown
  Yea 82
 
 
 
 
82%
50 30 1 1
  Nay 4
 
 
 
 
4%
4 0 0 0
Not Voting 14
 
 
 
 
14%
6 8 0 0
Required: unknown

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?

“Aye” and “Yea” mean the same thing, and so do “No” and “Nay”. Congress uses different words in different sorts of votes.

The U.S. Constitution says that bills should be decided on by the “yeas and nays” (Article I, Section 7). Congress takes this literally and uses “yea” and “nay” when voting on the final passage of bills.

All Senate votes use these words. But the House of Representatives uses “Aye” and “No” in other sorts of votes.