TO AGREE TO AMEND THE HANLEY AMENDMENT TO H.R. 111 BY RESTORING EARLY RETIREMENT, COST-OF-LIVING ALLOWANCE, AND PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE PROVISIONS TO THE BILL. THE HANLEY AMENDMENT HAD SOUGHT TO REDUCE BENEFITS TO CANAL EMPLOYEES. (MOTION PASSED).

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. John Murphy [D-NY17, 1973-1980] on January 15, 1979, H.R. 111 (96th): Panama Canal Act of 1979.

Congress
96th Congress
Date
Jun 20, 1979
Chamber
House
Number
#243
Result:
unknown

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Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 277
 
 
64%
158 119
  Nay 142
 
 
33%
106 36
Present 1
 
 
0%
1 0
Not Voting 14
 
 
3%
10 4
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