TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 643, A BILL AMENDING THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT TO REVISE THE PROCEDURES FOR THE ADMISSION OF REFUGEES. (MOTION PASSED).

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy [D-MA, 1962-2009] on March 13, 1979, S. 643 (96th): Refugee Act of 1979.

Congress
96th Congress
Date
Mar 4, 1980
Chamber
House
Number
#776
Result:
unknown

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Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 207
 
 
48%
171 36
  Nay 192
 
 
44%
77 115
Not Voting 34
 
 
8%
25 9
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