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TO INVOKE CLOTURE ON HELMS SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT TO S. 951, AUTHORIZING FUNDS FOR FISCAL 1982 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (MOTION FAILED; 3/5 REQUIRED).

Jul 29, 1981 .

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 61%
 
 
 
59
35
 
23
 
1
 
Nay 39%
 
 
 
37
17
 
20
 
0
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
4
1
 
3
 
0
 

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