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TO CLOSE FURTHER DEBATE ON THE HELMS AMENDMENT TO S. 951, THE AUTHORIZATION OF FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1982 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. THE AMENDMENT PROHIBITS THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FROM MAINTAINING SUITS INVOLVING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THE MANDATORY BUSING OF SCHOOL CHILDREN AND ESTABLISHES REASONABLE LIMITS ON POWER OF COURTS TO IMPOSE INJUNCTIVE RELIEF INVOLVING THE TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS. (MOTION PASSED).

Sep 16, 1981 .

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All Votes R D I
Yea 63%
 
 
 
61
36
 
24
 
1
 
Nay 37%
 
 
 
36
16
 
20
 
0
 
Present
 
 
 
1
0
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
2
1
 
1
 
0
 

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