TO AMEND THE ZABLOCKI AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6030 WITH AN AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE. THE ZABLOCKI AMENDMENT DELETES $54 MILLION IN AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF BINARY CHEMICAL MUNITIONS AND BARS USE OF ANY AUTHORIZED FUNDS THEREFOR. THE COURTER AMENDMENT PROHIBITS THE USE OF AUTHORIZED FUNDS FOR BINARY CHEMICAL WEAPONS UNLESS FOR EACH NEW BINARY CHEMICAL WEAPON PRODUCED, AN EQUIVALENT NUMBER OF UNITARY CHEMICAL MUNITIONS FROM THE EXISTING ARSENAL BE RENDERED PERMANENTLY USELESS FOR MILITARY PURPOSES. THE COURTER AMENDMENT ALSO EXPRESSES THE SENSE OF CONGRESS THAT THE PRESIDENT SHOULD PROMOTE NEGOTIATIONS FOR A TREATY ON CHEMICAL WEAPONS. (MOTION FAILED).

This vote was related to a bill introduced by Rep. Charles Price [D-IL21, 1983-1988] on April 1, 1982, H.R. 6030 (97th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1983.

Congress
97th Congress
Date
Jul 22, 1982
Chamber
House
Number
#547
Result:
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  Yea 192
 
 
 
44%
80 112 0
  Nay 225
 
 
 
52%
152 72 1
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