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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.

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All Votes D R I
Yea 44%
 
 
 
192
80
 
112
 
0
 
Nay 52%
 
 
 
225
152
 
72
 
1
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
 
17
9
 
8
 
0
 

Date: Jul 22, 1982

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