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TO CLOSE DEBATE ON THE HELMS AMENDMENT TO H. J. RES. 520, A BILL PROVIDING FOR A TEMPORARY INCREASE IN THE PUBLIC DEBT. THE HELMS AMENDMENT BANS ABORTION. (MOTION FAILED;3/5 REQUIRED) SEE NOTE(S) 40.

Sep 9, 1982 .

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 41%
 
 
 
41
27
 
14
 
0
 
Nay 47%
 
 
 
47
18
 
28
 
1
 
Not Voting 12%
 
 
 
12
9
 
3
 
0
 

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