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S 3 in Congressional Session 103

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : S 3

 

Title : A bill entitled the "Congressional Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993".

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
11/22/1993--Passed House amended.    (There are 2 other summaries) TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I:

Control of Congressional Campaign Spending Subtitle A: (Reserved) Subtitle B: Expenditure Limitations, Contribution Limitations, and Voter Communication Vouchers for Eligible House of Representatives Candidates

Title II:

Limitations on Political Committees and Large Donor Contributions That May Be Accepted by House of Representatives Candidates

Title III:

Independent Expenditures

Title IV:

Contributions and Expenditures by Political Party Committees

Title V:

Contributions

Title VI:

Reporting Requirements

Title VII:

Federal Election Commission

Title VIII:

Ballot Initiative Committees

Title IX:

Miscellaneous

Title X:

House of Representatives Campaign Election Funding and Related Matters

Title XI:

Effective dates; Severability House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993 -

Title I:

Control of Congressional Campaign Spending - Subtitle A: (Reserved) Subtitle B: Expenditure Limitations, Contribution Limitations, and Voter Communication Vouchers for Eligible House of Representatives Candidates - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) to limit an eligible House of Representatives candidate (candidate) to aggregate election cycle expenditures of $600,000. Permits a candidate to spend: (1) an additional $200,000 in a runoff election; (2) $600,000 in a special election; and (3) an additional $200,000 in a closely contested primary. Waives such limits for a candidate whose opponent is not participating in such spending limitations and receives contributions or makes expenditures in excess of 25 percent of election cycle limits. Exempts from such limits legal, tax, accounting, and fund raising costs. Sets forth graduated civil penalties for different levels of excess expenditures. Limits a candidate's personal campaign contributions in an election cycle to $50,000. Waives such limits in the case of a nonparticipating opponent who exceeds such limits. States that the Federal Election Commission (Commission) shall determine a candidate's eligibility to participate in the voluntary program of spending and contribution limits established by this Act. Entitles an eligible candidate to up to $200,000 in voter communication vouchers. Sets forth eligibility requirements, including: (1) having raised at least ten percent of contributions from individual contributions; and (2) general election ballot qualification of both the candidate and his or her opponent. Permits voucher use to purchase: (1) broadcast time; (2) print advertisements; (3) voter contact campaign materials; and (4) postage. Increases voucher amounts available to a candidate who has at least $10,000 in independent expenditures made against him or her or in favor of another candidate. Prohibits conversion of voucher funds for personal or family use. Requires a candidate's television commercials to permit closed captioning. Requires the Commission to examine and audit for FECA compliance five percent of all House candidates. Provides for judicial review of Commission actions and requires Commission reports to the House. (Sec. 122) Provides for the registration of eligible candidates.

Title II:

Limitations on Political Committees and Large Donor Contributions That May Be Accepted by House of Representatives Candidates - Amends FECA to limit a candidate to accepting in an election cycle not more than $200,000 in aggregate from each of: (1) political parties; and (2) persons other than political parties whose contributions total more than $200. Sets forth graduated civil monetary penalties for acceptance of low, medium, and large excess contributions. Requires annual limit indexing.

Title III:

Independent Expenditures - Amends FECA to define "independent expenditure" as an expenditure for an advertisement or other communication that: (1) contains express advocacy; and (2) is made without the participation or cooperation of a candidate or a candidate's representative. Excludes from the meaning of "independent expenditure" any expenditure by: (1) a political committee of a political party; (2) persons who communicate or receive information about activities that have a purpose of influencing a candidate's election; and (3) persons with other specified relationships with a candidate or candidate's agents in the same election cycle. Defines "express advocacy" as any communication that when taken as a whole: (1) expresses support for or opposition to a specific candidate, a specific group of candidates, or candidates of a particular political party; or (2) suggests taking action with respect to an election, such as voting for or against, contributing to, or participating in campaign activity.

(Sec. 302)

Sets forth reporting requirements for certain independent expenditures.

(Sec. 303)

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a broadcast or cable station to notify a candidate and offer equal broadcast opportunity if an independent communications expenditure has been made against such candidate.

Title IV:

Contributions and Expenditures By Political Party Committees - Amends FECA to define: (1) "generic campaign activity" as a campaign activity on behalf of a party rather than a candidate; and (2) "State Party Grass Roots Fund" as a segregated State fund on behalf of a federal candidate.

(Sec. 402)

Permits maximum contributions to a State Party Grassroots Fund of: (1) $20,000 by an individual; and (2) $15,000 from a multicandidate committee. Establishes an overall $60,000 annual limit on individual contributions, including specified limits for: (1) candidates and their political committees; and (2) State committees.

(Sec. 403)

Subjects to certain limitations, prohibitions and reporting requirements any amount ("soft money") solicited, received, or expended directly or indirectly by a national, State, district, or local committee of a political party (including any subordinate committee) with respect to an activity (such as voter registration and get-out-the vote activities, among others) which, in whole or in part, is in connection with an election to Federal office. Prohibits a national political party committee and a congressional campaign committee from soliciting or accepting contributions not subject to FECA limitations, prohibitions, and reporting requirements.

(Sec. 404)

Requires: (1) a national committee and a congressional campaign committee to report all receipts and disbursements whether or not in connection with a Federal election; and (2) any other political committee to report all receipts and disbursements in connection with a Federal election.

(Sec. 405)

Prohibits Federal candidates and officeholders from soliciting contributions not subject to FECA.

(Sec. 406)

Permits an authorized political committee to contribute up to $10,000 annually to the congressional campaign committees of a political party.

(Sec. 407)

Increases permitted annual multicandidate political committee contributions to national political party committees to $25,000.

(Sec. 409)

Permits individuals to contribute up to $20,000 annually to State party political committees.

Title V:

Contributions - Amends FECA to prohibit any person from acting as a conduit or intermediary for contributions to a candidate. Permits joint fund raising by two or more candidates or fund raising by one candidate for another candidate. Defines "conduit or intermediary" but excludes from such definition candidates or their representatives, professional fund raisers, certain volunteer fund raisers, and persons transmitting a spouse's contribution.

(Sec. 502)

Treats contributions by a dependent not of voting age as having been made by the individual of whom that person is a dependent.

(Sec. 503)

Prohibits a candidate from accepting more than $100 in cash contributions from any one person.

(Sec. 504)

Aggregates State and local committee contributions for purposes of political party committee contribution limits.

(Sec. 505)

Prohibits false contribution solicitations.

(Sec. 506)

Exempts certain advance payments made by campaign volunteers or workers from the definition of "contribution."

(Sec. 507)

Considers corporation or labor union expenditures for candidate appearances or debates, voter guides, or voting records directed to the general public as contributions, with specified exemptions.

(Sec. 508)

Prohibits specified election-related activities by foreign nations.

Title VI:

Reporting Requirements - Amends FECA to require all Federal candidates and authorized committees to aggregate information on their financial activity reports on an election cycle basis (instead of a calendar year basis, as at present).

(Sec. 602)

Requires candidates to report any expenditure in excess of the reporting threshold made to a person who provides services or materials for the candidate, whether the payment was made directly or indirectly under subcontract to another person providing personal or consulting services.

(Sec. 603)

Reduces from $200 to $100 the threshold for reporting certain information by persons other than political committees.

(Sec. 604)

Requires the Commission to maintain computerized indices of all contributions of at least $200.

(Sec. 607)

Prohibits an unauthorized political committee from using a candidate's name so as to suggest the candidate has authorized such committee. (Sec 609) Provides for the simultaneous registration of a candidate's statement of candidacy and principal campaign committee organization.

Title VII:

Federal Election Commission - Amends FECA to authorize the Commission to appear as amici curiae or on its own behalf in any action related to its statutory duties.

(Sec. 702)

Requires the Commission to make specified public service announcements regarding the Make Democracy Work Election Fund.

(Sec. 703)

Grants the Commission injunctive relief authority.

(Sec. 704)

Establishes expedited complaint resolution procedures.

Title VIII:

Ballot Initiative Committees - Amends FECA to define a ballot initiative political committee as any committee, club, association or other group of persons which makes ballot initiative expenditures or receives ballot initiative contributions exceeding $1,000 during a calendar year in order to influence the outcome of any ballot initiative involving specified Federal issues voted on at the State, commonwealth, territory, or District of Columbia level.

(Sec. 802)

Excludes ballot initiative contributions and expenditures from the usual meaning of contributions and expenditures under FECA.

(Sec. 804)

Makes the political committee organizational and reporting requirements (and attendant civil penalties) under FECA applicable to ballot initiative committees.

Title IX:

Miscellaneous - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a broadcast station to make broadcast time available to candidates in the last 30 (currently 45) days before a primary and the last 45 (currently 60) days before a general election, at the lowest unit charge of the station for the same amount of time (currently, the same class and amount of time) for the same period on the same date. Prohibits broadcasters from preempting advertisements sold to political candidates at the lowest unit rate, unless the preemption is beyond the broadcaster's control.

(Sec. 903)

Directs the Commission to study and report to the Congress on the feasibility of developing telephonic voting for persons with disabilities.

Title X:

House of Representatives Campaign Election Funding and Related Matters - Amends FECA to establish in the Treasury the Make Democracy Work Election Fund.

Title XI:

Effective Dates; Severability - States that the provisions of this Act shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act, unless otherwise provided for, but shall not apply to any election occurring before January 1, 1995. (Sec. 1102) Provides, with a specified exception, for severability of the provisions of this Act. (Sec. 1103) Provides for direct appeal to, and expedited review by, the Supreme Court from any judicial determination of unconstitutionality arising under this Act. (Sec. 1104) Provides for budget neutrality.

Votes

Title : A bill entitled the "Congressional Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993".
Votes in the US Senate
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
1581993-06-17On Passage of the BillS. 3, as amended; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Passed
1571993-06-17On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 465motion to table nickles amdt no.465; To eliminate the 50 percent broadcast discount for eligible Senate candidates.Agreed to
1561993-06-17On the Point of Orderis the point of order well taken; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Not Sustained
1551993-06-17On the Amendment S.Amdt. 463pell amdt no.463; Tp amend the Communications Act of 1934 and the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to better inform the electorate in Senate elections.Rejected
1541993-06-16On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 366cloture motion on amdt no.366 to s.3; In the nature of a substitute.Agreed to
1531993-06-16On the Amendment S.Amdt. 472durenberger amdt no.472; To reduce the threshold contribution requirement, and strike the provisions relating to communications vouchers and provide that any independent expenditure amounts will be paid directly to the candidate, and provide that the bill is to be partly funded through the imposition of taxes on the political committees of candidates who do not abide by campaign spending limits.Agreed to
1521993-06-16On the Amendment S.Amdt. 444Wellstone amdt. no. 444; To reduce the individual contribution limit to $500 per election.Rejected
1511993-06-16On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 462motion to table gramm amdt no.462; To prohibit the use of Federal funds to pay for congressional elections until the annual Federal budget deficit is eliminated.Agreed to
1501993-06-16On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 461motion to table roth amdt no.461; To strike the provisions relating to public funding of Senate election campaigns and add an amendment of the Communications Act of 1934 providing free broadcast time to congressional candidates.Agreed to
1491993-06-16On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 454motion to table domenici-cohen amdt no.454; To reduce the amounts of out-of-State contributions accepted by congressional candidates.Agreed to
1481993-06-16On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 445motion to table shelby amdt no.445 (as modified further); To strike the provisions relating to public funding of Senate election campaigns.Agreed to
1471993-06-15On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 366cloture motion on amdt no.366 to S.3; In the nature of a substitute.Rejected
1461993-06-10On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 366motion to invoke cloture on amdt no.366 to s.3; In the nature of a substitute.Rejected
1451993-06-10On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 403motion to table nickles amdt no.403; To limit the total amount of the subsidy that an eligible Senate candidate may receive to $1,000,000.Agreed to
1441993-06-10On the Amendment S.Amdt. 401mccain amdt no.401; To limit the amount in which loans made to a campaign by a candidate and members of the candidate's family may be paid.Rejected
1431993-06-10On the Amendment S.Amdt. 401kempthorne amdt no.402; To limit the amount in which loans made to a campaign by a candidate and members of the candidate's family may be paid.Agreed to
1421993-06-09On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 400motion to table mcconnell amdt no.400; To strike the exclusion of legal and accounting compliance funds from the general election expenditure limit.Agreed to
1411993-06-09On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 399motion to table bennett amdt no.399; To limit the availability of public funding to challengers who have not received benefits under this title for more than 2 previous general elections.Agreed to
1401993-06-09On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 397motion to table mcconnell amdt no.397; To require disclosure of communications paid with taxpayer funds.Agreed to
1381993-06-08On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 394motion to table boren amdt no.394; To provide that revenues derived from the disallowance of tax deductions for lobbying expenses shall be used to reduce the deficit and to reduce the role of special interests in congressional election campaigns.Rejected
1371993-06-08On the Amendment S.Amdt. 392mccain amdt no.392; To change the effective date of the Act.Agreed to
1361993-06-08On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 391motion to table mcconnell amdt no.391; To eliminate the cost-of-living adjustments for public subsidies.Agreed to
1351993-06-08On the Amendment S.Amdt. 390graham amdt no.390; To make the broadcast discount available only to candidates for Federal or State office who undertake to abide by reasonable spending limits established under law.Rejected
1341993-06-08On the Amendment S.Amdt. 389graham amdt no. 389; To authorize the Commission to make grants to States to fund the preparation and mailing of voter information pamphlets.Rejected
1331993-05-28On the Amendment S.Amdt. 388deconcini amdt no.388; To reduce the spending limits for eligible Senate candidates.Rejected
1321993-05-27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 386graham amdt no. 386; To make it a condition of eligibility to receive benefits that an eligible Senate candidate agree to participate in debates.Rejected
1311993-05-27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 385graham amdt no.385; To require contemporaneous notice of the mailing of campaign advertising that refers to an opponent.Agreed to
1301993-05-27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 381kerry amdt no.381; To create a purely voluntary public funding system for eligible candidates.Rejected
1291993-05-27On the Amendment S.Amdt. 380hollings amdt no.380; To express the sense of the Senate that the Congress should adopt a joint resolution calling for an amendment to the Constitution that would empower Congress and the States to set reasonable limits on campaign expeditures.Agreed to
1281993-05-26On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 379motion to table faircloth amdt no.379; To limit public financing to campaigns for election to terms in the Senate and the House of Reprensentatives aggregating 12 years.Agreed to
1271993-05-26On the Amendment S.Amdt. 379kerry amdt no.378; To limit public financing to campaigns for election to terms in the Senate and the House of Reprensentatives aggregating 12 years.Rejected
1261993-05-26On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 377motion to table boren amdt no.377; To provide that revenues derived from the disallowance of tax deductions for lobbying expenses shall be used to reduce the deficit and to reduce the role of special interests in congressional election campaigns.Rejected
1251993-05-26On the Amendment S.Amdt. 372pressler amdt no.372, as modified; To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to ban activities of political action committees in Federal elections.Agreed to
1241993-05-25On the Amendment S.Amdt. 373wellstone amdt no.373; To reduce the amount of personal funds that an eligible Senate candidate may spend to $25,000.Agreed to
1231993-05-25On the Amendment S.Amdt. 370wellstone andt no.370; To reduce the individual contribution limit to $100 per Senate election cycle.Rejected
3141994-09-30On the Cloture Motionmotion to invoke cloture on motion to request conference @ s.3; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Rejected
3091994-09-27On the Cloture Motionmotion to invoke cloture on motion to request a conference @ s.3; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Rejected
3041994-09-23On the Motionmotion to disagree to House amendments; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Agreed to
3031994-09-22On the Cloture Motioncloture motion on motion to disagree to house amdts. to s.3; House of Representatives Campaign Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993Agreed to
Votes in the US House
This Bill was not Voted in the US House

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of S 3
 
Bill Number : S 3

Title : A bill entitled the "Congressional Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993".

Sponsor: Sen Boren, David L. [OK] (introduced 1/21/1993)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Sen Bingaman, Jeff [NM] - 3/30/1993

    Sen Bryan, Richard H. [NV] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Byrd, Robert C. [WV] - 1/21/1993

    Sen DeConcini, Dennis [AZ] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] - 2/2/1993

    Sen Feingold, Russell D. [WI] - 3/4/1993

    Sen Ford, Wendell H. [KY] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Harkin, Tom [IA] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 5/24/1993

    Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Leahy, Patrick J. [VT] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Levin, Carl [MI] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Mitchell, George J. [ME] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Moseley-Braun, Carol [IL] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Moynihan, Daniel Patrick [NY] - 2/2/1993

    Sen Pell, Claiborne [RI] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Reid, Harry [NV] - 1/21/1993

    Sen Riegle, Donald W., Jr. [MI] - 1/21/1993

Other Info

Bill Number : S 3

Title : A bill entitled the "Congressional Spending Limit and Election Reform Act of 1993".

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
(Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)
 
1/21/1993:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S224-225)
 
1/21/1993:Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules.
 
3/3/1993:Committee on Rules. Hearings held.
 
3/18/1993:Committee on Rules. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
 
2/25/1993:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2156)
 
4/28/1993:Committee on Rules. Reported to Senate by Senator Ford without amendment. With written report No. 103-41. Additional and minority views filed.
 
4/28/1993:Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 60.
 
5/12/1993:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5841-5856)
 
5/21/1993:Measure laid before Senate. (consideration: CR S6296-6308)
 
5/24/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6337-6348, S6357)
 
5/25/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6408-6410, S6412-6421, S6424-6443)
 
5/26/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6511-6512, S6515-6579, S6581-6582)
 
5/27/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6621-6640, S6652-6690, S6695-6707)
 
5/28/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6820-6830, S6894)
 
6/7/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6901-6905)
 
6/8/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6934-6952, S6954)
 
6/9/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6987-6998, S7000-7016)
 
6/9/1993:Cloture motion on SP 366 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7017)
 
6/10/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7053-7069, S7076-7077, S7080)
 
6/10/1993:Second cloture motion on SP 366 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7080)
 
6/10/1993:Third cloture motion on SP 366 presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7080)
 
6/10/1993:Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-41. Record Vote No: 146. (consideration: CR S7082)
 
6/15/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7178-7204, S7206-7212)
 
6/15/1993:Second cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-45. Record Vote No: 147. (consideration: CR S7180-7181)
 
6/16/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7325-7364, S7366-7372)
 
6/16/1993:Third cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-37. Record Vote No: 154. (consideration: CR S7366)
 
6/17/1993:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7397-7403, S7408-7462)
 
6/17/1993:Point of order that the bill violates the Constitution raised in Senate.
 
6/17/1993:By a decision of the Senate the point of order was not sustained by Yea-Nay Vote. 39-59. Record Vote No: 156.
 
6/17/1993:Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 60-38. Record Vote No: 158.
 
6/17/1993:Senate ordered measure printed as passed.
 
6/22/1993 1:37pm:Received in the House.
 
6/22/1993:Message on Senate action sent to the House.
 
6/22/1993 3:27pm:Held at the desk. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:36pm:Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 319. (consideration: CR H10700-10716) 1
 
1/22/1993 1:36pm:Rule provides that after passage of H.R. 3, it shall be in order to take the bill S. 3 from the Speaker's table, move to strike all after the enacting clause and insert the text of H.R. 3. If the motion is adopted, and the Senate bill, as amended, is passed, it shall be in order for a motion to insist that the House insist on its amendment and request a conference. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:37pm:The House struck all after the enacting clause and inserted in lieu thereof the provisions of a similar measure H.R. 3. Agreed to without objection. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:37pm:On passage Passed without objection. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:37pm:The title of the measure was amended to that of similar measure H.R. 3. Agreed to without objection. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:37pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 1
 
1/22/1993 1:37pm:A similar measure H.R. 3 was laid on the table without objection. 1
 
1/22/1993:Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill.
 
9/20/1994:Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
 
9/20/1994:Cloture motion on the motion to disagree to the House amendments presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S13016)
 
9/21/1994:Second cloture motion on the motion to disagree to the House amendments presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S13093)
 
9/22/1994:Motion to disagree to House amendments considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S13122-13165)
 
9/22/1994:Cloture on the motion to disagree to the House amendments invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96-2. Record Vote No: 303. (consideration: CR S13128)
 
9/23/1994:Motion to disagree to House amendments considered in Senate. (consideration:
 
9/22/1994 CR S13167-13276)
 
9/23/1994:Senate disagreed to the House amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 93-0. Record Vote No: 304. (consideration: CR
 
9/22/1994 CR S13256)
 
9/23/1994:Cloture motion on the motion to request a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S13257)
 
9/27/1994:Cloture on the motion to request a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57-43. Record Vote No: 309. (consideration: CR S13400)
 
9/28/1994:Motion to request a conference with the House considered in Senate.
 
9/28/1994:Second cloture motion on the motion to request a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S13621)
 
9/29/1994:Motion to request a conference with the House considered in Senate.
 
9/30/1994:Motion to request a conference with the House considered in Senate.
 
9/30/1994:Second cloture on the motion to request a conference with the House not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-46. Record Vote No: 314. (consideration: CR S13751, S13753-13760)