FOREIGN RELATIONS AUTHORIZATION ACT, FISCAL YEARS 1998 AND 1999 (House of Representatives - June 11, 1997)

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Amendment offered by Mr. Rohrabacher:

At the end of the bill add the following (and conform the table of contents accordingly):

DIVISION C--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 2001. ASSISTANCE FOR THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

None of the funds made available to carry out chapter 11 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2295 et seq.) for fiscal years, 1998 and 1999 may be made available for the Russian Federation if the Russian Federation, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, transfers an SS-N-22 missile system to the People's Republic of China.

The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from California [Mr. Rohrabacher].

The question was taken; and the Speaker pro tempore announced that the ayes appeared to have it.

RECORDED VOTE

Mr. SERRANO. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote.

A recorded vote was ordered.

The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote.

The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 244, noes 184, not voting 6, as follows:

Roll No. 200

[Roll No. 200]

AYES--244

NOES--184

NOT VOTING--6

[TIME: 1658]

Mrs. CLAYTON, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, and Mr. PALLONE changed their vote from `aye' to `no.'

Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts changed his vote from `no' to `aye.'

So the amendment was agreed to.

The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.

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