NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998 (House of Representatives - June 20, 1997)

AMENDMENT NO. 41 OFFERED BY MR. WELDON OF PENNSYLVANIA

The CHAIRMAN. The pending business is the demand for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Pennsylvania [Mr. Weldon] on which further proceedings were postponed and on which the noes prevailed by voice vote.

The Clerk will redesignate the amendment.

The Clerk redesignated the amendment.

RECORDED VOTE

The CHAIRMAN. A recorded vote has been demanded.

A recorded vote was ordered.

The CHAIRMAN. This will be a 5-minute vote.

The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 290, noes 100, not voting 44, as follows:

Roll No. 223

[Roll No. 223]

AYES--290

NOES--100

NOT VOTING--44

[TIME: 1342]

The Clerk announced the following pair:

On this vote:

Mr. McIntosh for, with Mr. Stark against.

Mr. FORD changed his vote from `no' to `aye.'

So the amendment was agreed to.

The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.

PERSONAL EXPLANATION

PERSONAL EXPLANATION

Mr. SANDLIN. Mr. Chairman, on rollcall vote No. 223, the Weldon amendment, I would like for the Record to reflect that I was in the House, in the Chamber available to vote; I signaled the Chair to vote. As I approached, the vote was closed despite my signaling.

I want the Record to reflect that I would have voted `aye.' I was available to vote, in the Chamber.

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