NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998 (Senate - July 10, 1997)

The PRESIDING OFFICER. All time has expired. The question is on agreeing to the second-degree amendment No. 422. The yeas and nays have been ordered. The clerk will call the roll.

The bill clerk called the roll.

Mr. FORD. I announce that the Senator from Maryland [Ms. Mikulski] is necessarily absent.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote?

The result was announced--yeas 72, nays 27, as follows:

Rollcall Vote No. 166 Leg.]

YEAS--72

NAYS--27

NOT VOTING--1

The amendment (No. 422) was agreed to.

Mr. THURMOND. I move to reconsider the vote.

Mr. FORD. I move to lay it on the table.

The motion to lay on the table was agreed to.