The Senate passed S. 100, to set forth United States policy toward Central America and to assist in its economic recovery and… read more
The Senate passed S. 100, to set forth United States policy toward Central America and to assist in its economic recovery and development. The Helms amendment, to require that any economic assistance should be allocated only to nations with policies founded on certain principles, was rejected. The Senate ratified several treaties concerning seafaring operations and forced labor. A unanimous-consent time agreement was reached concerning S.Res. 117, providing agriculture export guarantees to the Soviet Union. The injunction of secrecy was removed from an amendment to an environmental treaty doctrine. close
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- Nancy L. Kassebaum U.S. Senator [R] Kansas
- John F. Kerry U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Richard "Dick" G. Lugar U.S. Senator [R] Indiana
- George J. Mitchell U.S. Senator [D] Maine
- Claiborne Pell U.S. Senator [D] Rhode Island
- Charles S. Robb U.S. Senator [D] Virginia
- James Sanford U.S. Senator [D] North Carolina
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