1979 Scorecard Vote
S. 1308. The vote is on the Muskie amendment to remove the Energy Mobilization Board's authority to take over the decision making powers of local, state or federal agencies that missed their deadlines. State and local governments joined with conservationists in supporting the Muskie amendment and fighting against giving the federal government the power to preempt state and local decisions. The Carter Administration opposed the Muskie amendment. October 3, 1979. Rejected 34-60. YES is the correct vote.