Funding for draft plan passes Senate obstacle

President Carter's draft registration plan cleared a major hurdle in the Senate Tuesday when a Senate appropriations subcommittee approved a bill needed to pay for the program.The bill transferring $13.3 million to the Selective Service System was approved 8 to 4. The measure, which cleared the House last week, 219 to 180, now goes to the full Senate committee, which is expected to approve it.

of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Unlimited digital access $11/month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.