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H J Res 44 - Continuing Appropriations Amendments - Key Vote

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Richard Shelby voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 112-4 -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (91-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Continuing Appropriations Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that extends the Continuing Appropriations Act until March 18, 2011, eliminates funding for earmarks, and reduces appropriations by approximately $4 billion.

Highlights:
  • Eliminates funding for congressional earmarks and congressionally directed spending items (Sec. 1).
  • Reduces overall government funding by approximately $4 billion for certain agencies and programs, and eliminates appropriations for various programs including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Election reform programs of the Election Assistance Commission;
    • The Smithsonian Institution Legacy Fund;
    • Surface transportation priorities of the Federal Highway Administration; and
    • The Economic Development Initiative (EDI) and neighborhood initiatives of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (335-91) - (Key vote)

Title: Continuing Appropriations Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that extends the Continuing Appropriations Act until March 18, 2011, eliminates funding for earmarks, and reduces appropriations by approximately $4 billion.

Highlights:
  • Eliminates funding for congressional earmarks and congressionally directed spending items (Sec. 1).
  • Reduces overall government funding by approximately $4 billion for certain agencies and programs, and eliminates appropriations for various programs including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Election reform programs of the Election Assistance Commission;
    • The Smithsonian Institution Legacy Fund;
    • Surface transportation priorities of the Federal Highway Administration; and
    • The Economic Development Initiative (EDI) and neighborhood initiatives of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Continuing Appropriations Amendments

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