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HR 2608 - Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 - Key Vote

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Dan Burton voted Yea (Concurrence Vote With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 112-36 -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (352-66) - (Key vote)

Title: Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that appropriates funds for the federal government until November 18, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits appropriations for (Sec. 102):
    • The new production of items not funded for production in fiscal year 2011 or prior years;
    • The increase in production rates above those sustained with fiscal year 2011 funds;
    • The initiation, resumption, or continuation of any project, activity, operation, or organization for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during year 2011.
  • Appropriates $2.65 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster relief (Sec. 125).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (79-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and adopt additional amendments to a bill that appropriates funds for the federal government until November 18, 2011.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits appropriations for (Sec. 102):
    • The new production of items not funded for production in fiscal year 2011 or prior years;
    • The increase in production rates above those sustained with fiscal year 2011 funds;
    • The initiation, resumption, or continuation of any project, activity, operation, or organization for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during year 2011.
  • Appropriates $2.65 billion to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster relief (Sec. 125).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (219-203) - (Key vote)

Title: Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and adopt additional amendments to a bill that amends appropriations for fiscal year 2010-2011.

Highlights:
  • Reduces appropriations by 1.503 percent the 2011 levels of the following appropriation Acts (Sec. 101):
    • The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011; and
    • The Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2001.
  • Specifies that appropriations made will be available until whichever of the following occurs first (Sec. 106):
    • The enactment of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this Act;
    • The enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2012 without any provision for such project or activity; or
    • November 18, 2011.
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (195-230) - (Key vote)

Title: Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that repeals certain Small Business Administration programs.

Highlights:
  • Repeals certain programs of the Small Business Administration including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 3):
    • The National Veterans Business Development Corporation;
    • The Pilot Technology Access Program;
    • The Paul D. Coverdell Drug-Free Workplace program;
    • The Small Business Telecommuting Pilot Program;
    • The Central European Small Business Enterprise Development Commission; and
    • The Emerging Leaders Program.
  • Authorizes the administrator of the Small Business Administration to execute subleases, sign new leases with any person, firm, organization, or other entity, and help liquidate the Small Business Administration's obligations (Sec. 3).
  • Prohibits the administrator of the Small Business Administration from conducting any activities related to the Emerging Leaders program (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE BILL AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE NEW BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY; IT MAY ADDRESS AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SUBJECT.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief

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