Key Votes

HR 2518 - Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Ralph Hall voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 103-112 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (80-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 1994.

Highlights:
  • Bans the use of funds to prevent programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in public school.
  • Prohibits the use of federal funds for an abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or an abortion is necessary to save the life of the woman.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to implement a needle exchange program unless the Surgeon General finds that such programs are effective in preventing the spread of HIV and do not encourage the use of illegal drugs.
  • Indicates that a student can be eligible for no more than $2,250 for a Pell Grant in a year.
  • $182.97 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, including:
    • $64.48 billion for grants to States for Medicaid
    • $24.72 billion to the Administration for Children and Families
    • $20.18 billion for the Supplemental Security Income Program
    • $10.94 billion for the National Institutes of Health
  • $26.43 billion to the Department of Education, including:
    • $8.12 billion for Student Financial Assistance
    • $6.87 billion for education for the disadvantaged
    • $3.04 billion for special education
  • $14.44 billion to the Department of Labor, including:
    • $5.08 billion for training and employment services
    • $3.4 billion for State unemployment insurance and employment service operations
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (311-115) - (Key vote)

Title: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that authorizes appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 1994.

Highlights:
  • Bans the use of funds to prevent programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in public school.
  • Prohibits the use of federal funds for an abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or an abortion is necessary to save the life of the woman.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to implement a needle exchange program unless the Surgeon General finds that such programs are effective in preventing the spread of HIV and do not encourage the use of illegal drugs.
  • Indicates that a student can be eligible for no more than $2,250 for a Pell Grant in a year.
  • $182.97 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, including:
    • $64.48 billion for grants to States for Medicaid
    • $24.72 billion to the Administration for Children and Families
    • $20.18 billion for the Supplemental Security Income Program
    • $10.94 billion for the National Institutes of Health
  • $26.43 billion to the Department of Education, including:
    • $8.12 billion for Student Financial Assistance
    • $6.87 billion for education for the disadvantaged
    • $3.04 billion for special education
  • $14.44 billion to the Department of Labor, including:
    • $5.08 billion for training and employment services
    • $3.4 billion for State unemployment insurance and employment service operations
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (82-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes $265.90 billion in appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 1994.

Highlights:
  • Bans the use of funds to prevent programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in public school.
  • Prohibits the use of federal funds for an abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or an abortion is necessary to save the life of the woman.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to implement a needle exchange program unless the Surgeon General finds that such programs are effective in preventing the spread of HIV and do not encourage the use of illegal drugs.
  • Indicates that a student can be eligible for no more than $2,250 for a Pell Grant in a year.
  • $182.97 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, including:
    • $64.48 billion for grants to States for Medicaid
    • $24.72 billion to the Administration for Children and Families
    • $20.18 billion for the Supplemental Security Income Program
    • $10.94 billion for the National Institutes of Health
  • $26.43 billion to the Department of Education, including:
    • $8.12 billion for Student Financial Assistance
    • $6.87 billion for education for the disadvantaged
    • $3.04 billion for special education
  • $14.44 billion to the Department of Labor, including:
    • $5.08 billion for training and employment services
    • $3.4 billion for State unemployment insurance and employment service operations
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (305-124) - (Key vote)

Title: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes $225.01 billion in appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies for fiscal year 1994.

Highlights:
  • Bans the use of funds to prevent programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in public school.
  • Prohibits the use of federal funds for an abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or an abortion is necessary to save the life of the woman.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to implement a needle exchange program unless the Surgeon General finds that such programs are effective in preventing the spread of HIV and do not encourage the use of illegal drugs.
  • Indicates that a student can be eligible for no more than $2,250 for a Pell Grant in a year.
  • $182.97 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, including:
    • $64.48 billion for grants to States for Medicaid
    • $24.72 billion to the Administration for Children and Families
    • $20.18 billion for the Supplemental Security Income Program
    • $10.94 billion for the National Institutes of Health
  • $26.43 billion to the Department of Education, including:
    • $8.12 billion for Student Financial Assistance
    • $6.87 billion for education for the disadvantaged
    • $3.04 billion for special education
  • $14.44 billion to the Department of Labor, including:
    • $5.08 billion for training and employment services
    • $3.4 billion for State unemployment insurance and employment service operations
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill

Sponsors

  • William H. Natcher (KY - D) (Out Of Office)