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HR 4426 - Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Alcee Hastings, Sr. voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Alcee Hastings, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 103-306 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (88-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $14.14 billion for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds to any organization or program that supports abortion as a method of family planning, motivates or coerces any individual to practice abortion, or performs involuntary sterilizations.
  • Excludes Cuba, Iraq, Libya, Vietnam, Iran, Serbia, Sudan, and Syria from any federal funding.
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists.
  • Prohibits funds to any nation that refuses to comply with United Nations-imposed sanctions against Iraq, Serbia, and Montenegro unless the President determines the provided funds are used in the national interest of the U.S. or benefits the people of the said countries.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to pay for assessments, arrearages, or dues for any United Nations member.
  • Bans funds to any government that supplies "lethal military equipment" to any nation supporting international terrorism.
  • $6.49 billion for the Agency for International Development, including $2.35 billion for the economic support fund, $853 million for the development assistance fund, and $850 million for assistance to new independent states of the former Soviet Union.
  • $3.15 billion for the foreign military financing program.
  • $857.24 million for the State Department, including $671million for migration and refugee assistance, $105 million for international narcotics control.
  • $374 million for international organizations and programs.
  • $219.75 million for the Peace Corps.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (341-85) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $14.14 billion for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds to any organization or program that supports abortion as a method of family planning, motivates or coerces any individual to practice abortion, or performs involuntary sterilizations.
  • Excludes Cuba, Iraq, Libya, Vietnam, Iran, Serbia, Sudan, and Syria from any federal funding.
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists.
  • Prohibits funds to any nation that refuses to comply with United Nations-imposed sanctions against Iraq, Serbia, and Montenegro unless the President determines the provided funds are used in the national interest of the U.S. or benefits the people of the said countries.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to pay for assessments, arrearages, or dues for any United Nations member.
  • Bans funds to any government that supplies "lethal military equipment" to any nation supporting international terrorism.
  • $6.49 billion for the Agency for International Development, including $2.35 billion for the economic support fund, $853 million for the development assistance fund, and $850 million for assistance to new independent states of the former Soviet Union.
  • $3.15 billion for the foreign military financing program.
  • $857.24 million for the State Department, including $671million for migration and refugee assistance, $105 million for international narcotics control.
  • $374 million for international organizations and programs.
  • $219.75 million for the Peace Corps.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (84-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $14.13 billion for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds to any organization or program that supports abortion as a method of family planning, motivates or coerces any individual to practice abortion, or performs involuntary sterilizations.
  • Excludes Cuba, Iraq, Libya, Vietnam, Iran, Serbia, Sudan, and Syria from any federal funding.
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists.
  • Prohibits funds to any nation that refuses to comply with United Nations-imposed sanctions against Iraq, Serbia, and Montenegro unless the President determines the provided funds are used in the national interest of the U.S. or benefits the people of the said countries.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to pay for assessments, arrearages, or dues for any United Nations member.
  • Bans funds to any government that supplies “lethal military equipment” to any nation supporting international terrorism.
  • Withholds funds to North Korea until the President notifies Congress that North Korea does not have nuclear weapons, has stopped its weapons programs, and has not exported weapons-grade plutonium.
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that funds should be withheld from Haiti unless authorized by Congress, temporary deployment of troops is necessary to protect or evacuate American citizens or is in the interest of U.S. national security, or the President justifies the intended deployment of troops through a specified report.
  • $6.51 billion for the Agency for International Development, including $2.36 billion for the economic support fund, $839 million for assistance to new independent states of the former Soviet Union, and $882 million for the development assistance fund.
  • $3.15 billion for the foreign military financing program.
  • $846.24 million for the State Department, including $671 million for migration and refugee assistance, $100 million for international narcotics control.
  • $382 million for international organizations and programs.
  • $221.75 million for the Peace Corps.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (337-87) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $14.07 billion for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits funds to any nation that supports abortion as a method of family planning, motivates or coerces any individual to practice abortion, or performs involuntary sterilizations.
  • Excludes Cuba, Iraq, Libya, Vietnam, Iran, Serbia, Sudan, and Syria from any federal funding.
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists.
  • Prohibits funds to any nation that refuses to comply with United Nation imposed sanctions against Iraq, unless the President determines the provided funds are used in the national interest of the U.S. or benefits the people of Iraq.
  • Prohibits funds from being used to pay for assessments, arrearages, or dues for any United Nations member.
  • Bans funds to any government that supplies "lethal military equipment" to any nation supporting international terrorism.
  • $6.45 billion for the Agency for International Development, including $2.34 billion for the economic support fund, $875 million for assistance to new independent states of the former Soviet Union, and $811 million for the development assistance fund.
  • $3.2 billion for the foreign military financing program.
  • $872.93 million for the State Department, including $670.69 million for migration and refugee assistance, $115 million for international narcotics control.
  • $366 million for international organizations and programs.
  • $219.75 million for the Peace Corps.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • David Ross 'Dave' Obey (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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