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HR 1868 - Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations - Key Vote

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Frank LoBiondo voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 104-107 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (90-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $12.56 billion for foreign economic assistance, military operations, export financing, and related programs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for the export of nuclear equipment, fuel, or technology to any country other than a current nuclear-weapon state.
  • Prohibits the United Nations Population Fund from using funds from the United States for activities in China.
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should take more concrete steps to encourage Arab League countries to publicly renounce the boycotts of Israel.
  • Requires the United States to stop using "antipersonnel landmines" for a period of one year beginning three years after the enactment, except along internationally recognized national borders or in protected demilitarized zones.
  • Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Palestinian Liberation Organization must do more to demonstrate their disapproval of terrorism and ensure a peaceful settlement of the Middle East dispute.
  • Prohibits the United States from giving funds to a country which supports international terrorism, unless the President waives the restriction for a specific country or type of aid.
  • Bans funds from being used to pay for abortions.
  • Caps economic assistance to Turkey at $33.5 million.
  • $3 billion for Israel, including $1.2 for economic support, and $1.8 billion for military assistance.
  • $2.42 billion for the Agency for International Development.
  • $2.12 billion for Egypt, including $815 million for economic support, and $1.3 billion for military assistance.
  • $944.17 million for export and investment assistance.
  • $671 million for migration and refugee assistance.
  • $641 million for assistance to nations of the former Soviet Union.
  • $205 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $11.5 million for the African Development Foundation.

 

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (351-71) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $12.56 billion for foreign economic assistance, military operations, export financing, and related programs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for the export of nuclear equipment, fuel, or technology to any country other than a current nuclear-weapon state.
  • Prohibits the United Nations Population Fund from using funds from the United States for activities in China.
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should take more concrete steps to encourage Arab League countries to publicly renounce the boycotts of Israel.
  • Requires the United States to stop using "antipersonnel landmines" for a period of one year beginning three years after the enactment, except along internationally recognized national borders or in protected demilitarized zones.
  • Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Palestinian Liberation Organization must do more to demonstrate their disapproval of terrorism and ensure a peaceful settlement of the Middle East dispute.
  • Prohibits the United States from giving funds to a country which supports international terrorism, unless the President waives the restriction for a specific country or type of aid.
  • Bans funds from being used to pay for abortions.
  • Caps economic assistance to Turkey at $33.5 million.
  • $3 billion for Israel, including $1.2 for economic support, and $1.8 billion for military assistance.
  • $2.42 billion for the Agency for International Development.
  • $2.12 billion for Egypt, including $815 million for economic support, and $1.3 billion for military assistance.
  • $944.17 million for export and investment assistance.
  • $671 million for migration and refugee assistance.
  • $641 million for assistance to nations of the former Soviet Union.
  • $205 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $11.5 million for the African Development Foundation.

 

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (91-9) -

Title: Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (333-89) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $12.38 billion for foreign economic assistance, military operations, export financing, and related programs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for the export of nuclear equipment, fuel, or technology to any country other than a current nuclear-weapon state.
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should take more concrete steps to encourage Arab League countries to publicly renounce the boycotts of Israel.
  • Prohibits funds appropriated in the bill from being available to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), unless the President certifies that the UNFPA has terminated all activities in China, or there have been no coerced abortions associated with the family planning policies of the Chinese government within a 12-month period.
  • Prohibits the United States from giving funds to a country which supports international terrorism.
  • Bans funds to any group or organization that provides abortions, unless the life of the woman is in danger or the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest.
  • Caps economic assistance to Turkey at $21 million.
  • $3.28 billion to the Foreign Military Financing Program, including aid to Israel and Egypt.
  • $2.53 billion for the Agency for International Development.
  • $2.3 billion to the Economic Support Fund, including aid to Israel and Egypt.
  • $1.08 billion for export and investment assistance.
  • $671 million for migration and refugee assistance.
  • $580 million for assistance to the new independent states of the former Soviet Union.
  • $210 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $11.5 million for the African Development Foundation.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations

Sponsors

  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
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