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HR 1944 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions - Key Vote

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Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 104-19 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (90-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that rescinds $15.59 billion in formerly appropriated spending and appropriates $7.21 billion in emergency funds.

Highlights:
  • $6.55 billion in appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster relief.
  • $5.13 billion in rescissions from Annual Contributions for Assisted Housing.
  • $2.09 billion in rescissions from the Grants-in-Aid for Airports contract authority balances.
  • $1.38 billion in rescissions from the Employment and Training Administration, including funds from the School-to-Work Opportunity Act, Community Service Employment for Older Americans, and the Job Training Partnership Act.
  • $1.18 billion in rescissions from Assistance for the Renewal of Expiring Section 8 Subsidy Contracts.
  • $1.08 billion in rescissions from the Environmental Protection Agency for Water Infrastructure/State Revolving Funds.
  • $631.41 million in rescissions from the Federal Buildings Fund.
  • $352.391 million in rescissions from the Administration for Children and Families.
  • $204 million in rescissions from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (276-151) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that rescinds $15.59 billion in formerly appropriated spending and appropriates $7.21 billion in emergency funds.

Highlights:
  • $6.55 billion in appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster relief.
  • $5.13 billion in rescissions from Annual Contributions for Assisted Housing.
  • $2.09 billion in rescissions from the Grants-in-Aid for Airports contract authority balances.
  • $1.38 billion in rescissions from the Employment and Training Administration, including funds from the School-to-Work Opportunity Act, Community Service Employment for Older Americans, and the Job Training Partnership Act.
  • $1.18 billion in rescissions from Assistance for the Renewal of Expiring Section 8 Subsidy Contracts.
  • $1.08 billion in rescissions from the Environmental Protection Agency for Water Infrastructure/State Revolving Funds.
  • $631.41 million in rescissions from the Federal Buildings Fund.
  • $352.391 million in rescissions from the Administration for Children and Families.
  • $204 million in rescissions from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions

Sponsors

  • Robert L. 'Bob' Livingston (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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