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HR 1976 - Appropriations bill FY96, Agriculture - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 104-37 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (288-132) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY96, Agriculture

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $53.04 billion to the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and rural economic and community development programs for fiscal year 1996.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of funds for tobacco export promotion or research.
  • Bans the use of funds for enrolling additional acres in the Conservation Reserve Program.
  • $34.17 billion for domestic food programs, including $27.6 billion to the Food Stamp program and $6.08 for nutrition programs for women and children.
  • $7.42 billion for agricultural programs.
  • $4.24 billion to the Rural Housing and Community Development Service.
  • $2.72 billion for conservation programs, including $1.86 billion for the Consolidated Farm Service Agency.
  • $963.14 million to the Food and Drug Administration for salaries, buildings and facilities, and rental payments.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY96, Agriculture

Sponsors

  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
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