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HR 1977 - 1996 Interior Appropriations - Key Vote

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Saxby Chambliss voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (239-177) - (Key vote)

Title: 1996 Interior Appropriations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a Presidential veto on a bill that appropriates $12.49 billion to the Department of the Interior and related agencies for fiscal year 1996, among other provisions.

Highlights:
  • Requires Tongass Land Management Plan to maintain at least current level of land in this area that can be used for timber.
  • Prohibits use of funds for determining, if species should be added to the Endangered Species list.
  • Authorizes funds to be used in the Mojave National Preserve only for development activities.
  • $1.57 billion to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • $1.35 billion to the National Park Service.
  • $730.5 million to the United States Geological Service.
  • $573.71 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including $7.75 million to the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund, including the Lahontan Valley and Pyramid Lake Fish and Wildlife fund; the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation fund; and the Wildlife Conservation and Appreciation fund.
  • $235.92 million to Wildfire Management.
  • $2.16 billion to the Forest Service.
  • $1.99 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services for American Indian health services and facilities.
  • $1.48 billion to the Department of Energy.
  • $373.22 million for the Smithsonian Institute.
  • $110 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $99.49 million to the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • $52.5 million to the Department of Education for American Indian Education.
  • $28.71 million to the United States Holocaust Memorial Center.
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (58-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $12.49 billion to the Department of the Interior and related agencies for fiscal year1996, among other provisions.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that Bureau of Land Management will manage East Mojave National Scenic Area.
  • $1.68 billion to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • $1.29 billion to the National Park Service.
  • $686.94 million to the United States Geological Service.
  • $569.07 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • $235.92 million to Wildfire Management.
  • $5.7million to the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund, including the Lahontan Valley and Pyramid Lake Fish and Wildlife fund; the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation fund; and the Wildlife Conservation and Appreciation fund.
  • $2.1 billion to the Forest Service.
  • $1.96 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services for American Indian health services and facilities.
  • $1.46 billion to the Department of Energy.
  • $350.38 million for the Smithsonian Institute.
  • $99.49 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $99.49 million to the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • $52.5 million to the Department of Education for American Indian education.
  • $28.71 million to the United States Holocaust Memorial Center.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (244-181) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $12.49 billion to the Department of the Interior and related agencies for fiscal year1996, among other provisions.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that Bureau of Land Management will manage East Mojave National Scenic Area.
  • $1.68 billion to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • $1.29 billion to the National Park Service.
  • $686.94 million to the United States Geological Service.
  • $569.07 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • $235.92 million to Wildfire Management.
  • $5.7million to the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund, including the Lahontan Valley and Pyramid Lake Fish and Wildlife fund; the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation fund; and the Wildlife Conservation and Appreciation fund.
  • $2.1 billion to the Forest Service.
  • $1.96 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services for American Indian health services and facilities.
  • $1.46 billion to the Department of Energy.
  • $350.38 million for the Smithsonian Institute.
  • $99.49 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $99.49 million to the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • $52.5 million to the Department of Education for American Indian education.
  • $28.71 million to the United States Holocaust Memorial Center.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (92-6) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (244-181) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $12.34 billion to the Department of the Interior and related agencies for fiscal year 1996, among other provisions.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that Bureau of Land Management will manage East Mojave National Scenic Area.
  • $1.68 billion to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • $1.29 billion to the National Park Service.
  • $686.94 million to the United States Geological Service.
  • $569.07 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • $235.92 million to Wildfire Management.
  • $5.7million to the North American Wetlands Conservation Fund, including the Lahontan Valley and Pyramid Lake Fish and Wildlife fund; the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation fund; and the Wildlife Conservation and Appreciation fund.
  • $2.1 billion to the Forest Service.
  • $1.96 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services for American Indian health services and facilities.
  • $1.46 billion to the Department of Energy.
  • $350.38 million for the Smithsonian Institute.
  • $99.49 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $99.49 million to the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • $52.5 million to the Department of Education for American Indian education.
  • $28.71 million to the United States Holocaust Memorial Center.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Ralph S. Regula (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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