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HR 2099 - Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

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Nita Lowey voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (54-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $80.61 billion to the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and independent agencies for fiscal year 1996.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using appropriated funds to sign or publish a national standard for radon in drinking water.
  • $37.28 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs, including $16.56 billion for medical care.
  • $22.14 billion to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $10.16 billion for annual contributions for assisted housing and $4.6 billion for community development grants.
  • $13.8 billion to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • $4.55 billion to the Environmental Protection Agency, including $1.5 billion for State revolving funds to support water infrastructure financing.
  • $2.27 billion to the National Science Foundation for research and related activities.
  • $15 million to the Corporation for National and Community Service (Americorps) for terminating the Corporation and all programs and activities.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (227-190) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $80.61 billion to the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and independent agencies for fiscal year 1996.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using appropriated funds to sign or publish a national standard for radon in drinking water.
  • $37.28 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs, including $16.56 billion for medical care.
  • $22.14 billion to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $10.16 billion for annual contributions for assisted housing and $4.6 billion for community development grants.
  • $13.8 billion to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • $4.55 billion to the Environmental Protection Agency, including $1.5 billion for State revolving funds to support water infrastructure financing.
  • $2.27 billion to the National Science Foundation for research and related activities.
  • $15 million to the Corporation for National and Community Service (Americorps) for terminating the Corporation and all programs and activities.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (55-45) -

Title: Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (228-193) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $79.7 billion to the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and independent agencies for fiscal year 1996.

Highlights:
  • Directs the Corporation for National and Community Service to use all remaining funds to carry out the termination of the Corporation and all programs and activities.
  • Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using appropriated funds to sign or publish a national primary drinking water regulation for radon in drinking water.
  • Prohibits the EPA from using appropriated funds to obtain a voluntary environmental audit report or to assess an administrative, civil or criminal negligence penalty.
  • $37.55 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs, including $16.78 billion for medical care.
  • $21.05 billion to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $10.18 billion for annual contributions for assisted housing and $4.6 billion for community development grants.
  • $13.67 to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • $4.89 billion to the Environmental Protection Agency, including $1.5 billion for Water Infrastructure/State Revolving Funds.
  • $2.25 billion to the National Science Foundation for research and related activities.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Jerry Lewis (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
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