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HR 2405 - Omnibus Civilian Science Authorization Act of 1995 - Key Vote

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Alcee Hastings, Sr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (248-161) - (Key vote)

Title: Omnibus Civilian Science Authorization Act of 1995

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $21.74 billion in funding for federal science programs for the 1996 fiscal year (FY 1996) and $7.17 billion for the 1997 fiscal year (FY 1997).

Highlights:
  • Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to cleanup wastes, dumps, storage tanks, property, hazardous conditions and contaminants on NOAA land.
  • Prohibits any agencies receiving funding from lobbying.
  • Calls for NASA to reduce institutional costs by restructuring management, consolidating facilities, joining with other defense and private sector systems, and other reforms.
  • Terminates funding of 16 NOAA programs.
  • $11.55 billion for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for FY 1996, including $2.6 billion for Mission Support and $2.34 billion for space shuttle operations.
  • $4.61 billion to the Department of Energy for FY 1996 and $4 billion for FY 1997.
  • $3.13 billion to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the 1996 fiscal year and $3.17 billion for the 1997 fiscal year.
  • $1.62 billion to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including $1.33 billion for atmospheric, weather, and satellite programs.
  • $490 million to the Environmental Protection Agency office of research and development.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Omnibus Civilian Science Authorization Act of 1995

Sponsors

  • Robert S. Walker (PA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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