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H J Res 94 - Continuing Appropriations - Key Vote

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Barney Frank voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (99-0) -

Title: Continuing Appropriations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution to provide continuing appropriations from October 1, 1997 until October 23, 1997 at the fiscal year 1997 levels.

Highlights:
  • Extends Fiscal Year 1997 level funding for programs for which FY1998 spending bills had not yet been enacted.
  • Extends section 245[I] of the Immigration and Nationality Act, allowing undocumented immigrants to pay a $1,000 fine in order to obtain a permanent resident alien visa.
  • Extends functions of the Import-Export Bank that were due to expire October 1, 1997.
  • Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, allowing new insurance contracts to be entered into through October 23rd, 1997.
  • Allows the District of Colombia to extend the visa-waiver pilot program and hold off payment on select loans.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-46 -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (355-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Continuing Appropriations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution to provide continuing appropriations from October 1, 1997 until October 23, 1997 at the fiscal year 1997 levels.

Highlights:
  • Extends Fiscal Year 1997 level funding for programs for which FY1998 spending bills had not yet been enacted.
  • Extends section 245[I] of the Immigration and Nationality Act, allowing undocumented immigrants to pay a $1,000 fine in order to obtain a permanent resident alien visa.
  • Extends functions of the Import-Export Bank that were due to expire October 1, 1997.
  • Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, allowing new insurance contracts to be entered into through October 23rd, 1997.
  • Allows the District of Colombia to extend the visa-waiver pilot program and hold off payment on select loans.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Continuing Appropriations

Sponsors

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