NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.
NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.
May 15, 1997(Key vote)
Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $9.32 billion for natural disaster relief and prevention, overseas peacekeeping missions and other provisions.
Creates a commission to study the cost of higher education and to propose a solution.
$7.1 billion for disaster relief and prevention, including $3.5 billion for disaster relief, $955 million for Department of Commerce, $660 million for Department of Transportation and $585 for Department of Defense-Civil.