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HR 2209 - FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-55 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (90-10) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (309-106) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill appropriating $1.94 billion to the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • $1.36 billion for salaries and expenses in the House of Representatives.
  • $1.19 billion for operations costs in the House of Representatives.
  • $339.5 million to the General Accounting Office.
  • $252.79 million for House administration allowances.
  • $228.6 million for Senators' Office Personnel and Office Expense Account.
  • $77.39 million for Senate salaries and expense allowances for leadership.
  • $75.6 million for expenses related to Senate inquiries and investigation.
  • $74.05 million to the Capitol police board.
  • $12.3 million for House leadership salaries.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Note:

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.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (214-203) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $1.97 billion to the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • $1.36 billion for salaries and expenses in the House of Representatives.
  • $1.19 billion for operations costs in the House of Representatives.
  • $339 million to the General Accounting Office.
  • $252.79 million for House administration allowances.
  • $74.05 million to the Capitol police board.
  • $12.3 million for House leadership salaries.
  • $11.7 million to the Office of the Attending Physician.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: FY 1998 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill

Sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Walsh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
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