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HR 2266 - Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Rick Santorum voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Passage (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-56 -
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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (356-65) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $250.29 billion for defense programs in fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • Sets a June 30, 1998 deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. funding and ground troops from Bosnia, unless the President proves to Congress that the region is an area of U.S. security interest.
  • $83.05 billion for operation and maintenance.
  • $69.48 billion for military personnel.
  • $45.65 billion for weapons procurement, including $331 million to modify and repair existing fleet of B-2 bombers, or procure new ones.
  • $37.89 billion for research, development and test evaluation, including $125 million for dual-use technologies.
  • $11.82 billion for miscellaneous programs, including the Defense Health Program, Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction and Defense, Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, and the Office of the Inspector General.
  • $2.05 billion for revolving and management funds.
  • $354.98 million for related agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the National Security Education Trust Fund.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (93-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $250.29 billion for defense programs in fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • Sets a June 30, 1998 deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. funding and ground troops from Bosnia, unless the President proves to Congress that the region is an area of U.S. security interest.
  • $83.05 billion for operation and maintenance.
  • $69.48 billion for military personnel.
  • $45.65 billion for weapons procurement, including $331 million to modify and repair existing fleet of B-2 bombers, or procure new ones.
  • $37.89 billion for research, development and test evaluation, including $125 million for dual-use technologies.
  • $11.82 billion for miscellaneous programs, including the Defense Health Program, Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction and Defense, Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, and the Office of the Inspector General.
  • $2.05 billion for revolving and management funds.
  • $354.98 million for related agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the National Security Education Trust Fund.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
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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) (322-105) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $248.91 billion for defense programs in fiscal 1998.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the funding of U.S. ground troops in Bosnia after June 30, 1998, unless an extension is approved by congress at the President's request.
  • $83.08 billion for operation and maintenance.
  • $69.34 billion for military personnel.
  • $45.52 billion for weapons procurement.
  • $36.7 billion for research, development and test evaluation.
  • $11.76 billion for miscellaneous programs, including $10.31 billion for Defense Health Program.
  • $2.17 billion for revolving and management funds.
  • $334.48 million for related agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the National Security Education Trust Fund.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Charles William 'Bill' Young (FL - R) (Out Of Office)