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HR 2267 - Appropriations bill FY98, Commerce, Justice, and State - Key Vote

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Mike Doyle, Jr. voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Vote (Senate) -
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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 - Conference Report Adopted (House) (282-110) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Commerce, Justice, and State

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that calls for $32.9 billion in appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, and related agencies for fiscal year1998.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits use of funds for the statistical sampling in connection with any official year 2000 census taking.
  • Allows the provision known as 245 (i) to expire, allowing any illegal immigrant in the United States who submits an application by January 14, 1998 to obtain a visa within the U.S.
  • Stipulates that future permanent resident alien visas will be issued only in an immigrant’s home country.
  • $17.54 billion for the Department of Justice, including $ 2.34 billion for the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS).
  • $4.79 billion for the Department of Commerce, including $543.72 million for the Census Bureau.
  • $4.08 billion for the State Department.
  • $3.29 billion for the Judiciary.
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) (227-199) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Commerce, Justice, and State

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