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HR 2378 - Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mitch McConnell voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-61 -
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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (55-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill appropriating $25.6 billion for the Treasury Department, Postal Service, and other uses.

Highlights:
  • Requires those sponsoring political events in the White House to pay for them in advance.
  • Requires the President's political party to maintain a balance of $25,000 for sponsorship of political events.
  • Limits members of the Federal Election Commission to 1 six-year term.
  • $7.8 billion for the Internal Revenue Service.
  • $370 million for federal drug control programs, including $195 million for national youth media campaigns.
  • $86.27 million for the Postal Service.
  • $31.65 million for the Federal Election Commission.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (220-207) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill appropriating $25.6 billion for the Treasury Department, Postal Service, and other uses.

Highlights:
  • Requires those sponsoring political events in the White House to pay for them in advance.
  • Requires the President's political party to maintain a balance of $25,000 for sponsorship of political events.
  • Limits members of the Federal Election Commission to 1 six-year term.
  • $7.8 billion for the Internal Revenue Service.
  • $370 million for federal drug control programs, including $195 million for national youth media campaigns.
  • $86.27 million for the Postal Service.
  • $31.65 million for the Federal Election Commission.
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) (231-192) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill appropriating $25.4 billion for the Treasury Department, Postal Service, and other uses.

Highlights:
  • Requires those sponsoring political events in the White House to pay for them in advance.
  • Requires the President's political party to maintain a balance of $25,000 for sponsorship of political events.
  • Limits members of the Federal Election Commission to 1 six-year term.
  • $7.64 billion for the Internal Revenue Service.
  • $351 million for federal drug control programs, including $195 million for national youth media campaigns.
  • $34.85 million for the Postal Service.
  • $30.35 million for the Federal Election Commission.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service

Sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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