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HR 3579 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill - Key Vote

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Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-174 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (88-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $6.43 billion dollars in emergency spending for domestic disaster aid and U.S. military operations overseas in fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that none of the funds appropriated in this act shall be used for offensive operations by the United States in Iraq for the purpose of obtaining Iraqi compliance with UN weapons inspections.
  • $2.86 billion to the Department of Defense, including:
    • $1.81 billion to an "Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund."
    • $291.07 million to the Army.
    • $111.52 million to the Navy.
    • $40.93 million to the Air Force.
    • $3.88 million to the National Guard.
    • $1.6 billion to FEMA for disaster relief funding in the United States.
    • $708.85 million to the Department of Agriculture.
    • $550 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
    • $313.45 million to the Department of Transportation, including $259 million for emergency highway repair and relief needed as a result of floods and other natural disasters.
    • $130 million for "Community Development and Block Grants."
    • $62.4 million for the Department of the Interior, including $9.85 million for National Parks.
    • $40.3 million to the Department of the Treasury.
    • $27.77 million for Congressional appropriations, including $27.5 million for building and grounds upkeep.
    • $22.03 million to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (242-163) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $6.43 billion dollars in emergency spending for domestic disaster aid and U.S. military operations overseas in fiscal year 1998.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that none of the funds appropriated in this act shall be used for offensive operations by the United States in Iraq for the purpose of obtaining Iraqi compliance with UN weapons inspections.
  • $2.86 billion to the Department of Defense, including:
    • $1.81 billion to an "Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund."
    • $291.07 million to the Army.
    • $111.52 million to the Navy.
    • $40.93 million to the Air Force.
    • $3.88 million to the National Guard.
    • $1.6 billion to FEMA for disaster relief funding in the United States.
    • $708.85 million to the Department of Agriculture.
    • $550 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
    • $313.45 million to the Department of Transportation, including $259 million for emergency highway repair and relief needed as a result of floods and other natural disasters.
    • $130 million for "Community Development and Block Grants."
    • $62.4 million for the Department of the Interior, including $9.85 million for National Parks.
    • $40.3 million to the Department of the Treasury.
    • $27.77 million for Congressional appropriations, including $27.5 million for building and grounds upkeep.
    • $22.03 million to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

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) (212-208) - (Key vote)

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $2.96 billion to the Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that none of the funds appropriated in this act shall be used for offensive operations by the United States in Iraq for the purpose of obtaining Iraqi compliance with UN weapons inspections.
  • $2.37 billion to the Department of Defense, including:
    • $1.83 billion to an "Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund."
    • $271.04 million to the Army.
    • $122.17 million to the Navy.
    • $61.83 million to the Air Force.
    • $6.9 million to the National Guard.
    • $268 million to the Department of Transportation from the Highway Trust Fund, of which $259 million is designated for emergency highway repair and relief needed as a result of floods and other natural disasters. 
    • $262.26 million to the Department of Agriculture.
    • $42.96 million for the Department of the Interior, including $8.5 million for National Parks.
    • $20 million for the "Community Development and Block Grants Fund."
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Robert L. 'Bob' Livingston (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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