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HR 4101 - Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mel Watt voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mel Watt made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (55-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for food and agriculture-related programs.

Highlights:
  • Waives agricultural sanctions for India and Pakistan.
  • $22.59 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.18 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $3.97 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $4.72 billion in emergency appropriations and market loss assistance.
  • $3.92 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.1 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $838.39 million for Agricultural Research Service.
  • $722.69 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
  • $126.16 million for Rural Utilities Service.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (333-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for food and agriculture-related programs.

Highlights:
  • Waives agricultural sanctions for India and Pakistan.
  • $22.59 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.18 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $3.97 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $4.72 billion in emergency appropriations and market loss assistance.
  • $3.92 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.1 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $838.39 million for Agricultural Research Service.
  • $722.69 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
  • $126.16 million for Rural Utilities Service.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (373-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for food and agriculture-related programs.

Highlights:
  • $22.59 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.22 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $8.44 billion to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation Fund for net losses.
  • $4.40 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $3.92 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.02 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $900.8 million for Rural Utilities Service.
  • $817.2 million for the Agricultural Research Service.
  • $745.17 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
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