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HR 4194 - FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Thomas Coburn voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-276 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (96-1) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriate $93.4 billion for the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and independent agencies.

Highlights:
  • Provides 500,000 new Section 8 housing vouchers for low-income individuals.
  • Increases Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance limits.
  • $42.3 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • $24.3 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $975 million for homeless assistance grants.
  • $13.7 billion for NASA.
  • $7.56 billion for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • $1.6 billion for a program to help state and local agencies develop low-income housing.
  • $283 million for welfare-to-work voucher program.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (409-14) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriate $93.4 billion for the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Housing and Urban Development and independent agencies.

Highlights:
  • Provides 500,000 new Section 8 housing vouchers for low-income individuals.
  • Increases Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance limits.
  • $42.3 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • $24.3 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $975 million for homeless assistance grants.
  • $13.7 billion for NASA.
  • $7.56 billion for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • $1.6 billion for a program to help state and local agencies develop low-income housing.
  • $283 million for welfare-to-work voucher program.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
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) (259-164) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY99, Veterans Affairs, HUD

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $96.4 billion for the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Housing and Urban development and independent agencies.

Highlights:
  • $41.06 billion for Department of Veterans' Affairs.
  • $21.86 billion for Veterans' Compensational Benefit.
  • $28.18 billion for Department of Housing and Urban Development including $433.54 Section 8 Housing.
  • $13.33 billion for NASA.
  • $433.54 million for section 8 housing assistance.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY99, Veterans Affairs, HUD

Sponsors

  • Jerry Lewis (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
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