NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION THAT SETS THE FUNDING LEVEL FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW, BUT IS USED AS A GUIDE FOR CONGRESS AS IT PASSES THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND OTHER BILLS.
March 25, 1999(Key vote)
Title: Congressional Budget Resolution, FY 2000
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to adopt a concurrent resolution that calls for $1.42 trillion in total spending for fiscal year 2000.
All numbers refer to new budget authority for FY2000:
$288.81 billion for National Defense.
$244.39 billion for Income Security.
$208.65 billion for Medicare.
$156.18 billion for Health.
$67.63 billion for Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services.
$51.33 billion for Transportation.
$46.72 billion for Veterans Benefits and Services.
$23.43 billion for Administration of Justice.
$21.72 billion for Natural Resources and Environment.
$17.96 billion for Science, Space, and Technology.
$14.83 billion for Agriculture.
$12.51 billion for International Affairs.
$12.34 billion for General Government.
$9.66 billion for Commerce and Housing Credit.
$5.34 billion for Community and Regional Development.
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.