March 25, 1999
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.
Vote to pass a bill that provides emergency supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1999 totaling $1.3 billion, $1.1 billion of which was offset by cuts in other programs.
$1.10 billion for the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund, including $175 million for emergency farm loans.
$621 million for the Agency for International Development (AID) to provide direct disaster assistance to Central American countries and Caribbean islands in the aftermath of hurricanes and earthquakes.
$178.6 million for the Defense Department's operation and maintenance funding, including $37.6 million for additional overseas humanitarian, disaster, and civic aid.
$100 million for military and economic assistance to Jordan.
$80 million for the Immigration and Naturalization Services to address the expected influx of undocumented immigrants from Central America as a result of Hurricane Mitch.
Cuts $120 million from the original $525 million fund dedicated to buying weapons grade plutonium and uranium from Russia.