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HR 1906 - FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Sherrod Brown voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Sherrod Brown made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-078 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (74-26) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to appropriate $69 billion for Agriculture, rural development, and Food and Drug Administration.

Highlights:
  • $21.6 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.5 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $7.9 billion for an emergency farm aid package.
  • $4.55 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $4 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.1 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $666 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (240-175) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to appropriate $69 billion for Agriculture, rural development, and Food and Drug Administration.

Highlights:
  • $21.6 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.5 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $7.9 billion for an emergency farm aid package.
  • $4.55 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $4 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.1 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $666 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
Legislation - Passage 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) (246-183) - (Key vote)

Title: FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to appropriate $60.8 billion for Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration.

Highlights:
  • $21.6 billion for food stamps.
  • $9.5 billion for children's nutrition programs.
  • $7.9 billion for an emergency farm aid package.
  • $4.55 billion for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program.
  • $4 billion for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition programs.
  • $1.1 billion for the Food and Drug Administration.
  • $666 million for the Rural Community Advancement program.
  • $583.4 million for rental assistance agreements and debt forgiveness.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: FY 2000 Agriculture Appropriations bill

Sponsors

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