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HR 2490 - Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service - Key Vote

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Judd Gregg voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-058 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (54-38) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $28 billion for the Treasury Department, U.S. Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain independent agencies, of which $13.7 billion is earmarked for discretionary spending.

Highlights:
  • $12.3 billion for the Treasury Department, including $8.25 billion for the Internal Revenue Service, $1.71 billion for United States Customs Service, and $565.96 million for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
  • $192 million for the Office of National Drug Control Policy's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program.
  • $93.44 million for the United States Postal Service.
  • $51.3 million for the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative.
  • Prohibits use of federal employee health plans to fund abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or when the woman's life is endangered.
  • Requires that contraceptives be included if prescription drug benefits are offered by federal employee health plans that are not religiously affiliated.
  • Doubles the President's salary from $200,000 to $400,000 beginning in 2001.
  • Implements automatic $4,600 increase to the cost of living allowance given to House lawmakers.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (292-126) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $28 billion for the Treasury Department, U.S. Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain independent agencies, of which $13.7 billion is earmarked for discretionary spending.

Highlights:
  • $12.3 billion for the Treasury Department, including $8.25 billion for the Internal Revenue Service, $1.71 billion for United States Customs Service, and $565.96 million for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
  • $192 million for the Office of National Drug Control Policy's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program.
  • $93.44 million for the United States Postal Service.
  • $51.3 million for the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative.
  • Prohibits use of federal employee health plans to fund abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or when the woman's life is endangered.
  • Requires that contraceptives be included if prescription drug benefits are offered by federal employee health plans that are not religiously affiliated.
  • Doubles the President's salary from $200,000 to $400,000 beginning in 2001.
  • Implements automatic $4,600 increase to the cost of living allowance given to House lawmakers.
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) (210-209) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $28 billion for the Treasury Department, U.S. Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain independent agencies.

Highlights:
  • $8.1 billion for the Internal Revenue Service.
  • $1.71 billion for United States Customs Service.
  • $567.06 million for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
  • $192 million for the Office of National Drug Control Policy's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program.
  • $93.44 million for the United States Postal Service.
  • Prohibits use of federal employee health plans to fund abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or when the woman's life is endangered.
  • Requires that contraceptives be included if prescription drug benefits are offered by federal employee health plans that are not religiously affiliated.
  • Doubles the President's salary from $200,000 to $400,000 beginning in 2001.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Treasury, Postal Service

Sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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