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HR 2587 - District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

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Dan Burton voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (52-39) - (Key vote)

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $429.1 million for the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $176 million for the administration and operation of correctional facilities.
  • $99.71 million for District of Columbia courts.
  • $17 million for college student tuition assistance.
  • $2.5 million for the Children's National Medical Center to establish community pediatric health clinics for high-risk children in medically underserved areas of the District of Columbia.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for abortion services, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds to conduct any ballot initiative to legalize controlled substances or reduce penalties for their possession, use, or distribution.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (208-206) - (Key vote)

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $429.1 million for the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $176 million for the administration and operation of correctional facilities.
  • $99.71 million for District of Columbia courts.
  • $17 million for college student tuition assistance.
  • $2.5 million for the Children's National Medical Center to establish community pediatric health clinics for high-risk children in medically underserved areas of the District of Columbia.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for abortion services, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds to conduct any ballot initiative to legalize controlled substances or reduce penalties for their possession, use, or distribution.
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) (333-92) - (Key vote)

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $453 million for the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $183 million for the administration and operation of correctional facilities.
  • $100.71 million for salaries and expenses of District of Columbia courts.
  • $17 million for college students to cover out-of-state tuition differential.
  • $3.5 million for the Children's National Medical Center to establish community pediatric health clinics for high-risk children in medically underserved areas of the District of Columbia.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for abortion services, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using local or federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds to conduct any ballot initiative to legalize controlled substances or reduce penalties for their possession, use, or distribution.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
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