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HR 2606 - Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Charlie Gonzalez voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $12.7 billion for U.S. foreign operations and programs for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $2.88 billion for military and economic assistance to Israel.
  • $2.04 billion for military and economic assistance to Egypt.
  • $735 million for former Soviet Republics.
  • $625 million for refugee and migration assistance.
  • $535 million for Eastern Europe and Baltic States, including $130 million for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • $285 million for international narcotics control and law enforcement.
  • $235 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $175.88 million for international disaster assistance.
  • $10 million for funding of political, economic, humanitarian and other activities of Iraqi opposition groups.
  • Withholds funding from foreign organizations that perform or promote abortions.
  • Withholds aid to any nation that provides "lethal military equipment" to a government that is labeled as a "terrorist government" by the Secretary of State
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (214-211) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $12.7 billion for U.S. foreign operations and programs for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $2.88 billion for military and economic assistance to Israel.
  • $2.04 billion for military and economic assistance to Egypt.
  • $735 million for former Soviet Republics.
  • $625 million for refugee and migration assistance.
  • $535 million for Eastern Europe and Baltic States, including $130 million for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • $285 million for international narcotics control and law enforcement.
  • $235 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $175.88 million for international disaster assistance.
  • $10 million for funding of political, economic, humanitarian and other activities of Iraqi opposition groups.
  • Withholds funding from foreign organizations that perform or promote abortions.
  • Withholds aid to any nation that provides "lethal military equipment" to a government that is labeled as a "terrorist government" by the Secretary of State
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) (385-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $12.7 billion for U.S. foreign operations and programs for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $2.88 billion for military and economic assistance to Israel.
  • $2.04 billion for military and economic assistance to Egypt.
  • $725 million for former Soviet Republics.
  • $625 million for refugee and migration assistance.
  • $393 million for assistance of Eastern Europe and the Baltic states.
  • $285 million for international narcotics control and law enforcement.
  • $240 million for the Peace Corps.
  • $200.88 million for international disaster assistance.
  • $10 million for funding of political, economic, humanitarian and other activities of Iraqi opposition groups.
  • Withholds funding from foreign organizations that perform or promote abortions.
  • Withholds aid to any nation that provides "lethal military equipment" to a government that is labeled as a "terrorist government" by the Secretary of State.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
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