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HR 2670 - Appropriations bill FY2000, Commerce, Justice, State - Key Vote

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John Shimkus voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (215-213) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Commerce, Justice, State

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that appropriates $37.8 billion to the Departments of Justice, Commerce, State, and the Judiciary for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:

Justice Department 

  • $3.1 billion for the Federal Prison System.
  • $3.02 billion for the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
  • $2.36 billion for the FBI.
  • $1.63 billion for state and local law enforcement assistance.
  • $940 million for the Drug Enforcement Agency.

 

Commerce Department 

  • $4.61 billion for the Census Bureau.
  • $735.54 million for the Patent and Trademark Office.
  • $298.24 million for the International Trade Administration.

 

State Department 

  • $3.65 billion for the Administration of Foreign Affairs, including $2.48 billion for diplomatic and consular programs and $717.18 million for security and maintenance of U.S. diplomatic buildings.
  • $1.29 billion for international organizations and conferences, including $200 million for UN peacekeeping activities.

 

Judiciary 

  • $3.09 billion for the salaries and expenses for circuit and district judges, retired justices and judges, and other judges, officers, and employees of the Federal Judiciary.
  • $361.55 million for the salaries of court appointed attorneys.
  • $190.02 million for court security.
  • $63.40 million for fees and expenses of jurors and compensation for jury commissioners.
  • $41.91 million for salaries and expenses of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Note:

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 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) (217-210) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Commerce, Justice, State

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $35.8 billion to the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, and the Judiciary for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:

Justice Department 

  • $3.1 billion for the Federal Prison System.
  • $3.02 billion for the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
  • $2.36 billion for the FBI.
  • $1.63 billion for state and local law enforcement assistance.
  • $940 million for the Drug Enforcement Agency.

 

Commerce Department 

  • $4.61 billion for the Census Bureau.
  • $735.54 million for the Patent and Trademark Office.
  • $298.24 million for the International Trade Administration.

 

State Department 

  • $3.65 billion for the Administration of Foreign Affairs, including $2.48 billion for diplomatic and consular programs and $717.18 million for security and maintenance of U.S. diplomatic buildings.
  • $1.29 billion for international organizations and conferences, including $200 million for UN peacekeeping activities.

 

Judiciary 

  • $3.09 billion for the salaries and expenses for circuit and district judges, retired justices and judges, and other judges, officers, and employees of the Federal Judiciary.
  • $361.55 million for the salaries of court appointed attorneys.
  • $190.02 million for court security.
  • $63.40 million for fees and expenses of jurors and compensation for jury commissioners.
  • $41.91 million for salaries and expenses of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations bill FY2000, Commerce, Justice, State

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