Key Votes

HR 2684 - Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Greg Walden voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-074 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (93-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $99.5 billion in total spending, $69.6 of which is discretionary for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $25.9 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $11.4 billion for low-income housing programs and tenant safeguards and $4.8 billion for the Community Development Block Grant.
  • $20.9 billion in discretionary funding for veterans' programs, $19 billion of which is earmarked for medical care.
  • $13.7 billion for NASA programs.
  • $7.6 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency, including $1.9 billion for environmental programs and management, $1.4 billion for the Hazardous Substance Superfund, and $1.35 billion for Clean Water State Revolving Funds.
  • $3.9 billion for the National Science Foundation.
  • $3.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, $2.5 billion of which is allocated for disaster relief efforts related to flooding in South Carolina.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (406-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $99.5 billion in total spending, $69.6 of which is discretionary for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $25.9 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including $11.4 billion for low-income housing programs and tenant safeguards and $4.8 billion for the Community Development Block Grant.
  • $20.9 billion in discretionary funding for veterans' programs, $19 billion of which is earmarked for medical care.
  • $13.7 billion for NASA programs.
  • $7.6 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency, including $1.9 billion for environmental programs and management, $1.4 billion for the Hazardous Substance Superfund, and $1.35 billion for Clean Water State Revolving Funds.
  • $3.9 billion for the National Science Foundation.
  • $3.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, $2.5 billion of which is allocated for disaster relief efforts related to flooding in South Carolina.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (235-187) - (Key vote)

Title: Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $92 billion for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $24.75 billion for Housing and Urban Development.
  • $12.7 billion for NASA programs.
  • $7.3 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • $3.6 billion for the National Science Foundation.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Veterans Affairs and HUD Appropriations bill, FY 2000

Sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Walsh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)