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HR 3194 - District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

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John Tierney voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-113 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (74-24) - (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 to 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.
  • Approves $59 million tax cut passed by D.C. City Council.
  • Bars the use of federal funds for abortion, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from instituting the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1998, also known as Initiative 59.
  • Bars the use of any funds appropriated in the bill for the District Domestic Partner Act, which would extend health benefits to unmarried, cohabiting partners of District employees.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (296-135) - (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 to 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.
  • Approves $59 million tax cut passed by D.C. City Council.
  • Bars the use of federal funds for abortion, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from instituting the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1998, also known as Initiative 59.
  • Bars the use of any funds appropriated in the bill for the District Domestic Partner Act, which would extend health benefits to unmarried, cohabiting partners of District employees.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (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 (House) (216-210) - (Key vote)

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $429.1 million to 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.
  • Approves $59 million tax cut passed by D.C. City Council.
  • Bars the use of federal funds for abortion, unless the mother's life is endangered or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
  • Prohibits the District from using federal funds for needle exchange programs.
  • Prohibits the District from instituting the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1998, also known as Initiative 59.
  • Bars the use of any funds appropriated in the bill for the District Domestic Partner Act, which would extend health benefits to unmarried, cohabiting partners of District employees.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: District of Columbia FY2000 Appropriations bill

Sponsors

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