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S 1234 - Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill - Key Vote

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Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (97-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would appropriate $12.7 billion for foreign operations, export financing and related programs for fiscal year 2000.

Highlights:
  • $2.88 billion for Israel, including $1.92 billion for military operations and $960 million for economic assistance programs.
  • $2.03 billion for Egypt, including $1.3 billion for military operations and $735 million for economic assistance programs.
  • $620.5 million for export assistance, including funds for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the Trade and Development Agency.
  • $535 million for rebuilding in the Baltic States, including the following: $150 million for Kosovo, $85 million for Albania, $60 million for Romania, $55 million for Macedonia, $45 million for Bulgaria and $35 million for Montenegro.
  • $225 million for Jordan, including $150 million for economic assistance programs and $75 million for military operations.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Foreign Operations FY2000 Appropriations bill

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