Key Votes

HR 2217 - Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-63 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (380-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report appropriating $19.1 billion for the Department of Interior and related agencies to fund wildlife restoration, land management, energy programs and others in FY 2002, which is a $300 million increase from FY 2001.

Highlights:
  • $2.8 billion for the Indian Health Service.
  • $2.3 billion for Bureau of Indian Affairs programs.
  • $2.2 billion for wildfire needs, including $400 million reserved for emergency spending.
  • $1.8 billion for energy and energy conservation programs.
  • $1.5 billion for the National Park Service.
  • $1.32 billion for land conservation programs.
  • $776 million for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • $210 million for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program, which assists counties with high percentages of nontaxable federal land and correspondingly low property tax revenue.
  • $125 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $120 million for Everglades restoration.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (95-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report appropriating $19.1 billion for the Department of Interior and related agencies to fund wildlife restoration, land management, energy programs and others in FY 2002, which is a $300 million increase from FY 2001.

Highlights:
  • $2.8 billion for the Indian Health Service.
  • $2.3 billion for Bureau of Indian Affairs programs.
  • $2.2 billion for wildfire needs, including $400 million reserved for emergency spending.
  • $1.8 billion for energy and energy conservation programs.
  • $1.5 billion for the National Park Service.
  • $1.32 billion for land conservation programs.
  • $776 million for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • $210 million for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program, which assists counties with high percentages of nontaxable federal land and correspondingly low property tax revenue.
  • $125 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • $120 million for Everglades restoration.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (376-32) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Interior Department Appropriations for FY 2002

Co-sponsors

  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)