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HR 2299 - Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2002 - Key Vote

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David Vitter Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-087 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (97-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2002

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that calls for $59.6 billion in appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • $32.9 billion for federal highway programs.
  • $13.3 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration, including $292 million for aviation security.
  • $6.7 billion for mass transit.
  • $5 billion for U.S. Coast Guard.
  • $1.25 billion for a newly created Transportation Administration for civil aviation security services, which would work to enhance screening programs for passengers and airlines.
  • Requires long-haul Mexican trucks and drivers who enter the United States to meet the same standards and follow the same rules as their U.S. counterparts.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (371-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2002

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that calls for $59.6 billion in appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • $32.9 billion for federal highway programs.
  • $13.3 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration, including $292 million for aviation security.
  • $6.7 billion for mass transit.
  • $5 billion for U.S. Coast Guard.
  • $1.25 billion for a newly created Transportation Administration for civil aviation security services, which would work to enhance screening programs for passengers and airlines.
  • Requires long-haul Mexican trucks and drivers who enter the United States to meet the same standards and follow the same rules as their U.S. counterparts.
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) (426-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2002

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