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H Con Res 95 - Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Jim Langevin voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

Read statements Jim Langevin made in this general time period.

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Note

NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION THAT SETS THE FUNDING LEVEL FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW, BUT IS USED AS A GUIDE FOR CONGRESS AS IT PASSES THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND OTHER BILLS.

Stage Details

Legislation-Resolution - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (51-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that would establish the congressional budget for the United States Government.

Highlights:
  • Recommends levels and amounts for FY 2003 through 2013 with regarding: federal revenues; new budget authority; budget outlays; deficits and debt held by the public.
  • Proposal of findings providing for the elimination of waste, fraud, and abuse in mandatory programs.
  • Sets forth prohibitions on advance congressional appropriations for FY 2004 and 2005.
  • Allows advance appropriations for FY 2005 and 2006 for specified accounts identified in the joint explanatory statement accompanying this resolution, but only in an aggregate of up to $23.158 billion in new budget authority.
  • Provides for specified advanced appropriations for FY 2006.
  • Expresses the Senate's will that adjustments of equal rates and proportion for compensation for civilian employees of the United States be the same as members of the uniformed services.
Legislation-Resolution - Conference Report Adopted (House) (216-211) - (Key vote)

Title: Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report on a bill that would establish the congressional budget for the United States Government.

Highlights:
  • Recommends levels and amounts for FY 2003 through 2013 with regarding: federal revenues; new budget authority; budget outlays; deficits and debt held by the public.
  • Proposal of findings providing for the elimination of waste, fraud, and abuse in mandatory programs.
  • Sets forth prohibitions on advance congressional appropriations for FY 2004 and 2005.
  • Allows advance appropriations for FY 2005 and 2006 for specified accounts identified in the joint explanatory statement accompanying this resolution, but only in an aggregate of up to $23.158 billion in new budget authority.
  • Provides for specified advanced appropriations for FY 2006.
  • Expresses the Senate's will that adjustments of equal rates and proportion for compensation for civilian employees of the United States be the same as members of the uniformed services.
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (215-212) - (Key vote)

Title: Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would establish the congressional budget for the United States Government.

Highlights:
  • Recommends levels and amounts for FY 2003 through 2013 with regarding: federal revenues; new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits, and debt held by the public.
  • Proposal of findings providing for the elimination of waste, fraud, and abuse in mandatory programs.
  • Sets forth prohibitions on advance congressional appropriations for FY 2004 and 2005.
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004

Sponsors

  • James A. 'Jim' Nussle (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
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