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HR 1588 - Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill - Key Vote

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Mark Kirk voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mark Kirk made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-136 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (95-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would authorize $401.3 billion for the Department of Defense and Energy in fiscal 2004.

Highlights:
  • The Air Force was approved to lease 20 Boeing refueling tankers, and purchase 80 more.
  • Increases Tricare health coverage to National Guard members as well as reservists and their families when they are called to active duty.
  • Allows disabled, retired military personnel to receive retirement and disabled pay simultaneously.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (362-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would authorize $401.3 billion for the Department of Defense and Energy in fiscal 2004.

Highlights:
  • The Air Force was approved to lease 20 Boeing refueling tankers, and purchase 80 more.
  • Increases Tricare health coverage to National Guard members as well as reservists and their families when they are called to active duty.
  • Allows disabled, retired military personnel to receive retirement and disabled pay simultaneously.
Legislation - Passage (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (361-68) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would authorize $401.3 billion for the Department of Defense and Energy in fiscal 2004.

Highlights:
  • The Air Force was approved to lease 20 Boeing refueling tankers, and purchase 80 more.
  • Increases Tricare health coverage to National Guard members as well as reservists and their families when they are called to active duty.
  • Allows disabled, retired military personnel to receive retirement and disabled pay simultaneously.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill

Sponsors

  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Ike Skelton (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
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