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HR 2361 - Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill - Key Vote

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Barack Obama II voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 109-54 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (99-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a conference report that appropriates $27.73 billion for the Department of the Interior, environment and related agencies for FY 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $7.8 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Appropriates $5.4 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services.
  • Appropriates $4.16 billion for the Forest Service.
  • Appropriates $2.18 billion for the National Park Service.
  • Appropriates $1.75 billion for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Appropriates $1.5 billion for Veteran's Medical Services.
  • Appropriates $1.12 billion for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Appropriates $624 million for the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Appropriates $143 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Appropriates $126 million for the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Appropriates $381 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to be distributed to various programs within the Department of the Interior, including:
    • $79 million for land acquisition programs;
    • $74 million for the National Park Service;
    • $68 million for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants;
    • $62 million for the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund; and
    • $57 million for the Forest Service.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (410-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a conference report that appropriates $27.73 billion for the Department of the Interior, environment and related agencies for FY 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $7.8 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Appropriates $5.4 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services.
  • Appropriates $4.16 billion for the Forest Service.
  • Appropriates $2.18 billion for the National Park Service.
  • Appropriates $1.75 billion for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Appropriates $1.5 billion for Veteran's Medical Services.
  • Appropriates $1.12 billion for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Appropriates $624 million for the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Appropriates $143 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Appropriates $126 million for the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Appropriates $381 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to be distributed to various programs within the Department of the Interior, including:
    • $79 million for land acquisition programs;
    • $74 million for the National Park Service;
    • $68 million for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants;
    • $62 million for the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund; and
    • $57 million for the Forest Service.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (94-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $26.21 billion for the Department of the Interior, environment and related agencies for FY 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $7.94 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Appropriates $5.34 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services.
  • Appropriates $4.12 billion for the Department of Agriculture.
  • Appropriates $1.77 billion for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Appropriates $2.36 billion for the National Park Service.
  • Appropriates $1.32 billion for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Appropriates $624 million for the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Appropriates $143 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Appropriates $126 million for the National Endowment for the Arts.
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.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (329-89) - (Key vote)

Title: Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $26.2 billion for the Department of the Interior for FY2006.

Highlights:
  • $7.7 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency
  • $5.5 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Services.
  • $4.2 billion for the Forest Service.
  • $2.2 billion for the National Park Service.
  • Appropriates $1.8 billion for the Bureau of Land Management.
  • Appropriates $1.3 billion for the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Appropriates $615 million for the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Appropriates $138 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Appropriates $121 million for the National Endowment for the Arts.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Sponsors

  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)