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HR 2744 - Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act - Key Vote

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Linc Chafee voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 109-097 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (81-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for agriculture, rural development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nutrition programs and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $40.71 billion for the Food Stamp Program.
  • Appropriates $7.47 billion for child nutrition programs, in addition to $5.19 billion from transferred funds.
  • Appropriates $5.26 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
  • Appropriates $1.85 billion for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Appropriates $1.27 billion for the Agricultural Research Service.
  • Appropriates $1.03 billion for the Farm Service Agency.
  • Appropriates $1 billion for conservation programs.
  • Appropriates $837.76 million for the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Appropriates $701.94 million for the Rural Community Advancement Program.
  • Appropriates $6.1 billion in loans for the Rural Electrification and Telecommunications Loans Program Account.
  • Appropriates $5.31 billion in loans for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (318-63) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for agriculture, rural development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nutrition programs and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $40.71 billion for the Food Stamp Program.
  • Appropriates $7.47 billion for child nutrition programs, in addition to $5.19 billion from transferred funds.
  • Appropriates $5.26 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
  • Appropriates $1.85 billion for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Appropriates $1.27 billion for the Agricultural Research Service.
  • Appropriates $1.03 billion for the Farm Service Agency.
  • Appropriates $1 billion for conservation programs.
  • Appropriates $837.76 million for the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Appropriates $701.94 million for the Rural Community Advancement Program.
  • Appropriates $6.1 billion in loans for the Rural Electrification and Telecommunications Loans Program Account.
  • Appropriates $5.31 billion in loans for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (97-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for agriculture, rural development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nutrition programs and related agencies.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $40.71 billion for the Food Stamp Program.
  • Appropriates $7.23 billion for child nutrition programs, in addition to $5.19 billion in transferred funds.
  • Appropriates $5.26 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
  • Appropriates $1.85 billion for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Appropriates $1.27 billion for the Agricultural Research Service.
  • Appropriates $1.05 billion for the Farm Service Agency.
  • Appropriates $963.99 million for conservation programs.
  • Appropriates $836.82 million for the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Appropriates $705.11 million for the Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP).
  • Appropriates $6.14 billion in loans for the Rural Electrification and Telecommunications Loans Program Account.
  • Appropriates $5.33 billion in loans for the Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account.
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) (408-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $99.6 billion for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $40.71 billion for the Food Stamp Program.
  • Appropriates $12.41 billion for Child Nutrition Programs.
  • Appropriates $5.26 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
  • Appropriates $4.82 billion for Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account.
  • Appropriates $1.84 billion for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Appropriates $1.12 billion for the Agricultural Research Service.
  • Appropriates $1.1 billion for the Food for Peace Program.
  • Appropriates $1.01 billion for the Farm Service Agency.
  • Appropriates $657.39 million for Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP).
  • Appropriates $90 million for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (also known as BSE or "Mad Cow Disease") detection and prevention activities.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act

Sponsors

  • Henry Bonilla (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
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