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HR 3057 - Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill - Key Vote

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Lois Capps voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 109-102 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (91-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $21.06 billion for foreign operations and related programs for the fiscal year 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $4.53 billion for the State Department, including $2 billion for prevention, treatment, research, and control of HIV/AIDS, $1.21 billion for international anti-drug activities, and $410.1 million for activities related to nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, and demining.
  • Appropriates $4.5 billion for the Foreign Military Financing Program, including $2.28 billion for Israel, $1.3 billion for Egypt, and $210 million for Jordan.
  • Appropriates $4.3 billion for the U.S. Agency for International Development, including $1.58 billion for child survival and health programs, and $1.52 billion for development assistance, and $70 million for Sudan.
  • Appropriates $2.63 billion for the Economic Support Fund, including $495 million for Egypt, $250 million for Jordan, $240 million for Israel, $225 million for Afghanistan, and $56 million for Iraq.
  • Appropriates $1.77 billion for the Millennium Challenge Corporation to monitor the activities of the Millennium Challenge Account, which provides development assistance to those countries that establish certain economic and human rights criteria.
  • Appropriates $320 million for the Peace Corps.
  • Prohibits the use of funds for direct financial support to Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Iran, or Syria (Secs. 507, 582).
  • Prohibits the use of funds to pay for the performance of abortions as a method of family planning, to motivate or coerce any individual to practice abortion, or perform involuntary sterilizations (Sec. 518).
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists, unless the President justifies the use of aid for national security or humanitarian reasons (Sec. 527).
  • Denies funds to any government that supplies "lethal military equipment" to any nation supporting international terrorism (Sec. 542).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (358-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates $21.06 billion for foreign operations and related programs for the fiscal year 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $4.53 billion for the State Department, including $2 billion for prevention, treatment, research, and control of HIV/AIDS, $1.21 billion for international anti-drug activities, and $410.1 million for activities related to nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, and demining.
  • Appropriates $4.5 billion for the Foreign Military Financing Program, including $2.28 billion for Israel, $1.3 billion for Egypt, and $210 million for Jordan.
  • Appropriates $4.3 billion for the U.S. Agency for International Development, including $1.58 billion for child survival and health programs, and $1.52 billion for development assistance, and $70 million for Sudan.
  • Appropriates $2.63 billion for the Economic Support Fund, including $495 million for Egypt, $250 million for Jordan, $240 million for Israel, $225 million for Afghanistan, and $56 million for Iraq.
  • Appropriates $1.77 billion for the Millennium Challenge Corporation to monitor the activities of the Millennium Challenge Account, which provides development assistance to those countries that establish certain economic and human rights criteria.
  • Appropriates $320 million for the Peace Corps.
  • Prohibits the use of funds for direct financial support to Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Iran, or Syria (Secs. 507, 582).
  • Prohibits the use of funds to pay for the performance of abortions as a method of family planning, to motivate or coerce any individual to practice abortion, or perform involuntary sterilizations (Sec. 518).
  • Bars bilateral assistance funds to nations that support terrorism or provide a haven for terrorists, unless the President justifies the use of aid for national security or humanitarian reasons (Sec. 527).
  • Denies funds to any government that supplies "lethal military equipment" to any nation supporting international terrorism (Sec. 542).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (98-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $32.38 billion in funding for foreign operations and related programs for Financial Year 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $8.83 billion for the Department of State, of which $4.44 billion is for diplomatic and consular programs, and $2.2 billion is for international organizations and peacekeeping activities.
  • Appropriates $4.6 billion for the Foreign Military Financing Fund, of which $2.28 billion in grants only for Israel, $206 million for assistance to Jordan, and $10 million for Tunisia.
  • Appropriates $4.57 billion for the U.S. Agency for International Development, of which $1.66 billion is for Child Survival and Health Programs, and $1.68 billion is for development assistance to aid countries in Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Appropriates $3.03 billion for the Economic Support Fund, of which $495 million is for direct aid to Egypt, $250 million is for Jordan, $240 million is for Israel, and $40 million is for Lebanon.
  • Appropriates $2.02 billion for the Global HIV/AIDS Initiative.
  • Appropriates $1.8 billion for the Millennium Challenge Corporation to monitor the activities of the Millennium Challenge Account, which provides development assistance to those countries that establish certain economic and human rights criteria.
  • Appropriates $320 million for the Peace Corps.
  • Appropriates $107 million for the Global Environment Facility, an international investment firm that provides support to companies that make contributions that meet certain criteria regarding environmental quality and human health.
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) (393-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $24.68 billion in funding for foreign operations and related programs for the fiscal year 2006.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $4.44 billion for the Foreign Military Financing Fund; of which $2.28 billion is for grants only for Israel, $1.30 billion is for grants only for Egypt, and $206 million for assistance to Jordan.
  • Appropriates $4.17 billion for the U.S. Agency for International Development, of which $1.50 billion is for Child Survival and Health Programs, and $1.46 billion is for Development Assistance, to aid countries in Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Appropriates $2.56 billion for the Economic Support Fund for financial assistance to Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, Lebanon, and Afghanistan (not to be used for military purposes).
  • Appropriates $1.92 billion for the Global HIV/AIDS Initiative.
  • Appropriates $1.75 billion for the Millennium Challenge Corporation to monitor the activities of the Millennium Challenge Account, which provides development assistance to those countries that establish certain economic and human rights criteria.
  • Appropriates $325 million for the Peace Corps.
  • Prohibits the use of funds for direct financial support to Saudi Arabia (Sec. 588).
  • Prohibits the use of funds for any foreign country that has an extradition treaty with the U.S. but refuses to extradite an individual accused of a criminal offense in the U.S. (Sec. 590).
  • Limits financial assistance to any foreign country that refuses to extradite an individual accused of killing a law enforcement officer in the U.S. (Sec. 587).
Note:

THE CONSTITUTION GIVES THE SENATE THE POWER TO APPROVE, BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE, TREATIES MADE BY THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT, WHICH REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill

Sponsors

  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)