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S 2832 - Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2006 - Key Vote

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John Boozman voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (215-204) - (Key vote)

Title: Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2006

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $510.9 million over five years through 2011 to the Appalachian Regional Commission for grants to fund administrative expenses of development plans for counties with economical difficulties.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that grants under this bill shall not be made to a for profit organization, except those organizations that meet specific percentage requirements (Sec. 2).
  • Allows grants that cover up to 80 percent of the cost of projects in "distressed communities," and 70 percent in "at-risk counties" (Sec. 2)
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Note:

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 - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2006

Sponsors

  • George V. Voinovich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • George Felix Allen (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' DeWine (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth H. Dole (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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