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S 2400 - Military Construction FY2005 Authorization Bill - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (97-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Military Construction FY2005 Authorization Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2005 activities of the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $447.2 billion to the Department of Defense and Department of Energy's national security programs.
  • Grants access to members of both the National Guard and Reserve to the military's healthcare system (Tricare) even when not on active duty (Sec. 702). 
  • Appropriates $25 billion to emergency funding for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan (Sec. 1006).
  • Permits the Federal Communications Commission to fine broadcasters up to $275,000 for each airing of indecent material (Sec. 1084).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Military Construction FY2005 Authorization Bill

Sponsors

  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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