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HR 4650 - Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Rick Santorum voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 103-335 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (327-86) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $245.18 billion for the Defense Department for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. should not use appropriated funds to send military forces to Bosnia-Herzegovina for peacekeeping operations, unless authorized by the Congress (Sec. 8100).
  • Prohibits funds from being used for the presence of U.S. troops in Somalia beginning September 30, 1994, unless U.S. personnel needs protection (Sec. 8135).
  • $81.08 billion for operation and maintenance, including $1.78 billion for environmental restoration.
  • $70.39 billion for military personnel.
  • $44.42 billion for procurement of aircraft, missiles, ammunition, combat vehicles and weapons.
  • $35.50 billion for research, development, test and evaluation.
  • $9.93 billion for Defense health programs.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (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 - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (86-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $244.83 billion for the Defense Department for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. should not use appropriated funds to send military forces to Bosnia-Herzegovina for peacekeeping operations, unless authorized by the Congress (Sec. 8100).
  • Prohibits funds from being used for the presence of U.S. troops in Somalia beginning September 30, 1994 (Sec. 8135).
  • $81.46 billion for operation and maintenance, including $2.03 billion for environmental restoration.
  • $70.45 billion for military personnel.
  • $43.91 billion for procurement of aircraft, missiles, ammunition, combat vehicles and weapons.
  • $35.41 billion for research, development, test and evaluation.
  • $9.81 billion for Defense health programs.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (330-91) - (Key vote)

Title: Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $244.78 billion for the Defense Department for fiscal year 1995.

Highlights:
  • Expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. should not use appropriated funds to send military forces to Bosnia-Herzegovina for peacekeeping operations, unless authorized by the Congress (Sec. 8100).
  • $80.00 billion for operation and maintenance, including $1.88 billion for environmental restoration.
  • $70.89 billion for military personnel.
  • $44.22 billion for procurement of aircraft, missiles, ammunition, combat vehicles and weapons.
  • $34.47 billion for research, development, test and evaluation.
  • $9.90 billion for Defense health programs.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill

Sponsors

  • John P. 'Jack' Murtha (PA - D) (Out Of Office)