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H Amdt 416 - Penny Amendment to the Government Reform and Savings Act of 1993 - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (213-219) - (Key vote)

Title: Penny Amendment to the Government Reform and Savings Act of 1993

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that lowers federal spending by $90.4 billion over the next 5 years through reductions of $34.2 billion in Medicare appropriations, reductions of $52.5 billion in discretionary spending, the reduction of the federal workforce by 252,000 positions, and reductions in fiscal year 1994 appropriations. This amendment would also establish a Cabinet-level Department of Science, Space, Energy, and Technology.

Highlights:
  • Lowers federal spending by $90.4 billion over 5 years.
  • Establishes a Cabinet-level Department of Science, Space, Energy, and Technology.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Penny Amendment to the Government Reform and Savings Act of 1993

Sponsors

  • Timothy J. Penny (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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