Title: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
A vote to adopt a conference report making emergency supplemental appropriations for defense and for the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes. The bill provides for a total of $87.5 billion.
An estimated $65 billion earmarked for military purposes.
$20 billion for reconstruction.
$72 million for National Guard and reservist to enroll in TRICARE health insurance.
Oct. 17, 2003
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.
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.