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HR 2266 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 - Key Vote

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Bernie Sanders voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (82-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which provides emergency disaster funds for hurricane and wildfire relief.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $19 billion to remain available until expended for the Disaster Relief Fund for major disasters (Div. A, Title I).
  • Appropriates $5 billion to the Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program to be used to assist local governments in providing essential services as a result of Hurricane’s Harvey, Irma, and Maria (Div. A, Title I).

  • Appropriates $576.5 million to remain available through September 30, 2021 or until expended to the Department of Agriculture for necessary expenses related to urgent wildfire suppression operations (Div. A, Title II).

  • Reduces appropriation for the National Flood Insurance Fund by $16 billion and specifies that the indebtedness canceled in this section will be treated as public debt of the United States (Div. A, Title III, Sec. 308).

  • Appropriates $1.3 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to remain available through September 30, 2019 for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for disaster nutrition assistance (Div. A, Title III, Sec. 309).

Legislation - Cloture Invoked (Senate) (79-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which provides emergency disaster funds for hurricane and wildfire relief.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $19 billion to remain available until expended for the Disaster Relief Fund for major disasters (Div. A, Title I).
  • Appropriates $5 billion to the Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program to be used to assist local governments in providing essential services as a result of Hurricane’s Harvey, Irma, or Maria (Div. A, Title I).

  • Appropriates $576.5 million to remain available through September 30, 2021 or until expended to the Department of Agriculture for necessary expenses related to urgent wildfire suppression operations (Div. A, Title II).

  • Reduces appropriation for the National Flood Insurance Fund by $16 billion and specifies that the indebtedness canceled in this section will be treated as public debt of the United States (Div. A, Title III, Sec. 308).

  • Appropriates $1.3 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to remain available through September 30, 2019 for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for disaster nutrition assistance (Div. A, Title III, Sec. 309).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

Sponsors

  • John Conyers Jr. (MI - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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