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HR 1625 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 - National Key Vote

Gary Palmer voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (65-32) - (Key vote)
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Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides $1.3 trillion in funding for various government agencies through September 2018.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates a total of $700 billion for costs related to military operations and expenses for fiscal year 2018 that will be divided among the following provisions, including, but not limited to (Division C, Title I-II):
    • $103.7 billion for the Army;

    • $79.3 billion for the Navy;

    • $20.8 billion for the Marine Corps;

    • $83.6 billion for the Air Force; and

    • $34.1 billion for defense-wide operation and maintenance.

  • Appropriates $1.6 billion to US Customs for the purpose of procurement, construction and improvements to border security measures (Title II, Sec. 230).

  • Requires any federally funded health plan that covers prescription drugs to include contraception coverage as well as a “conscience clause,” which would exempt healthcare providers from providing coverage for religious beliefs (Title VIII, Sec. 808).

  • Appropriates $330 million for comprehensive opioid abuse reduction activities, including, but not limited to (Division C, Title II):

    • $60 million for drug and mental health courts;

    • $30 million in state prison grants for substance abuse treatment; and

    • $20 million for veterans treatment court programs.

  • Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit 2 reports per year to the congressional defense committee that details the submission records from the previous 6 months to databases accessible to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Title VIII, Sec. 8106).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Farm Service Agency and another $1.2 billion to the Agricultural Research Service for necessary expenses such as the acquisition of private lands by donation, exchange, or purchase that does not exceed 25 percent of the total market value of land (Division A, Title I-II).

  • Appropriates $4 billion for the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act along with the Indian Health Care Improvement Act for services provided by the Indian Health Service (Division G, Title III).

  • Appropriates $1 billion to the Food Safety and Inspection Service for necessary expenses authorized by the Federal Meat Inspections Act, Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act (Division A, Title I).

  • Appropriates $8 billion from the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund account fund for Indian Tribe land acquisition loans (Division A, Title II).

  • Appropriates $25 billion to the Rural Housing Service account fund for direct and unsubsidized guaranteed loans (Division A, Title III)

  • Appropriates $1.3 billion to the Rental Assistance Program fund to remain available until September 30, 2018 for rental assistance activities with the aim to liquidate debt (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $2.8 billion to the Rural Community Facility programs account for direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $300 million from the Environmental Programs and Management fund to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Great lakes Water Quality Agreement programs, projects, and activities (Division G, Title II).

  • Appropriates $1.9 billion to National Forest System to remain available through September 30, 2021 for protection, improvement, and hazardous fuels management (Division G, Title III).

  • Appropriates $2.9 billion to the National Forest System lands fund for wildfire management and suppression which will remain available through September 30, 2021 (Division G, Title III).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (256-167) - (Key vote)
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Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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

Vote to pass a bill that provides $1.3 trillion in funding for various government agencies through September 2018.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates a total of $700 billion for costs related to military operations and expenses for fiscal year 2018 that will be divided among the following provisions, including, but not limited to (Division C, Title I-II):
    • $103.7 billion for the Army;

    • $79.3 billion for the Navy;

    • $20.8 billion for the Marine Corps;

    • $83.6 billion for the Air Force; and

    • $34.1 billion for defense-wide operation and maintenance.

  • Appropriates $1.6 billion to US Customs for the purpose of procurement, construction and improvements to border security measures (Title II, Sec. 230).

  • Requires any federally funded health plan that covers prescription drugs to include contraception coverage as well as a “conscience clause,” which would exempt healthcare providers from providing coverage for religious beliefs (Title VIII, Sec. 808).

  • Appropriates $330 million for comprehensive opioid abuse reduction activities, including, but not limited to (Division C, Title II):

    • $60 million for drug and mental health courts;

    • $30 million in state prison grants for substance abuse treatment; and

    • $20 million for veterans treatment court programs.

  • Requires the Secretary of Defense to submit 2 reports per year to the congressional defense committee that details the submission records from the previous 6 months to databases accessible to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Title VIII, Sec. 8106).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to the Farm Service Agency and another $1.2 billion to the Agricultural Research Service for necessary expenses such as the acquisition of private lands by donation, exchange, or purchase that does not exceed 25 percent of the total market value of land (Division A, Title I-II).

  • Appropriates $4 billion for the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act along with the Indian Health Care Improvement Act for services provided by the Indian Health Service (Division G, Title III).

  • Appropriates $1 billion to the Food Safety and Inspection Service for necessary expenses authorized by the Federal Meat Inspections Act, Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act (Division A, Title I).

  • Appropriates $8 billion from the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund account fund for Indian Tribe land acquisition loans (Division A, Title II).

  • Appropriates $25 billion to the Rural Housing Service account fund for direct and unsubsidized guaranteed loans (Division A, Title III)

  • Appropriates $1.3 billion to the Rental Assistance Program fund to remain available until September 30, 2018 for rental assistance activities with the aim to liquidate debt (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $2.8 billion to the Rural Community Facility programs account for direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $300 million from the Environmental Programs and Management fund to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Great lakes Water Quality Agreement programs, projects, and activities (Division G, Title II).

  • Appropriates $1.9 billion to National Forest System to remain available through September 30, 2021 for protection, improvement, and hazardous fuels management (Division G, Title III).

  • Appropriates $2.9 billion to the National Forest System lands fund for wildfire management and suppression which will remain available through September 30, 2021 (Division G, Title III).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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