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HR 6147 - Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 - National Key Vote

Peter Roskam voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (92-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that authorizes a total of $154.2 billion in discretionary funding to remain available until September 30, 2020 for various departments and activities related to transportation, environmental protection, urban development, and wildlife.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that unless otherwise stated, the funds that are authorized in this bill are to remain available for their respective agency or bureau until September 30, 2020 (Division A, Titles I & II).

  • Authorizes $9.9 billion to be derived from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for payments incurred by the Federal Public Transportation Assistance Program (Division A, Title I).

  • Specifies that in addition to funds authorized for the Environmental Protection Agency, $2.66 billion will remain available for the Department of Interior for other environmental protection costs (Division A, Title I).

  • Authorizes $2.5 billion for the operation of the National Park Service (Division A, Title I).

  • Authorizes $1.29 billion for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Division A, Title I).

  • Authorizes $1.15 billion for the United States Geological Survey (Division A, Title I).

  • Authorizes $1.11 billion to the Wildland Fire Management program for fire preparedness and assistance, emergency rehabilitation, and fire suppression (Division A, Title I).

  • Authorizes $1.93 billion to remain available for the Forest Service to manage and protect the National Forest System and for hazardous fuels management on or adjacent to such lands (Division A, Title II).

  • Authorizes $1.09 billion as payment from general revenues to the Hazardous Substance Superfund (Division A, Title II).

  • Authorities $155 million to remain available, until expended, for the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (Divisions A, Title II).

  • Authorizes $4.07 billion to remain available for the Department of Health and Human Services for Indian health services (Division A, Title II).

  • Authorizes $3.58 billion for state and tribal assistance grants (Division A, Title II).

  • Authorizes $2.4 billion for the operation of Indian government programs (Division A, Title II).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (217-199) - (Key vote)
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Title: Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for the fiscal year 2019 for various departments and activities related to transportation, housing, and urban development.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $8 billion to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fiscal year 2019 (Division A, Title II).

  • Appropriates $35 billion to the Department of Interior for fiscal year 2019 to be allocated out to the following services and agencies, including, but not limited to (Division A, Title III):

    • The Bureau of Land Management;

    • The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management;

    • The US Geological Survey; and

    • The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.

  • Appropriates $13 billion to the National Parks and Fish and Wildlife Services for fiscal year 2019 (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $11.6 billion to the International Revenue Service (IRS) to cover administrative costs for fiscal year 2019 (Division B, Title I).

  • Appropriates a total of 11.8 billion to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for administrative costs for fiscal year 2019 (Division B, Title II).

  • Appropriates $9 billion to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Education and Indian Health Services for administrative costs for fiscal year 2019 (Division A, Title III).

  • Appropriates $8 billion to the Department of Interior’s Water Management Account for water infrastructure projects for fiscal year 2019 (Division A, Title III).

  • Prohibits any of the funds in this act from going toward paying attorney fees associated with a settlement with the Federal Government that arose under any of the following acts, including, but not limited to (Division A, Title IV, Sec. 416):

    • The Clean Air Act;

    • The Federal Water Pollution Control Act; or

    • The Endangered Species Act of 1973.

  • Prohibits any of the funds in this act from being used to require the reporting of greenhouse gas or methane emissions from manure management systems (Division A, Title IV, Sec. 417).

  • Authorizes the Secretary of Interior at the end of fiscal year 2019 to remove the Gray Wolf species listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 from the list of threatened or endangered species (Division A, Title I, Sec. 116).

  • Repeals from law, and prohibits any funds under this act from being used to pay for the cost of the assisted suicide “Death With Dignity Act of 2016” from law (Division C, Title VIII, Sec. 817).

  • Prohibits any funds made available by this act to the Internal Revenue Service from denying the tax exempt status to churches that participate in any political campaign for public office (Division B, Title I, Sec. 112).

  • Repeals the Clean Water Rule for waters of the United States that defines the scope of waters protected under the Federal Waters Pollution control Act (Division B, Title IV, Sec. 431).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

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