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HR 6157 - Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 - National Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (85-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that appropriates for fiscal year 2019 a total of $675 billion to the Department of Defense and $181.2 billion to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $12.1 billion to the Department of Labor (Division B, Title I).

  • Requires $3.5 billion to remain available for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which provides adult employment and training grants (Division B, Title I).

  • Appropriates $276.24 billion to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for grants to states for medical benefits programs (Division B, Title II).

  • Appropriates $10.1 billion to Head Start programs (Division B, Title II).

  • Appropriates $445 million to states for charter schools (Division B, Title III).

  • Appropriates $1.2 billion to states for Career & Technical Education grants (Division B, Title III).

  • Appropriates $13.49 billion for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (Division B, Title III).

  • Appropriates $445 million for the fiscal year 2021 to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (Division B, Title IV).

  • Prohibits funds appropriated in this bill from being used for the Affordable Care Act (Division B, Title V).

  • Authorizes the following Department of Defense appropriations and provisions (Division A, Titles I - IX):

    • Full funding for the requested 16,400 end-strength increase and 2.6-percent military pay raise;

    • $41.33 billion for operation and maintenance of the Army;

    • $48.96 billion for operation and maintenance of the Navy and Marine Corps;

    • $41.47 billion for operation and maintenance of the Air Force;

    • $43.06 billion for military personnel and $4.87 billion for reserve personnel in the Army;

    • $30.31 billion for military personnel and $2.06 billion for reserve personnel in the Navy;

    • $13.79 billion for military personnel and $787.09 million for reserve personnel in the Marine Corps; and

    • $30.17 billion for military personnel and $1.87 billion for reserve personnel in the Air Force.

  • Prohibits the use of the these Department of Defense appropriations for the following (Division A, Title VIII):

  • Targeting U.S. individuals under authorities granted in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act;

  • Procuring carbon, alloy, or armor steel plate that is not melted and rolled in the United States or Canada; and

  • Releasing or transferring an individual detained at Guantanamo Bay.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (-) -

Title: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019

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