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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 - Signed (Executive) -

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

Legislation - Conference Report Vote (House) (361-61) - (Key vote)
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Title: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates for fiscal year 2019 a total of $670 billion to the Department of Defense.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes the following appropriations (Division A, Title I-IX):  

    • $42.69 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personal in the Army;

    • $30.16 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personal in the Navy;

    • $13.77 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personnel in the Marine Corps;

    • $30.07 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personnel in the Air Force;

    • $40.14 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Army;

    • $48.03 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Navy;

    • $6.54 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Marine Corps;

    • $40.37 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Air Force;

    • $235.8 million to the Department of the Army for the environmental restoration  efforts;

    • $365.88 million to the Department of the Navy for the environmental restoration efforts; and

    • $365.8 million to the Department of the Air Force for the environmental restoration efforts;

  • Prohibits any of the appropriations to be used for publicity or propaganda purposes that are not authorized by Congress (Division A, Title VIII).

  • Prohibits the use of any of these funds from being used for the following (Division A, Title VIII):

    • The targeting of U.S. individuals under authorities granted in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act;

    • The procurement of carbon, alloy, or armor steel plate that is not melted and rolled in North America; and

    • The release or transfer of an individual detained at Guantanamo Bay.

  • Appropriates $3.5 billion to the Department of Labor for the necessary expenses for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Second Chance Act of 2007, and the National Apprenticeship Act, with $2.78 billion being granted to the States and 712.86 million being for national programs (Division B, Title I).

  • Requires that $10 billion be used to make payments under the Head Start Act (Division B, Title II)

  • Appropriates the following to the Charter Schools Program (Division B, Title III):

    • $135 million for replicating and expanding high-quality charter school models;

    • $235 million for grants to State entities to support high quality charter schools; and

    • $55 million for facilities financing assistance, with no less than $45 million being used for the Credit Enhancement Program.

  • Appropriates $1.92 billion for the purposes of carrying out the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), of which $1.13 billion will be available on July 1, 2019 and the remaining $791 million will be available on October 1, 2019 (Division B, Title III).

  • Requires that funds allocated for the Carl D. Perkins and Career Technical Education Act of 2006 and the AEFLA to remain available through September 30, 2020 (Division B, Title III).

  • Appropriates $13.46 billion for carrying out the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, with $3.94 billion becoming available on July 1, 2019 and the remaining $9.28 billion become available on October 1, 2019 (Division B, Title III).

  • Requires that funds allocated for the IDEA and the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 remain available until September 30, 2020 (Division B, Title III).

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

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (93-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019

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

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates for fiscal year 2019 a total of $670 billion to the Department of Defense.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes the following appropriations (Division A, Title I-IX):  

    • $42.69 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personal in the Army;

    • $30.16 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personal in the Navy;

    • $13.77 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personnel in the Marine Corps;

    • $30.07 billion to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund for military personnel in the Air Force;

    • $40.14 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Army;

    • $48.03 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Navy;

    • $6.54 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Marine Corps;

    • $40.37 billion to the operation and maintenance for the Air Force;

    • $235.8 million to the Department of the Army for the environmental restoration  efforts;

    • $365.88 million to the Department of the Navy for the environmental restoration efforts; and

    • $365.8 million to the Department of the Air Force for the environmental restoration efforts;

  • Prohibits any of the appropriations to be used for publicity or propaganda purposes that are not authorized by Congress (Division A, Title VIII).

  • Prohibits the use of any of these funds from being used for the following (Division A, Title VIII):

    • The targeting of U.S. individuals under authorities granted in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act;

    • The procurement of carbon, alloy, or armor steel plate that is not melted and rolled in North America; and

    • The release or transfer of an individual detained at Guantanamo Bay.

  • Appropriates $3.5 billion to the Department of Labor for the necessary expenses for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Second Chance Act of 2007, and the National Apprenticeship Act, with $2.78 billion being granted to the States and 712.86 million being for national programs (Division B, Title I).

  • Requires that $10 billion be used to make payments under the Head Start Act (Division B, Title II)

  • Appropriates the following to the Charter Schools Program (Division B, Title III):

    • $135 million for replicating and expanding high-quality charter school models;

    • $235 million for grants to State entities to support high quality charter schools; and

    • $55 million for facilities financing assistance, with no less than $45 million being used for the Credit Enhancement Program.

  • Appropriates $1.92 billion for the purposes of carrying out the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), of which $1.13 billion will be available on July 1, 2019 and the remaining $791 million will be available on October 1, 2019 (Division B, Title III).

  • Requires that funds allocated for the Carl D. Perkins and Career Technical Education Act of 2006 and the AEFLA to remain available through September 30, 2020 (Division B, Title III).

  • Appropriates $13.46 billion for carrying out the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, with $3.94 billion becoming available on July 1, 2019 and the remaining $9.28 billion become available on October 1, 2019 (Division B, Title III).

  • Requires that funds allocated for the IDEA and the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 remain available until September 30, 2020 (Division B, Title III).

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

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

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
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) (359-49) -

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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