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HR 1401 - FY2000-2001 Defense Authorization bill - Key Vote

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John Shimkus voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (365-58) - (Key vote)

Title: FY2000-2001 Defense Authorization bill

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $288.8 billion for defense spending for 2000 and 2001.


Defense Department 

  • $106.39 billion for military operations and maintenance, including $10.50 billion for defense health programs, $1.26 billion for environmental restoration, and $811.70 million for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.
  • $55.96 billion for procurement of aircraft, missiles, weapons, combat vehicles, ammunition and shipbuilding.
  • $35.84 billion for research, development, test, and evaluation, including $3.7 billion for a ballistic missile defense system.
  • $8.59 billion for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing.
  • 4.8 percent pay increase for military personnel.


Energy Department National Security Programs 

  • $5.65 billion for environmental restoration and waste management.
  • $4.54 billion for weapons activities, which includes stockpile supervision and management.
  • $1.77 billion for national security, including $658.20 million for nonproliferation, $30.06 million for intelligence, and $31.20 million for counter-intelligence.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: FY2000-2001 Defense Authorization bill


  • Floyd Davidson Spence Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)


  • Ike Skelton (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
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