Michael Burgess voted Nay (Concurrence Vote With Amendment) on this Legislation.
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Title: Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits Extension, and GI Bill
Vote to concur on HR 2642, a bill that appropriates $190.39 billion and rescinds $3.86 billion for a net expenditure of $186.53 billion. This bill provides education funding for certain veterans, extends unemployment compensation, establishes a moratorium on certain actions regarding Medicaid, and appropriates funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Title: Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
Vote to concur with the Senate amendment to provide funding for the Department of Defense in the amount of $99.57 billion for fiscal year 2008 and $65.77 billion for fiscal year 2009, totaling $165.35 billion.
Title: GI Bill, Funding for Midwest Flood Cleanup, Extension of Unemployment Benefits, and Other Provisions
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2642 that appropriates $21.11 billion to increase education and unemployment benefits for veterans and transfer funds to various disaster and democracy programs.
Title: G.I. Bill Expansion and Other Domestic Provisions
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2642 that provides education funding for eligible members of the Armed Forces, extends unemployment compensation, establishes moratoria on certain actions regarding Medicaid, and appropriates funds for various domestic and international purposes.
Title: Funding for Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
Title: Iraq Related Provisions such as a Troop Withdrawal, a Permanent Base Ban, and Limiting Interrogation Techniques
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2642 that provides regulations regarding the United States' activity in Iraq and other activities in foreign territories in which the U.S. may engage.
NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.
Title: Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs Appropriations