H.R. 3230 (104th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

This was a vote to pass H.R. 3230 (104th) in the House. The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 3230 (104th) for further details.

Congress
104th Congress
Date
May 15, 1996
Chamber
House
Number
#174
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Aye 272
 
 
 
63%
197 75 0
  No 153
 
 
 
35%
34 118 1
Not Voting 8
 
 
 
2%
4 4 0
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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