H.Amdt.18 to H.Con.Res.83107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Amends Bill:||H.Con.Res.83 — Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011.|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Offered 03/28/2001)|
|Latest Action:||03/28/2001 On agreeing to the Kucinich amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 79 - 343 (Roll no. 66).|
Description: H.Amdt. 18 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part B of H. Rept. 107-30 and numbered one was offered as the Progressive Caucus substitute.
An amendment to provide for investments in education, including new schoo construction grants and full funding for Head Start; funding for Medicare prescription drug benefit; funding for election reform; and funding for affordable housing construction. The amendment also provides for a 20% reduction in the defense budget; eliminates the deductibility of excessive CEO compensation and of tobacco advertising and marketing; reduces OPIC and the advanced Technology Program; and divides projected non-Social Security and non-Medicare surpluses into thirds (ie. additional debt reduction; tax relief; and investment.).
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