Summary: H.Con.Res.255 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Con.Res.255. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/16/2000)

Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Federal spending on veterans programs should be increased by at least the rate of inflation for each of the next ten fiscal years; (2) at least 20 percent of the funds received by the Federal Government for claims arising from smoking-related illnesses or an increased risk of such illnesses should be used for veterans health programs; and (3) all funds received for such claims brought on behalf of veterans should be used for veterans health programs.