93rd Congress > House > Vote 136

Date: 1973-06-08

Result: 271-10

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Budget Special Interest

Bill number: HR7670

Description: TO PASS H.R. 7670, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 1974 FOR CERTAIN MARITIME PROGRAMS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE.

Bill summary: Authorizes the following fiscal year 1974 appropriations for maritime programs of the Departments of Commerce: (1) $275,000,000 for acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of vessels; (2) $221,515,000 for payment of obligations incurred for ship operation subsidies; (3) $20,000,000 for research and development; (4) $3,773,000 for reserve fleet expenses; (5) $8,600,000 for maritime training at the Merchant Marine Academy; and (6) $2,427,000 for financial assistance to State marine (...show more) schools. Authorizes additional supplemental amounts for employee benefits such as increases in salary and retirement pay. Authorizes, under the Merchant Marine Act, $5,000,000 for the insurance of mortgages by the Secretary of Commerce.

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Bill titles: A bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 1974 for certain maritime programs of the Department of Commerce.

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-88, p. H4523;

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