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H.R.2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 15, 2011 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Appropriations

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 08, 2011, with a roll call of 336 ayes, 87 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 89% of users oppose H.R.2219

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  • H.R.2219 has been viewed 12,937 times

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Increases DoD funding from 2011 level by $17 billion from $513 billion to $530 billion, which is $9 billion below the level requested by the Administration. It also contains $119 billion in "emergency" spending for continuation of the Global War on Terror.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Increases DoD funding from 2011 level by $17 billion from $513 billion to $530 billion, which is $9 billion below the level requested by the Administration. It also contains $119 billion in "emergency" spending for continuation of the Global War on Terror.

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    • Congressman Gosar Sets the Record Straight on ACORN | Western ... - July 29, 2012 by Paul Gosar - H.R. 2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Passed the House, but died in Senate). No Funding for ACORN: SEC. 8100. None of the funds made available under this Act may be distributed to the Association ...

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      As noted by Paul Gosar on July 29, 2012, "H.R. 2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Passed the House, but died in Senate). No Funding for ACORN: SEC. 8100. None of the funds made available under this Act may be distributed to the Association ..." (/url?q=http://www.westernfreepress.com/2012/07/29/congressman-gosar-sets-the-record-straight-on-acorn/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dcongressman-gosar-sets-the-record-straight-on-acorn&sa=U&ei=6z4WUImANKfZ6wHM9IDwDA&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGuqIbONfhDRAos-zJ71L39UqZAfQ)
    • Senate Session 2011-07-07 - Debt Advice - July 23, 2012 by wolverine - Resume consideration of HR 2219--Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5. ... Resume consideration of HR 2219–Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5 ...

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      As noted by wolverine on July 23, 2012, "Resume consideration of HR 2219--Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5. ... Resume consideration of HR 2219–Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5 ..." (/url?q=http://debtadvice.only-the-news.com/senate-session-2011-07-07-155851-170445/&sa=U&ei=ugQTULjNMKWY0QGv0oD4CQ&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNG2jCC2BNNwlDlQq7MMaQsMNiy-dw)
    • Senate Session 2011-07-07 - Debt Advice - July 23, 2012 by wolverine - Resume consideration of HR 2219--Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5. ... Resume consideration of HR 2219–Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5 ...

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      As noted by wolverine on July 23, 2012, "Resume consideration of HR 2219--Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5. ... Resume consideration of HR 2219–Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012. Video Rating: 3 / 5 ..." (/url?q=http://debtadvice.only-the-news.com/senate-session-2011-07-07-155851-170445/&sa=U&ei=_JgRUM6XMObV6QH-5IHoCg&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGFeB788rE0MKFb8lW9ZF7Vz_7Sbg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • The 7 Most Anti-Gay Congressmembers - June 27, 2012 by AlterNet.org - ...chaplains to perform same-sex marriages on Navy bases regardless of any applicable State law requirements H.AMDT. 546 to H.R. 2219, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 7 of title 1, United States Code (the Defense of Marriage Act) a

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      As noted by AlterNet.org on June 27, 2012, "...chaplains to perform same-sex marriages on Navy bases regardless of any applicable State law requirements H.AMDT. 546 to H.R. 2219, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 7 of title 1, United States Code (the Defense of Marriage Act) a" (http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/31520714/0/alternet~The-Most-AntiGay-Congressmembers)
    • The 7 Most Anti-Gay U.S. Representatives - June 26, 2012 by Think Progress - ...chaplains to perform same-sex marriages on Navy bases regardless of any applicable State law requirements H.AMDT. 546 to H.R. 2219, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 7 of title 1, United States Code (the Defense of Marriage Act) a

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      As noted by Think Progress on June 26, 2012, "...chaplains to perform same-sex marriages on Navy bases regardless of any applicable State law requirements H.AMDT. 546 to H.R. 2219, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 7 of title 1, United States Code (the Defense of Marriage Act) a" (http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/06/26/506455/the-7-most-anti-gay-us-representatives/)
    • Schneider gets HRC backing in 10th District race - June 18, 2012 by Windy City Times - [2011 Vote #516, H. Amdt. 546 to H.R. 2219, 7/7/11; 2012 Vote #235, H.Amdt. 1096 to H.R. 5326, 5/9/12] HRC Had Previously Endorsed Republican Congressman Mark Kirk in IL-10. The Human Rights Campaign had endorsed then Representative Kirk in 2006 and 2008.

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      As noted by Windy City Times on June 18, 2012, "[2011 Vote #516, H. Amdt. 546 to H.R. 2219, 7/7/11; 2012 Vote #235, H.Amdt. 1096 to H.R. 5326, 5/9/12] HRC Had Previously Endorsed Republican Congressman Mark Kirk in IL-10. The Human Rights Campaign had endorsed then Representative Kirk in 2006 and 2008." (http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Schneider-gets-HRC-backing-in-10th-District-race/38155.html)
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