Assistance After Hurricanes and Other Disasters: FY2004 and FY2005 Supplemental Appropriations

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After a series of devastating hurricanes struck Florida and other states in the summer of 2004, the 108th Congress passed two emergency supplemental appropriations statutes that provide a total of $16.475 billion to areas stricken by the hurricanes and other natural disasters. The House and Senate quickly approved legislation (H.R. 5005) the day after President Bush submitted a request on September 6 for $2 billion in FY2004 funding, largely in response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Charley and Frances in Florida. The other issue that was a matter of public debate focused on a proposed amendment in the House ... continued below

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Bea, Keith & Chite, Ralph M. October 22, 2004.

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  • Bea, Keith Specialist in American National Government, Government and Finance Division
  • Chite, Ralph M. Senior Specialist in Agriculture Policy; Research, Sciences, and Industry Division

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  • Main Title: Assistance After Hurricanes and Other Disasters: FY2004 and FY2005 Supplemental Appropriations
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 2004
  • Series Title: Fiscal Year 2005

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After a series of devastating hurricanes struck Florida and other states in the summer of 2004, the 108th Congress passed two emergency supplemental appropriations statutes that provide a total of $16.475 billion to areas stricken by the hurricanes and other natural disasters. The House and Senate quickly approved legislation (H.R. 5005) the day after President Bush submitted a request on September 6 for $2 billion in FY2004 funding, largely in response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Charley and Frances in Florida. The other issue that was a matter of public debate focused on a proposed amendment in the House to fully offset the cost of the FY2005 supplemental through a proportional reduction in discretionary funds; the House rejected the amendment.

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  • October 22, 2004

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  • Oct. 18, 2005, 2 p.m.

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  • Feb. 10, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

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Bea, Keith & Chite, Ralph M. Assistance After Hurricanes and Other Disasters: FY2004 and FY2005 Supplemental Appropriations, report, October 22, 2004; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7389/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.