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Emergency Supplemental

On May 24, 2007, the House passed two amendments to the emergency supplemental bill passed in the Senate.

The first amendment includes an increase in the minimum wage and funding for such items as Defense Health Care, Veterans' Health Care, Base Realignment and Closure, Homeland Security, Children's Health Care, Agricultural Disaster Relief, and Gulf Coast Recovery.  Text of amendment>>

The second amendment includes the funding requested by the President for the Department of Defense, Department of State, foreign operations and Gulf Coast Recovery.  Text of amendment>>

Rules Committee Report on the amendments>>

Chairman Obey's Statement on the emergency supplemental package >>