Appropriations Update

Appropriations Status

Fiscal Year 2015


(billions of $Discretionary BA)

FY2014
as
Enacted1

FY2015
President's
Request2

FY 2015
House
Bills

FY 2015
Senate
Bills

Status

Agriculture

20.9

 20.4 20.9
20.6
Approved by House Committee, Approved by Senate Committee
Commerce,
Justice, Science

51.6

 50​.2

51.2

 51.2

Passed the House, Approved by Senate Committee
Defense

486.9

 490.7

490.9

 

Passed the House
Energy
& Water

34.1

 33.7

 34.0

 

Passed the House
Financial
Services

21.9

 22.9 21.3

Approved by House Committee
Homeland
Security

39.3

 38.3

39.2

 39.0

Approved by House Committee, Approved by Senate Committee
Interior and
Environment

30.1

 29.5 30.2

Approved by House Subcommittee
Labor, HHS,
Education

156.8

 158.0​


Legislative
Branch3

4.3

 4.5 3.3 4.3
Passed the House, Approved by Senate Committee
Military
Construction-VA

73.3

71.9

71.5

71.9

Passed the House, Approved by Senate Committee
State-Foreign
Operations

42.5

 42.7

​ 42.4

39.7

Approved by House Committee, Approved by Senate Committee
Transportation, HUD⁴

50​.9

 59.8​ 52.0​

54.4

Passed the House, Approved by Senate Committee
President's Proposals Above Budget Agreement Cap  0.0  55.4      
Subtotal,
base funding

1,012.2

1,078.0 856.9 281.0
Wildland Fire⁵

 1.2      

Global War
on Terrorism

91.9

 85.4 85.4
8.8

Emergency
       -1.3  
Disaster Relief
Funding

5.6

 6.6 6.4
6.5

Program Integrity
Funding
.9  1.6


Total Cap
Adjustments
98.4  94.8 91.8
 14.1  
Total,
all discretionary

1,111.0

 1,1702.8

948.7

295.2


1 Source: CBO scored levels of FY14 appropriations
2 Source: FY 2015 President's Budget as re-estimated by CBO. 
3 House Legislative Branch bill does not include Senate funds.
4 2015 President's Request includes transportation funds that were reclassified to mandatory spending by the Administration.
5 The President proposes to create a new exception to the discretionary caps for wildfires.



Updated July 16, 2014
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