The fiscal year 2010 appropriations bill for Financial Services and General Government (H.R. 3170) provides an increase of 6.4 percent in budget authority [BA] over the regular enacted 2009 level as scored. Its $24.2 billion in discretionary BA is $1.5 billion over 2009, but $78 million less than the President’s request. Discretionary outlays from the measure – which provides funding for the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and various independent agencies – total $25.7 billion. Also provided is $20.6 billion in mandatory baseline spending charged to the bill.
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