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House Approves FY 2019 NDAA Conference Report

On behalf of the House Budget Committee, Chairman Womack and Representative Bergman served as conferees in the bipartisan, bicameral NDAA negotiations that produced the report approved on the floor today.   

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NDAA Conferees Unveil Negotiated Agreement

Today, members of the conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) unveiled the agreement reached in the bicameral negotiations.

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Health Week: Advancing Patient-Centered, Pro-Growth Reforms

The House will consider a series of health-related bills as part of a comprehensive pro-growth agenda. The Budget for a Brighter American Future, the House fiscal year 2019 budget resolution, also contained a number of important health care reforms.

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On-Budget Versus Off-Budget

While the difference between discretionary and mandatory spending in the federal budget is frequently discussed, some may not know that spending can also be categorized as on-budget or off-budget.

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Status of FY 2019 Appropriations Bills

According to the Budget Act, the House may begin consideration of appropriations bills on May 15 for the following fiscal year. By June 10, the House Appropriations Committee must report out the last of the 12 appropriations bills. The House must then consider and complete action on all the bills by June 30.

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Chairman Womack Responds to Chairman Enzi Floor Remarks

“I thank Chairman Enzi for highlighting the importance of reforming the budget process and offering specific solutions to do so,” said Chairman Womack. “I am particularly encouraged by his support for the concept of biennial appropriating as a potential improvement."

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