Finacial Services and General Government Appropriations

Spending Rises 6.4 Percent (H.R. 3170)

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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