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FY15 Legislative Branch Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Washington, DC  The Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill provides $4.3 billion to support oversight and transparency of federal spending and programs and the functioning of the United States Congress (Congress).  Total funding is $42 million above the fiscal year 2014 level and $165 million below the fiscal year 2015 request.  Adjusted for inflation, total funding is the same as the level enacted a decade ago in fiscal year 2005.  The bill fully funds the final phase of the Capitol Dome Restoration and provides a $20.1 million, or four percent, increase for the Government Accountability Office.

Committee Approves FY15 SFOPS & Leg Branch Appropriations Bills

Release Date: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has approved the fiscal year 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill by a vote of 25-5 and the fiscal year 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill by voice vote.  Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for consideration. 

FY15 SFOPS Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Contact:                                  Vince Morris w/Appropriations:         (202) 224-1010
Leahy Press Office/David Carle:        (202) 224-3693
 
 
SUMMARY
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
FISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Subcommittee Mark: June 17, 2014
 

FY15 Energy & Water Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Washington, DC - The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development today approved fiscal year 2015 funding legislation that totals $34.2 billion in discretionary budget authority, an increase of $148 million above the fiscal year 2014 level and an increase of $525 million above the President’s request level. 

FY15 Minibus Text: CJS, THUD & Agriculture

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
 
Washington, D.C. – Today, the full Senate begins consideration of a fiscal year 2015 minibus, Amendment 3244 to H.R. 4660, introduced by U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The minibus consists of the FY15 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; and the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bills.
 

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of June 16, 2014

Release Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2014
TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
 
Energy and Water Development Subcommittee (Chairwoman Feinstein)*
 
Time and Location:     10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building
 
Agenda:                      Markup of the FY15 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill
 

FY15 LHHS Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. - Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education) approved the fiscal year (FY) 2015 appropriations bill that provides $156,773,000,000 in base discretionary budget authority, the same as the FY 2014 level. In addition, the bill includes $1,484,000,000 in cap adjustment funding, permitted under the law, a $560,000,000 increase, to prevent waste, fraud, abuse and improper payments in the Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security programs.

Chairwoman Mikulski Prepared Remarks: FY15 LHHS Subcommittee Markup

Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, today spoke at a subcommittee markup on the fiscal year (FY) 2015 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill. She also spoke on the urgent need to address the issue of unaccompanied children.