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Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of June 2, 2014

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014

***Please note the updated time highlighted below.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee (Chairman Murray)*

 

Time and Location:     10:30 a.m., in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Chairwoman Mikulski Remarks at First Full Committee Markup

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, today opened the fiscal year 2015 markup process by promoting a return to regular order and the need to roll back next year’s planned sequester. The Committee voted on the subcommittee allocations for fiscal year 2015 as well as the fiscal year 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) bill and the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies bill.

MilConVA Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

The subcommittee bill provides total funding of $165.4 billion for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies for fiscal year 2015. (This figure includes $55.6 billion in previously appropriated advances for veterans medical care.) The bill provides $71.9 billion in discretionary funding and $93.5 billion in mandatory funding. The bill also includes $58.7 billion in fiscal year 2016 advance appropriations for veterans medical services.

Agriculture Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Washington, DC - The bill provides total funding of $20.575 billion for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for fiscal year 2015. The bill also includes $100 million in disaster relief spending.  Discretionary funding is $90 million below the fiscal year 2014 enacted level but $228 million above the budget request.

Committee Approves FY 2015 Spending Allocations; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill; and Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has adopted fiscal year 2015 spending allocations by a vote of 16-14, and unanimously approved the fiscal year 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill and the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill en bloc with a bipartisan vote of 30-0.  Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for consideration. 

FY15 MilCon/VA Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The subcommittee bill provides total funding of $165.4 billion for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies for fiscal year 2015. (This figure includes $55.6 billion in previously appropriated advances for veterans medical care.) The bill provides $71.9 billion in discretionary funding and $93.5 billion in mandatory funding. The bill also includes $58.7 billion in fiscal year 2016 advance appropriations for veterans medical services.

FY15 Agriculture Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Washington, DC - The bill provides total funding of $20.575 billion for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for fiscal year 2015. The bill also includes $100 million in disaster relief spending. Discretionary funding is $90 million below the fiscal year 2014 enacted level but $228 million above the budget request

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of May 19, 2014

Release Date: 
Monday, May 19, 2014

***Please note the updated times highlighted below.

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

 

Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)

 

Time and Location:     9:30 a.m. CDT, at the Phoenix Military Academy, 145 S. Campbell Ave, Chicago, IL

 

Agenda:                      Immigrant Enlistment: A Force Multiplier for the U.S. Armed Forces