APPROPRIATIONS STATUS CHART & DOCS

Latest Developments (links to bills, reports, summaries below):

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Last Week:  Senate passed 92-5 and House passed 377-20 the EW-Leg-MilCon conference report (HR 5895) | HR 5895 Text (corrected enrollment) | Jt Explanatory Stmt | Sen-R-Stmt | Sen-D-Stmt | Sen-R-Sum | Sen-D-Summaries:  EW | Leg | Mil-ConVA | Hse-R-Summaries:  EW-Sum | Leg-Sum | MilConVA-SumHse-D-Stmt | Hse-D-Sum

On 9/13, conferees met on H.R. 6147, the 4-bill Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag  minibus, although some issues remain unresolved. Negotiations are continuing this week at staff level.

Monday, 9/17:  Cloture filed in Senate on Defense-LaborHHS-CR Conference Report.

Tues 9/18 – Wed 9/19:  Both chambers in recess (Yom Kippur)

Thurs 9/20 and Friday 9/21: Senate to consider Defense-LHHS-CR Conference Report (includes a CR through Dec. 7 for agencies not funded by Sept. 30).
Defense LHHS Conference Report FY19 | Defense LHHS Joint Statement

Hse-R-Summ/Stmt  Def-Sum  LHHS Sum | Hse-D-Summ | Hse-D-Stmt | Sen-R-Summ | Sen-D-StmtDef-Sum  LHHS-Sum | Sen-R-Stmt | Sen-D-Stmt

With completion of this conf. report, Congress is on track to have at least 5 regular appropriations bills enacted by October 1 — the EW-Leg-MilConVA package and the Defense-LHHS package.  Talks are continuing on the Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag minibus.  A CR through December 7 (included in the Def-LHHS conf. rpt.) will cover agencies not funded by September 30.


Overview (updated 9/18):
In general, most notable about this year’s appropriations process is the timely and bipartisan manner in which the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced all 12 appropriations bills — belying the familiar refrain that the budget process is broken. A key factor is the Senate’s 60-vote requirement to bring debate to a close.
In the House, however, the majority party can generally advance bills without minority votes.  Without a procedural necessity to cooperate, along with the current partisan divides on funding levels and policy, House appropriations bills advanced largely along party lines.
The Senate Appropriations Committee 
has reported all 12 bills — with bipartisan support — and passed 9 bills on the Floor: a 3-bill minibus: EW-Leg-MilCon;  a 4-bill minibus: Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag; and a 2-bill minibus: Defense-LHHS.
The House Appropriations Committee has reported all 12 bills — generally along party lines — and 6 bills passed on the Floor: 
Defense, as well as two minibus packages: EW-Leg-MilCon and Int-FSGG
.
Outlook:
[Note on Minibus designations:  Minibus packages were initially numbered by Senate Floor consideration.  The committees are now using the order of conference report consideration, as follows:]
Minibus I [EW-Leg-MCon]:  Conference report passed by the Senate 92-5  on 9/12 and the House 377-20 on 9/13.
Minibus II [Def-LHHS-CR]:  Defense-LHHS-CR Conference Report filed on 9/13, including a CR through Dec. 7 for agencies not funded by Sept. 30. Senate to vote this week; House next week.
Minibus III [Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag]:  Conferees met Thursday 9/13;  issues remain on riders; talks continuing. 
With this announcement, Congress is on track to have at least 5 regular appropriations bills enacted by October 1 — the EW-Leg-MilConVA package (passed 9/12 by the Senate and 9/13 by the House) and the Defense-LHHS package.
If agreement can be reached on H.R. 6147, the 4-bill Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag minibus, Congress will have completed action on 9 of the 12 regular bills by October 1, leaving the remaining three bills — Commerce-Justice-Science, Homeland, and State-Foreign Ops — covered by the December 7 continuing resolution.  If the 4-vote package is not completed by October 1st, the CR will cover 7 of the 12 regular appropriations bills.
This return to “regular order” on appropriations measures reflects a strong bipartisan effort in the Senate, where the 60-vote rule requires bipartisan agreement to pass legislation, and a decision by House leadership to avoid a government shutdown prior to the mid-term elections.


Click on Links Below for Bills, ReportsSummaries, and SAPs
“Sub” = subcommittee markup | “Full” = full committee markup  | “App” = Approved
“R-Sum” = Republican Bill Summary | “D-Sum” = Democratic Bill Summary
“SAP” = Statement of Administration Policy

  House  Senate Conference Pres.
FY 2018
Rescis-sions I
H.R. 3 | CBO
R-Stmt | D-Stmt
Passed 210-206
H.R. 3
CBO-Rev
6/20: Failed 48-50
Rescis-
sions II
8/28:  Administration abandons efforts to advance a 2d rescissions package to cut State Dept/USAID funding.  
FY’18-Supps
Disaster
HR 1892 (FY18 supp funding became Div B of BBA-18) 2/9: Passed House and Senate
2/9: Signed
Div B: PL 115-123        
 FY 2019:
Budget
Res.
Text | FY19 Rpt
R-Sum | D-Stmt |
Comm. App: 6/21
N/A
CR CR through Dec. 7 included in Def-LHHS Conf. Rpt.      
Note on Minibus designations:  Minibus packages were initially numbered by Senate Floor consideration.  The committees are now using the order of conference report consideration, as follows:
Minibus
I
E-W / Leg / MilCon
R-Stmt|D-Sum
HR 5895-HSE
E-W | Leg | MCon

6/8: Hse Passed
E-W / Leg / MilCon
R-Stmt | D-Stmt
HR 5895-SEN
EW | Leg | MCon
6/25: Sen Passed
E-W / Leg / MilCon
Conf.Rpt Jt Stmt
Sen Passed 92-5
Hse Passed 377-20

Hse-R | Hse-D
Sen-R | Sen-D
 
Minibus
II
[Def-LHHS]
House passed Defense bill on 6/28;  Approps Comm passed LHHS on 7/11 (details below)
Def-LHHS
HR.6157-SEN
R-Stmt|D-Stmt
Def-Rpt | LHHS-Rpt

8/23: Sen Passed
Def-LHHS
9/13: Conf Rpt Filed
9/17: Cloture filed
9/20: Sen. Floor
Next week: Hse Floor
 
Minibus
III
Int-FSGG
HR.6147-HSE
R-StmtD-Stmt
7/19: Hse Passed
[Comm passed THUD 5/23
Ag 5/16]
Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag
HR 6147-SEN
R-Stmt | D-Stmt
Int-Rpt|FSGG-Rpt
TH-Rpt|Ag-Rpt
8/1: Sen Passed
Int-FSGG-THUD-Ag
Conferees: H-GOP
H-Dem  Senate
9/13: conf mtg; issues remain on riders; talks continuing
 
AG HR.5961 | Rpt-706
R-Sum | D-Stmt
Full App: 5/16
S.2976 | Rpt-259
R-Sum | D-Stmt
8/1: Passed as part
of
 Minibus II
Minibus III:
Conferees: H-GOP
H-Dem  Senate
9/13: conf mtg; issues remain on riders; talks continuing
 
C-J-S HR.5952 | Rpt-704
R-Sum | D-Stmt
Full App: 5/17
S.3072 | Rpt-275
R-Sum | D-Sum

Full App: 6/14 
   
Defense
Approps
HR 6157 | Rpt-769
R-Stmt | D-Stmt
6/28: Passed
S.3159 | Rpt-290
R-Sum | D-Sum
8/23: Passed as part of Minibus III
Minibus II:
9/13: Conf Rpt Filed
9/17: Cloture filed
9/20: Sen. Floor
Next week: Hse Floor

 
  Defense Authorization (NDAA) is included because of its significant impact on spending levels.
Defense
Auth.
(NDAA)
[NDAA 19]
HR.5515
Rpt-676
5/24: Passed
[NDAA 19]
S.2987 | Rpt-262
6/18: Passed
Conf Rpt-874
H-Sum | S-Sum
7/26:Hse Passed
8/1: Sen Passed
 8/13: Signed
E-W HR 5895 | Rpt-697
R-Sum | D-Sum 
6/7: Passed as part of Minibus I
S.2975 | Rpt-258
R-Sum | D-Sum
6/25: Passed as part of Minibus I
Minibus I:
Conf.Rpt | Jt Stmt
Sen Passed 92-5
Hse Passed 377-20

Hse-R | Hse-D
Sen-R | Sen-D
 
FSGG HR.6258 | Rpt-792
R-Sum | D-Sum
7/19: Passed as part of Minibus II
S.3107 Rpt-281
R-Sum | D-Sum
8/1: Passed as part
of
 Minibus II

Minibus III:
Conferees: H-GOP
H-Dem  Senate
9/13: conf mtg; issues remain on riders; talks continuing
 
H-SEC Bill | Rpt 
R-Sum | D-Stmt 

Full App: 7/25
S.3109 | Rpt-283 
R-Sum | D-Sum
Full App: 6/21
   
INT-ENV HR 6147 | Rpt-765
R-Sum | D-Sum

7/19: Passed as part of Minibus II
S.3073Rpt-276
R-Sum | D-Stmt
8/1: Passed as part
of
 Minibus II

Minibus III:
Conferees: H-GOP
H-Dem  Senate
9/13: conf mtg; issues remain on riders; talks continuing

 
L-HHS-Ed HR 6470 Rpt-862
R-SumD-Stmt
Full App: 7/11
S.3158 Rpt-289
R-Sum | D-Sum
8/23: Passed as part of Minibus III
Minibus II:
9/13: Conf Rpt Filed
9/17: Cloture filed
9/20: Sen. Floor
Next week: Hse Floor

 
LEG-BR HR.5894 | Rpt-696
R-Sum | D-Sum

6/7: Passed as part of Minibus I
S.3071 | Rpt-274
R-Sum | D-Sum
6/25: Passed as part of Minibus I
Minibus I:
Conf.Rpt | Jt Stmt
Sen Passed 92-5
Hse Passed 377-20

Hse-R | Hse-D
Sen-R | Sen-D
 
MilCon-VA HR.5786 | Rpt-673
R-Sum | D-Sum
6/7: Passed as part of Minibus I
S 3024Rpt-269
R-Sum | D-Sum
6/25: Passed as part of Minibus I

Minibus I:
Conf.Rpt | Jt Stmt
Sen Passed 92-5
Hse Passed 377-20

Hse-R | Hse-D
Sen-R | Sen-D
 
SFOPS HR.6385 | Rpt-829 
R-SumD-Stmt  
Full App: 6/20

S. 3108Rpt-282 
R-Sum
 | D-Sum
Full App: 6/21
   
THUD HR 6072 | Rpt-750
R- Sum | D-Stmt
Full App: 5/23
S.3023 | Rpt-268
R-Sum | D-Sum
8/1: Passed as part
of
 Minibus II
Minibus III:
Conferees: H-GOP
H-Dem  Senate
9/13: conf mtg; issues remain on riders; talks continuing
 
House
302(b)s
6/5: H.Rpt. 115-710;  6/22: H.Rpt 115-779;   8/10: H.Rpt 115-897
Senate
302(b)s
5/24: S.Rpt 115-2606/6: S.Rpt 115-267;    6/13: S.Rpt 115-273;
6/18: S.Rpt 115-2796/27: S.Rpt 115-2876/28: S.Rpt 115-288
8/16: S.Rpt 115-323
Spending
Caps
 FY’19 Caps Set by BBA-18

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