Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Services Appropriations Bill
Jun 20, 2012
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2013 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Executive Office of the President, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, the Small Business Administration, the General Services Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several other independent agencies. The bill includes a total of $21.15 billion in funding for these agencies, which is $376 million below last year’s level and $2 billion below the President’s request. The bill is $3 billion, or nearly 13%, below fiscal year 2010 – the last year of Democrat control of Congress.