Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2021 Subcommittee Allocations, Reports for State-Foreign Operations, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bills Ahead of Thursday Markups
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2021 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2021 Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.
The allocations for the 12 subcommittees total $1.298 trillion in discretionary funding, with significant increases allowing investments that help working families. The 302(b) subcommittee allocations are here.
The full Appropriations Committee will consider the subcommittee allocations and mark up the State-Foreign Operations bill on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
For fiscal year 2021, the State-Foreign Operations bill provides $65.87 billion in funding, an increase of $8.467 billion above the FY 2020 enacted level and $21.158 billion above the request.
Following markup of the State-Foreign Operations bill, the Committee will mark up the fiscal year 2021 Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA bill.
For fiscal year 2021, the Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA bill provides $23.98 billion in total discretionary funding, an increase of $487 million above the FY 2020 enacted level.
Following markup of the Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA bill, the Committee will mark up the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill.
For fiscal year 2021, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill provides $250.9 billion in both discretionary and mandatory funding, an increase of $15.2 billion above the fiscal year 2020 enacted level and $2.3 billion above the President’s budget request. The legislation includes $12.5 billion in emergency spending for VA to address the rising cost of Veterans’ health care.