Appropriations Committee Releases Reports for Defense and Legislative Branch Bills, Fiscal Year 2023 Subcommittee Allocations

June 21, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2023 Defense and Legislative Branch appropriations bills and its fiscal year 2023 302(b) subcommittee allocations.

The reports and the allocations will be considered at tomorrow’s full Committee markup.

The Defense funding bill, which was advanced by a voice vote in Subcommittee on Wednesday, June 15:

  • Provides critical security assistance to Ukraine with resources for training, equipment, weapons, supplies and services, salaries and stipends, and intelligence support to the Ukrainian military and national security forces.
  • Protects our national security, preserves our domestic advanced manufacturing base to support jobs and economic growth, and invests heavily in research and development with funding recommended by the Secretary of Defense.
  • Closes the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and limits United States involvement in Yemen.
  • Defends democracy and counters China with robust funding to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.
  • Supports working families by requiring contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage.
  • Confronts the climate crisis with $2.5 billion in investments in clean energy and climate adaptation to protect facilities, readiness, and global security.
  • Addresses violence against women with funding to tackle sexual assault in the military and promote mental health through suicide prevention funds and directs DoD to address extremist ideologies, including white supremacy. The bill includes $479 million to fully implement the recommendations of the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment. In addition, the bill continues to provide $47 million for the Special Victims’ Counsel program.

The bill report is here. The text of the draft bill is here. In keeping with the Appropriations Committee’s commitment to transparency, information on Community Project Funding in the bill is here. A summary of the bill is here.

The Legislative Branch funding bill, which was advanced by a voice vote in Subcommittee on Wednesday, June 15:

  • Increases funding to hire additional officers, improve training, and bolster wellness support for the Capitol Police.
  • Makes a substantial investment in securing our Capitol Complex for the safety of its Members, staff, and visitors.
  • Expands internship opportunities by providing a livable wage for House interns, growing opportunities for working and middle-class families.
  • Provides the necessary increases to support the staffing and other resources needed by Congress to do its job well and best serve constituents.

The bill report is here. The full text of the bill is here. A summary of the Legislative Branch funding bill is here.

The 302(b) allocations for the 12 subcommittees provide more than $1.6 trillion in funding, with significant increases to help fight inflation, lower the cost of living, create jobs, support working families, and build safer communities. The 302(b) subcommittee allocations are here

Tomorrow’s full Committee markup begins at 10 AM. It will be webcast live and linked from the House Committee on Appropriations website.



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