Appropriations Committee Releases Reports for Legislative Branch and Financial Services and General Government Bills, Fiscal Year 2022 Subcommittee Allocations
The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2022 Legislative Branch and Financial Services and General Government appropriations bills and its fiscal year 2022 302(b) subcommittee allocations.
The reports and the allocations will be considered at tomorrow’s full Committee markup.
The Legislative Branch funding bill, which was advanced by a voice vote in Subcommittee on Thursday:
- Protects our democracy with funding, building on the emergency supplemental passed last month, to secure the United States Capitol
- Improves training and bolsters wellness support for the Capitol Police, who were attacked on January 6
- Strengthens Legislative Branch capacity by increasing funding for Congressional offices by 21 percent so they can recruit and retain a talented and diverse workforce
- Grows opportunity by increasing funding for internships to support more interns from working and middle-class families and allowing Dreamers to work in the Legislative Branch
The Financial Services and General Government funding bill, which was advanced by voice vote in Subcommittee on Thursday:
- Assists small businesses and entrepreneurs through the Small Business Administration and Community Development Financial Institutions
- Protects our democracy with Election Security Grants to ensure the integrity and safety of our elections
- Rebuilds the Internal Revenue Service to finally crack down on big corporations and the wealthy who are not paying their fair share and to provide better customer service to working families navigating the tax system
- Supports working and middle-class families by increasing funding for consumer protection activities at the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Trade Commission
- Confronts the climate crisis by providing funding to start the transition of the Federal vehicle fleet to electric and zero emission vehicles
The 302(b) allocations for the 12 subcommittees provide more than $1.5 trillion in funding, with significant increases to ensure that government works for working families, the middle class, small businesses, and the vulnerable. The 302(b) subcommittee allocations are here.
Tomorrow’s full Committee markup begins at 11 AM. It will be webcast live and linked from https://appropriations.house.gov/events/markups.