Category Archives: Authorizations

HR 244 Omnibus Spending for FY 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 5, 2017 HR 244 Omnibus Spending for FY 2017 Brief – The bill began as aiming to provide awards from the White House to businesses that hire veterans and was tagged to be the vehicle for the Omnibus spending for fiscal year 2017. Providing $1.6 trillion to fund the government […]

S.1635 – Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 9, 2016 S.1635 – Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 Brief – S. 1635 would make several changes to Department of State operations. In total, CBO estimates that implementing the act would cost $37 million over the 2017-2021 period, assuming appropriation of the estimated amounts. […]

H.R.6393 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 2, 2016 H.R.6393 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Brief – The bill aims “To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.” […]

S.2943 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 27, 2016 S.2943 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Brief – CRS – This bill would: (1) authorize appropriations for (a) procurement, (b) research, development, test and evaluation, (c) operation and maintenance and the revolving and management funds of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2017; (2) […]

H.R.5077 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 27, 2016 H.R.5077 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Brief – The bill authorizes funds for intelligence and related activities, the community management account, and the CIA Retirement and Disability System. The bill also authorizes funding for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Most of the bill […]

H.R.4909 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 20, 2016 H.R.4909 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Brief – “H.R. 4909 would authorize appropriations totaling an estimated $603.3 billion for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD), for certain activities of the Department of Energy (DOE), and for other purposes. In addition, H.R. 4909 […]

H.R.4909 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 – House amendments

H.R.4909 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 – House amendments An amendment, offered by Mr. Thornberry, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-569 to clarify that the special transfer authority in section 1702 is subject to appropriation Acts. On agreeing to the Thornberry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote. Amendments […]

S.1635 Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 12, 2016 S.1635 Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 Brief – TITLE I–DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES Subtitle A–Basic Authorities and Activities SEC. 101. AMERICAN SPACES REVIEW.     Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the […]

H.R.4721 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 17, 2016 H.R.4721 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2016 Brief – The bill states its intentions “To amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport […]