Link to ARC home page.

Legislative Update: House, Senate Consider ARC FY 2004 Funding Legislation

July 2003

On July 9, 2003, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development approved legislation that contains the Appalachian Regional Commission's FY 2004 nonhighway funding. The bill provides $33.1 million for ARC, the amount proposed in President Bush's FY 2004 budget. The full House appropriations committee is expected to consider the legislation the week of July 14, with action on the House floor expected the week of July 21. The Senate energy and water development subcommittee is tentatively scheduled to consider its bill the week of July 14.