Link to ARC home page.

Legislative Update: Congress Approves FY 2008 Funding Legislation for ARC; Third Continuing Resolution Extends ARC Funding, Authorization through December 21

December 2007

On December 19, 2007, the U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to legislation providing fiscal year 2008 funding for federal agencies. The bill, which was approved by the U.S. Senate on December 18, provides $73 million for ARC's nonhighway program. The measure now goes to President George W. Bush for his signature.

On December 14, 2007, President Bush signed a third continuing resolution to extend funding for federal programs; the resolution expires December 21. As with the previous continuing resolutions, funding for ARC's nonhighway program is continued at the fiscal year 2007 level, or $64.8 million. The legislation also extends ARC's authorization until December 21.