Legislative Update: FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Legislation Includes $152 Million for ARC

May 2017

On May 1, the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations released the fiscal year (FY) 2017 omnibus appropriations bill, which provides $152 million for ARC programs through September 30. This amount is $6 million more than the Commission received for FY 2016. The total figure includes: The House and Senate are expected to consider the omnibus legislation the week of May 1.

On April 28, Congress had approved a short-term continuing resolution funding government agencies through May 5. The previous continuing resolution was due to expire on April 28.