Summary: S.2581 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate (09/26/2019)

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2020

This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the Senate and Joint Items such as

  • the Joint Economic Committee,
  • the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies of 2021,
  • the Joint Committee on Taxation,
  • the Office of the Attending Physician, and
  • the Office of Congressional Accessibility Services.

In addition, the bill provides FY2020 appropriations for

  • the Capitol Police;
  • the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights;
  • the Congressional Budget Office;
  • the Architect of the Capitol;
  • the Library of Congress, including the Congressional Research Service and the Copyright Office;
  • the Government Publishing Office;
  • the Government Accountability Office;
  • the Open World Leadership Center Trust Fund; and
  • the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development.

(Pursuant to the longstanding practice of each chamber of Congress determining its own requirements, funds for the House of Representatives are not included in the Senate bill.)

The bill also sets forth permissible and prohibited uses for funds provided by this bill.