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114th Congress   }                                     {        Report
                                 SENATE
 1st Session     }                                     {       114-197

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 FURTHER REVISED ALLOCATION TO SUBCOMMITTEES OF BUDGET TOTALS FROM THE 
               CONCURRENT RESOLUTION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016

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               December 18, 2015.--Ordered to be printed

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          Mr. Cochran, from the Committee on Appropriations, 
                        submitted the following

                                 REPORT

    The Committee on Appropriations submits the following 
report revising the section 302(b) allocation to its 
subcommittees for fiscal year 2016 set forth in Senate Report 
114-55 (May 21, 2015) and revised in Senate Report 114-61 (June 
10, 2015), Senate Report 114-72 (June 24, 2015), Senate Report 
114-78 (July 8, 2015), Senate Report 114-81 (July 15, 2015), 
Senate Report 114-165 (November 5, 2015), and Senate Report 
114-167 (November 18, 2015).
    Section 302(e) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended, provides that at any time after a committee reports 
its allocations such committee may report to its House an 
alteration of such allocations. This report is submitted 
pursuant to this section.
    The Budget Act requires that as soon as practicable after a 
concurrent resolution on the budget is agreed to, the Committee 
on Appropriations shall submit to the Senate a report 
subdividing among its subcommittees the new budget authority 
and total outlays allocated to the Committee in the joint 
explanatory statement accompanying the conference report on 
such a resolution. The conference report on the concurrent 
resolution for fiscal year 2016 (S. Con. Res. 11) was agreed to 
by the Congress on May 5, 2015.
    Pursuant to section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act 
of 1974, as amended, the joint explanatory statement 
accompanying the conference report on the concurrent resolution 
on the budget for fiscal year 2016 (H. Rept. 114-96; filed 
April 29, 2015) contained allocations to the Senate Committee 
on Appropriations for fiscal year 2016. Those allocations were 
consistent with the discretionary spending limits in section 
251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act 
of 1985 (BBEDCA), as adjusted by the Office of Management and 
Budget pursuant to section 251A of that Act in February 2015.
    The Committee notes that, under the terms of section 251 of 
BBEDCA, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget may 
increase the 302(a) allocation of the Committee on 
Appropriations if certain conditions relating to funding of 
specific programs are met. These provisions address such 
programs as: cost of emergencies (sec. 251(b)(2)(A)(i)); 
continuing disability reviews and redeterminations (sec. 
251(b)(2)(B)); healthcare fraud and abuse control (sec. 
251(b)(2)(C)); and disaster funding (sec. 251(b)(2)(D)).
    The conference report also provides for a separate 
allocation to the Committee on Appropriations for fiscal year 
2016 for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)/Global War on 
Terrorism (GWOT). Any appropriation designated for OCO under 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of BBEDCA will be scored against this 
separate allocation. The OCO allocation may be subdivided among 
the subcommittees and the Chairman of the Committee on the 
Budget may adjust the 302(a) allocation to account for new 
information.
    On May 21, 2015, the Committee on Appropriations filed an 
initial allocation to its subcommittees pursuant to its section 
302(a) allocation.
    On September 30, 2015, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee (Congressional 
Record pp. S7043-7044) reflecting permissible increases in the 
fiscal year 2016 discretionary allocation. These increases 
reflect $700,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority designated 
as an emergency requirement, plus associated outlays.
    On November 18, 2015, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee 
(Congressional Record pp. S8076-8077) reflecting permissible 
increases in the fiscal year 2016 discretionary allocation. 
These increases reflect $1,000,000 in outlays designated as an 
emergency requirement.
    On December 18, 2015, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee reflecting 
permissible increases in the fiscal year 2016 discretionary 
allocation. The revised 302(a) allocation reflects the 
enactment of Public Law 114-74, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 
2015, through an increase of $25,000,000,000 in security budget 
authority and $25,000,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority, 
plus associated outlays, pursuant to section 3404 of S. Con. 
Res. 11, a provision allowing for adjustments to reflect 
changes in concepts and definitions pursuant to enacted 
legislation. In addition, the revised 302(a) allocation 
reflects a reduction of $22,594,000,000 in budget authority, 
plus the associated outlays, to the separate allocation to the 
Committee on Appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for OCO/GWOT. 
The revised 302(a) allocation also reflects an increase of 
$7,143,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority designated for 
disaster relief, plus associated outlays, and an increase of 
$1,523,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority provided for 
continuing disability reviews and redeterminations and for 
health care fraud and abuse control, plus associated outlays. 
The revised 302(a) allocation likewise reflects an increase of 
$236,000,000 in outlays associated with amounts designated as 
an emergency requirement and a reversal of the $1,000,000 
increase in outlays from the revised 302(a) allocation filed on 
November 18, 2015.
    The further revised allocations to subcommittees for 2016 
are set forth below:

                                                                  FURTHER REVISED SUBCOMMITTEE ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016
                                                                                    [In millions of dollars]
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                                                                                 Discretionary                       Overseas Contingency             Mandatory                   Total
                                                             ----------------------------------------------------  Operations/ Global War on ---------------------------------------------------
                                                                         Budget authority                                  Terrorism
                        Subcommittee                         ---------------------------------------   Outlays   ----------------------------    Budget                    Budget
                                                                                                        Total        Budget                    authority     Outlays     authority     Outlays
                                                                Security   Nonsecurity     Total                    authority      Outlays
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Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies........  ...........       21,880       21,880       22,257  ............  ............      116,234      108,949      138,114      131,206
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies............        5,101       50,621       55,722       63,872  ............  ............          319          320       56,041       64,192
Defense.....................................................      514,000          136      514,136      527,495        58,638        27,354          514          514      573,288      555,363
Energy and Water Development................................       18,860       18,325       37,185       37,216  ............  ............  ...........  ...........       37,185       37,216
Financial Services and General Government...................           44       23,191       23,235       23,048  ............  ............       21,512       21,505       44,747       44,553
Homeland Security...........................................        1,705       45,963       47,668       45,410           160           128        1,604        1,583       49,432       47,121
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.................  ...........       32,859       32,859       33,666  ............  ............           62           62       32,921       33,728
Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related  ...........      163,650      163,650      170,090  ............  ............      726,685      726,379      890,335      896,469
 Agencies...................................................
Legislative Branch..........................................  ...........        4,363        4,363        4,289  ............  ............          135          134        4,498        4,423
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related             8,171       71,698       79,869       79,813  ............  ............       96,825       96,523      176,694      176,336
 Agencies...................................................
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.............  ...........       37,780       37,780       45,442        14,895         4,597          159          159       52,834       50,198
Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and                 210       57,391       57,601      120,469  ............  ............  ...........  ...........       57,601      120,469
 Related Agencies...........................................
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      Total.................................................      548,091      527,857    1,075,948    1,173,067        73,693        32,079      964,049      956,128    2,113,690   2,161,274
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Note.--In this table, in accordance with section 102 of the Budget Control Act of 2011, the ``security category'' is comprised of discretionary appropriations designated as function 050
  (national defense). The ``non-security category'' is comprised of all discretionary accounts not designated as function 050.


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