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115th Congress      }                                {          Report
                                 SENATE
 1st Session        }                                {         115-001

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FURTHER REVISED ALLOCATION TO SUBCOMMITTEES OF BUDGET TOTALS FOR FISCAL 
                               YEAR 2017

                                _______
                                

                January 17, 2017.--Ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

          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 2017 set forth in Senate Report 
114-238 (April 18, 2016) and revised in Senate Report 114-253 
(May 12, 2016), Senate Report 114-257 (May 18, 2016), Senate 
Report 114-273 (June 8, 2016), Senate Report 114-278 (June 15, 
2016), Senate Report 114-286 (June 27, 2016), Senate Report 
114-358 (September 26, 2016), and Senate Report 114-405 
(December 9, 2016).
    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 Congressional 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. Section 102 of the Bipartisan 
Budget Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-74) provides for the 
Chairman of the Committee on the Budget to file an allocation, 
consistent with the terms of the Bipartisan Budget Act, to 
serve as a section 302(a) allocation for purposes of budget 
enforcement in the Senate. The allocation was filed by the 
Chairman of the Budget Committee on April 18, 2016 
(Congressional Record pp. S2121).
    The Committee notes that, under the terms of section 251 of 
the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, 
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: costs of emergencies 
(sec. 251(b)(2)(A)(i)); costs of overseas contingency 
operations (sec. 251(b)(2)(A)(ii)); 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)).
    On April 18, 2016, the Committee on Appropriations filed an 
initial allocation to its subcommittees pursuant to its section 
302(a) allocation.
    On May 12, 2016, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee (Congressional 
Record pp. S2743-2744) reflecting permissible increases in the 
fiscal year 2017 discretionary allocation. These increases 
reflect $1,000,000 in outlays designated as an emergency 
requirement.
    On May 26, 2016, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee 
(Congressional Record pp. S3279-3280) reflecting permissible 
increases in the fiscal year 2017 discretionary allocation. 
These increases reflect $508,000,000 in outlays designated as 
an emergency requirement.
    On June 27, 2016, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee 
(Congressional Record pp. S4580-4581) reflecting permissible 
changes in the fiscal year 2017 discretionary allocation. These 
changes reflect an increase of $172,000,000 in security budget 
authority designated for overseas contingency operations/global 
war on terrorism, plus associated outlays. In addition, the 
revised 302(a) allocation reflects a reduction of $126,000,000 
in outlays designated as an emergency requirement to adjust the 
further revised 302(a) allocation filed on May 26, 2016.
    On September 26, 2016, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee 
(Congressional Record pp. S6076-6078) reflecting permissible 
changes in the fiscal year 2017 discretionary allocation. These 
changes reflect an increase of $10,000,000 in outlays 
designated for disaster relief and a reduction of $72,000,000 
in outlays designated as an emergency requirement to adjust the 
further revised 302(a) allocations filed on June 27, 2016.
    On December 9, 2016, the Committee on the Budget filed a 
further revised 302(a) allocation for the Committee 
(Congressional Record pp. S7015) reflecting permissible changes 
in the fiscal year 2017 discretionary allocation. These changes 
reflect an increase of $5,775,000,000 in security budget 
authority and $4,300,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority 
designated for overseas contingency operations/global war on 
terrorism, plus associated outlays. In addition, the revised 
302(a) allocation reflects an increase of $2,704,000,000 in 
nonsecurity budget authority designated as an emergency 
requirement, plus associated outlays, and an increase of 
$1,416,000,000 in nonsecurity budget authority designated for 
disaster relief, plus associated outlays.
    Section 102 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (Public 
Law 114-74) included language providing for its expiration if a 
concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017 was 
agreed to by the Senate and the House of Representatives 
pursuant to section 301 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974. On Thursday, January 12, 2017, the Senate passed such a 
resolution, S. Con. Res. 3, and on Friday, January 13, 2017, 
the House of Representatives passed the same resolution without 
changes. Section 4001 of S. Con. Res. 3 included an instruction 
to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget to file 
an allocation to replace the section 302(a) allocation that was 
being used for purposes of budget enforcement in the Senate 
pursuant to section 102 of the Bipartisan Budget Act. That 
allocation was filed by the Chairman of the Budget Committee on 
January 17, 2017. The levels included in S. Con. Res. 3, as 
well as the 302(a) allocation filed by the Chairman of the 
Budget Committee, continue to be consistent with the spending 
limits set forth in the Bipartisan Budget Act. The 302(a) 
allocation also includes all of the permissible changes 
outlined above that were previously filed in calendar year 2016 
by the Committee on the Budget. Therefore, the further revised 
allocations to subcommittees for 2017 presented below remain 
unchanged from the ones previously filed on December 9, 2016.
    The further revised allocations to subcommittees for 2017 
are set forth below:

                                                                  FURTHER REVISED SUBCOMMITTEE ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017
                                                                                    [In millions of dollars]
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                                                                                           Discretionary                                     Mandatory                         Total
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                          Subcommittee                                           Budget authority
                                                                 ------------------------------------------------  Outlays Total      Budget          Outlays         Budget          Outlays
                                                                     Security       Nonsecurity        Total                         authority                       authority
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Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies............  ..............          21,456          21,456          22,170         116,316         104,824         137,772         126,994
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies................           5,117          51,243          56,360          64,428             320             330          56,680          64,758
Defense.........................................................         521,588             137         521,725         529,761             514             514         522,239         530,275
Energy and Water Development....................................          20,227          19,040          39,267          42,325  ..............  ..............          39,267          42,325
Financial Services and General Government.......................              33          22,360          22,393          23,325          21,937          21,930          44,330          45,255
Homeland Security...............................................           1,877          39,324          41,201          46,938           1,623           1,621          42,824          48,559
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.....................  ..............          32,034          32,034          32,797              62              62          32,096          32,859
Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related      ..............         161,857         161,857         169,179         775,898         775,274         937,755         944,453
 Agencies.......................................................
Legislative Branch..............................................  ..............           4,399           4,399           4,327             139             139           4,538           4,466
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies           7,898          74,600          82,498          82,902         101,868         101,470         184,366         184,372
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.................  ..............          41,489          41,489          48,157             159             159          41,648          48,316
Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related                275          59,012          59,287         120,705  ..............  ..............          59,287         120,705
 Agencies.......................................................
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      Total.....................................................         557,015         526,951       1,083,966       1,187,014       1,018,836       1,006,323       2,102,802       2,193,337
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