Department of Homeland Security Appropriations: A Summary of Congressional Action for FY2013 [October 1, 2012]   [open pdf - 396KB]

"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill includes funding for all components and functions of DHS, including Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); the Transportation Security Administration (TSA); Coast Guard (USCG); Secret Service (USSS); the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), which includes Infrastructure Protection and Information Security (IPIS) and the Federal Protective Service (FPS); the Office of Health Affairs (OHA); the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); the Science and Technology directorate (S&T); the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO); departmental management, Analysis and Operations (A&O), and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). For FY2013, the Administration requested $39.510 billion in adjusted net discretionary budget authority for DHS, as part of an overall budget of $59.501 billion (including fees, trust funds, and other funding that is not appropriated or does not score against the budget caps). H.R. 5855, the House-passed DHS appropriations bill, would provide $39.114 billion in adjusted net discretionary budget authority, while S. 3126, its Senate-reported counterpart, would provide $39.514 billion. The 12 regular appropriations bills for FY2013 were not enacted before the start of the fiscal year. Instead, Congress passed and the President signed a continuing resolution (CR), H.J.Res. 117, into law as P.L. 112-175 on September 28, 2012. This public law allows for the federal government to continue operations in the absence of regular appropriations. Funding is provided through March 27, 2013 at an annualized rate of $1.047 billion."

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