State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs: FY2017 Budget and Appropriations [May 26, 2017]   [open pdf - 802KB]

"On February 9, 2016, the Obama Administration submitted to Congress its FY2017 budget request totaling $52.78 billion in new budget authority for the State Department, Foreign Operations, and Related Appropriations (SFOPS) accounts. Of the total request, $17.05 billion was for State Operations and related agencies (a 3.6% increase over FY2016 estimates), and $35.74 billion was for Foreign Operations (-1.8% compared with FY2016 estimates that included emergency Ebola funds). On June 29, 2016, the Senate Appropriations Committee introduced and reported the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (S. 3117/S.Rept. 114-290). It would have provided a total of $52.24 billion, after rescissions and including funds designated for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) […] In early May 2017, Congress passed a final appropriations bill, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (P.L. 115-31), that provides $53.23 billion in full-year funding through September 30, 2017. Together with the supplemental funds enacted in December (P.L. 114-254), total enacted SFOPS funding for FY2017 is $57.53 billion, an 8.8% increase over the FY2016 SFOPS funding level. The increase is entirely due to a 40% total increase in OCO funding. This report provides an overview and highlights of the request with an account-by-account comparison of the FY2017 request to the House and Senate committee-passed bills and FY2016 estimates [...]"

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CRS Report for Congress, R44391
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