FY2018 Defense Spending Under an Interim Continuing Resolution [February 20, 2018] [open pdf - 355KB]
"On September 8, 2017, Congress passed and the President signed H.R. 601 (P.L. 115-56), the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018, and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017. In addition to providing supplemental appropriations in response to Hurricane Harvey and temporarily suspending the statutory limitation on public debt, the bill provided temporary funding in FY2018 for certain programs and activities typically funded by regular appropriations bills. Commonly referred to as an interim continuing resolution (CR), Division D of H.R. 601 provided budget authority for continuation of certain projects or activities funded in FY2017."
CRS In Focus, IF10734