Pete Visclosky (IN), Ranking Member
Betty McCollum (MN)
Steve Israel (NY)
Tim Ryan (OH)
Marcy Kaptur (OH)
Departments of Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, Office of Secretary of Defense, and Defense Agencies including activities related to military personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; research and development; and the Military Health System. Also includes intelligences activities such as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Central Intelligence Agency. Jurisdiction excludes Department of Defense-related accounts and programs under the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works).
2014 total enacted level: $572 billion
2015 total budget request: $554.3 billion
2015 Omnibus: $554.1 billion
Highlights and key points:
Previous Defense Bills
Fiscal Year 2014
Congressman Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today sent the following letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shaun Donovan and National Security Advisor Susan Rice requesting details on the Administration's response to the emerging public health crisis in Africa:
Dear Ambassador Rice and Director Donovan:
Chairman Frelinghuysen, I want to congratulate you on the bipartisan and transparent manner in which you crafted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Defense bill.
I would like to thank Chairmen Frelinghuysen and Rogers, Ranking Member Visclosky, Secretary Hagel, General Dempsey, Undersecretary Hale, and the rest of our distinguished guests.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 budget request:
2013 total enacted level: $605.4 billion
2014 total Committee mark: $592.8 billion
2014 Omnibus: $572.6 billion
· $85.2 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), which is $2 billion less than the 2013 enacted level.