Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Resolution, 2014
On the 1st of August, both the House and the Senate, voted on this measure. On the 4th of August, the President signed it. Now for the histroy behind the bill.
Originally referred to the House Appropriations Committee on the 3rd of Octobe, 2013, the bill was originally titled “National Nuclear Security Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014”. It was voted on and passed 248 – 176. It was then recieved in the Senate, read twice and place on the legislative calendar under general orders.
On the 1st of August of this year, the measure was laid before the Senate by unamious consent. Sen. Harry Reid (Nevada) proposed an amendment that amended the bill starting after the first word. This amendment was agreed to and the bill was passed by unamious consent. Then, also on the 1st of August, the bill made it’s way to the House.
The House took it’s vote on the bill and was passed 395 – 8 with 29 not voting.
I have included the bill with the stuck portions included below (the public print).
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the National Nuclear Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes, namely: Sec. 101. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary, at a rate for operations as provided in the Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (division F of Public Law 113-6) and under the authority and conditions provided in such Act, for continuing projects or activities (including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees) of the National Nuclear Security Administration that are not otherwise specifically provided for in this joint resolution or in the Pay Our Military Act of September 30, 2013, that were conducted in fiscal year 2013, and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available by such Act under the following headings:
(1) `Weapons Activities'.
(2) `Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation'.
(3) `Naval Reactors'.
(4) `Office of the Administrator'.
(b) The rate for operations provided by subsection (a) for each account shall be calculated to reflect the full amount of any reduction required in fiscal year 2013 pursuant to--
(1) any provision of division G of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-6), including section 3004; and
(2) the Presidential sequestration order dated March 1, 2013, except as attributable to budget authority made available by the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2).
Sec. 102. Appropriations made by section 101 shall be available to the extent and in the manner that would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.
Sec. 103. Unless otherwise provided for in this joint resolution or in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) the enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this joint resolution; (2) the enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014 without any provision for such project or activity; or (3) December 15, 2013.
Sec. 104. Expenditures made pursuant to this joint resolution shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained is enacted into law.
Sec. 105. This joint resolution shall be implemented so that only the most limited funding action of that permitted in the joint resolution shall be taken in order to provide for continuation of projects and activities.
Sec. 106. Amounts made available under section 101 for civilian personnel compensation and benefits in each department and agency may be apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to avoid furloughs within such department or agency, consistent with the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013, except that such authority provided under this section shall not be used until after the department or agency has taken all necessary actions to reduce or defer non-personnel-related administrative expenses.
Sec. 107. It is the sense of Congress that this joint resolution may also be referred to as the `Nuclear Weapon Security & Non-Proliferation Act'.
This joint resolution may be cited as the `National Nuclear Security Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014'.
the following sum is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes, namely:
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
For an additional amount for `Procurement, Defense-Wide’, $225,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2015, which shall be for the Secretary of Defense to provide to the Government of Israel for the procurement of the Iron Dome defense system to counter short-range rocket threats: Provided, That such funds shall be transferred immediately only through an exchange of letters to address emergent operations in support of Operation Protective Edge, notwithstanding section 188.8.131.52.1 of the U.S.-Israel Iron Dome Procurement Agreement: Provided further, That nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to apply to previously appropriated funds for the procurement of Iron Dome: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. This joint resolution may be cited as the `Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Resolution, 2014′.
Amend the title so as to read: `A bill making an emergency supplemental appropriation for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, to provide funding to Israel for the Iron Dome defense system to counter short-range rocket threats.’.