Military Construction-VA Appropriations, Fiscal 2014: Where the Money Goes

HR 2216 (H Rept 113-90; S Rept 113-48)
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Figures are in thousands of dollars of new budget authority and include mandatory programs.

Fiscal 2013
enacted appropriations
Fiscal 2014
Obama request
House
committee report
Senate
committee report
Fiscal 2014
Omnibus
Total direct appropriations $147,021,747 $160,324,434 $158,954,317 $159,999,863 $159,160,796
Defense Department $10,624,990 $11,011,633 $9,954,887 $10,688,000 $9,808,000
    Military construction 8,177,069 8,655,327 8,227,662 8,348,294 7,898,543
        Active duty 7,131,315 7,962,017 7,551,352 7,654,984 7,232,784
        Reserve and national guard 1,045,754 693,310 676,310 693,310 665,759
    Family housing 1,649,130 1,542,713 1,542,713 1,526,113 1,515,713
    Base realignment and closure 535,557 451,357 451,357 451,357 451,357
    NATO security investment program 253,909 239,700 199,700 239,700 199,700
    Chemical demilitarization construction 150,849 122,536 122,536 122,536 122.536
    Administrative provisions -141,524 0 -589,081 -50,000 -232,000
Department of Veterans Affairs $136,058,477 $149,091,493 $148,753,993 $149,060,555 $149,106,488
    Veterans Benefits Administration 73,071,881 84,621,534 84,621,534 84,621,534 84,849,467
        Compensation and pensions 60,599,855 71,248,171 71,248,171 71,248,171 71,476,104
        Readjustment benefits 12,023,458 13,135,898 13,135,898 13,135,898 13,135,898
        Other programs 448,568 237,465 237,465 237,465 237,465
    Veterans Health Administration* 55,225,936 56,377,391 56,219,891 56,344,891 56,344,891
        Medical services 43,732,845 45,173,027 45,015,527 45,040,527 45,055,527
        Medical support and compliance 6,033,000 5,879,700 5,879,700 5,879,700 5,879,700
        Medical facilities 4,878,000 4,739,000 4,739,000 4,839,000 4,739,000
        Medical and prosthetic research 582,091 585,664 585,664 585,664 585,664
    Departmental administration 7,502,484 7,842,568 7,842,568 7,894,130 7,894,130
    National Cemetery Administration 260,126 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000
    Administrative provisions -1,950 0 -180,000 -50,000 -232,000
Other agencies 338,280 221,308 245,437 251,308 246,308
    American Battle Monuments Commission 76,166 72,300 72,080 77,300 77,300
    Cemeterial expenses, Army 164,558 45,800 70,685 70,800 65,800
    Armed Forces Retirement Home 65,891 67,800 67,400 67,800 67,800
    U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 31,665 35,408 35,272 35,408 35,408

*Appropriations for the VHA consist almost entirely of advance funds for fiscal 2015. Most of the VHA funding for fiscal 2014 was provided in the fiscal 2013 bill (PL 133-6).

NOTE: Figures for fiscal 2013 enacted appropriations, the president's fiscal 2014 request and the fiscal 2014 Senate bill do not include the effects of the sequester.

SOURCE: House and Senate Appropriations Committee