Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019

This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills:

  • the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
  • the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; and
  • the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019.

The departments and agencies funded in the bill include

  • the Department of the Interior;
  • the Environmental Protection Agency;
  • the Forest Service;
  • the Department of the Treasury,
  • the judiciary;
  • the Executive Office of the President;
  • the District of Columbia;
  • the Department of Agriculture;
  • the Food and Drug Administration;
  • the Department of Transportation;
  • the Department of Housing and Urban Development;
  • the Department of Commerce;
  • the Department of Justice;
  • science-related agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA);
  • the Department of State; and
  • several related and independent agencies.

The bill also extends several authorities and programs, including

  • the National Flood Insurance Program,
  • the authority for the Environmental Protection Agency to collect and spend certain fees related to pesticides,
  • the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, and
  • several Medicaid provisions.

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