Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019

This bill provides $17.2 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural disasters.

The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.

The bill includes appropriations for

  • the Department of Agriculture,
  • the Department of Commerce,
  • the Department of Justice,
  • the Department of Defense,
  • the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
  • the Department of the Interior,
  • the Department of Energy,
  • the U.S. Coast Guard,
  • the Environmental Protection Agency,
  • the Forest Service,
  • the Department of Health and Human Services,
  • the Department of Labor,
  • the Department of Education,
  • the Government Accountability Office,
  • the Department of Veterans Affairs,
  • the Department of Transportation, and
  • the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Learn more

Show more

Top Argument In Favor

No arguments in favor yet. Add one.

Top Argument Against

No arguments against yet. Add one.


All Arguments

No arguments.

Liquid

Liquid makes democracy smarter and more accountable.


Democracy is a state of grace that is attained only by those countries who have a host of individuals not only ready to enjoy freedom but to undergo the heavy labor of maintaining it.

Norman Mailer

February 2003

Help