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Fiscal Year 2002



This page points to items of interest concerning the Department of the Interior's budget. You may track the progress of this budget request through the Congressional appropriations process from this page.


Formulation

  • President George W. Bush, Blueprint for a New Beginning. PDF Format

  • President Clinton did not prepare a budget request before his term in office ended. He did issue Baseline Projects.

  • OMB passed back agency budget numbers on February 1, 2001. There was no prior request for budget changes or initiatives.


Request

  • The Department of the Interior "Budget in Brief" highlights and describes details of the fiscal year 2002 request.

    Note: The Budget in Brief is presented as several separate PDF formatted files. To view these files requires that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader® loaded on your computer. For a printed copy of the "Highlights" contact the Office of Budget at 202-208-5308.

  • Bureau Budget Request Table.

  • Key Budget Numbers for Interior and Related Agencies table.

  • 2002 President's Budget Department of the Interior Appendix.

  • President George W. Bush, transmitted FY 2002 Budget Amendments for The Department of the Interior budget request to the Congress on May 7, 2001.


Hearings

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies, April 24, 2001.

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Appeared before the House Interior and Related Subcommittee April 25, 2001.

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, April 26, 2001.


Bills


The Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

Congressional Action: (H.R. 2217)

  • Reported by the House Subcommittee. The Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations bill Passed the House Subcommittee by a Voice Vote on June 7th.

  • Reported by the House Full Committee. POB Summary of The House Appropriations Committee for the 2002 Interior Bill. The House Appropriations Committee completed work on June 13th. The Interior Bill reported by the House Appropriations Committee has been reported on June 19th. The Bill Number is H.R. 2217. House Report Number 107-103. The House Committee bill totals $18.9 billion, including $9.4 billion for the Department of the Interior. This is a net decrease of $66.3 million from the 2001 enacted level, and is $253.4 million or 2.8 percent above the President's request.

    Key Number Table for the bill reported to the House.

    House Bureau Request Table.

  • Passed by the House. The House took up the 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill on June 21, 2001. Floor debate continued throughout the day until early evening. The bill was passed by a vote of 376 to 32.

    POB Summary and Funding Levels for the House floor Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Reported by the Senate Subcommittee. Approved by voice vote for full committee consideration on June 28, 2001.

  • Reported by the Senate Full Committee. POB Summary of the Senate Appropriations Committee Markup of the 2002 Interior Bill. On June 28, 2001, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the 2002 Interior bill after adopting a managers' amendment. Subcommittee action took place yesterday morning. The bill, as reported out of Committee (S.Rept 107-36), provides $9.359 billion for Department of the Interior programs. This is $52.5 million below the House mark of $9.412 billion, and is $191.9 million above the President's budget and $127.8 below the 2001 enacted level.

  • Passed by the Senate. Passed the Senate with an amendment by voice vote on July 12, 2001.

    POB Summary and Funding Levels for the Senate Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Reported by the Conference Committee. Conferees met to complete work on the 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations bill on October 10th 2001, and filed a Conference report H. Rept 107-234 on October 11, 2001.

    POB Summary and Funding Levels for the Conference Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

  • House Passed Conference Report. The House passed the Conference Report on October 17, 2001, by a vote of 380 to 28.

  • Senate Passed the Conference Report. The Senate passed the Conference Report on October 17, 2001, by a vote of 95 to 3.

Executive Action:

  • Cleared for The White House. Cleared for the White House on October 17, 2001, presented to the President on October 25, 2001.

  • Signed by the President. Signed by the President on November 5, 2001.

  • Public Law Number Assigned. Became Public Law No: 107-63, on November 5, 2001.

Bill Summary and Status for HR 2217.



The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

Congressional Action: (H.R. 2311)

  • Reported by the House Subcommittee. The Energy and Water Appropriations bill Passed the House Subcommittee by a Voice Vote on June 19, 2001.

  • Reported by the House Full Committee. On June 25, 2001, the House Committee on Appropriations reported an Original measure, H. Rept 107-112.

  • Passed by the House. On June 28, 2001, the House approved H.R. 2311, the fiscal year 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, by a vote of 405 to 15. The House Appropriations Committee had approved the bill and Report no 107-112 on June 25, 2001.

  • Department of the Interior Highlights of Congressional Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

  • Passed by the Senate. On July 19, 2001, the Senate passed the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations by a vote of 97 to 2.

    POB Summary of Senate Floor Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations, July 18, 2001.

  • Reported by the Conference Committee. On October 30, the Conference Report H. Rept. 107-258 on H.R. 2311, the fiscal year 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, was filed. The Conferees provided a total of $914.3 million in new current budget authority for Department of the Interior programs, which is $97.6 million over the FY 2001 level, $94.5 million over the FY 2002 President's Budget, and $71.4 million and $30.0 million over the House and Senate bills respectively.

    POB Summary: Conference Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.

  • House Passed Conference Report. On November 1, 2001, the House pass the Energy and Water Development Appropriations by a vote of 399 to 29.

  • Senate Passed the Conference Report. On November 1, 2001, the Senate agreed to the Conference report by a vote of 96 to 2.

Senate Action: (S. 1171)

  • Reported by the Senate Subcommittee. Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Approved for full committee consideration an original bill on July 12, 2001.

  • Reported by the Senate Full Committee. Committee on Appropriations ordered to be reported an Original Measure, Report No. 107-39, on July 12, 2001.

    POB Summary Senate Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill July 12, 2001.

  • Passed by the Senate. Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent on November 14, 2001.

Executive Action:

  • Cleared for the White House. Cleared for the White House on November 11, 2001, presented to the President on November 2, 2001.

  • Signed by the President. Signed by the President on November 11, 2001.

  • Public Law Number Assigned. Became Public Law No: 107-66, on November 11, 2001.

Bill Summary and Status for HR 2311 and S 1171.



Continuing Resolution

Congressional Action:

  • Continuing Resolution 1: (H.J. Res. 65)
  • House Passage. Passed the House by a vote of 392 to 0, on September 24, 2001.
  • Senate Passage. Passed the Senate by unanimous consent, on September 25, 2001.
  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No: 107-44 on September 28, 2001.

  • Continuing Resolution 2: (H.J. Res. 68)
  • House Passage. Passed the House by a voice vote, on October 12, 2001.
  • Senate Passage. Passed the Senate by unanimous consent, on October 12, 2001.
  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No: 107-48 on October 12, 2001.

  • Continuing Resolution 3: (H.J. Res. 69)
  • House Passage. Passed the House by a voice vote, on October 17, 2001.
  • Senate Passage. Passed the Senate by unanimous consent, on October 17, 2001.
  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No: 107-53 on October 12, 2001.

  • Continuing Resolution 4: (H.J. Res. 70)
  • House Passage. Passed the House by a vote of 419 to 0, on October 25, 2001.
  • Senate Passage. Passed the Senate by unanimous consent, on October 25, 2001.
  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No: 107-58 on October 31, 2001.

  • Continuing Resolution 5: (H.J. Res. 74)
  • House Passage. Passed the House by unanimous consent, on November 15, 2001.
  • Senate Passage. Passed the Senate by unanimous consent, on November 15, 2001.
  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No: 107-70 on November 17, 2001.


Summary Information

  • Summary of the House Appropriations Committee Report for the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of the Senate Appropriations Committee Report for the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of Senate Committee Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of the House Action on 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of Final House Floor Action on the Interior and Related Agencies Bill.

  • Summary of Senate Floor Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of Final Senate Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of the Department of the Interior Highlights of Congressional Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of House Floor Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of Conference Action on the FY 2002 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

  • Summary of Conference Action on the FY 2002 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill.


Supplemental Appropriations

Department of Defense Appropriations Bill, 2002 and Supplemental Appropriations, 2002

Congressional Action: (H.R. 3338)

  • Reported by the House Committee. House Committee on Appropriations reported and orginal message H. Rept. 107-298 on November 19, 2001.

    H. Rept. 107-398 - Interior Section Only.

  • Passed by the House. Passed by the House by a vote of 406 to 20 on November 28, 2001.

  • Reported by the Senate Committee. Senate Committee on Appropriations reported written Report No. 107-109 on December 5, 2001.

    H. Rept. 107-398 - Interior Section Only.

  • Passed by the Senate. Passed by the Senate by a voice vote on December 7, 2001.

  • Reported by the Conference Committee. Conference Report H. Rept 107-350 filed on December 19, 2001.

    H. Rept. 107-398 - Interior Section Only.

  • House Passed Conference Report. Conference Report agreed to by a vote of 408 to 6 on December 20, 2001.

  • Senate Passed the Conference Report. Conference Report agreed to by a vote of 94 to 2 on December 20, 2001.

Executive Action:

  • Cleared for the White House. Cleared for the White House on December 20, 2001; presented to the President on January 7, 2002

  • Signed by the President. Signed by the President on January 10, 2002

  • Public Law Number Assigned. Became Public Law No: 107-117 on January 10, 2002.

Bill Summary and Status for HR 3338


Comparison of House and Senate Action on the Second FY 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Bill

The President transmitted a $27.1 billion Emergency FY 2002 Supplemental Appropriations request to the Congress on March 21, 2002. This second supplemental would provide resources to support the war on terrorism, strengthen homeland security, and continue economic recovery. The request did not request additional funds for Interior programs, but included a proposal to rescind $10 million from funds previously appropriated to BIA for the San Carlos Irrigation Project.