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Fiscal Year 2005



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.


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The Department of the Interior "Budget in Brief" highlights and describes details of the fiscal year 2005 request.

Note: This document 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.


Hearings

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies - February 25, 2004 (HTML Format) (PDF Format)

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement to the Interior Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies - March 25, 2004 (HTML Format) (PDF Format)

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development on the 2005 President Budget Request - March 4, 2004 (HTML Format) (PDF Format)

  • Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton, Statement to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the 2005 President's Budget Request - February 12, 2004 (HTML Format) (PDF Format)


Bills

 

The Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill:

Congressional Action: (HR 4568)

  • Reported by the House Committee. House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure H. Rept. 108-542 on June 15, 2004.

  • Passed by the House. Passed by the House by a vote of 334 to 86 on June 17, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Received in the Senate and Read Twice and Referred to the Committee on Appropriations on June 21, 2004.

  • For further action see HR 4818.

Senate Action: (S 2804)

  • Reported by the Committee. Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure S. Rept. 108-341 on September 14, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders, Calendar No. 695.

  • For further action see HR 4818.

Bill Summary and Status. for HR 4568 and S 2804.




The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

Congressional Action: (HR 4614)

  • Reported by the House Committee. House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure H. Rept. 108-554 on June 18, 2004.

  • Passed by the House. Passed by the House by a vote of 370 to 16 on June 25, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Received in the Senate and Read Twice and Referred to the Committee on Appropriations on July 6, 2004.

  • For further action see HR 4818.

Bill Summary and Status. for HR 4614.



Continuing Resolution

Congressional Action:

  • Continuing Resolution 1: (H.J. Res 107)

  • House Action. Passed the House by a vote of 389 to 32, on September 29, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent on September 29, 2004.

  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No.: 108-309 on September 30, 2004. (Enrolled Version in PDF Format)



  • Continuing Resolution 2: (H.J. Res 114)

  • House Action. Passed the House by a voice vote on November 20, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent on November 20, 2004.

  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No.: 108-416 on November 21, 2004. (Enrolled Version in PDF Format)



  • Continuing Resolution 3: (H.J. Res 115)

  • House Action. Passed the House by a voice vote on November 24, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent on November 24, 2004.

  • Executive Action. Signed by the President and became Public Law No.: 108-434 on December 3, 2004. (Enrolled Version in PDF Format)



Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005

Contains the following: Agriculture, Commerce, Energy/Water, Foreign Operations, Interior, Labor/HHS/ED, Leg Branch, Transportation/Treasury, VA/HUD, Other Matters, and Small Business

Congressional Action: (HR 4818)

  • Conference Report. Conferees agree to file Conference report H. Rept. 108-792 on November 20, 2004.

  • House Action. Agreed to Conference Report by a vote of  344 to 51 on November 20, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Agreed to Conference report by a vote of  65 to 30 on November 20, 2004

Executive Action:

  • Cleared for the White House. Cleared for the White House on December 6, 2004, presented to the President on December 7, 2004.

  • Signed by the President. Signed by the President on December 8, 2004.

  • Public Law Number Assigned. Became Public Law No: 108-447, on December 8, 2004.

Bill Summary and Status. for HR 4818.




Emergency Supplemental Appropriations

Congressional Action: (HR 1268)

  • Reported by the House Committee. House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure H. Rept. 109-16 on March 11, 2005.

  • Passed by the House. Passed by the House by a vote of  388 to 43 on March 16, 2004.

  • Senate Action. Received in the Senate and Read Twice and Referred to the Committee on Appropriations on March 16, 2004.

  • Reported by the Conference Committee. Conferees agreed to file Conference report H. Rept. 109-72 on May 5, 2005.

  • House Passed Conference Report. House pass Conference Report by a vote of  368 to 58 on May 5, 2005.

  • Senate Passed the Conference Report. Senate agreed to Conference Report by a vote of  100 to 0.

Senate Action: (S 2804)

  • Reported by the Committee. Committee on Appropriations report S. Rept. 109-52 on April 6, 2005.

  • Senate Action. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders, Calendar No. 67

  • Senate Action. Passed by the Senate by a vote of  99 to 0 on March 16, 2004.

Executive Action:

  • Cleared for the White House. Cleared for the White House on May 10, 2005, presented to the President on May 11, 2005.

  • Signed by the President. Signed by the President on May 11, 2005.

  • Public Law Number Assigned. Became Public Law No: 109-13 Enrolled Version, on May 11, 2005.

Bill Summary and Status. for HR 1268 and S 2804.



Summary Information

  • The Office of Budget Summary of the House Committee Action on the Fiscal Year 2005 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (PDF Format)

  • The Office of Budget Summary of the House Committee Action on the Fiscal Year 2005 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill (HTML Format)

  • The Office of Budget Summary of the House Floor and Senate Committee Action on the Fiscal Year 2005 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bills (PDF Format)

  • Consolidated Appropriations - HR4818: The Congress approved the 2005 Consolidated Appropriations Act on Saturday, November 20, 2004, including conference agreements on the 2005 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, the Energy and Water Development Act, and seven other appropriations acts. The House passed the measure by a vote of 344 to 51. The Senate passed the measure by a vote of 65 to 30, which was signed by the President on December 8, 2004. (PDF Format)