Fiscal Year 2015 Interior Budget in Brief

The Department of the Interior "Budget in Brief" highlights and describes details of the fiscal year 2015 request.

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2014 Operating Plans

On January 17, 2014, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (P.L. 113-76) was enacted providing appropriations through the end of fiscal year 2014. The Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying Division G of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, requires the Department submit operating plans for the National Park Service and Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Indian Affairs Operating Plan
National Park Service Operating Plan

Payments in lieu of taxes

The President signed the Agricultural Act of 2014;(H.R. 2642 / Public Law 113-79) which included funding of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program for Fiscal Year 2014. The Department sent requests to stakeholders the week of February 10th for required data to be furnished by March 14, 2014 in anticipation of making payments before July 1.

2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act

On January 17, 2014, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (P.L. 113-76), providing appropriations for fiscal year 2014.Ā  The Department of the Interior funding in the bill is $11.6 billion, $275 million or 2.3 percent below the funding level requested in 2014 and $653 million or 5.9 percent over the 2013 enacted level.

Budget Justifications

  • FY 2015 Bureau of Land Management (PDF - 8Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (PDF - 2Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (PDF - 3Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Bureau of Reclamation (PDF - 8Mbs)
  • FY 2015 U. S. Geological Survey (PDF - 5Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Fish and Wildlife Service (PDF - 16Mbs)
  • FY 2015 National Park Service (PDF -10Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of the Secretary and Department-wide Programs (PDF - 11Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Indian Affairs (PDF - 12Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of Insular Affairs (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of the Solicitor (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of Inspector General (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 National Indian Gaming Commission (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Wildland Fire Management (PDF - 1Mbs)
  • FY 2015 Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program (PDF - 2Mbs)