NECA Publishes Overview of the FY 2018 Omnibus

On March 23rd, President Trump signed H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. This piece of legislation is commonly referred to as an “omnibus” and provides all discretionary funding for the federal government for the remaining fiscal year. The bill contains the full legislation and funding for all the 12 annual Appropriations bills:

  1. Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration
  2. Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
  3. Defense
  4. Energy and Water Development
  5. Financial Services and General Government
  6. Homeland Security
  7. Interior, Environment and Related Agencies
  8. Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
  9. Legislative Branch
  10. Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies
  11. State, Foreign Operations and Related Agencies
  12. Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies

In addition to the 12 sections, it includes a number of policy riders, which authorize action unrelated to funding. It totals $1.3 trillion and was 2,330 pages long. Click here to read a NECA-Developed document which provides member-contractors with an overview of the bill and summarizes pertinent information.