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Legislative Committee May 8, 2012. Dire Budget, Urgent Action!. National Congress Appropriations Committees. Senate Proposed 302(b) Allocations. 302(b) allocations represent the amount each subcommittee will have to spend on all the programs under its purview.

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Legislative committee may 8 2012

Legislative Committee May 8, 2012

Dire Budget, Urgent Action!


National congress appropriations committees

National Congress Appropriations Committees

Senate Proposed 302(b) Allocations

  • 302(b) allocations represent the amount each subcommittee will have to spend on all the programs under its purview.

  • The Senate’s FY 2013 Transportation-HUD 302(b) allocation is $53.4 billion, $2 billion less than in FY 2012.

  • The proposed 302(b) allocation for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education is $157.7 billion.

  • The House Appropriations Committee released its 302(b) proposed allocations on April 24th.

  • The House’s FY 2013 Transportation-HUD 302(b) allocation is $51.606 billion, $6 billion less than in FY 2012.

  • The proposed 302(b) allocation for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education is $150.002 billion. $6.5 billion less than FY 2012.

House Proposed 302(b) Allocations


Federal hud budget

Federal HUD Budget

  • Great work on calling Senator Durbin, member of the Senate Appropriations T-HUD Subcommittee

  • The Subcommittee proposed a funding level of $2.15B for McKinney-Vento, a $245 M INCREASE.

  • On April 19th, the Senate full Appropriations Committee approved a FY’2013 funding bill for HUD which included:

    • $2.15B for McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants

    • Still $80M below President’s Request


National picture

National Picture

  • With elections looming and such a vast difference between the House and Senate 302(b) proposed spending levels for Transportation-HUD, ($1.794 billion), there will likely be continuing resolutions to keep government running throughout the fall.

  • Be sure and attend SHPA Legislative Committee calls and look to the Monday Memo for important advocacy action alerts.


State budget

State Budget

  • Monday Media Madness

  • Heavy Weight Wednesdays

  • Have you been doing your part?

  • Has there been in a story in your local media?

  • Introduction of NEW SHPA lobbyist: ThomsonWeir LLC

  • Update from Aaron Chambers and Michael Weir of THomsonWeir LLC


Legislative committee

  • The Legislative Committee will meet weekly throughout the end of the State Legislative Session (May 14, 21, 29 at 9am) with a wrap-up of the spring session on June 7, 2012 at 9am.

  • Conference Call Number is 888-296-6500

  • Access Code is 292814#

  • To join the Legislative Committee fill out the Get On Board with SHPA form and return to a SHPA staff member.

Legislative Committee

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