Snapshot

International Affairs Budget Snapshot

FY10 Enacted FY13 Enacted FY14 Request FY14 House
Appropriation
FY14 Senate
Appropriation
FY14 Enacted Appropriation
$51.5 b
Base
$41.6 b
Base
$48.0 b
Base
$35.4 b
Base
$45.7 b
Base
$44.1 b
Base
$5.1 b OCO $10.6 b OCO $3.8 b OCO $6.5 b OCO $6.5 b OCO $6.5 b OCO
$56.6 b $52.2 b $51.8 b $41.9 b $52.2 b $50.6 b
FY14 Enacted Appropriation

The FY14 full-year Omnibus Appropriations bill – enacted in January 2014 – provided a total of $50.6 billion for the International Affairs Budget, 3.1% less than FY13 but base resources increased by 6.1% ($2.5 billion).

FY14 Senate Appropriation

On July 25th, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its FY14 State-Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, providing $50.6 billion for State-Foreign Operations. The Senate provides a total $52.2 billion for the International Affairs Budget, effectively flat compared to current levels and the President’s FY14 request.

FY14 House Appropriation

On July 23rd, the House Appropriations Committee approved its FY14 State-Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, providing $40.6 billion for State-Foreign Operations. The House provides a total $41.9 billion for the International Affairs Budget, 19% below current levels and the FY14 Senate allocation.

FY14 Request

On April 10th, the Administration released the President’s FY14 budget request, providing $51.8 billion for the International Affairs Budget, effectively flat compared to FY13 enacted levels post-sequestration.

FY13 Enacted

The FY13 full-year Continuing Resolution (CR) – enacted in March 2013 – provided a total of $52.2 billion for International Affairs, 5% below FY12 levels as a result of sequestration cuts to non-Defense discretionary spending.

FY12 Enacted                     

The FY12 omnibus provided $54.94 billion for the total International Affairs Budget, including $11.2 billion for OCO.  This represents a 9.7% increase from FY11 but a 2.5% decrease from FY10 levels.

FY11 Enacted                                                    

The final FY11 spending agreement, enacted in April 2011, cut $38.5 billion from FY10 spending levels, including $6.5 billion from the International Affairs Budget. The funding level for the International Affairs Budget represents an 11.4% cut from FY10 enacted levels and 14.7% from the President’s FY11 request.

FY10 Enacted                                                    

The FY10 enacted total includes $51.6 billion in base appropriations, $3.7 billion from the “war and disaster” supplemental, and $1.8 billion in “forward funding” allocated during FY09. (One-time allocations such as Haiti disaster supplemental are not included.)