AUCD Summary of the Senate Appropriations Committee

L-HHS-ED Bill for FY 2018

September 15, 2017


pdf File AUCD Preliminary Analysis of the Senate Appropriations bill.pdf (420KB) [download]

On September 7, the Senate Appropriations Committee completed its mark-up of the FY 2018 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill and voted to report out the bill by a vote of 31-1 with Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla) casting the sole "nay" vote. The House Appropriations Committee completed its work on July 19 (see links to bill and summary).

Attached is a summary of how the bill impacts the AUCD network and other priorities of the disability community, along with a detailed table comparing the House and Senate bills with the President's budget and FY 2017.