Appropriations Issues

Issue Summaries for the 113th Congress

 
Fiscal 2014 Agriculture Appropriations
AVMA prioritizes some programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “active pursuit of passage” and other programs as “support passage” during the Congressional appropriations process.
 
 
The table below is a list of programs that the AVMA is actively pursuing federal funding.
 
​Program or Agency ​2013 Sequestration
Funding
​AVMA Request
Fiscal 2014
​House Bill
Fiscal 2014
​Senate Bill
Fiscal 2014
Omnibus Fiscal 2014​
Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP)
​$4,400,000 ​$4,800,000 ​$4,790,000 ​$4,790,000 ​$4,790,000
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ​$756,200,000 ​$825,000,000 ​$803,538,000 ​$825,800,000 ​$821,721,000
Food and Agriculture Defense Initative (FADI) ​$5,500,000 ​$9,980,000 ​$7,000,000 ​$5,988,000 ​$6,680,000
Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) ​$926,000 ​$1,250,000 ​$1,250,000 ​$1,000,000 ​$1,250,000
Animal Health and Disease Research ​$3,740,000 ​$4,000,000 ​$4,000,000 ​$4,000,000 ​$4,000,000
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) ​$275,500,000 ​$383,400,000 ​$290,657,000 ​$316,500,000 ​$316,409,000
​Agriculture Research Service (ARS)

​$1,019,000,000

​$1,124,000,000 ​$1,074,000,000 ​$1,123,000,000 ​$1,122,482,000
 

Status: The president signed P.L. 113-76 into law on Jan. 17, 2014.

AVMA Position: Active Pursuit of Passage
Primary Contact: Gina Luke