H.R. 3266: Energy and Water FY18 Appropriations Act

Author's Summary:  "Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes."

IB Summary:  This bill would result in an overall cut of 0% for the Dept. of Energy Office of Science (compared to the administration's request of a 17% cut), relative to FY17 enacted funds, among other cuts to various federal energy and water research and development agencies. There are major differences between the House and Senate versions. More details: https://www.aaas.org/news/week-appropriations-house-another-billion-nih-others-not-so-lucky

Status: Passed committee 7/17/17; Senate version passed committee 7/20/17

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3266; https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s1609