Overview of Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations

Click on a link below to view AGI's analysis of the President's Request for key geoscience-related agencies as well as detailed program and account information.

You can also keep up-to-date with the Library of Congress Table on Current Status of FY 2017 Appropriations Bills. As in years past, the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Project website has information on trends in federal research and development funding, including information on the President's Request, congressional budget resolutions, 302(b) allocations, and each science-related appropriations bill.


The Budget Process

Below is a diagram of the congressional budget process that first appeared in Following the Budget Process that was published in the March 1996 issue of Geotimes. It is adapted from a diagram developed by the House Budget Committee. Click on the image to open a larger version.

Diagram of Budget Timeline


Sources: American Association for the Advancement of Science, E&ENews Publications, House Committee on Appropriations, Library of Congress, Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the White House Office of Management and Budget.

Please send any comments or requests for information to the AGI Geoscience Policy at govt@agiweb.org.

Contributed by Abigail Seadler, AGI Geoscience Policy Manager

Last updated July 8, 2016