The requested increases are primarily for the Courts’ mandatory programs, increased rental payments, and base requirements.
Executive Office of the President
The bill provides $306.3 million for White House Operations, equal to the President’s request and a decrease of $4.9 million (1.6%) over the FY12 enacted level.
The District of Columbia
The bill provides $676 million in Federal payments for designated purposes, an increase of $10.5 million above the fiscal year 2012 enacted level. The bill also approves the District’s local budget of $11.35 billion.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The bill provides $347.8 million for the FCC, $7.9 million (2.3%) above the fiscal year 2012 enacted level. The recommendation also authorizes the FCC to retain up to $99 million from auction proceeds to administer spectrum auctions and implement new legislation related to spectrum auctions.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The bill provides $300 million for the FTC, a decrease of $11.6 million (3.7%) to the fiscal year 2012 enacted level due to the completion of a multi-year project. The recommendation fully funds the FTC’s competition and consumer protection missions.
General Services Administration (GSA)
The bill provides $56 million for construction and acquisition and $514.7 million for repair of federal buildings and courthouses.
The subcommittee’s follows the spending guidance of $22.99 billion in discretionary budget authority in addition to $21.3 billion in mandatory spending.