Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008

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    110TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    An Act
    Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for
    the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the ``Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008´´.

    SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.[edit]

    The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
    Sec. 1. Short title.
    Sec. 2. Table of contents.
    Sec. 3. References.
    Sec. 4. Explanatory statement.
    Sec. 5. Emergency designations.
    Sec. 6. Statement of appropriations.
    DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Agricultural Programs
    Title II—Conservation Programs
    Title III—Rural Development Programs
    Title IV—Domestic Food Programs
    Title V—Foreign Assistance and Related Programs
    Title VI—Related Agencies and Food and Drug Administration
    Title VII—General Provisions
    DIVISION B—COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Commerce
    Title II—Department of Justice
    Title III—Science
    Title IV—Related Agencies
    Title V—General Provisions
    Title VI—Rescissions
    DIVISION C—ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Defense—Civil: Department of the Army
    Title II—Department of the Interior
    Title III—Department of Energy
    Title IV—Independent Agencies
    Title V—General Provisions
    DIVISION D—FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of the Treasury
    Title II—Executive Office of the President and Funds Appropriated to the President
    Title III—The Judiciary
    Title IV—District of Columbia
    Title V—Independent Agencies
    Title VI—General Provisions—This Act
    Title VII—General Provisions—Government-wide
    Title VIII—General Provisions—District of Columbia
    DIVISION E—DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Homeland Security
    Title II—Security, Enforcement, and Investigations
    Title III—Protection, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
    Title IV—Research and Development, Training, and Services
    Title V—General Provisions
    Title VI—Border Infrastructure and Technology Modernization
    DIVISION F—DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of the Interior
    Title II—Environmental Protection Agency
    Title III—Related Agencies
    Title IV—General Provisions
    Title V—Wildfire Suppression Emergency Appropriations
    DIVISION G—DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDUCATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Labor
    Title II—Department of Health and Human Services
    Title III—Department of Education
    Title IV—Related Agencies
    Title V—General Provisions
    Title VI—National Commission on Children and Disasters
    DIVISION H—LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Legislative Branch Appropriations
    Title II—General Provisions
    DIVISION I—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Defense
    Title II—Department of Veterans Affairs
    Title III—Related Agencies
    Title IV—General Provisions
    DIVISION J—DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of State and Related Agencies
    Title II—Export and Investment Assistance
    Title III—Bilateral Economic Assistance
    Title IV—Military Assistance
    Title V—Multilateral Economic Assistance
    Title VI—General Provisions
    DIVISION K—TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2008
    Title I—Department of Transportation
    Title II—Department of Housing and Urban Development
    Title III—Related Agencies
    Title IV—General Provisions This Act
    DIVISION L—EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Title I—Military Personnel
    Title II—Operation and Maintenance
    Title III—Procurement
    Title IV—Revolving and Management Funds
    Title V—Other Department of Defense Programs
    Title VI—General Provisions

    SEC. 3. REFERENCES.[edit]

    Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to ``this Act´´ contained in any division of this Act shall be treated as referring only to the provisions of that division.

    SEC. 4. EXPLANATORY STATEMENT.[edit]

    The explanatory statement regarding the consolidated appropriations amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 2764, printed in the House section of the Congressional Record on or about December 17, 2007 by the Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House, shall have the same effect with respect to the allocation of funds and implementation of divisions A through K of this Act as if it were a joint explanatory statement of a committee of conference.

    SEC. 5. EMERGENCY DESIGNATIONS.[edit]

    Any designation in any division of this Act referring to this section is a designation of an amount as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 204 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.

    SEC. 6. STATEMENT OF APPROPRIATIONS.[edit]

    The following sums in this Act are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008.


    Approved December 26, 2007

    Legislative History[edit]

    • HOUSE REPORTS:
      • No. 110-197 (Comm. on Appropriations).
    • SENATE REPORTS:
      • No. 110-128 (Comm. on Appropriations).
    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007):
      • June 20, 21, considered and passed House.
      • Sept. 6, considered and passed Senate, amended.
      • Dec. 17, House concurred in Senate amendment with amendments.
      • Dec. 18, Senate concurred in certain House amendments, in another with an amendment.
      • Dec. 19, House concurred in Senate amendment pursuant to H. Res. 893.
    • WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 43 (2007):
      • Dec. 26, Presidential statement.

    See also[edit]