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October 2nd, 2018

PRESIDENT SIGNS H.R. 6157 – FY19 DOD AND LHHS APPROPRIATIONS AND CONTINUING RESOLUTION

Today, the President signed H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019. Earlier this week, the House passed the bill by a vote of 361-61 after the Senate had previously passed the bill last week. The bill provides appropriations for FY19 for the programs funded under the Defense Appropriations Bill and the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Bill, and the bill also provides a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund programs from other Appropriations Bills that are not funded for FY19 through December 7. The CR includes the Interior Appropriations Bill which funds the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Indian Health Service, the EPA, and many other programs that affect Indian country. In addition, the bill reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) through December 7.

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