The Director of the OMB requested that this funding be included in the supplemental bill
in order to "accelerate our efforts to leverage private sector investment in clean energy projects," and said that DOE's FY2011 LGP request for $500 million for credit subsidy costs would be reduced by this $180 million, but the Administration has not submitted a budget request to do so.
The World Gold Council said it welcomes the news that the US Congress has passed the Military Supplemental Bill
thereby finalising the process allowing the IMF to sell 403.3 tonnes of gold in a manner that will have no impact "on the smooth running of the international gold market."
The administration hopes to pass the IMF funding in the war supplemental bill
to avoid the scrutiny and debate about IMF policies, its supposed "reforms," and its proposed new powers.
The chief defense appropriator in the US House of Representatives says he will use the upcoming emergency supplemental bill
to restart the controversial aerial tanker program.
NLC was part of an effort to include funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant in the supplemental bill
. A "Dear Colleague" letter initiated by Sens.
Byrd (D-W.Va.) plans to mark up a domestic supplemental bill
in the near future.
In May 2007, for instance, President Bush signed into law the biggest supplemental bill
in history, $120 billion, to fund military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and pay for hurricane recovery and agriculture-disaster relief at home.
With the failure of DeFazio's bill, the last-chance infusion of federal funds for Lane and 600 other rural, forested counties in 42 states now hangs by a single tenuous thread, in an emergency supplemental bill
in the U.S.
(48) For example, an $82 billion emergency supplemental bill
in 2005 included $5 billion for modularizing brigades, a program that was publicly announced in 2003.
When she voted in May against a war supplemental bill
that did not include a timetable for withdrawal, Clinton completed a repositioning of herself away from a more hawkish stance she initiated in October 2002, when she voted to allow troops to be sent to Iraq.
The Emergency Supplemental bill
also included substantial funding to help cover last year's large and expensive wildfire season: $370 million for the U.S.
WASHINGTON -- About $30 million in additional relief for hurricane-affected colleges and universities remained in limbo after President Bush vetoed a comprehensive emergency supplemental bill
because of deadlines for pulling troops out of Iraq.