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FY 2020 Appropriations Update

November 6, 2019

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The House has passed 10 out of 12 appropriations bills, sending two appropriation bill packages (also known as minibuses) to the Senate. Last week, on October 31, the Senate approved one minibuses (H.R.3055), which includes FY20 funding for four appropriation bills: Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture, Interior-Environment, and Transportation-HUD. Congress is now reconciling the House and Senate passed bills.

The table below compares actual funding for FY 2019 with the FY 2020 marks from the House and Senate.

TREATMENT PROGRAMS
FY19 FINAL FY20 FUNDING MARKS
FUNDING
LEVEL
HOUSE
MARK
SENATE
MARK
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant $1.858 billion $1.858 billion $1.858 billion
Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants - MAT $89 million $89 million $89 million
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment $30 million $33 million $30 million
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs $30 million $30 million $31 million
Grants to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose Related Deaths $12 million $12 million $12 million
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) $30 million $35 million $31 million
Opioid Treatment Programs/Regulatory Activities $8.724 million $8.724 million $8.724 million
CDC Opioid Overdose Prevention and Surveillance $475.579 million $475.579 million $475.579 million
Pregnant and Postpartum Women $29.931 million $29.931 million $29.931 million
CARA – First Responder Training – Overdose Reversal $36 million $36 million $41 million
CARA – Veterans Administration Initiatives and Programs $52.025 million $54.054 million Bill release pending
CARA – Improving Access to Overdose Treatment $1 million $1 million $1 million
State Targeted Response/State Opioid Response Grants $1.5 billion $1.5 billion $1.5 billion
Treatment Total $4.152 billion $4.162 billion $4.107 billion*

 

PREVENTION PROGRAMS
FY19 FINAL FY20 FUNDING MARKS
FUNDING
LEVEL
HOUSE
MARK
SENATE
MARK
Drug-Free Communities Program $100 million $100.5 million $100 million
Strategic Prevention Framework $109.484 million $109.484 million $109.484 million
Strategic Prevention Framework Rx Program $10 million $10 million $10 million
CARA – Enhancement Grants $3 million $5 million $3 million
Prevention Total $222.484 million $224.984 million $222.484 million

 

RECOVERY PROGRAMS
FY19 FINAL FY20 FUNDING MARKS
FUNDING
LEVEL
HOUSE
MARK
SENATE
MARK
Recovery Community Services Program $2.434 million $2.434 million $2.434 million
Building Communities of Recovery (BCOR) $6 million $6 million $7 million
Recovery Total $8.434 million $8.434 million $9.434 million

 

RESEARCH & POLICY PROGRAMS
FY19 FINAL FY20 FUNDING MARKS
FUNDING
LEVEL
HOUSE
MARK
SENATE
MARK
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) $1.42 billion $1.489 billion $1.490 billion
Office of National Drug Control Policy $18.4 million $18.4 million $16.4 million
Research & Policy Total $1.438 billion $1.507 billion $1.506 billion

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAMS
FY19 FINAL FY20 FUNDING MARKS
FUNDING
LEVEL
HOUSE
MARK
SENATE
MARK
Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (After Carve-Outs) $329.6 million $346.15 million $351.6 million
SAMHSA Criminal Justice Activities $89 million $89 million $89 million
Drug Courts $77 million $83 million $80 million
Veterans Treatment Courts $22 million $25 million $23 million
Interagency Crime and Drug Enforcement $560 million $570 million $550.458 million
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) $280 million $300 million $280 million
Anti-Meth Task Forces $8 million $8 million $12 million
Second Chance Act $87.5 million $106.5 million $90 million
CARA – DOJ Grants and Program COAP $157 million $159 million $180 million
Criminal Justice Total $1.61 billion $1.686 million $1.656 billion

 

TOTAL ADDICTION FUNDING $7.432 billion $7.590 billion $7.502 billion*

*Pending release of the Senate's FY20 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. 

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