CPB's appropriations history

Figures shown are representative of millions of dollars (ex. $5.0 = $5,000,000.0).

Fiscal Year Administration Request House Allocation Senate Allocation Appropriation
1969 $9.0 (b) $6.0 $5.0
1970 $15.0 (b) $15.0 $15.0
1971 $22.0 (b) $27.0 $23.0
1972 $35.0 $35.0 $35.0 $35.0
1973 $45.0 $45.0 $45.0 $35.0
1974 $45.0 (b) $55.0 $50.0
1975 $60.0 $60.0 $65.0 $62.0
1976 $70.0 $78.5 $78.5 $78.5
TQ (a) $17.0 $17.5 $17.5 $17.5
1977 $70.0 $96.7 $103.0 $103.0
1978 $80.0 $107.1 $121.1 $119.2
1979 $90.0 $120.2 $140.0 $120.2
1980 $120.0 $145.0 $172.0 $152.0
1981 $162.0 $162.0 $162.0 $162.0
1982 $172.0 $172.0 $172.0 $172.0
1983 $172.0 $172.0 $172.0 $137.0
1984 $110.0 $110.0 $130.0 $137.5
1985 $85.0 $130.0 $130.0 $150.5
1986 $75.0 $130.0 $130.0 $159.5
1987 $186.0 (b) $238.0 $200.0
1988 $214.0 (b) $214.0 $214.0
1989 $214.0 $214.0 $238.0 $228.0
1990 $214.0 $238.0 $248.0 $229.4
1991 $214.0 (b) $245.0 $245.0
1992 $242.1 $242.1 $260.0 $251.1
1993 $259.6 $259.6 $275.0 $259.6
1994 $260.0 $253.3 $284.0 $275.0
1995 $275.0 $271.6 $310.0 $285.6
1996 $292.6 $292.6 $320.0 $275.0
1997 $292.6 (b) $330.0 $260.0
1998 $296.4 $240.0 $260.0 $250.0
1999 $275.0 $250.0 $250.0 $250.0
2000 $325.0 $300.0 $300.0 $300.0
2001 $340.0 $340.0 $340.0 $340.0
2002 $350.0 $340.0 $350.0 $350.0
2003 $365.0 $365.0 $365.0 $362.8
2004 (c) $365.0 $395.0 $377.8
2005 (c) $380.0 $395.0 $386.8
2006 (c) (d) $335.0 $400.0 $396.0
2007 (c) (d) $400.0 $400.0 $400.0
2008 (c) (d) $400.0 $400.0 $393.0
2009 (c) (d) none $400.0 $400.0
2010 (c) (d) $420.0 $420.0 $420.0
2011 (c) $430.0 $430.0 $429.1
2012 $440.0 $440.0 $450.0 $444.1
2013 $460.0 $460.0 $460.0 $421.9
2014 $451.0 none $445.0 $445.0

Notes

(a) Transition Quarter funding, during which federal budget year changed from July to September.

(b) Allowance not included in House Bill because of lack of authorizing legislation.

(c) From FY 2002-2011, the Bush Administration declined to request two-year advance funding for CPB.

(d) From FY 2006-2010, the Bush Administration proposed rescissions to CPB’s already-enacted two-year advanced funding.

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