Tuesday, May 26, 2015

President's FY 2015 Budget Request

On March 4, President Obama issued his proposed 2015 budget for NOAA, which totals approximately $5.5 billion, an increase of $150.5 million, or 2.8 percent above the FY 2014 appropriation.   NOAA requests a total of $462.2 million to support the continued and enhanced operations of OAR, an increase of $31.8 million or 8.3 percent above the FY 2014 appropriation.    You can find more detailed information in the NOAA FY2015 Blue Book and in the OAR Budget Highlights

If you would like to join Dr. Robert Detrick, OAR Assistant Administrator, for an update call on the President's 2015 Budget Request for OAR on March 20, 2014, please email oar.constituents@noaa.gov

FY 2014 Budget

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.R. 3547) passed Congress and was signed into law by the President on January 17.  The Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act, 2014 provides a total of $51.6 billion, which includes $5.3 billion for NOAA. 

Total OAR funding of $426.8M for FY14 is an increase of $57.36M over FY13and approximately $44M higher than FY12 funding.  This provides $416.4 million in Operations, Research and Facilities funding, and $10.4 million in Procurement, Acquisition and Construction funding for OAR.

Budget Process

We receive many questions about the timing of the budget process.  The timeline below is intended as a guide to help explain the process from budget formulation to execution. 

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Constituent Updates

OAR Assistant Administrator Craig McLean holds quarterly OAR Update calls for constituents.

Please email oar.constituents@noaa.gov or call Rochelle Plutchak at 301-734-1176 to be added to the invitation list for these calls.

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