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NSF Congressional Highlight

Final Action Completed on Omnibus Appropriations for FY03

February 14, 2003

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Congressional leaders reached agreement on the FY 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Act, a spending bill to fund much of the Federal government for the fiscal year that began last October. The NSF appropriation would be more than $5.3 billion.

FY 03 Final Appropriations
(in $ millions)

 

FY 02 Plan

FY 03 Omnibus

With .65%
ATB
Reduction

Change Over
FY 02 Plan

%Change

Biological Sciences

508.41

574.87

571.13

62.72

12.3%

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CISE

514.88

582.24

578.45

63.57

12.3%

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Engineering

472.32

534.06

530.59

58.27

12.3%

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Geosciences

609.47

689.21

684.73

75.26

12.3%

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Math & Physical
Sciences

920.45

1,041.17

1,034.40

113.95

12.4%

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Social, Behavioral &
Economic Sciences

168.79

192.31

191.06

22.27

13.2%

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U.S. Polar Research Programs

229.74

253.33

251.68

21.94

9.6%

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U.S. Antarctic Logistical Support Activities

68.07

69.00

68.55

0.48

0.7%

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Integrative Activities

106.51

147.80

146.84

40.33

37.9%

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Total, Research and Related Activities

3,598.64

4,083.00

4,056.46

457.82

12.7%

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Education and Human Resources

875.00

909.08

903.17

28.17

3.2%

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Major Research Equipment & Facilities

138.80

149.51

148.54

9.74

7.0%

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Salaries and Expenses

170.04

190.35

189.11

19.07

11.2%

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Inspector General

6.76

9.25

9.19

2.43

35.9%

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National Science Board

3.50

3.48

N/A

N/A

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TOTAL NSF

4,789.24

5,344.69

5,309.95

520.71

10.9%

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