On Friday, President Donald J. Trump tweeted a video of himself signing the “H.R.5895 – Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019.”
According to Congress.gov, the bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal agencies.
Trump tweeted: Remarks by President Trump at the Signing of H.R. 5895
See the video and post at the bottom of the page.
This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal agencies. The bill includes 3 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills:
the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;
the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2019; and
the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.
The bill also provides additional Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism funding which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.
Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019
DIVISION A–ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019
Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
This division provides FY2019 appropriations for:
the civil works projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;
the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation and Central Utah Project;
the Department of Energy (DOE); and
several independent agencies, including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
TITLE I–CORPS OF ENGINEERS–CIVIL
Provides appropriations to the Corps of Engineers for authorized civil functions pertaining to rivers and harbors, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, aquatic ecosystem restoration, and related efforts.
Provides appropriations to the Corps of Engineers for:
Mississippi River and Tributaries, including flood damage reduction projects in the Mississippi River alluvial valley below Cape Girardeau, Missouri;
Operation and Maintenance;
the Regulatory Program pertaining to navigable waters and wetlands;
the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program for clean-up of early atomic energy program contamination;
Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, including hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters;
Expenses necessary for the supervision and general administration of the civil works program; and
the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works.
Read more at Congress.gov.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 21, 2018