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FY 2008 Mental Health Spending Bills

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Because next week, members of Congress will return home to their districts for the August recess, in this weeks appropriation update, each of the three FY 2008 spending bills followed in the Public Policy Update-Labor, Health and Human Services [HHS], Education, and Related Agencies; Commerce, Justice, Science; and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development[ HUD].

Labor-HHS

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"On July 19, the full House passed the FY 2008 Human Services [HHS], Education and Related Agencies FY 2008 spending bill by a vote of 276-140. The $607 billion bill, which has a $151.5 billion discretionary spending allocation, faced several amendments aimed at trimming its discretionary spending. Debate on the measure, which includes funding for a variety of mental health and addictions treatment programs continued for three days.

President Bush has threatened to veto the bill, which exceeds his FY 2008 spending request by $10.6 billion.

The full Senate Appropriations Committee approved its Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies spending bill on June 21.

FY 2008 LABOR, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$3.237 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$3.205 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$3.046 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$3.93 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$3.404 billion

Administration [SAMHSA]

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Center for Mental Health Services [CMHS]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$884.2 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$884.2 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$807.6 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$910.6 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]- $923.8 million

CMHS-Programs of Regional and National Significance [PRNS]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$263.3 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$263.3 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$186.6 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-277.03 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$923.8 million

CMHS-Block Grant-$428.5 million

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$428.5 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$428.5 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$428.5 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$441.25

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$428.2 million Center for Substance Abuse Treatment [CSAT]-Programs of Regional and National Significance [PRNS]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$398.9 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$395.2 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$348 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$399.3 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$425.6 million

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment [CSAT]-Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment [SAPT] Block Grant

FY 2006 Final Funding Level- $1.758 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$1.758 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$1.758 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$1.793 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$1.758 billion

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention [CSAP]-Programs of Regional and National Significance [PRNS]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$192.9 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$193 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$156 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$192.9 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$197.1 million

National Institutes of Health [NIH]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$28.3 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$28.9 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$28.7 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$29.64 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$29.89 billion

National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$1.4035 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$1.4036 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$1.4054 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$1.425 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21] -$1.436 billion

National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$1 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$1 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$1 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$1.015 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$1.022 billion

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism [NIAAA]

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$435.9 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$436.3 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$436.6 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$442.8 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$445.7 million

Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$346.5 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$346.5 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$100 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$346.5

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [6/21]-$300 million

FY 2008 Transportation and HUD

On July 19, the full House passed the $104 billion Transportation and Housing and Urban Development [HUD] FY 2008 Spending bill by a vote of 268-153. And, on July 12, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved its draft FY 2008 Spending bill.

Section 811 Program

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$238 million

FY 2007 Final Level-$231 million

FY 2008 Administration Request-$125 million

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$236.6 million

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [7/12]-$237 million

Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$5.03 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$5.45 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$5.8 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]-$6.5 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [7/12]-$5.97 billion

Section 8 Tenant-Based Vouchers

FY 2006 Final Funding Level-$14.4 billion

FY 2007 Final Level-$5.45 billion

FY 2008 Administration Request-$5.8 billion

FY 2008 House [7/19]- $6.5 billion

FY 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee [7/12]-$15.9 billion

FY 2008 Commerce, Justice, Science

On July 26, The full House passed the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Spending bill including $10 million for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act [MIOTCRA] grant program.

On June 26, the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee approved its FY 2008 spending bill, also including $10 million for MIOTCRA.

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