Budget Brief 13-09
June 14, 2013

On June 6, 2013, the House passed H.R. 2217, a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for fiscal year (FY) 2014. The bill would provide $1.5 billion for state and local programs under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a 10.3% increase from FY 2013. Most of these funds would be distributed at the discretion of the secretary of DHS. This Budget Brief explains the proposed changes.