Budget Brief 20-03
January 21, 2020

Full-year appropriations for fiscal year (FY) 2020 were completed with a two-part package signed in late December. Appropriations for Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) were included in P.L. 116-93. As part of the final bill, the Division B explanatory statement accepts all language from the House or Senate reports that is not explicitly changed by the explanatory statement or the final bill.

CJS includes funding for state and local grants in the Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal agencies. This brief describes funding and policy provisions affecting DOC and DOJ grant programs.