F.Y. 2007 DOCUMENTS

This page contains links to documents from 2007 for the F.Y. 2008 budget and appropriations process for the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, including the President's budget, the BAC's priority requests, and congressional bills and other documents.

 

Final House-Senate Action (Continuing Resolution)

  CSREES Portion of Continuing Resolution (.pdf)
  Spreadsheet for CSREES line items (.xls)
  Comparison of NASULGC request vs. Final marks (.doc)
 

Proposed Elimination of Special Grants

  BAC Call to Action
  Byrd-Obey Press Release
 
 

House and Senate Bill Language

  Indirect Cost Percentage, NRI-IFAFS Percentage, EFNEP Floor
 

Senate Markup Results

  CSREES portion of Senate committee report (.pdf)
  Spreadsheet for CSREES line items (.xls)
  Comparison of NASULGC request vs. Senate marks (.doc)
 

Final House Results

  Spreadsheet for CSREES line items (.xls)
  Comparison of NASULGC request vs. House marks (.doc)
 

House Markup Results

  CSREES portion of House committee report (.pdf)
  Spreadsheet for CSREES line items (.xls)
  Comparison of NASULGC request vs. House marks (.doc)
  Highlights of House subcommittee action (.doc)
 

302(b) Allocations

  Senate Appropriations Subcommittees
  House Appropriations Subcommittees
 

Dear Colleague Letters

  Senate - Final (.pdf)
  House - Final (.pdf)
 

Sample Paragraphs and Forms

  For House Offices
  For Senate Offices
 

The BAC's One Pagers

  Overview  - The Numbers (.pdf)
  Base Funds (.pdf)
  Targeted Enhancements (.pdf)
  National Research Initiative (.pdf)
  Agrosecurity (.pdf)
  Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (.pdf)
  eXtension (.pdf)
  Forest Service Research (.pdf)
 

Useful Documents for Advocates

  Talking Points about the President's F.Y. 2007 Budget Request (.pdf)
  CARET-AHS Feedback Form - Return by March 3 (.pdf)
  The BAC's F.Y. 2007 Decisions (.pdf)
  Instructions for House Offices (.pdf)
  Instructions for Senate Offices (.pdf)
 

President's Budget Request

  CSREES excerpt from budget brief (.doc)
  CSREES spreadsheet (.xls)
  CSREES and ARS budget details (.pdf)
  USDA "Competitive Research" (.doc)
  USDA Portion of Presidents Budget (.pdf)