Office of Management and Budget
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
President Bush Releases Additional $1.8 Billion in
to Provide for National Security Needs
Washington, DC, September 28, 2001 -- President George W. Bush
today released $1.8 billion in emergency funds to provide for the
national security, recovery, and humanitarian needs related to the attack
on America. This is the second installment from the $40 billion in
emergency funds enacted recently. With this installment, the total amount
released from the emergency fund is $6.9 Billion.
The $1.8 billion in funding will be used by the Department of Defense,
the Executive Office of the President, and the Legislative and Judicial
Branches to address consequences of the attacks, including funding for
security enhancements and initial crisis and recovery operations of the
Department of Defense, and other national security operations.
OMB will continue to work with the agencies to determine additional
needs. No further congressional action is required for these transfers.
Allocation of Emergency Funding by Agency
These funds will provide the Department of Defense (DOD) with the
funds necessary to continue the following activities: upgrading
intelligence and security; enhancing force protection; improving command
and control; increasing full readiness; supporting initial crisis
response; and providing for other needs. DOD has stepped up its operations
worldwide, implemented stricter security measures, and deployed forces to
support law enforcement and recovery activities around the United States.
The Department requires an immediate release of funds to ensure that the
Military Services can continue increased efforts against global terrorist
activities, sustain protective deployments, and protect the safety and
health of service members and the public.
|Department of Defense -- Military
Executive Office of the President
These funds will provide for the relocation of Eisenhower Executive
Office Building personnel and other security needs.
|Office of Administration
Salaries and Expenses
Federal Drug Control Programs
These funds will be used by the New York High Intensity Drug
Trafficking Areas task forces to replace destroyed equipment in order to
ensure continued operations.
|High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
These funds will support increased security measures, including paying
overtime compensation for the Capitol Police, preparing for possible
future terrorist events, and performing actions that can be taken to
reduce the risk and potential damage to life and property caused by future
House of Representatives
Office of the Attending
Architect of the Capitol
Library of Congress
These funds will be used for heightened security in courthouses,
including covering the costs of converting part-time court security
officers to full-time and the costs required to maintain enhanced
perimeter patrols and the visual inspection of vehicles that enter
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