Congress Introduces $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Spending Package
Happy Holidays from your Government Affairs team in Washington. We have breaking news this morning on several legislative items that could potentially impact your firm or your clients. Legislative language for the massive, 4,000 page “omnibus” government funding bill was released hours ago and includes several key provisions of concern. Senate and House negotiators, along with their staff, worked through the weekend to reach the agreement, thereby avoiding a government shutdown later this week.
With congressional leaders supporting the language, we expect the Senate to pass the measure first, and send it to the House for its passage just before the weekend for the President’s signature. You can find the full omnibus text here.
Here’s an overview of provisions of note to Council member firms:
|Our legal team at Steptoe & Johnson continues to sift through the 4,000+ page bill to identify any additional provisions that could impact your business or your clients. We will be in touch, as needed, with details as they are available.|