a¿¿Health research: $29.9 billion for the National Institutes of Health, $1 billion more than the final amount provided for last year.
a¿¿Abortion: No new restrictions on federal funding. Continues existing prohibitions against funding most abortions, bars financing abortions for federal prisoners and public financing for abortions in the District of Columbia.
a¿¿Guantanamo: Prohibits transferring detainees from the American naval prison in Cuba to the United States.
a¿¿Transportation: No money for high speed rail, an Obama-backed initiative. The Federal Aviation Administration's $12.4 billion budget is nearly $200 million below last year but allows full funding for air traffic controllers and safety inspectors.a¿¿Domestic security: Holds Transportation Security Administration budget to $4.9 billion, more than $200 million below last year. Limits that agency to having 46,000 full-time screeners. Slight increases for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, including $2.8 billion a¿¿ nearly $200 million more than Obama's request a¿¿ for detention and removal of immigrants in the U.S. illegally. a¿¿Internal Revenue Service: Reduces its budget to $11.3 billion, $500 million below last year's level. Provides none of the $440 million Obama wanted to help the agency enforce the health care law. In response to the agency's admission last year that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, bars the IRS from focusing on organizations due to their ideological beliefs. After reports of costly IRS training conferences, requires agency reports on training and bars spending for inappropriate videos. a¿¿Financial agencies: Nearly $1.4 billion for the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is $324 million below Obama's request. Small Business Administration budget also reduced. a¿¿Environment: $8.2 billion for the Environmental Protection Agency, slightly below last year's enacted level. Contains language exempting livestock producers from greenhouse gas regulations, requiring EPA to report to Congress on its climate change programs. Includes more than Obama requested for some clean water projects.