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2015 EP0 Emergency Planning and Security Fund

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The mission of the Emergency Planning and Security Fund (EPSF) is to record expenses for which federal funding has been approved under the authority found in the federal payment for “Emergency Planning and Security Costs in the District of Columbia” section of the District’s annual Appropriations Act.

The costs shown below are generally related to:

  • Providing public safety at events related to the presence of the Nation's Capital in the District;
  • Providing response support to immediate and specific terrorist threats or attacks in the District; and
  • Support for requests from the United States Secret Service.  

The federal Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012, Public Law No. 113-6 (March 26, 2013) authorized a direct federal payment to the District in the amount of $23,408,042, net after a rescission of $1,291,958, available until expended, and continued the authorization for reimbursement of expenditures related to support requested by the Director of the United States Secret Service.

EPSF funds available in FY 2013 consisted of:

Unexpended balance carried   forward from FY 2012:   $5,291,097

FY 2013 approved budget:  $23,408,042

Total Available in FY 2013: $28,699,139