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Congressional Budget Office
Detailed Analysis of Change by Organization
Adjustments to Base
A. Mandatory Changes
1. Merit increases and related benefits
2. FY 1995 ECI adjustment 2.6%
3. Annualization of prior year pay raises turnover, and FTE reduction
4. Benefits price increases
B. Price Level Changes
1. Postal rate increase of 15%
2. Printing price increase of 3.1%
3. Commercial ADP price increases of 2.5%
C. Program Type Changes
a. FTE reduction (P.L. 103-69)
b. Administrative reduction (P.L. 103-69)
a. ADP timesharing
b. ADP systems, data & model development
c. Misc. workload changes
3. Equipment, Alterations, Maint.,
a. Misc. ADP equipment increase
Net Increase/Decrease Requested
III. Total Appropriation Request, 1995
| Staff | Amount (5000)
IA. MANDATORY CHANGES
slightly over FY 1994 due to the impact of locality pay.
Funding for a 2.6% ECI adjustment an January 1, 1995. ---13. Annualization of FY 1996 pey increases and other actions. 1 Annualization of the FY 1994 werit increases, turnover effects, 1 and the FTE reductions required by P.L. 103-69). |-... 14. Niscellaneous benefit cost increases 1 Includes increases in agency costs for employee health 1 insurance and social security.
18. PRICE LEVEL CHANGES
SEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE | Staff | Amount (5000)
11. Postal rate increase of 15%.
12. Printing price increases of 3.1%
13. Commercial ADP price increases of 2.5%
increases in these contracts.
Price increase in this aru are projected at 3.2%, slightly higher than the current Cro inflation forcast.
16. Subscriptions price increase of 11%
information from major vendors.
IC. PROGRAM TYPE CHANGES
1a. FTE reduction (P.L. 103-69)
EXPLANATION OF CHANGES SHOWN ON SCHEDULE C ============================================|=========|=================
| Staff | Amount ($000)
Reduction in Full-time equivalent employment required by the I Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of 1994.
|2a. ADP timesharing
|2a. Administrative expense Reduction (P.L. 103-69)
Reduction in administrative expenses required by the Legislative I Branch Appropriations Act of 1994.
Timesharing workload changes: Increases in committee support
offset by decreased administrative usage.
ADP systems, data and model development
Although spending for these projects is maintained at the current level, funds are being re-allocated to reflect changing needs.
12c. Miscellaneous workload changes
Includes projected increases for unemployment compensation payments.
13. Equipment, Alterations, Maintenance, Repairs etc.
13a. Miscellaneous ADP equipment increase.
| Staff |
Includes a small net increase for ADP equipment.
Price Level Changes
|| Program Type Changes
Calculation of Base
223 | :|=========|================||
926,000 || 111,000 ||
(115,000) || 20,000 || 2,000 ||
|| Total Proposed Changes
||FY 1995 Budget Request
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