The appropriation bill provides the DOE Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (OFES) with $330M for domestic (non-ITER) programs, compared to $323M provided in FY 2016, and $273M originally requested by President Obama for FY 2017.
For ITER, the bill provides only $50M, compared to $115M provided in FY 2016, and $125M originally requested by President Obama for FY 2017. The Congress indicated that they were providing Energy Secretary Perry the flexibility to reprogram another $50M for ITER at his discretion from the $5.4 billion provided to the Office of Science as a whole.
For the DOE's Inertial Confinement Fusion and High Yield program, the bill provides $523M, compared to $511M provided in FY2016 and $523M as originally requested by President Obama for FY 2017. The bill states that the amount provided includes $330M for the National Ignition Facility, $68M for the Omega laser effort at U. Rochester and $8.5M for the Naval Research Laboratory.
Links to various related documents are posted at http://firefusionpower.org