Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ranking member Susan Collins (R-Maine) is reviewing the language, according to her spokeswoman.
Budget autonomy advocates are set to lobby lawmakers on Capitol Hill throughout today. DC Vote on Monday also released a poll it commissioned that shows 71 percent of Americans favor budget autonomy for the District.
Correction: April 16, 2012
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the language on abortion funding that is likely to appear in a House budget autonomy bill. The legislation would likely contain language banning local funding for abortion.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.