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Congress Passes $91 Million Boost For FDA, And Releases Sequestered 2013 User Fees

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

A 2014 omnibus appropriations bill passed by the House Jan. 15 and the Senate a day later would give FDA $2.55 billion in discretionary funding, a $91 million increase. In news applauded by the device industry, the bill would also make available $85 million in previously sequestered FDA user fees. President Obama was expected to quickly sign the bill before a Jan. 18 midnight deadline to prevent a government shutdown.

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