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Trump Signs 2019 US Federal Funding Bill, Stopping Another FDA Shutdown; CDRH Sees $69M Boost

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US FDA’s device center gained a total of $471.4m in budget authority, plus more than $200m that Congress authorized in user-fee funding for the current fiscal year, in a 2019 federal agency spending package signed into law Feb. 15 by the president that prevented a second agency shutdown. The $471.4m budget is roughly $69m more than was given to CDRH for FY 2018.

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