The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the FY 2013 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill. This bill provides $158.8 billion in current year funding for a wide variety of discretionary programs.
Senate Report 112-176 accompanies S. 3295. Regarding the National Institutes of Health, the report notes that the Administration requested $30,631.5 million for NIH, the same as the current funding level. The bill provide an increase of $100 million for FY 2013.
There is report language pertaining to many of the twenty-seven Institutes and Centers at NIH. The report has no language regarding the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Recommended funding for the Institute is as follows:
FY 2012 appropriation is $338.1 million FY 2013 Administration request is $336.9 million, a decrease of $1.2 million or 0.4 percent FY 2013 Senate Appropriations Committee recommendation is $337.9 million, a decrease of $0.2 million or essentially level funding