FY 2013 Senate Appropriations Committee Recommendation for National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

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Publication date: 
26 June 2012

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

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