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H.R. 1078 (114th): Food and Drug Administration Safety Over Sequestration Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 25, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1078

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2015

(for himself, Ms. Eshoo, Mrs. Blackburn, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Speier, and Mr. Gene Green of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget

A BILL

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Food and Drug Administration Safety Over Sequestration Act of 2015.

2.

Exempting from sequestration certain user fees of Food and Drug Administration

The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 is amended—

(1)

in section 255(g)(1)(A) (2 U.S.C. 905(g)(1)(A)), by inserting after Financial Agent Services the following new item:

  • Food and Drug Administration, Salaries and Expenses, but only the portion of appropriations under such account corresponding to fees collected under sections 736, 738, 740, 741, 744B, and 744H of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (75–9911–0–1–554)

; and

(2)

in section 256(h) (2 U.S.C. 906(h)), by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(5)

This subsection shall not apply with respect to the portion of administrative expenses incurred by the Food and Drug Administration that are funded through fees collected under sections 736, 738, 740, 741, 744B, and 744H of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

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