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

Richard M. Jones
Number 93 - June 26, 2012  |  Search FYI  |   FYI Archives  |   Subscribe to FYI

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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

Richard M. Jones
Government Relations Division
American Institute of Physics
rjones@aip.org
301-209-3095