Bush Signs Bill Providing FDA $1.73 Billion for Fiscal 2008

January 9, 2008
BioPharm International Editors

On December 26, 2007, President Bush signed into law H.R. 2764, which gives the FDA nearly $1.73 billion in funding for fiscal 2008.

On December 26, 2007, President Bush signed into law H.R. 2764, which gives the FDA nearly $1.73 billion in funding for fiscal 2008.

As reported by FDA News, the bill gives the FDA more than $79 million above the president’s budget request and $145 million above the fiscal 2007 funding level. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) will receive more than $682 million, with $41.9 million of that going to the Office of Generic Drugs. The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) will receive more than $236 million.

Details on the bill can be seen at thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:h.r.02764,
FDANews report

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