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Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2014 Budget for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education


Sleep Research Society
Friday, August 16, 2013

Recently the Senate Appropriations Committee approved their version of the FY2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education appropriations bill on a party line vote. Overall the bill provided for $164.3 billion in discretionary spending for the US Department of Health and Human Services, Labor and Education, which is $7.8 billion above the FY2013 funding level BEFORE the sequester.

For the NIH, the bill provided for $31 billion in FY2014, which would restore the sequester cuts, and is above the level requested by the President in his budget.  The bill provided $1.33 billion for the NICHD for FY2014.

The summary of the bill from the committee can be found the Senate Appropriations Committee website.