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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 2725 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2725

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.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 18, 2013

Mr. Lance (for himself, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, 
   Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Barton, Mr. Farr, Mr. 
 Bilirakis, Mr. Peters of California, and Mr. Burgess) introduced the 
   following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget

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                                 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.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Food and Drug Administration Safety 
Over Sequestration Act of 2013''.

SEC. 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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