Text: H.R.2725 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/18/2013)


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 18, 2013

Mr. Lance (for himself, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Cárdenas, 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


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:

(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.”.