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CDRH budget

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

House votes 378 to 46 in favor of proposed Center for Devices & Radiological Health fiscal 2007 budget of $228.8 mil. on May 23 as part of the "Agriculture, Rural Development, Food & Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007." Despite shaving $476,000 off the President's request, the figure passed is still sufficient to enable the MDUFMA user fee program, FDA says. The bill will be reconciled with upcoming legislation in the Senate...

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