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NACA Meeting: January 29-30, 2013

Legislative Update

NIH/NIA Appropriations and Authorization Legislation:
NIH/NIA FY 2013 Appropriations:

The National Institutes of Health continues to operate under a Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res.117, signed into Public Law 112-175, by President Obama on September 28, 2012. P.L 112-175 applies the terms of the fiscal year 2012 budget appropriations through March 27, 2013. (See NIA Director’s Budget Report).

NIH/NIA Proposed Legislation:

With the beginning of the 113th Congress, all 112th Congressional proposals not enacted will have to be re-introduced.

Congressional Briefings and Hearings:

On November 27, 2012, at the request of U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Drs. Richard Hodes, Director, NIA, Thomas Insel, Director, NIMH, and Story Landis, Director, NINDS, briefed the Congressman on research related to neuroscience and toured the imaging facility in the NIH Clinical Center with him. For more information contact Dr. Tamara Jones, Legislative Officer (301-496-3121).