The House Appropriations Committee is set to mark up today the fiscal year 2023 spending bill for Health and Human Services (HHS), which would allocate $242.1 billion to improve public health infrastructure, including many of BIO’s requests.
Here are a few proposals BIO requested, which made it in the draft legislation:
- $845 million ($100 million above FY22 enacted level) for Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
- $855 million ($10 million above FY22) for the Strategic National Stockpile
- $800 million ($20 million above FY22) for Project BioShield
- $353.2 million ($100 million above FY22) for FY23-FY25 for CDC’s Global Health Protection
- $382 million ($117 million above FY22) for pandemic influenza
- $35 million ($15 million above FY22) for the CDC’s Advanced Molecular Detection program
- Report language (page 235) regarding antimicrobial resistance requesting a “professional judgement budget estimate to support a comprehensive, long-term program for the development and procurement of novel antibiotics.”
Click here to read the full list of BIO’s requests for the year.