Legislative Updates

Congress Finalizes, and President Signs, Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations

02/19/2019 - Congress Finalizes, and President Signs, Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Legislative Update February 19, 2019 On February 15, President Trump signed H.J. Res. 31, legislation which finalizes… Read More

FY2020 VSO/MSO Independent Budget Recommends VRP Funding at $20 Million

01/28/2019 -   Legislative Update January 28, 2019 The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 issue of the Independent Budget (IB)—a biennial set of recommendations to Congress regarding Department of Veterans Affairs (VA… Read More

Congress Passes Two-week Funding Bill, Delaying Government Shutdown

12/07/2018 - Congress Passes Two-Week Funding Bill, Delaying Government Shutdown Legislative Update December 7, 2018 On December 6, Congress passed a two-week stop-gap bill that funds much of the federal… Read More

President Signs FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with a Nearly $30 M Increase in Vision Research Funding

09/29/2018 - President Signs FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with A Nearly $30 M Increase in Vision Research Funding Legislative Update September 29, 2018 On September 28, President Trump signed the Con… Read More

Senate Passes FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with a Nearly $30 M Increase in Vision Research Funding

09/19/2018 - Senate Passes FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with A Nearly $30 M Increase in Vision Research Funding Legislative Update September 19, 2018 On September 18, by a vote of 93-7, the Senate ap… Read More

Senate Passes FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with $25 M Increase for Vision

08/24/2018 - Senate Passes FY2019 Defense/LHHS Minibus Bill with $25 M Increase for Vision Legislative Update August 24, 2018 On August 23, the Senate passed by 85-7 H.R, 6157, a minibus bill that combin… Read More

House and Senate Appropriators Reject President Trump’s NIH Funding, Policy, and Management Proposals in FY2019 LHHS Spending Bills

06/28/2018 - House and Senate Appropriators Reject President Trump’s NIH Funding, Policy, and Management Proposals in FY2019 LHHS Spending Bills Legislative Update June 28, 2018 In their respective Fiscal Yea… Read More

Senate Appropriations Committee Advances All Twelve FY2019 Spending Bills with Approval of Each the Defense and LHHS Bills—the Latter Including a $2 B NIH Increase

06/28/2018 - Senate Appropriations Committee Advances All Twelve FY2019 Spending Bills with Approval of Each the Defense and LHHS Bills—the Latter including a $2 B NIH Increase Legislative Update June 28, 2… Read More

House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Spending Bill that Includes $1.25 Billion NIH Increase, Less-than-inflation Increase for NEI

06/15/2018 - House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Spending Bill that Includes $1.25 Billion NIH Increase, Less-Than-Inflation Increase for NEI Legislative Update June 15, 2018 Today, the H… Read More

House and Senate Adopt FY2019 302(b) Allocations, Setting the Spending Limits for Each of the Twelve Appropriations Bills

05/25/2018 - House and Senate Adopt FY2019 302(b) Allocations, Setting the Spending Limits For Each of the Twelve Appropriations Bills Legislative Update May 25, 2018 On May 23 and 24, the Appropriations Co… Read More

In Senate Hearing, NIH Director Collins Recognizes Importance of Training the Next Generation of Scientists

05/18/2018 - In Senate Hearing, NIH Director Collins Recognizes Importance of Training the Next Generation of Scientists Legislative Update May 18, 2018 On May 17, the Senate Labor, Health and Human S… Read More

In House Hearing, NIH Director Collins Details How the $ 3 Billion FY2018 NIH Increase Will Support Programs, Addresses Trump Administration FY2019 Proposed Budget

04/11/2018 - In House Hearing, NIH Director Collins Details How the $ 3 Billion FY2018 NIH Increase Will Support Programs, Addresses Trump Administration FY2019 Proposed Budget Legislative Update April … Read More

House and Senate Pass FY2018 Omnibus Spending Bill, Which Awaits President’s Signature, that Increases NIH Funding by $3 B, NEI by $41 M

03/23/2018 - House and Senate Pass FY2018 Omnibus Spending Bill That Increases NIH Funding by $3 B, NEI by $41 M Legislative Update March 23, 2018 On Thursday, March 22—just one day before the 5th Continuing… Read More

VSOs/MSOs Send Letter to Congressional Appropriations Leaders Supporting FY2019 DOD VRP Funding Request

03/07/2018 - VSOs/MSOs Send Letter to Congressional Appropriations Leaders Supporting FY2019 DOD VRP Funding Request Legislative Update March 7, 2018 On March 7, NAEVR member organization Blinded Veteran… Read More

President Issues FY2019 Budget and Addendum that Funds NIH Below What Congress Has Proposed for FY2018, Cuts NEI Funding

02/13/2018 - President Issues FY2019 Budget and Addendum That Funds NIH Below What Congress Has Proposed for FY2018, Cuts NEI Funding Legislative Update February 13, 2018 Yesterday, the White House released i… Read More

President Signs Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 that Extends FY2018 Government Funding to March 23 and Increases Discretionary Spending Caps for FY2018 and 2019

02/12/2018 - President Signs Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 That Extends FY2018 Government Funding to March 23 and Increases Discretionary Spending Caps for FY2018 and 2019 Legislative Update February 12, 2018… Read More

President Signs Fourth FY2018 Continuing Resolution Which Funds the Government Through February 8, 2018

01/23/2018 - President Signs Fourth FY2018 Continuing Resolution Which Funds the Government Through February 8, 2018 Legislative Update January 23, 2018 After a three-day government shutdown, the House and Se… Read More

President Signs Third FY2018 Continuing Resolution Whic Funds the Government Through January 19, 2018

12/22/2017 - President Signs Third FY2018 Continuing Resolution Which Funds the Government Through January 19, 2018 Legislative Update December 2, 2017 With the current Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Continuing Resolu… Read More

Congress Begins Work on Third Continuing Resolution for FY2018 that Would Fully Fund the Department of Defense

12/14/2017 - Congress Begins Work on Third Continuing Resolution for FY2018 that would Fully Fund the Department of Defense Legislative Update December 14, 2017 With the current Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Continu… Read More

President Signs Short-term Continuing Resolution to December 22

12/04/2017 - President Signs Short-Term Continuing Resolution to December 22 Legislative Update December 8, 2017 Update: Late on Friday, December 8, President Trump signed the short-term Continuing Resolution… Read More

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