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      House Committee on the Budget
    IntroducedFebruary 14th, 2013

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Title

Medical Research Protection Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt the National Institutes of Health from sequestration under section 251A for fiscal year 2013, and to reduce the sequestration by the amount of the exemption.

Summary

Medical Research Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to exempt the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from any sequestration ordered by the President for FY2013. Directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for FY2013 to lower the amount calculated for a sequestration by the amount for which NIH would have been reduced if it were not exempt from sequestration.

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