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FY 2020 Domestic Minibus (H.R. 1865) Finalized

Congress finalized negotiations on the federal budget to cover fiscal year 2020. The bill, which is expected to pass, includes $169.113 million for NINR, which is an increase of $6.121 million from FY 2019. The bill also includes $259.972 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs, an increase of $10.5 million from FY 2019.

House Passes Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Act of 2019

H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Act of 2019, was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on October 28, 2019. For more information, click here to read a press release from the Nursing Community Coalition.

Senate Bill Would Give NINR $9.425 Million Increase in FY2020

The Senate Appropriations Committee released its draft 2020 spending bill on September 18, 2019. The bill included an increase of $9.425 million for NINR’s budget, up to $172.417 million. The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research appreciates the support for NINR from the Senate Appropriations Committee and looks forward to the boost in research this would provide to organization.

NINR Events in September 2019

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FNINR Supports U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps

As part of the Nursing Community Coalition, FNINR signed on to a letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees urging them to include the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition amendment in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 

To read the letter, click here.