House Approps Sends FDA Funding Bill To Floor, Bans Embryo Editing

By David Roza / June 4, 2019 at 6:12 PM
The House Appropriations Committee approved a 2020 funding bill on Tuesday (June 4) that would give FDA a $184 million boost over 2019 levels. During the markup, lawmakers voted to restore language featured in previous bills that would prevent the genetic modification of human embryos. When the bill passed through the agriculture subcommittee in May, Republican members warned that the lack of such a provision could have caused President Donald Trump to veto the bill. Steven Grossman, deputy executive director...

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