House Passes Eshoo’s ARPA-H Bill With Limits On Spending, Grants

By Beth Wang / June 22, 2022 at 8:13 PM
The House on Wednesday (June 22) passed by a vote of 336-85 an amended version of Rep. Anna Eshoo’s (D-CA) bill to establish the Biden administration’s new biomedical research agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). House lawmakers adopted an amendment by Eshoo and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) that removes the requirement that the ARPA-H director be confirmed by the Senate. The amendment also says the agency can have no more than six program offices and requires that...

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