CONTINUING RESOLUTION FUNDS GOVERNMENT THROUGH MARCH 2011 Created by on 12/29/2010
On December 21st by a vote of 79 – 16, the Senate passed HR 3082, a “continuing resolution” (CR) to Keep federal agencies operating until March 4, 2011.The House approved the bill 193 – 165 last night. HR 3082 continues funding for nearly all federal agencies at fiscal year 2010 levels, although exceptions were made for certain programs that would otherwise expire or be seriously interrupted. A summary of the CR is available on the Senate Appropriations Committee website. The CR does not include any funding to allow the National Institutes of Health to implement the Cures Acceleration Network.