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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Office of Budget

Vacant, Director

Major functions:

The Office of Budget plans, organizes, and carries out annual and multi-year budgeting in support of the nationwide public health protection programs administered by FDA. The staff performs all duties involved with the formulation and presentation of budget submissions for a number of program support activities. Specific duties include:

  • Plans, organizes, and carries out annual and multi-year budgeting in support of FDA's public health mission and programs.
  • Produces three major budget submissions a year, to Health and Human Services (HHS) in June, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in September, and to Congress in February.
  • Develops and presents required background exhibits, MAX input, and supplemental budget requests as necessary; coordinates graphic material for presentations; and coordinates budget passback appeals at each level.
  • Coordinates appropriation hearing preparation for FDA leadership and conducts hearing follow-up related to transcripts, hearing questions and other hearing record inserts. Tracks appropriation activities and bills affecting FDA resources through the legislative process.
  • Responds to requests for budget information and special reports and exhibits.
  • Reviews and analyzes potential budget impacts of congressional or administrative proposals, providing expert opinion and recommendations.
  • Clears documents leaving the agency that have budget impact or resource information.
  • Tracks special initiatives and agency cross-cutting programs.

Contact the Office of Budget

Chief Financial Officer: James Tyler
Phone: 301-796-8836 | Fax: 301-847-3532 | Email: james.tyler@fda.hhs.gov