Industry has been negotiating the details of this program for several months, and supports it as a way to fund FDA staff that will examine drug and device approvals.

The Senate approved its version of the bill last week.

The FDA bill was one of three bills approved by roll call vote Wednesday evening. One of these was H.R. 4201, the Servicemember Family Protection Act, which was approved 390-2.

The other was H.R. 915, the Jaime Zapata Border Security Task Force Act, which was approved 391-2.