NIH 1998 Almanac/The Organization/NINR/      

National Institute of Nursing Research: NINR Legislative Chronology

November 10, 1985--P.L. 99-158, the Health and Research Extension Act of 1985 became law. Its provisions included the establishment of NCNR to support research and research training related to patient care.

1986--A series of continuing resolutions (P.L. 99-500, P.L. 99-599) established NCNR as a separate NIH appropriation.

June 10, 1993--NCNR was redesignated as an NIH institute under a provision in P.L. 103-43, the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993.


National Institutes of Health