user fee


Definition of user fee

: an excise tax often in the form of a license or supplemental charge levied to fund a public service

called also user's fee

Examples of user fee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last month, those proposals were tucked into the FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements Act, legislation that would reauthorize the agency’s user fee agreements related to prescription drugs and medical devices. Ambreen Ali, Fortune, 4 July 2022 At a minimum, user fee legislation needs to require public reporting. David Introcaso, STAT, 13 June 2022 The project will be paid for by a daily rental car user fee charged to consumers. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 8 July 2022 Bogging down the process by attaching irrelevant legislation to these user fee agreements injects unnecessary uncertainty and could create delays that risk the fundamental benefits these Acts enable. Wayne Winegarden, Forbes, 15 June 2022 On May 18, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed its user fee bill, HR 7667. David Introcaso, STAT, 13 June 2022 Every five years since 1992, Congress has reauthorized the Food and Drug Administration user fee package to allow the agency to collect funds from companies that produce human drugs and biological products. Brian Wallach, STAT, 24 May 2022 Green packages this year cost between $800 and $1,014 for one preseason and six-regular season games, plus a one-time $2,100 user fee. Richard Ryman, USA TODAY, 20 May 2022 The idea was that, for a monthly per-user fee, companies could use Gmail for their company email addresses and also have secure access to Google Docs, Calendar, and other applications. Justin Pot, Wired, 12 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of user fee

1967, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“User fee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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