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Comparison of Features Across PRIA 1, 2, 3 & 4

Features PRIA 1 PRIA 2 PRIA 3 PRIA 4
# of covered categories  90 140 189 212
Duration 4 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
Inerts categories covered No Yes (3 product categories included inert clearances) Yes (10 inert categories) Yes (16 inert categories, new safener categories)
Small business fee waivers        
50% for small business ≤ $60M sales and ≤ 500 employees Yes Yes, same Yes, same Yes, but PRIA category for Gold Seal letter requests ineligible
75% for small business ≤ $10M sales and ≤ 500 employees
100% for federal/state agencies
100% for IR-4 minor use submissions that meet PRIA criteria
Grants under section 33(c)(3)(B)        
Worker protection (≥ $.75M but ≤ $1.0M/year) Yes Yes, same Yes, same Yes, same
Pesticide safety education ($.5M/year) No Yes
Partnership grants ($.5M/year)
Maintenance fees FY’04 - $26M $22M/year (FY’08 – FY’12) $27.8M/year (FY’13 – FY’17) $31M/year (FY’19 – FY’23)
FY’05 - $27M
FY’06 - $27M
FY’07 - $21M
Maintenance fee waivers No No Yes (25% on 1st product for ultra small businesses with ≤ 5 products and ≤ $10M in sales) Yes, same
Maintenance fee set-asides        
Inerts & FT amendments Yes (1/8 – 1/7 of fees) Yes (1/8 – 1/7 of fees) Yes (1/9 – 1/8 of fees) Yes, same
IT enhancements No No Yes ($.8M/year) No
GLP No Yes ($.5M/year, FY’18 – FY’23)
Efficacy guidelines & rulemaking
Reduced risk incentives        
Shorter decision review times No Yes Yes, same Yes, same
Lower fees No No Yes
21-day content screen Yes Yes, same Yes, same Yes, same
45/90 preliminary technical screen No No Yes Yes, same
Pre-decisional determination/clean labels No No Yes (AD & RD only) Yes (AD, RD & BPPD)

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