H.R. 482 (107th): RU-486 Patient Health and Safety Protection Act

Introduced:

Feb 6, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Vitter

Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2001
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Food and Drug Administration to establish restrictions regarding the qualifications of physicians to prescribe the abortion drug commonly known as RU-486.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 6, 2001
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
37 cosponsors (35R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 486 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2003

S. 251 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 2001

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