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


Feb 6, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

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


David Vitter
Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district


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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.

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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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 482” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 2001


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

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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