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

Feb 06, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee)
David Vitter
Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district
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Feb 06, 2001
3 pages
Related Bills
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 06, 2001


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

Introduced Feb 06, 2001
Referred to Committee Feb 06, 2001
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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37 cosponsors (35R, 2D) (show)

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RU-486 Patient Health and Safety Protection Act - Restricts the prescribing of the drug mifepristone (commonly referred to as RU-486, to be marketed as Mifeprex) to physicians who meet specified requirements.

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