To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the Food and Drug Administration to require certain research into drugs used in pediatric patients.
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Sponsor and status
James “Jim” Greenwood
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2003
Length: 21 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on July 24, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 3, 2003
Jul 24, 2003
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H.R. 2857 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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