S. 1460 (108th): Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2003


Jul 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2003
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antibiotics used in the treatment of human and animal diseases.

Summary (CRS)

7/25/2003--Introduced.Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2003 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for a phased elimination of the nontherapeutic use in food-producing ... Read more >

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Jul 25, 2003

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1460”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 549 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2007

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