A bill to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Republican.
Last Updated: May 20, 2004
Length: 155 pages
May 20, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
S. 2974 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Oct 10, 2004
May 20, 2004
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 10, 2004
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2974 (108th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2461 (108th).
Mar 17, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 666 (109th).
S. 2461 (108th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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