S. 2461 (108th): Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act


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.


Michael “Mike” DeWine

Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: May 20, 2004
Length: 155 pages

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S. 2974 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 10, 2004

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2004--Introduced.Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of tobacco products by the Secretary of Health and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2461”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (8R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 666 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2005

S. 2974 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 10, 2004

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