S. 172 (109th): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of all contact lenses as medical devices, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 9, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 9, 2005.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-96

Sponsor:

Michael “Mike” DeWine

Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2005
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Deems all contact lenses to be medical devices under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. (Currently, some non-corrective, decorative contact lenses are regulated as cosmetics). Read more >
Related Bills

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S. 1747 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 16, 2003

H.R. 371 (Related)
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2005

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 172” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Jan 26, 2005
Reported by Committee
Mar 9, 2005
Passed Senate
Jul 29, 2005
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 26, 2005
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 9, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (5R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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