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S. 3546 (109th): Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to serious adverse event reporting for dietary supplements and nonprescription drugs, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 21, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-462

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2006
Length: 8 pages

History

Jun 21, 2006
 
Introduced

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Jun 28, 2006
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 6, 2006
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 22, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3546 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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