H.R. 3580 (110th): Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007

Introduced:

Sep 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 27, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 27, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-85

Sponsor:

John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2007
Length: 156 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to enhance the postmarket authorities of the Food and Drug Administration with respect to the safety of drugs, and for other purposes.

Summary

President of the United States George W. Bush signed the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA), September 27, 2007. This law reviewed, expanded, and reaffirmed several existing pieces of legislation regulating the FDA. These changes allow the FDA to perform more comprehensive reviews of potential new drugs and devices.

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History

Sep 19, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 20, 2007
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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