S. 982 (111th): Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

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.



May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1256: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2009. (compare text)

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: May 5, 2009
Length: 197 pages


May 5, 2009

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May 20, 2009
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S. 982 (111th) 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 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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