H.R. 2245 (112th): Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act of 2011


Jun 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2011
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide the Food and Drug Administration with improved capacity to prevent drug shortages.

Summary (CRS)

6/21/2011--Introduced.Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the manufacturer of a prescription drug marketed in interstate commerce to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2245”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


96 cosponsors (73D, 23R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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