H.R. 3975 (112th): To amend title V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the provisions of ...

...the Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Feb 08, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3975

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Markey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the provisions of the Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act.

1.

Extension of Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act

(a)

Humanitarian device exemption extension

Section 520(m)(6)(A)(iv) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360j(m)(6)(A)(iv)) is amended by striking 2012 and inserting 2017.

(b)

Demonstration grants To improve pediatric device availability

Section 305(e) of Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act (Public Law 110–85; 42 U.S.C. 282 note)) is amended by striking 2012 and inserting 2017.

(c)

Effective date for rule relating to tracking of pediatric uses of devices

Notwithstanding subchapter II of chapter 5, and chapter 7, of title 5, the United States Code (commonly known as the Administrative Procedures Act) and any other provision of law, the proposed rule issued by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs entitled Medical Devices; Pediatric Uses of Devices; Requirement for Submission of Information on Pediatric Subpopulations That Suffer From a Disease or Condition That a Device Is Intended to Treat, Diagnose, or Cure, 75 Fed. Reg. 16365 (April 1, 2010), shall take effect on January 1, 2013, unless such Commissioner issues the final rule before such date.