H.R. 4132 (112th): FAST Act


Mar 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2012
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend section 506 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to expedited approval of drugs for serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/2012--Introduced.Faster Access to Specialized Treatments Act or FAST Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should apply specified accelerated approval and the fast ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4132”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (12R, 9D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5651 (Related)
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012

Passed House
Last Action: May 30, 2012

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