S. 2236 (112th): Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012


Mar 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Bennet

Senior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the expedited development and evaluation of drugs designated as breakthrough drugs.

Summary (CRS)

3/26/2012--Introduced.Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), at the request ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 26, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2236”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 3187 (Related)
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 9, 2012

S. 2516 (Related)
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2012

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