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S. 2516 (112th): Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

An original bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 3187: Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 9, 2012. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 7, 2012
Length: 314 pages

History

May 7, 2012
 
Introduced

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May 7, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2516 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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