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

Introduced:

May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 7, 2012
Length: 314 pages

See Instead:

S. 3187 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 9, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

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 title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 7, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2516”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 9, 2012

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 30, 2012

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