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S. 296 (112th): Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act

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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide the Food and Drug Administration with improved capacity to prevent drug shortages.

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Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2011
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Feb 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Klobhar, Casey, Blmenthal, Collins Call on Congressional Leaers to Inle Critial Provisions to Prevent Drg Shortages in Final FDA Legislation
    — Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D-MN] (Sponsor) on Jun 15, 2012

SCHUMER: CAPITAL REGION HOSPITALS & OTHERS THROUGHOUT NY SUFFERING FROM SHORTAGES OF LIFE-SAVING MEDICATIONS PUSHES NEW LEGISLATION TO ENSURE PATIENTS GET THE MEDICINE THEY NEED
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2011

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History

Feb 7, 2011
 
Introduced

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S. 296 (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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