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

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.

Sponsor:

Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 7, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 296”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
30 cosponsors (28D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

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