New Cosponsor — Apr 24, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Kent Conrad [D-ND, 1992-2012]
The bill now has 30 cosponsors (28 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 Independent).
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Feb 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2011
Length: 7 pages
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.
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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 296 — 112th Congress: Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s296
“S. 296 — 112th Congress: Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s296>
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