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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2011
Length: 7 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“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
Feb 7, 2011
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S. 296 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 296. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
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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