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).
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.
2/7/2011--Introduced.Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require a prescription drug manufacturer to notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s296>
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