S. 3187 (112th): Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act


May 15, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 9, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 9, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-144


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2012
Length: 140 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2516 (Related)
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2012

H.R. 5651 (Related)
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012

Passed House
Last Action: May 30, 2012

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3187” means this is a Senate 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.


May 15, 2012
Reported by Committee
May 16, 2012
Passed Senate
May 24, 2012
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Passed House with Changes
Jun 20, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Jun 26, 2012
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 9, 2012


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
May 24, 2012 12:08 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 28/67
May 24, 2012 12:37 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 46/50
May 24, 2012 1:58 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 78/15
May 24, 2012 2:19 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 43/54
May 24, 2012 2:38 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 9/88
May 24, 2012 2:57 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 77/20
May 24, 2012 3:15 p.m.
Bill Passed 96/1
Jun 25, 2012 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 89/3
On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to Accompany S. 3187)
Jun 26, 2012 4:45 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 92/4

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