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S. 2917 (113th): Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act

A bill to expand the program of priority review to encourage treatments for tropical diseases.

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2014
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Nov 12, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2014.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-233

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5729: Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act

Introduced on Nov 18, 2014. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Nov 12, 2014
 
Introduced

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Nov 19, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 2, 2014
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Dec 3, 2014
 
Passed House

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Dec 16, 2014
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2917 (113th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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