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S. 2055 (114th): Medical Countermeasure Innovation Act of 2016

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to national health security.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Richard Burr

Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016
Length: 40 pages
Introduced
Sep 17, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 13, 2016. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

In 2016, Casey Produces Results on National Security and Measures to Help PA’s Middle Class, Seniors and Kids
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 28, 2016

Alexander: \"21st Century Cures\" Law Highlights 2016 Accomplishments of Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 20, 2016

Senate Health Committee Passes 7 More Bipartisan Bills in Innovation Agenda
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 9, 2016

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History

Sep 17, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 9, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2055 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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