S. 481 (114th): Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on September 30, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 639: Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2015
Length: 24 pages

History

Feb 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 481 (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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