A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials approved for use in the prevention and control of animal diseases, in order to minimize the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2015
Length: 9 pages
Mar 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 27, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1256 (113th).
Mar 2, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 629.
S. 621 (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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