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H.R. 2430: FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

Although health care is one of the most partisan political subjects, a new health care law was just signed with almost unanimous support. The FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 aims to lower prescription drug prices, amid skyrocketing health insurance costs. What the law does The law is an amalgamation of provisions from at least eight different standalone healthcare-related bills which ... Continue reading »

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

May 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 18, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 18, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-52

Sponsor:

Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2017
Length: 86 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 934: FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

Ordered Reported on May 11, 2017. 63% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1062: FDA Reporting Transparency and Accountability Act

Introduced on May 4, 2017. 29% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 456: RACE for Children Act

Introduced on Feb 27, 2017. 61% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1231: RACE for Children Act

Introduced on Feb 27, 2017. 61% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1069: Medical Device Safety Monitoring Act

Introduced on May 8, 2017. 66% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1509: Orphan Products Extension Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2017

Introduced on Jun 29, 2017. 46% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1048: Enhanced Clinical Trial Design Act of 2017

Introduced on May 4, 2017. 76% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1652: Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

Introduced on Mar 21, 2017. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 670: Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

Introduced on Mar 21, 2017. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 16, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 18, 2017
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jul 11, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 3, 2017
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 18, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2430 is 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.

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