A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to limitations on exclusive approval or licensure of orphan drugs, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2020
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
Passed House (Senate next) — Nov 17, 2020
Feb 11, 2020
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Feb 4, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 250.
S. 3271 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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