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S. 578: FASTER Act of 2021


A bill to improve the health and safety of Americans living with food allergies and related disorders, including potentially life-threatening anaphylaxis, food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, and eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Tim Scott

Sponsor. Junior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 23, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 23, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 117-11
Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1202: FASTER Act of 2021

Introduced on Feb 22, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 3, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Mar 3, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Mar 12, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Apr 14, 2021
 
Passed House

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

Apr 23, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 578 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 578. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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