S. 2368 (93rd): Medical Device Amendments

A bill to protect the public health by amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to assure the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 1, 1974 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

History

Aug 3, 1973
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 29, 1974
 
Reported by Committee

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

Feb 1, 1974
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S. 2368 (93rd) 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 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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