S. 2368 (93rd): Medical Device Amendments

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Aug 3, 1973
 
Introduced

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Jan 29, 1974
 
Reported by Committee

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Feb 1, 1974
 
Passed Senate

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

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