Vote — Oct 9, 2015 1:24 p.m.
Aug 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
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.
Senator from Massachusetts
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.
2/1/1974--Passed Senate amended.(LATEST SUMMARY) Medical Device Amendments - =TitleI - Preliminary Classification of Medical Devices=Provides that the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfaare shall appoint and organize separate classification panels ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 510 (94th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2368”). 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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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 1976
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 1973
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