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S. 2876 (96th): Contraceptive Labeling and Advertising Act

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to require that the label and advertising for contraceptive drugs and devices state the effectiveness of the drugs and devices in preventing conception in humans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Jacob Javits

Sponsor. Senator for New York. Republican.


Jun 25, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jun 25, 1980

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

S. 2876 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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