A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize an abbreviated new drug application under section 505 of that Act for generic new drugs equivalent to approved new drugs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jul 19, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 6, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 24th congressional district
Jul 19, 1983
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 12, 1984
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 6, 1984
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 3605 (98th) 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 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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