H.R.5651: Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 9, 2012
  • Latest Major Action June 4, 2012

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to reauthorize and establish new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prescription drug user-fee programs and to revise and impose new requirements relating to: (1) prescription, pediatric, and generic drugs; (2) medical devices; (3) biosimilar biological products; and (4) registration of drug manufacturers and reporting of drug shortages....

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.5651.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5651.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 112-495.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 348.
Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5651.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 - 5 (Roll no. 294).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.
May 9, 2012

Introduced in the House by Fred Upton (R-Mich.)

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