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Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013

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Introduced on  March 20, 2013
Public Law  Pub.L. 113–14
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Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013
Full title  To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize user fee programs relating to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs.
Introduced in  113th United States Congress
Sponsored by  Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

The Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 622; Pub.L. 113–14) is a bill that was introduced into the United States Senate during the 113th United States Congress. The bill would authorize the collection of fees by the Food and Drug Administration for use to fund activities related to the approval of drugs for animals. The bill would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Contents

The bill was signed by President Barack Obama on June 13, 2013, becoming Pub.L. 113–14.

Provisions/Elements of the bill

This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Budget Office, a public domain source.

The Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 would authorize the collection and spending of fees by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for certain activities to expedite the development and marketing approval of drugs for use in animals. Fees would supplement appropriated funds to cover FDA’s costs associated with reviewing certain applications and investigational submissions for brand and generic animal drugs. Such fees could be collected and made available for obligation only to the extent and in the amounts provided in advance in appropriation acts. The legislation would extend through fiscal year 2018, and make several technical changes to, FDA’s existing fee programs for brand and generic animal drugs, which expire at the end of fiscal year 2013.

Senate

The Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S. 622) was introduced into the United States Senate on March 20, 2013 by Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). On May 8, 2013, the bill passed the Senate by Unanimous consent.

House

The Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 was received in the United States House of Representatives on May 9, 2013. It passed the House on June 3, 2013 by a vote of 390-12, recorded in Roll Call Vote 185.

References

Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2013 Wikipedia


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