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H.R.5651 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 04, 2012 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 30, 2012, with a roll call of 387 ayes, 5 nays, and 39 not voting.

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  • 25% of users support H.R.5651

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    • JDRF

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    • National Organization of Rare Diseases

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    • American College of Cardiology

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    • Personalized Medicine Coalition

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    • The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania

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    • California Healthcare Institute

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 03, 2012, by stewey2000 - the bill is 306 pages long, no bill needs to be that long, and with the articles describing all the special interest funding behind it, I say no, shorten it to less than 100 and then try again congress.

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      As noted by stewey2000, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 03, 2012, "the bill is 306 pages long, no bill needs to be that long, and with the articles describing all the special interest funding behind it, I say no, shorten it to less than 100 and then try again congress."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Health Legislation: How FDA Approves Drugs and Regulates Their ... - July 18, 2012 by Alerts - It reflects bicameral compromise on earlier versions of the bill (S. 3187 [ES], which passed the Senate on May 24, 2012, and H.R. 5651 [EH], which passed the House on May 30, 2012). The following CRS reports provide ...

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      As noted by Alerts on July 18, 2012, "It reflects bicameral compromise on earlier versions of the bill (S. 3187 [ES], which passed the Senate on May 24, 2012, and H.R. 5651 [EH], which passed the House on May 30, 2012). The following CRS reports provide ..." (/url?q=http://healthlegislation.blogspot.com/2012/07/how-fda-approves-drugs-and-regulates.html&sa=U&ei=cusHUOnTEqm62wWQlOizBA&ved=0CD4QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGn0nM4_QiK2u4pO1QnQlxkyS8XHg)
    • BIO Fly In | Montana BioScience Alliance - July 13, 2012 by admin - Following is the BIO release on the Senate passage of the bill. H.R. 5651, the user fee package including the reauthorization of PDUFA and MDUFA, overwhelmingly passed the House late Wednesday. As noted above, the Senate has passed ...

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      As noted by admin on July 13, 2012, "Following is the BIO release on the Senate passage of the bill. H.R. 5651, the user fee package including the reauthorization of PDUFA and MDUFA, overwhelmingly passed the House late Wednesday. As noted above, the Senate has passed ..." (/url?q=http://www.montanabio.org/bio-fly-in/&sa=U&ei=2k0FUKmjMquI2gWbnvW5BQ&ved=0CD0QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHCh4uuy12TH7_D14Hu6bXa6vIXFQ)
    • BIO Fly In | Montana BioScience Alliance - July 13, 2012 by admin - Following is the BIO release on the Senate passage of the bill. H.R. 5651, the user fee package including the reauthorization of PDUFA and MDUFA, overwhelmingly passed the House late Wednesday. As noted above, the Senate has passed ...

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      As noted by admin on July 13, 2012, "Following is the BIO release on the Senate passage of the bill. H.R. 5651, the user fee package including the reauthorization of PDUFA and MDUFA, overwhelmingly passed the House late Wednesday. As noted above, the Senate has passed ..." (/url?q=http://www.montanabio.org/bio-fly-in/&sa=U&ei=jPEDUMOLHo322AXf4dmRCw&ved=0CD4QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFn587iJ0mrSgXJ3yGyZMpbKiq4iA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • President Signs Upton's Bipartisan Jobs/Medical Innovation Bill into Law - July 10, 2012 by MENAFN - S. 3187 is the product of an agreement reached between the Senate-passed FDA Safety and Innovation Act and Upton's FDA Reform Act of 2012 (H.R. 5651), which passed the House earlier this year by a vote of 387 to 5 and the House Energy and Commerce ...

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      As noted by MENAFN on July 10, 2012, "S. 3187 is the product of an agreement reached between the Senate-passed FDA Safety and Innovation Act and Upton's FDA Reform Act of 2012 (H.R. 5651), which passed the House earlier this year by a vote of 387 to 5 and the House Energy and Commerce ..." (http://www.menafn.com/menafn/65398ece-d6e6-40cd-9176-1a5019a3e2bb/President-Signs-Uptons-Bipartisan-JobsMedical-Innovation-Bill-into-Law?src=MWHEAD)
    • RxRights to White House: Don’t Cut off Americans’ Lifeline to Affordable Medications - June 28, 2012 by StreetInsider.com - MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In response to the passage of the FDA reauthorization bill (S. 3187/H.R. 5651) by Congress, Lee Graczyk, lead organizer of RxRights, issued the following statement: “The passage of the FDA reauthorization bill, specifically

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      As noted by StreetInsider.com on June 28, 2012, "MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In response to the passage of the FDA reauthorization bill (S. 3187/H.R. 5651) by Congress, Lee Graczyk, lead organizer of RxRights, issued the following statement: “The passage of the FDA reauthorization bill, specifically" (http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/RxRights+to+White+House%3A+Don%E2%80%99t+Cut+off+Americans%E2%80%99+Lifeline+to+Affordable+Medications/7549417.html)
    • West Wireless Health Institute Applauds House Passage of Bill to Streamline FDA Medical Device Approval Process, Expedite Mobile Medical App Guidance - June 20, 2012 by CNBC - WWHI worked with California Representatives Brian Bilbray and Lois Capps to improve this process as part of the "Food and Drug Safety and Innovation Act" (H.R. 5651). "We commend Representatives Bilbray and Capps for their leadership in ensuring that new .

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      As noted by CNBC on June 20, 2012, "WWHI worked with California Representatives Brian Bilbray and Lois Capps to improve this process as part of the "Food and Drug Safety and Innovation Act" (H.R. 5651). "We commend Representatives Bilbray and Capps for their leadership in ensuring that new ." (http://www.cnbc.com/id/47898038)
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