Volume 90 Issue 21 | p. 30
Issue Date: May 21, 2012

Bill Highlights

Legislation Targets FDA User Fee And Regulatory Reform
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: FDA, user fees, drug safety, drug shortages

Congress is working to combine multiple actions related to drugs into a single bill. First, the legislation aims to authorize the Food & Drug Administration to collect user fees from the drug and medical device industry for five years. Second, it includes several regulatory reform measures related to drug safety and development.

The House of Representatives and Senate are expected to vote on the package this month with the goal of sending a compromise measure . . .

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