Volume 90 Issue 21 | pp. 30-31
Issue Date: May 21, 2012

FDA User Fee Bills Move Swiftly

Legislation clears congressional committees with strong bipartisan support
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: FDA, user fees, drug safety, drug shortages

Congress is on track to pass legislation by the end of June that would reauthorize the Food & Drug Administration to collect fees from industry to help accelerate the review of new drugs and medical devices. Bills in both the House of Representatives and the Senate go beyond reauthorization of user fees and include several regulatory reform measures targeting drug safety and development, but lawmakers have refrained from adding controversial provisions in order to keep . . .

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