Summary: S.1538 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1538. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/31/2003)

DSHEA Full Implementation and Enforcement Act of 2003 - Authorizes appropriations for FY 2004 through 2008: (1) to carry out the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) and all applicable regulatory requirements for dietary supplements under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA); and (2) for expanded research and development of consumer information on dietary supplements by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Makes appropriations: (1) for FY 2004, to carry out DSHEA and all applicable regulatory requirements for dietary supplements under FFDCA; and (2) for FY 2004 through 2008, for expanded research and development of consumer information on dietary supplements by ODS at NIH.

Requires the Food and Drug Administration to fully and appropriately use such funds to regulate dietary supplements.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to report annually to Congress on the implementation and enforcement of the DSHEA.