H.R.1079 - RU-486 Suspension and Review Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] (Introduced 03/03/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1079 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/03/2005)
RU-486 Suspension and Review Act of 2005 - Deems the approved application for the drug mifepristone (marketed as Mifeprex, commonly known as RU-486, and used for the chemically induced termination of intrauterine pregnancy) to have been withdrawn.
Deems the drug misoprostol to be misbranded under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) if it bears labeling providing that the drug may be used for the medical termination of intrauterine pregnancy.
Directs the Comptroller General to review and report on the process by which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved mifepristone. Provides for the reinstatement of the approved application for such drug if the report determines the approval to have been in accordance with FFDCA.