Text: H.R.2058 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/28/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2058


To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for a certain effective date with respect to deemed tobacco products, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 28, 2015

Mr. Cole introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for a certain effective date with respect to deemed tobacco products, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Date for application of Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deemed tobacco products.

Section 901(b) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 387a(b)) is amended—

(1) by striking “This chapter shall apply” and inserting the following:

“(1) IN GENERAL.—This chapter shall apply”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(2) DEEMED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.—For each tobacco product deemed subject to the requirements of the Act pursuant to paragraph (1), each reference in sections 905(j) and 910(a)—

“(A) to ‘February 15, 2007’, shall be considered to be a reference to ‘the effective date of the regulation under which a tobacco product is deemed subject to the requirements of this Act pursuant to section 901(b)(1)’; and

“(B) to ‘21 months after the date of enactment of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act’, shall be considered to be a reference to ‘21 months after such effective date’.”.