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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Ensuring Innovation Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the scope of new chemical exclusivity.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
12/14/2020Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7470)
12/14/2020Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
05/23/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/15/2020-3:41pmHouseHeld at the desk.
12/15/2020-3:03pmHouseReceived in the House.
12/15/2020SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
12/14/2020SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7470)
12/14/2020SenateS.Amdt.2707 Amendment SA 2707 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/14/2020SenateS.Amdt.2707 Amendment SA 2707 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Alexander. (consideration: CR S7470; text: CR S7470) In the nature of a substitute.
12/14/2020SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7470)
12/14/2020SenateSenate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
05/23/2019SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]* 05/23/2019
Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]* 05/23/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions05/23/2019 Referred to
12/14/2020 Discharged from

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