Senate Bill 4427
116th Congress(2019-2020)
SAVE Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Aug 4, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Aug 4, 2020
Latest Action
Aug 4, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4427
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New Hampshire
Indiana
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Safe Authorization for Vaccines during Emergencies Act or the SAVE Act

This bill imposes requirements related to the emergency authorization of a vaccine during a declared public health emergency.

If a sponsor of a product seeks Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization to use the product as a vaccine to address the threat causing the declared public health emergency, both the FDA and the product sponsor must meet with, and present product-related data and information to, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. The Department of Health and Human Services may make an exception to this requirement if convening a meeting would not be in the public interest.

To receive an emergency authorization, the product sponsor must agree to seek FDA market approval for the vaccine within a certain time period.

After an emergency authorization, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices shall report recommendations regarding the vaccine to Congress and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Text (1)
August 4, 2020
Actions (2)
08/04/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
08/04/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Aug 5, 2020 4:27:09 AM
Updated
Feb 2, 2021 5:27:20 AM