Senate Bill 5002
117th Congress(2021-2022)
FDA Modernization Act 2.0
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Passed Senate on Sep 29, 2022
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Sep 29, 2022
Latest Action
Sep 29, 2022
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
5002
Congress
117
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
Senate Votes (1)
House Votes (0)
Passed on September 29, 2022
Status
Passed
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

FDA Modernization Act 2.0

This bill authorizes the use of certain alternatives to animal testing, including cell-based assays and computer models, to obtain an exemption from the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a drug.

The bill also removes a requirement to use animal studies as part of the process to obtain a license for a biological product that is biosimilar or interchangeable with another biological product.

Text (2)
September 29, 2022
Actions (6)
09/29/2022
Held at the desk.
09/29/2022
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/29/2022
Received in the House.
09/29/2022
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5514-5515; text: CR S5514-5515)
09/29/2022
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
09/29/2022
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Updated
Jan 4, 2023 5:17:15 AM