May 8, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 1050 proposed by Senator Brown for Senator Enzi.
May 8, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 1050 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Full Text of this Amendment
At the end of the bill, add the following:
SEC. __. COLOR CERTIFICATION REPORTS.
Section 721 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 379e) is amended by adding at the end the following:
``(g) Color Certification Reports.--Not later than--
``(1) 90 days after the close of a fiscal year in which color certification fees are collected, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a performance report for such fiscal year on the number of batches of color additives approved, the average turn around time for approval, and quantifiable goals for improving laboratory efficiencies; and
``(2) 120 days after the close of a fiscal year in which color certification fees are collected, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a financial report for such fiscal year that includes all fees and expenses of the color certification program, the balance remaining in the fund at the end of the fiscal year, and anticipated costs during the next fiscal year for equipment needs and laboratory improvements of such program.''.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on May 7, 2007.)