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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

SA 1050. Mr. ENZI (for himself and Mr. Kennedy) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 1082, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize and amend the prescription drug user fee provisions, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

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.)