List of legislation passed through Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Bill Signing: H.R. 2630
On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 2630, the “Extending Temporary Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act,” which extends, through October 22, 2021, the temporary scheduling order classifying certain fentanyl-related substances as a Schedule I drug subject to the strictest controls.
Bills Signed: S. 164, S. 415, S. 422, S. 578
On Friday, April 23, 2021, the President signed into law:
S. 164, the “Advancing Education on Biosimilars Act of 2021,” which authorizes the Food and Drug Administration to educate consumers and health care providers on biologic products, including biosimilars;
S. 415, which clarifies the definition of a new chemical entity for the purposes of an application for approval by the Food and Drug Administration;
S. 422, the “Senate Shared Employee Act,” which allows Senators, Senators-elect, committees of the Senate, leadership offices, and other offices of the Senate to share employees; and
S. 578, the “Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021 or the FASTER Act of 2021,” which adds sesame to the list of major allergens for purposes of food labeling.
Bill Signing: H.R. 1868
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1868, which extends a suspension of Medicare sequestration and make other technical changes to Medicare payments and Medicaid eligibility.
Bill Signing: H.R. 1799
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1799, the “PPP Extension Act of 2021,” which extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application deadline to May 31, 2021; and extends the PPP authorization through June 30, 2021 to provide the Small Business Administration additional time to process applications received by the application deadline.
Bill Signing: H.R. 1651
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1651, COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021.
Bill Signing: H.R. 1276
On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1276, the “Strengthening and Amplifying Vaccination Efforts to Locally Immunize All Veterans and Every Spouse Act or the SAVE LIVES Act,” which expands VA’s authority to provide COVID-19 vaccinations.
Bill Signing: H.R. 1319
On Thursday, March 11, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1319, the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,” which provides additional relief to address the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, public health, State and local governments, individuals, and businesses.
Bill Signing: H.R. 335
On Friday, January 22, 2021, the President signed into law:
H.R. 335, which provides an exception to a restriction on appointing a Secretary of Defense who, within the past seven years, had been on active duty in a regular component of the armed forces.
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