Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211
   

Agricultural News


Mullin Bill Reauthorizing Animal Drug User Fee Agreements Passes House

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:57:35 CDT

Mullin Bill Reauthorizing Animal Drug User Fee Agreements Passes House The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 5554, Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018, sponsored by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2). H.R. 5554 was passed by voice vote.


First authorized in 2004, Animal Drug User Fee Agreements (ADUFA) and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Agreements (AGDUFA) give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to collect user fees from sponsors to help speed the approval process for new drugs for pets and animals.


“America’s farmers, ranchers, and veterinarians rely on drug user fee agreements to drive the cost of medications down and keep their animals healthy,” said Mullin. “Similarly, American consumers need ADUFA and AGDUFA, too. Today’s reauthorization of ADUFA and AGDUFA will promote innovation and keep food costs down for millions of Americans. I am proud to sponsor H.R. 5554 in order to maintain these agreements that are vitally important to our country’s food supply.”


The House Energy and Commerce reviewed a discussion draft of the legislation in March 2018. Congressman Mullin formally introduced H.R. 5554 in April 2018 alongside Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR).


Source - The Office of Congressman Markwayne Mullin




   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • On the Eve of Convention- CEO Mark Poeschl Shares Vision of Growth for National FFA Organization  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:21:43 CDT
  • National Chicken Council Says USDA Must Take Part in Regulation of Cell-Cultured Meat Products  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:39:37 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:34:40 CDT
  • Tuesday Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:09:36 CDT
  • Tuesday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:34:41 CDT
  • OK Independent Stockgrowers Association Calls Producers, Consumers, and Policy Makers to Action  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:55:35 CDT
  • According to AgResearch Pres. Dan Basse, Timing and Marketing is Everything in the Beef Business  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:48:21 CDT
  • Ranchers Praise Possible White House Skipwith Nomination for US Fish and Wildlife Service Director  Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:40:43 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    Find more about Weather in Oklahoma City, OK

       
       
    © 2008-2018 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.