Editorial Notes

2022—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 117–328 inserted “, or section 262(a) of title 42, that requires clinical data (other than bioavailability studies) to demonstrate safety or effectiveness” before period at end.

2016—Pub. L. 114–255 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, substituted “the first application” for “any application”, and added subsec. (b).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Pub. L. 112–144, title VIII, § 802(b), July 9, 2012, 126 Stat. 1079, provided that: “Section 524A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [21 U.S.C. 360n–1], as added by subsection (a), applies only with respect to an application that is submitted under section 505(b) of such Act (21 U.S.C. 355(b)) on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [July 9, 2012].”