Prescription Drug User Fee Act (1992)

The Prescription Drug User Fee Act is a U.S. federal law that was passed in 1992. The law is also known as the Dietary Supplement Act of 1992. A provision within the first version of the law requires it to be reauthorized every five years. The law has since been reauthorized and amended five times. This law has not been overturned by any federal court, though it has been challenged as being unconstitutional. Past challenges to the law were on the grounds of vagueness and having an excessive amount of breadth, as well as being an unlawful extension of federal government intrusion into a company. These challenges and lawsuits have not been successful. The law allows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ...

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