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H.R. 1207 (100th): Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987


About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Prescription Drug Marketing Act (PDMA) of 1987 (P.L. 100-293, 102 Stat. 95) is a law of the United States federal government. It establishes legal safeguards for prescription drug distribution to ensure safe and effective pharmaceuticals. It's designed to discourage the sale of counterfeit, adulterated, misbranded, subpotent, and expired prescription drugs. It was passed in response to the development of a wholesale sub-market (known as the "diversion market") for prescription drugs.

The PDMA was modified by the Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992 (P.L. 102-353, 106 Stat. 941) on August 26, 1992.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued regulations implementing the PDMA in 1990 (21 C.F.R. Part 205) and 1999 (21 C.F.R. Part 203).

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 24, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 22, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 22, 1988.

Law
Pub.L. 100-293
Sponsor

John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 16th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 1988

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History

Feb 24, 1987
 
Introduced

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Apr 8, 1987
 
Ordered Reported

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May 4, 1987
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 31, 1988
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 22, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1207 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1207. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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