H.R. 5256 (103rd): Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act of 1994

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Oct 07, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 5256 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5256

To guarantee the ability of licensed pharmacists to conduct the practice of pharmacy compounding and to ensure their right to the necessary supply of bulk drug products, subject to applicable State and Federal laws.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 7, 1994

Mr. BREWSTER (for himself and Mr. DELAY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To guarantee the ability of licensed pharmacists to conduct the practice of pharmacy compounding and to ensure their right to the necessary supply of bulk drug products, subject to applicable State and Federal laws.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act of 1994’.

SEC. 2. APPLICATIONS OF STATE AND FEDERAL LAW TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY COMPOUNDING.

    Amend section 210(gg) of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 321(gg)): ‘Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the provisions of this Act do not apply to licensed retail pharmacies that compound drugs in conformance with applicable local laws regulating the practice of pharmacy and medicine. The provisions of this Act do not apply to bulk drug products that are intended to be used by pharmacies for compounding, except to the extent that such provisions relate directly to the purity and quality of such bulk drug products.’