H.R. 598 (104th): Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act of 1994

104th Congress, 1995–1996. Text as of Jan 20, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 598 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 598

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

January 20, 1995

Mr. BREWSTER (for himself, Mr. DELAY, and Mr. FIELDS of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 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.’.