H.R. 3583 (109th): Protecting Free Trade in Pharmaceuticals Act of 2005


Jul 28, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anne Northup

Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2005
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To clarify that the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States include avoiding provisions in trade agreements that restrict the access of consumers in the United States to pharmaceutical imports, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2005--Introduced.Protecting Free Trade in Pharmaceuticals Act of 2005 - Amends the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002 to include among the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States ... Read more >

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Jul 28, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3583”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (6D, 3R, 1I) (show)
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S. 1551 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2005

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