H.R. 4282 (109th): Health Freedom Protection Act


Nov 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ronald “Ron” Paul

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 9, 2005
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act concerning foods and dietary supplements, to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act concerning the burden of proof in false advertising cases, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Health Freedom Protection Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to provide that a food or dietary supplement is not a drug solely because the label ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 9, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4282”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (19R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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