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May 22, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 22, 2012
Length: 11 pages
To prohibit wholesalers from purchasing prescription drugs from pharmacies, and to enhance information and transparency regarding drug wholesalers engaged in interstate commerce.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1958 (113th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5853”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5853 — 112th Congress: Gray Market Drug Reform and Transparency Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5853
“H.R. 5853 — 112th Congress: Gray Market Drug Reform and Transparency Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5853>
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